‘Old Star, New elemental Tricks’, bonus “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Old Star, New elemental Tricks Janet Kuypers bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, with Arsenic (#033, As) and Selenium (#034, Se) 7/24/13 When the Big Bang first exploded, the only elements it could muster were hydrogen and helium and a smidgen of lithium and boron. Higher elements were only created after the … Read more

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

Cerium by Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#58, Ce) including the poem “Jumping from the Skyline to the Clouds” 8/6/13 Joining commuters driving toward the Chicago Loop, I watched majestic skyscrapers frame the skyline, as I witnessed over Lake Michigan early morning clouds — thin at the top, each cloud looked … Read more