“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”      
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

the writing of Janet Kuypers

“Radical Muslims fly planes into buildings. Radical Christians kill    
abortion doctors. Radical Atheists write books.”               — Hemant Mehta

Books are sorted alphabetically by year.

Choose your year, then your title.

1993 1994 1996 1997 1999
2001 2004 2005 2006 2007
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
2013 2014 2015

All writing Copyright thru Janet Kuypers. All rights reserved. No material may be reprinted without express permission.

 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

1993:

book of poetry, prose and art: Hope Chest in the Attic Hope chest in the attic


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

1994:

book of poetry, prose and art: The Window the window


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

1996:

Close Cover Before Striking Close Cover Before Striking

the book Autumn Reason (a novel in letter form)


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

1997:

(woman.) Close Cover Before Striking


Contents Under Pressure Contents Under Pressure Contents Under Pressure


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

1999:

changing gears the book Changing Gears
prose and letters that were written
in 1997 and 1998, published in book form
in 1999 and 2004.
Contact Janet Kuypers to order a copy of this book.


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2001:

the epic novel The Key To Believing the key to believing
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“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2004:

The Average Guy’s Guide (to Feminism) The Average Guy's Guide (to Feminism)
a book about the clash between the sexes: poetry, prose and art
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Domestic Blisters Domestic Blisters
collection of short stories from the writers Bernadette Miller and Janet Kuypers
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select poems 1989-2003 etc. etc.
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poetry collection book Oeuvre Oeuvre
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prose collection book Exaro Versus Exaro Versus
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art book L’arte L'arte
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“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2005:

The Other Side The Other Side
a book about travel to eight European countries.
This book is available for sale (with different covers) at http://www.cafepress.com.
moon landing and collage - perfect bound
Rome fc, Paris bc - perfect bound
Luxembourg fc, Agrigento bc - perfect bound
Venice cover, Bruxelles back cover - ring binding
Venice cover, Bruxelles back cover - perfect bound


The Boss Lady’s Editorials The Boss Lady's Editorials
Editorials from past issues of Children, Churches and Daddies magazine.
This book is available for sale for $9.95 at CafePress.com.


The Boss Lady’s Editorials — the 2005 Expanded Edition The Boss Lady's Editorials - the 2005 Expanded Edition
An expanded book of editorials and essays from past issues of Children, Churches and Daddies magazine.
This book is available for sale for $9.95 at CafePress.com.


Kuypers’ writing in Duality Duality
A book by two authors — Eric Bonholtzer and Janet Kuypers.
Enjoy Kuypers’ half of this book, as a collection of short stories
(editorials and poems converted to prose).
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Death Comes in Threes Death Comes in Threes
A book based on a performance art show, held live in Chicago 03/18/03. Kuypers did an extensive show about live before, during and after a horrendous no-fault car accident, where she had to reconstruct her life.
This book is available for sale for $8.95 at CafePress.com.


Change/Rearrange The Change Rearrange
Change/Rearrange was originally released in 2002 as a compact disc, with samples music from some well-known artists playing in the background as these poems were read. This book is of the writings that were read to these previously samples sound files.
This book is available for sale for $8.95 at CafePress.com.


Seeing Things Differently Seeing Things Differently
This book is based on a live performance art show from 1997, live at the Red Lion in Chicago, Illinois. It later was expanded into a compact disc release from Scars Publications, and now it is finally released also as a perfect-bound book.
This book is available for sale for $8.95 at CafePress.com.



 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2006:

Moving Performances Moving Performancesy
This book is based on a series of live performance art shows from 1997 through 2003. This book compiled writings from 13 different venues, and now is released also as a perfect-bound book. This book is available for sale on line for $11.95.


Six Eleven (or 6/11) Six Eleven (6/11)
The book 6/11 is based on a live performance art show on 06/11/02, live at Cafe Aloha in Chicago, Illinois. Studio recordingas from this show were released on a compact disc (which you can order on the CD and Book Sale page); now it is finally released not only as a perfect-bound book, for only $7.95, but also as a downloadable copy, for only $2.38.


Live at Cafe Aloha Six Eleven (6/11)
The book is based on a live performance art show in 1997. The show was live with Jason Pettus at the Aloha Cafe. But this collection not only has Janet Kuypers’ highlights form that show, but also her readings from othyer live open mics at the Aloha Cafe, plus her entire feature which highlighted the release of her epic novel The Key To Believing. This perfect-bound book is available for only $7.95.


