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

Strontium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#038 Sr) 7/2/13 People seem to think that they need to eat a ton of red meat in order to be strong. They think eating slaughtered animal is the only way a human being is capable of getting themselves protein. And I know it may … Read more

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

Manganese Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#025, Mn) (stemming from “Became a Jungle”, written 05/17/10, with references to “Everything Lives With Her”, written 9/2/06) 3/28/13 I wanted plants around. She always had plants around, everything thrived with her. Ever since she died my home has become a jungle. Let me have … Read more