Potassium Chloride, bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, ( based on Potassium, #19, K) from the Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Potassium Chloride Janet Kuypers (bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, based on Potassium, #19, K) 10/25/14 Once worked for a company who stopped selling their drugs to state correctional facilities who used them in cocktails to kill their prisoners. The company didn’t have the moral issue — but religious and political groups … 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

Potassium poem by Janet Kuypers

Potassium Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series Every once in a while, in the middle of the night, I wake up in massive pain as one of my legs convulses, and it feels like my leg’s in a vice grip as my muscles cramp at me defiantly until I attempt to … Read more