Dreams Dreams, Janet Kuypers
The book Dreams is based on a live performance art show on 02/03/04, but this book also contains images from that show, and addiitional dreams poems. This perfect-bound book is available for only $7.95.


Rough Mixes Rough Mixes, Janet Kuypers
The book Rough Mixes is based on a series of poems read and performed with music (and fascinating instruments for sound as well!), with Pointless Orchestra (the “Not For Production” CD released in 2001). This perfect-bound book is available for only $7.95.


the Entropy Project the Entropy Project, Janet Kuypers

    The book the Entropy Project is based on the 2002 compact disc, with music from Order From Chaos. Because Kuypers and the musicians from Order From Chaos are so politically minded, there are also a series of political poems in this books — and even a few editorials. This perfect-bound book is available for only $7.95.


the Other Side the Other Side 2006 Edition, Janet Kuypers 2006 Edition

    This 2006 Edition of the book The Other Side, is an expanded version of the old book — which had tons of images from Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Bruxelles, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Switzerland. But in this 2006 Expanded version, coverage also exists from travel to London, Germany (yet again, but this time it was the northern half, to Berlin, not the southern areas like Munich or Dachau), Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, and even Russia. These areas were covered while the author reflected on past trips to tropical rain forests in Puerto Rico and their travel through China... And this 2006 Edition book is available for only $8.95.


Stop. Stop., the 2006 book by Janet Kuypers

    This 2006 paperback book Stop. is based on the CD & performance show, and is filled with a lot of the images that were used in the performance art show (and canӞt be seen on a CD). This book even has a bonus track poem (the poem Holding My Hand), and thanks to a few contributors of photography, there are even stop sign photos on the back cover from around the world. This book that makes you stop, is available for only $8.95.


Sing Your Life Sing Your Life, the 2006 book by Janet Kuypers

    Any fool can think of words that rhyme... Those were the first words that came off in the song Sing Your Life written by Morrissey — and Kuypers ran an open mic in 2003 called “Sing Your Life.” This 2006 paperback book Sing Your Life is based on the CD & open mic: Sing Your Life, covering pieces that were performed in the live shows. There are bonus tracks included in this book, including the first four songs she ever wrote, as well as the most recent song she had written, a blues-styled song called Tight Rope Affair. This book is also for sale for only $8.95.


cc&d (Children, Churches & Daddies) cc&d v165.25, artwork hardcover book

v165.25, mid-October 2006 hardcover art book

    This is a special supplement issue to cc&d magazine. To test boundaries of book printing capabilities, cc&d released a 2006 “addition” (so to speak) of the art book L’arte, which was originally published in 2004. Because of extensive travel, cc&d has added 2006 images from northern European countries (and Russia) to this supplemental issue, along with interesting color photos of people and photography as artwork. This has all been put into a hardbound full-color book — The page displayed on the web (and the free ebook) has color images, but the 6" x 9" hardcover book has black and white inside pages. This book is also for sale for only $19.95.


The Beauty and the Destruction The Beauty and the Destruction

the November 2006 poetry book

    A person goes through many emotions when faced with a loved one passing away. This book contains poetry written about the author’s mothers’ successful battles with breast cancer and cervical cancer before her passing came through fighting with leukemia. These are emotionally-gripping poems Kuypers wrote to help her grapple with the battles ahead for her entire family.
    These poems appeared in a chapbook published in 1995 called “Singular Memories,” and recent poems were supplement issues of cc&d magazine(v164.5 and v165.5), called “Singular Remembrances” and “Singular Endings.” Links to those chapbooks can be found in the “chapbooks” section of http://www.janetkuypers.com and http://scars.tv, or in the cc&d magazine “issues” section at http://scars.tv.
    This poetry book covers the author’s mothers’ battles with cancer and leukemia before her passing, and is available for only $9.95...


Writings To Honour & Cherish (the Kuypers Edition) Writings To Honour & Cherish (the Kuypers Edition)

the December 2006 supplement to the 2006 poetry collection book

    Although is is not released with its own ISBN number, this paperback collection is the edition of the 2006 collection book contains Kuypers’ writing from cc&d magazine and Down in the Dirt ӣ plus some of The Boss Lady’s Editorials, and the supplement cc&d issues Singular Remembrances and Singular. This collection is available for Internet sale only, and can be yours as a PDF file or a paperback book.

