Sodium, Periodic Table poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Sodium from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series 8/31/12 It’s funny that something so common on this Earth, the 6th most abundant element, something so common that it’s usually found mixed with the ocean water… It’s funny that something so common on this Earth was actually used as currency, given to ancient Roman soldiers in … Read more

Sulfur poem by Janet Kuypers

Sulfur Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series When I’ve always thought of Sulfur, I thought of it’s caustic smell, or the fact that it’s mixed with things so its used to bleach paper, or as a fixing agent when making photography prints. It’s been used for vulcanizing rubber, and it has … Read more