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Ionic Bonding Poem

I’ve said it once,
I’ve said it twice,
Covalent bonding is quite nice!
Electrons shared,
So nice and equal,
But bonding has
A troubled sequel...
Bonds of elements,
Called ionic,
And I would say,
It’s quite ironic,
When electron sharing,
Isn't allowed,
They're taken,
From an atom’s cloud...

What is an ionic bond?
An ionic bond is a chemical bond in which electrons from one atom are released and transferred to another atom.
Ionic bonds are usually formed between metals and non-metals, for example, sodium (a metal), and chlorine (a non-metal) to make NaCl, or table salt.

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