Smelling Sulphur on Nine One One, “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Smelling Sulphur on Nine One One Janet Kuypers bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#016 S) 9/11/13 I’m a journalist. I can remember the sounds of the newsroom as I finished my articles at one of the computers. I can still hear the sounds of the bustling, of the rushing toward a … Read more

Dysprosium, poem by Janet Kuypers

Dysprosium Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#66, Dy) 12/26/12 I knew I could cut through you like a knife. But, you were always difficult to get at. With you, I couldn’t get my fingers wet when I wore surgical gloves in my searches for you. I couldn’t feel what I … Read more