Nitrium, bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series – based on the original name (before Natrium) for Sodium, #11, Na – by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Nitrium Janet Kuypers (bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series) based on the original name (before Natrium) for Sodium, #11, Na started 1/16/15, edited and completed 1/29/15 I’ve been studying elements in the Periodic Table, and when I heard the word “Nitrium,” it made me laugh (thinking of Nitrous Oxide). So I looked … Read more

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