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Mark reciting: The Girl Who was born with eyes wide open
At the Parkside Restaurant open mic night.
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The Girl Who Was Born With Eyes Wide Open
The girl who was born with eyes wide open
Looking at the infinity of the universe from within the womb
Eager to see the light of the world
Eyes so huge, bright and deep blue
With a passion to live life apparent
A wonder to all who were witness to the scene
Of the girl who was born with her eyes wide open
Poetry readings: Shadow of a reflection of a dream
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Poetry Reading at the Parkside Restaurant in Stinson Beach, CA, 2019. Poem from The Spider Lady and Other Short Stories and Poetry.
Mark Alberto Yoder Nunez reading his poem, Rare Love, from his book, The Spider Lady and Other Short Stories and Poetry.
New Poem: The Ugly Bird
Male, white supremacy is an ugly bird
It rears its head at childbirth as this truth comes to be heard
Doted on, spoiled and privileged so how would a small child
In ignorance carefully taught with words and imitation
That men are superior to women in every situation
Girls are emotional, Feminine is silly and frivolous
Men only are obviously fit to rule, stoic and without emotion
Those who complain of discrimination and harassment are
This world is a tough place, there’s no room for the weak and
As they’ve been taught with their high school jock mentality
Say you’ve had a hard life, they’ll say, “I think everyone has”
Point out to them they have advantages and privileges
They’ll say, “What does it matter?”
It only means that people have to try harder If it’s that bad just find another job, that’s always the solution
Secure in their minds that old, white men in dark suits, the only
ones fit to lead are taking care of everything
If they’re put in a situation where they are treated equal
They cry reverse discrimination to tilt everything back in their
With no ambition, confidently waiting for their parents to die
So that with an inheritance they will be richly rewarded
Their friends convince them the key to happiness is avoiding
Convinced of their superiority and that all they have
is through their own hard work and ingenuity
Don’t mention to them the hard work of their wives
or their faces will grow red with anger
Getting in good with the bosses is the key to an easy life
When confronted with tough issues
They switch to talking about sports, something important
When workers stick up for their rights
They know whose side they’re on
And make it a race issue with divide and conquer tactics
Insecure about their own social position, unhappy with their
Lashing out with jealousy, any reason to hate to justify what is
If their self esteem is hurt, simply drop more bombs
So they can watch it on their televisions
And cheer with glee and they can gloat
This ugly bird consumes the nest, worries the mother
And feeds upon the young
War is peace, Love is hate and Ignorance is bliss
Just as the book of prophecy says
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