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

Tellurium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#52, Te) 7/13/13 When a couple is meant to be together (but at their core they’re nothing alike), you can see them come together almost violently, before their anger pushes them away from each other. Until they do it again, and again, and again. It’s … Read more

Touching Cobalt, Periodic Table poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Touching Cobalt Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#027) We toasted our anniversary with Cobalt blue champagne glasses after we looked over the Cobalt and tungsten wedding bands. Seems fitting, since I am so attracted to you, that we’re drawn to Cobalt, one of the most magnetic elements. I heard a … Read more