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Janet Kuypers

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June 22

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Chicago native Janet Kuypers is a professional performance artist and publisher, and is a writer, an art director, webmaster and photographer, running Scars Publications (http://scars.tv), where she edits two literary magazines ("cc&d" and "Down in the Dirt"), releasing books, chapbooks, lists performance art shows and releases videos. She was even the final featured poetry performer of 15 poets with a 10-minute feature at the 2006 Society of Professional Journalism Expo's Chicago Poetry Showcase. This certified minister is even the reverend.

She sang with the acoustic bands "Mom's Favorite Vase" and "Weeds and Flowers", and on occasion she still performs in "the Second Axing", and does music sampling. Kuypers has over 90 books of her poetry
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Janet Kuypers Since I started writing a poem a day (it was a 2019 resolution), that is a good question. I look for phrases I see in places (the newspaper, another b…moreSince I started writing a poem a day (it was a 2019 resolution), that is a good question. I look for phrases I see in places (the newspaper, another book review, a line from poetry open mic readings), and I write that phrase down, so I can keep the idea on file for future use. Also, since my latest long-term projects are to (A) write poetry for every holiday and event of the year for a collection book, and (B) to write poetry reflecting the chapters and books of the Holy Bible, I look for things that relate to holidays (or relate to interpretations of chapters of the Bible) for future writing.(less)
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Falling Into Place

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Prominent Pen

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Literary Town Hall

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Home at Last

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Art is not Meant to be Touched

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Bare Minimum

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Live at Cafe Aloha

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Wait Until Dark

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Dear Reader

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