Thallium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#81, Tl) by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Thallium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#81, Tl) started 2/7/14, finished 2/8/14 I swirled the wine glass in my hand. I watched the red wine swirl, creeping it’s way to the lip as I hypnotically observe the vortex. I like drinking my red wine from those low, wide-mouthed glasses so you … Read more

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

Xenon Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#054, Xe) 4/27/13 I don’t care that you’re no Zena warrior princess, I just can’t stand those high-intensity headlights of yours at night. You may numb me from my pain if I breathe you in, but the only good your brightness may do is that … Read more