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

Silver, “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Silver Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#47, Ag) Got a huge batch of silver bars, but didn’t want to sell them because at the time the value of Silver temporarily dropped. But the thing is, with all that Silver, I would have had to pay people to store it, costing … Read more