Neodymium, “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem from Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Neodymium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#060, Nd) I am drawn to you, / you pull on me so, when I think of how / you’re so magnetic. With your electric charge, / my motor’s going, you get me charged up / thinking it’s a game… You use my favorite gems, … Read more

Barium poem by Janet Kuypers

Barium by Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series As Christmas approaches, I get my glass ornaments out for decorating the tree, and it reminds me of how the element Barium is used in glass making to improve the luster, which is perfect for these ornaments. Because I always thought that Barium … Read more