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Polonium: choose your fate,
      cancer or radiation

Janet Kuypers
11/24/21 (Twitter-length Periodic Table poem
for the element #84 Polonium (Po)
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Polonium’s really radioactive
(a word Maric Curie created) and is in cigarettes.
Curie discovered Polonium,
but its radiation can’t cure you
of cancer from smoking, and radioactivity killed
Marie Curie.
A cigarette ember’s glow
is not like Polonium’s blue glow— but both can kill.


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