Poetry at the Post: #NaPoWriMo Day 20—Just The Facts

"Mururoa lagon" by Georges Martin - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons -
“Mururoa lagon” by Georges Martin – Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons –

Just the Facts (a found poem) by Alice-Catherine Jennings 

Texas changed nationality three times between 1821 and 1836.

In September 1995, the French nuclear weapon tests on the Mururoa atoll were launched.

Fairfield Porter was born in 1907 in Hubbard Woods, Illinois.

The Texas Revolution lasted only about six months. The plural of English words are generally formed by the addition of the suffix -s or –es (laws, taxes) but there are exceptions (e.g. children, halves, mice, sons-in-law, and bison).

The Worker-Peasant-Student coalition of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (COCEI) emerged in 1973 and by 1980 was strong enough to ally  itself with the Communist Party and run one of its leaders for mayor of Oaxaca’s second largest city, Juchitan.

As a young artist, Donald Judd was impressed by the paintings of Barnett Newman, Clifford Still, Mark Rothko, and Jackson Pollock.

A book with no edition number or name on its title page is usually a first edition.

Maximilian, the only Emperor of the Second Mexican Empire,  and his wife, Carlotta, arrived in Mexico in June 1864.

Donald Judd declared in 1993, that material, space, and color were “the three main aspects of  visual art.”

Vorrei prenotare un posto sul treno delle dodici per… means I’d like to reserve a seat on the 12 0’clock train to…in Italian.

Juchitán Municipal Palace
Juchitán Municipal Palace

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