Red Phosphorous, bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, (based on the element Phosphorous, #15, P) from the Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Red Phosphorous Janet Kuypers Bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, #15, P 11/4/14 Overheard a crime scene investigator, after witnessing in a home large amounts of Red Phosphorous say this must have been the lab site for making crystal meth. So, as the reporter in me comes to life, I instinctively turn … Read more

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

Titanium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#22, Ti) (based on the poem “The Way You Tease Me”) 10/1/13 What I think I like the most about you is the way you always leave me wanting more. The longer I’m out in the sun, the more red my nose and cheeks get, … Read more

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

Rubidium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#37, Rb) (based on the poem “Burning Building”) 10/2/13, finished 10/3/13 You tell me you want to be the hand that pulls me from the burning building, but you caused that fire. They try to put it out with water, but you turn it into … Read more