Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Chemical Elements Poems 19: U before O

One short of
perfect ten,
its disposition can be rather 

Fittingly born in
(and borne on)
stellar flows,
it made martyrs of many
as it found their
precious bodily fluids.

We worried
it would steal our ozone,
but it helps 
coat our pans and our teeth.

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