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Description - Elemental Haiku: Poems to Honor the Periodic Table, Three Lines at a Time by Mary Soon Lee

Originally appearing in Science magazine, this gifty collection of haiku inspired by the periodic table of elements features all-new poems paired with original and imaginative line illustrations drawn from the natural world. Packed with wit, whimsy, and real science cred, each haiku celebrates the cosmic poetry behind each element, while accompanying notes reveal the fascinating facts that inform it. Award-winning poet Mary Soon Lee's haiku encompass astronomy, biology, chemistry, history, and physics, such as "Nickel, Ni- Forged in fusion's fire,/flung out from supernovae./Demoted to coins." Line by line, Elemental Haiku makes the mysteries of the universe's elements accessible to all.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781984856630
Format: Hardback
(178mm x 127mm x mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Ten Speed Press
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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