{e-book/PDF file link} $3.22
Paperback book for sale: $9.95


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2007:

the Kuypers Edition of Blister and Burn
the Kuypers Edition: Blister and Burn
the January 2007 poetry & prose book
paperback book            hardcover book

    This new book is material from the 1997 collection book Blister and Burn from Scars Publications. It contains Kuypers’ writing and artwork from that original collection book, plus additional writings from that same time period to accentuate the original writings. In addition to new pieces of artwork, poetry and prose, there are also a select few new short poems in this collection book as well. This 192 page collection can be yours for Internet sale (as a PDF file), as a paperback book, or even as a hardcover book (the first book release from Kuypers available as a hardcover book!).


S&M front cover, 2007

S&M the February 2007 poetry & prose book
paperback book        hardcover book

    This new book is material from the 1996 collection book Slate and Marrow from Scars Publications. It contains Kuypers’ writing and artwork from that original collection book, plus additional writings from that same time period to accentuate the original writings. This 98 page collection can be yours for sale as a paperback book, or even as a hardcover book.


Writings To Honour & Cherish (the Kuypers Edition)
Distinguished Writings (the Kuypers Edition)
the March 2007 collection book (cc&d v170.5)
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    This release contains the 2006 collection book writing from Kuypers (including writings from cc&d magazine and Down in the Dirt — plus some of The Boss Lady’s Editorials, plus 4 performance art show listings and the cc&d supplement “Singular Endings”). This collection is available for Internet sale only as a paperback book.


cc&d v171.5 - Living in Chaos
(cc&d v171.5) Living in Chaos the April 2007 collection book
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    This release contains the 2005 collection book writing from Kuypers (including writings from cc&d magazine and Down in the Dirt, poetry as well as poetry translated into more exotic languages — plus some of The Boss Lady’s Editorials, plus 2 performance art show listings. This collection is available for Internet sale only as a paperback book.


the 2007 book Tick Tock, front cover
Tick
Tock


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the 2007 book Tick Tock, front cover

jk     Released in May of 2007, this release contains the the material form the 2002 CD release called Tick Tock, with music by 5D/5D, plus not only contemporary poetry from Kuypers, but also a slew of “news” poems (some of which were used in the performance art show and released in the performance art show CD SIN (Scars Internet News). As an added bonus, the fourth part of this book contains all of the editorials and commentaries that have been released since the 2005 edition book of The Boss Lady’s Editorials. This collection is available for Internet sale only as a paperback book.


Slient Screams 2007 book cc&d v173.22
Slient Screams (cc&d v173.22) the mid-June 2007 book of Kuypers’ writing from cc&d magazine
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    The book Silent Screams is a book of editorials and poetry from Janet Kuypers (the editor of cc&d), based on the January through June 2007 issues of cc&d magazine (v168-v173). This perfect-bound book contains all of Kuypers’ writings & artwork in the order they appeared in all of the magazines — it even contains a cover image to separate “magazine issues” from each other. It even contains (as a bonus) the material published in the 03/07 issue of Down in the Dirt magazine from Kuypers. This collection is available for Internet sale only as a paperback book.


Taking It All In
Taking It All In (cc&d v177.22)
the September-October 2007 book of Kuypers’ editorials & artwork
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    The book Taking It All In is an art book with new 2007 editorials, though the artwork is almost the same as in the cc&d book v165.25, the mid-October 2006 hardcover art book. This is different not only because of the different editorials and because it is only a perfect-bound paperback and ot a hardcover, but the interior pages of this book are in color — so the colors are that much more vibrant in this art book.


It All Comes Down ISBN It All Coms Down ISSN
It All Comes Down (cc&d v177.22)
the September-October 2007 book of Kuypers’ editorials & artwork
Order the paperback ISSN book or the paperback ISBN book
    It All Comes Down is a poetry/prose compilation of the poetry (and poetry turned to prose) from Janet Kuypers published in the latter half of 2007 issues from cc&d magazine (as well as Down in the Dirt magazine). This is a cleaner listing of writing from magazines and supplement chapbooks that were released during the latter half of 2007, all put together; an addition color book with a lot of artwork will be released on the heels of this end-of-2007 book release.


Taking It All In
Rising To The Surface
(cc&d v177.66)
the September-October 2007 book Kuypers’ editorials & artwork
Order the paperback book (with b&w interior pages) or the paperback book (with color interior pages)
    Rising to the Surface is a compilation of poetry, writing and editorials from Janet Kuypers published in cc&d magazine and Down in the Dirt magazine in the second half of 2007 (including issues and chapbooks). This book also contains the artwork that was released with this magazines and chapbooks. In the color interior edition, the artwork is displayed in color, which shows a great clarity in the images from the tree plantings, and is good to see for the images from around the world in drawn television sets from a 07/17/07 performance art show chapbook.


