Seaborgium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#105, Sg) from the Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Seaborgium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#105, Sg) 7/28/14 (started 7/27/14) I’ve always loved the sea. When standing at these Pacific shores I’m always intoxicated by the action there, at the vibrancy, the sense of life. I’ve always been drawn to the idea of learning, to California’s desire to explore and … Read more

Vanadium, from the “Periodic Table of poetry” series by Chicago Poet Janet Kuypers

Vanadium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#023, V) 2/24/13 I’ve been going out with my boyfriend for five years now… And when he took me to prom a few years ago, his bulging biceps almost made his tuxedo sleeves burst. And I know he spent four hours a day lifting weights, … Read more

Ruthenium, “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Ruthenium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry”” series (#44, Ru) 7/14/13 IÙve looked for something that would pique my interest, the palladium bored me, platinum was too expensive because it was often so rare, but then I looked around and thatÙs when I discovered you. I mean, there didnÙt seem to be much … Read more