Element of Surprise

Come to this page for a different, humanistic look at the elements. We are currently featuring the poetry of Julia Klatt Singer. Click on the links below to hear Julia narrate poems from her book Elemental inspired by the periodic table.

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Poetry of Julia Klatt Singer

Each recording starts with a short intro on the element, and then a poem.



Cl (chlorine)
Co (cobalt)
Cu (copper)
H (hydrogen)
Fe (iron)
N (nitrogen)
Pt (platinum)