We are not metals, but if we were, we would
have lots of valence electrons,
Think back. You know you’ve loosened some
since then. Covalents are rare,
there are not lots of good people.
Polar opposites not only attract,
but are greedy, hungry for
yours, don’t let go like cling-wrap
around a rotting canteloupe.
Lots more science words,
insert here. Let’s go for coffee.
Something with steamed milk,
and something crunchy and covered
on the side.
We are not metals, either,
but we behave like so many others out there,