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White Phosphorus, poem from the “Periodic Table of poetry” series by Chicago Poet Janet Kuypers

White Phosphorus Janet Kuypers Bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, #15, P 9/30/13) Seeing bombs from Viet Nam and the white smoke rising — with each bomb exploding, I knew that smoke… It was Willie Pete, white

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Ununpentium, “Periodic Table ” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Ununpentium Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#115, Uup)* A month before you died, on the day that she was born, that was very possibly the last day I talked to you. I know you loved

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Ununoctium, “Periodic Table” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Ununoctium Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#118, Uuo) I first only heard of you a decade ago. You seemed so reactive, so unstable, and yet I was so attracted to you. I should have known

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Francium, “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kupers

Francium by Janet Kuypers of Scars Publications from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#087, Fr) Thinking of you, I’m reminded of someone taking his mother’s guns and killing her in an elementary school, then taking out twenty children, then

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