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2008:

Galapagos Galapagos
cc&d v180.66
the color interior art book
of images from the Galapagos Islands

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(with color interior pages)


Chatper 38 Chapter 38 (v1)
    Pick up Chapter 38 volume 1 of writings and art from past Janet Kuypers poetry readings and performance art shows. Order the paperback book today


Chapter 38
volume 2


6"x9" v. 2, 2008
Chapter 38 volume 1


Finally, Literature for the Snotty and Elite Finally, Literature for the Snotty and Elite

    Pick up the monster book Finally, Literature for the Snotty and Elite v.1 of Kuypers’ writings in cc&d magazine, on sale as a paperback.


Chapter 38
volume 2


6"x9" v. 2, 2008
 Finally, Literature for the Snotty and Elite (volume 1)


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2009:

Chapter 38 (v1)
volume 1 of Kuypers’ writings
from past performance art shows

a 380 page,
5.5"x8.5" digest-sized book
Chatper 38


Chapter 38 (v2)
volume 2 of Kuypers’ writings
from past performance art shows

a 380 page,
5.5"x8.5" digest-sized book
Chatper 38


Chapter 38 (v2)
volume 3 (bonus volume)
of Kuypers’ writings
from past performance art shows

a 5.5"x8.5" digest-sized book
Chatper 38


Finally, Literature
for the Snotty and Elite

volume 1 of Kuypers’ writings
in past issues of cc&d magazine

a 5.5"x8.5" digest-sized book
Finally, Literature for the Snotty and Elite


a wake-up call from tradition
volume 2 of Kuypers’ writings
in past issues of cc&d magazine

a 5.5"x8.5" digest-sized book
a wake-up call from tradition


recovery
(recovery)
A poetry collection book of Janet Kuypers poems written in the months after a near fatal car accident (7/11/98).

paperback 5.5"x8.5" digest-sized book: $14.95
e-book/PDF file download: $4.95

recovery


Dark Matter: the mind of Janet Kuypers
select writings from Janet Kuypers
in issues and supplement issues
of cc&d in 2008

a 5.5"x8.5" digest-sized book
Dark


Evolution
select writings from Janet Kuypers
in issues and supplement issues
of cc&d in 01-08 in 2009

a 5.5"x8.5" digest-sized book
Evolution


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2010:

Adolph Hitler, O.J. Simpson and U.S. Politics
6" x 9" editorials and essays book
Adolph Hitler, O.J. Simpson and U.S. Politics


the one thing the government still has no control over
6" x 9" poetry book
part 3 of Janet Kuypers’s writing in cc&d magazine
the one thing the government still has no control over


Tweet
6" x 9" poetry book
of twitter-length poems
(tweet)


Get Your Buzz On
Get Your Buzz On
6" x 9" poetry book
Get Your Buzz On


Janet & Jean Together
6" x 9" poetry book
English poetry by Janet Kuypers
with Finnish Translations by Jean Hellemans
Janet & Jean Together


po•em
po•em
6" x 9" poetry book
po•em


Taking Poetry to the Streets
6" x 9" poetry book
f\from live poetry readings
thrughout the United States
Taking Poetry to the Streets


the Cana-Dixie Chi-town Union
6" x 9" poetry book
from poetry reading to film in Nashville and Chicago
read for C Ra McGuirt of Penny Dreadful Press
the Cana-Dixie Chi-town Union


the Written Word
the Written Word
6" x 9" mini prose book
the Written Word


uncorrect
6" x 9" poetry book based on a chapbook of poetry
read in the 2007 poetry show in Lake County Illinois,
but there are also three additional 1990s Janet Kuypers chapbooks:
“Content With Too Much Light”, “Politics and Violence”,
and “Somebody Say Something”.
uncorrect


Dual
6" x 9" ISBN# book of Janet Kuypers’
poetry converted to prose
Dual


Prepare Her For This
6" x 9" poetry book
based on a 1996 chapbook
Prepare Her For This


Pulled the Trigger
6" x 9" poetry book
based on a 1996 chapbook
Pulled the Trigger front cover


Living in a Big World
full color
7" x 10" poetry & art book
based on 2 shows, poetry wall calendars & magazine artwork
Living in a Big World cover


Venture to the Unknown
color 8" x 10" perfect-bound ISBN# poetry/photography book
of astronomy writings & NASA/Hubble Space Telescope images
Venture to the Unknown


