[the Writing of Kuypers]    [JanetKuypers.com]    [Bio]    [Poems]    [Prose]


video
videonot yet rated


Watch this
YouTube video

live in the show Seeing a Psychiatrist 9/9/08, Chicago at the Cafe
twitter 4 jk twitter 4 jk Visit the Kuypers Twitter page for short poems— join http://twitter.com/janetkuypers.
06/20/08 Mercury Cafe videonot yet rated

See archive.org video from 9/9/08 of Janet Kuypers performing her entire show “Seeing a Psychiatrist” (13:33) at te Café in Chicago, which includes this and other poems (this film is from the Internet Archive).
video See YouTube video on 4/30/17 of the later part of Janet Kuypers’ “Drop the Bomb” poems she read for the Austin’s 2017 Poetry Bomb, with You, Only Searching, Ugly Babies need the Most Love, Bimbo, Good Escape, Goth Girl Photographer, Koala Porn, Occupy, On a Downtown Chicago Light Pole, On This Ride, Marne Rifle Poem, No Thank You, He makes me Think about These Things, (and you could hold me), & From Words to Wars (filmed from a Panasonic Lumix camera).
video See YouTube video on 4/30/17 of the later part of Janet Kuypers’ “Drop the Bomb” poems she read for the Austin’s 2017 Poetry Bomb, with You, Only Searching, Ugly Babies need the Most Love, Bimbo, Good Escape, Goth Girl Photographer, Koala Porn, Occupy, On a Downtown Chicago Light Pole, On This Ride, Marne Rifle Poem, No Thank You, He makes me Think about These Things, (and you could hold me), & From Words to Wars (Lumix video with an Edge Detection filter).
“Drop the Bomb” 4/30/17 chapbook
View or download the free PDF chapbook
“Drop the Bomb” 4/30/17
of all of the short Janet Kuypers poems she read from her live 4/30/17 reading in Austin’s 2017 Poetry Bomb (plus one bonus poem).
video See YouTube video from 4/30/17 of Janet Kuypers performing her “Drop the Bomb” poems for Austin’s 2017 Poetry Bomb (Sony), with control, earth, enjoy, unbounded, Just Thinking About It, Kick Someone Out, Lades and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Exhaling Toxic Fumes, Jumping from the Mausoleum, Just to be On the Safe Side, Nobody Finds Me, Bored the Night Before 9/11, energy, errors, rescue, This is Only a Test, You, Only Searching, Ugly Babies need the Most Love, Bimbo, Good Escape, Goth Girl Photographer, Koala Porn, Occupy, On a Downtown Chicago Light Pole, On This Ride, Marne Rifle Poem, No Thank You, He makes me Think about These Things, (and you could hold me), & From Words to Wars.
video See YouTube video of Janet KuypersNovember 2017 Book Release Reading 11/1/17, where she reads from her book “Twitterati” her poems “Poverty in America”, “Oklahoma water-surfing”, “Zach makes me Think about these Things”, “Mechanical Soldiers”, “Fingers Black”, “You Cannot Burn Me”, “Opening Our Own Doors”, “Guantanamo Bay”, “Even if the Pope Claims It”, “Quenching Anybody’s Thirst”, “From Words to Wars”, “Money Became an Abstract”, “Where does the Love Go”, “Spent”, and “Cast in Stone” in “Community Poetry @ Half Price Books” (this video was filmed from a Sony camera).
video See YouTube video of Janet KuypersNovember 2017 Book Release Reading 11/1/17, where she reads from her book “Twitterati” her poems “Poverty in America”, “Oklahoma water-surfing”, “Zach makes me Think about these Things”, “Mechanical Soldiers”, “Fingers Black”, “You Cannot Burn Me”, “Opening Our Own Doors”, “Guantanamo Bay”, “Even if the Pope Claims It”, “Quenching Anybody’s Thirst”, “From Words to Wars”, “Money Became an Abstract”, “Where does the Love Go”, “Spent”, and “Cast in Stone” in “Community Poetry @ Half Price Books” (video from a Panasonic Lumix 2500 camera).

From Words to Wars

05/09/08

words can strike like missiles
words can be dropped like bombs

and looking back over the years
    at our relationship together
I’ve learned
    stories can start wars


Copyright © 2008 Janet Kuypers.

All rights reserved. No material
may be reprinted without express permission.

my hand to an anim of jkchair