Okay, it’s all about the Oxygen, bonus “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem from Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Okay, it’s all about the Oxygen Janet Kuypers bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (&#035l8, O) 9/6/13 Okay, so I like to think of myself as a history buff. And no, I don’t pay attention to American history, or even the details of, like, the ancient Roman Empire or anything – for … Read more

DNA and Carbon in Asteroids (oh my), bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

DNA and Carbon, in Asteroids (oh my) Janet Kuypers bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series 3/13/13 You know, us Carbon-based life forms always wonder where we came from, how we got here. And with science on our side, we’ve looked beyond guessing and story telling to find proof in our answers. And … Read more

Iodine, Periodic Table poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Iodine Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#053, I) I saw a science fantasy show once where a man made entirely out of tumors could only regenerate himself to survive by submerging in a bathtub of Iodine. Now I’m not a tumor, I’m only human, but I have to remember that … Read more