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Thorium, from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#90. Th) by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Thorium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#90. Th) 7/1/14 Think of how many times you’ve heard scientists say (or maybe you’ve heard it from people on daredevil tv) “do not try this at home” — knowing

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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

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Seaborgium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#105, Sg) from the Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Seaborgium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#105, Sg) 7/28/14 (started 7/27/14) I’ve always loved the sea. When standing at these Pacific shores I’m always intoxicated by the action there, at the vibrancy, the sense of life.

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Rutherfordium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#104, Rf) from the Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Rutherfordium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#104, Rf) 7/3/14 And when I get that engagement ring… I don’t want Zirconium, I want a diamond! I want something stronger! Even the band, everyone wants Gold, but Platinum

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