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

Rhodium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#45, Rh) 10/15/13 When you say the word “menthol,” images probably crop up in your head of women holding a cigarette stick like she’s using her smoke as an orchestra

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Gold, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Gold Janet Kuypers from the ““ Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#079, Au) Golden lights, displaying your name When I saw you, I was so attracted to you. Your Golden hair reflected the sunlight the day we met, and ever

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Beryllium poem by Janet Kuypers

Beryllium Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series I’ve wanted you with me. I’ve paid for fragments of you, spending what I could at the Gem and Jewelry show for years, because all I could afford of

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“Palladium” poem by Janet Kuypers

Palladium Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series “Have you ever been to the Palladium?” He asked me, so I asked, “The one in New York?” “No…” “Oh, the Hollywood Palladium? No.” But the thing is, after

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