Janet Kuypers: Enriched
6" x 9" perfect-bound ISBN# poetry/prose
& performance art show book
of writing from Kuypers previously published
in 2010 by Scars Publications
Janet Kuypers: Enriched


She’s an Open Book
6" x 9" perfect-bound ISBN# poetry/prose
& performance art show book
of writing from Kuypers previously published
in 2010 by Scars Publications
She’s an Open Book


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2011:

40
6" x 9" poetry book
based on a 06/22/10 performance art show

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Janet Kuypers book “40”


Sexism and Other Stories
6" x 9" poetry book
based on a 06/22/10 performance art show

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Sexism and Other Storie


the Stories of Women
6" x 9" poetry book
based on a 06/22/10 performance art show

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the Stories of Women


Prominent Pen (Kuypers Edition)
6" x 9" poetry book
of Kuypers’ writing in 2011 magazine issues

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Prominent Pen (Kuypers Edition)


Elemental
6" x 9" poetry book
based on the 2002 collection book “the Elements”

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Elemental


the 2012 Datebook
6" x 9" poetry in a weekly planner book

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the 2012 Datebook


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2012:

Prominent Tongue
6" x 9" poetry book
based on wrtings in 2011 performance art shows

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Prominent Tongue


Chaotic Elements
6" x 9" poetry book
based on Chaotic Radio shows and a CD release

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Chaotic Elements


Fusion
6" x 9" poetry book
poetry once mixed with eclectic jazz musicians
from Madison, WI

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Fusion


Stabity Stabity Stab Stab Stab
6" x 9" book of select death poems
(and occasoinal short pieces of prose)

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Stabity Stabity Stab Stab Stab


a Picture’s Worth 1,000 words, a Janet Kuypers COLOR art book
a Picture’s Worth 1,000 words
6" x 9" 2012 art book
avalable as both a full color art book order ISBN# book
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a Picture’s Worth 1,000 words


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2013:

Life, in Color
2013 animal-themed 8"x8" hardcover
full color ISSN# art book
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Life, in Color


Post-Apocalyptic
6" x 9"318 pg. poetry book
based on writings in 2012 performance art shows

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Post-Apocalyptic


Burn Through Me
6" x 9"318 pg. poetry & prose book
of writings performed with the music
of the HA!Man of Africa

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Burn Through Me


Under the Sea (photo book)
This book includes photos of swimming underwater with
tropical fishes (and a white-tipped shark!) from the
Galapagos Islands, plus photos of animals from Koi fish
to jellyfish to different images of a Sally Lightfoot crab
to giant tortoises to dolphins, walruses, sea lions, lion seals -
even photos of a sting ray and a sea horse!

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Ubnder the Sea (photo book)


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2014:

100 haikus
108 page poem book
of 100 haiku poems
by Janet Kuypers

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100 haikus


Give me the News
a Janet Kuypers 2014
poetry book of news
(and newsworthy) poems

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Give me the News


Twitterati
a Janet Kuypers
2014 poetry book
of twitter length poems

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Twitterati


Let me See you Stripped
a Janet Kuypers
2014 poetry book
of select new poems

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Let me See you Stripped


Part of my Pain
a Janet Kuypers
2014 poetry book
of select new poems

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Part of my Pain


when you Dream tonight
a Janet Kuypers
2014 poetry book
of dream poems

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when you Dream tonight


Say Nothing
a Janet Kuypers
2014 poetry book
of select new poems

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Say Nothing


Revealedti
a Janet Kuypers 386 page
2014 poetry collection book,
packed with longer poems

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Revealedti


Partial Nudity
a Janet Kuypers 286 page
2014 poetry collection,
packed with many smaller poems

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Partial Nudity


 

“There’s more to life than books you know... But not much more”
the Smiths, from albums the Smiths and Handsome Devil

2015:

the Periodic Table of Poetry
the Periodic Table of Poetry
a Janet Kuypers 306 page 8.5" x 8.5" ISBN# book
of poems for every element
in the Periodic Table

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the Periodic Table of Poetry


a year long Journey
a Janet Kuypers ISBN# perfect-bound poetry collection
book, of poems written and edited for performance in
June 2014 - June 2015 shows.

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a year long Journey


Bon Voyge!
Bon Voyge!
a Janet Kuypers ISBN# perfect-bound journal/poetry/photography
book, of her visiting India on her 20 year anniversary
as a vegetarian, reflecting the caste system there
as well as sexism, from her 2015 trip.

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Bon Voyge!



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