Barack Obama by the Numbers

This is a number poem that Yousef Faraj created on Jan. 20th,the day of Barack Obama’s inaugaration.

0 – HOW LONG WE HAVE TO WAIT FOR A MINORITY PRESIDENT

1. (FIRST) THE NATIONS FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT

2. THE SECOND TIME A PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SWORN IN ON PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S BIBLE

3. 3 MILLION PEOPLE EXPECTED FOR TODAY’S INAUGURATION.

4. THE AMOUNT OF YEARS OBAMA WILL SERVE AS PRESIDENT

7 PRESIDENT OBAMA’S DAUGHTER SASHA IS 7

10 PRESIDENT OBAMA’S older  DAUGHTERS AGE 10

12 . 12 NOON OBAMA TAKES THE OATH OF OFFICE USING PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S BIBLE

17. THE LENGTH OF MINUTES OF BARACK OBAMA’S SPEECH

31. THE TEMPERATURE AT 12 NOON IN WASHINGTON D.C. FOR THE INAUGARATION

44. HOW MANY PRESIDENTS OUR COUNTRY HAS HAD

45 THE AGE OF MICHELLE OBAMA

47 THE AGE OF BARACK OBAMA

50 THE STATE OF HAWAII WAS OUR COUNTRIES 50TH STATE, AND ONE TIME RESIDENCE OF BARACK OBAMA

56 THE NUMBER OF INAUGURATIONS OUR COUNTRY HAS HAD.

80 HOW OLD MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WOULD HAVE BEEN AT TODAY’S INAUGURATION

105 MINUTES THE LONGEST INAUGURATION SPEECH FOR A PRESIDENT, WILLIAM H. HARRISON

136 WORDS IN PRESIDENT WASHINGTON’S INAUGURATION SPEECH THE SHORTEST ON RECORD.

200 HOW OLD PRESIDENT LINCOLN WOULD HAVE BEEN AT TODAY’S INAUGURATION

1982 THE year PRESIDENT OBAMA LOST HIS DAD.

1983 THE YEAR PRESIDENT OBAMA GRADUATED FROM COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

1995 THE YEAR PRESIDENT OBAMA LOST HIS MOM

303,824,640 PEOPLE, UNITED AMERICANS BELIEVING IN ONE GOAL.

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