In Poems

Dan Reader

Flames in air
It is not so rare
Dug from the earth
Yet of stellar birth

With Swedish heritage
And strontium parentage
But German extractor
Named Friedrich Wohler

More common than silver
It is no friend of the jeweller
Superconducts with barium
Element number 39, yttrium


About the Author

I’m Dan and I’m studying for a PhD in biomedical chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Sheffield. In my spare time, I really enjoy scuba diving.