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Sandra Martyres

(5th October / Mumbai - India)

Battered (Senryu)


Black eye broken nose
Battered housewife sobs alone
The world looks away

Submitted: Tuesday, November 03, 2009
Edited: Saturday, July 09, 2011

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  • Meggie Gultiano (11/7/2009 4:29:00 AM)

    this is reality Sandra. I know of a person who is a battered wife..And it is sometimes the fault of a wife herself, because she is a nagger.Now, she become a battered and bitter wife to her husband and to her friends..
    It pays to be having a one and one communication.. (Report) Reply

  • Indira Renganathan (11/6/2009 9:41:00 AM)

    Shameful it is still going on....harassment is common even in this 21st century at different levels...wish, high time the society wakes up in moral direction...nice read Sandra...thank you (Report) Reply

  • Sonya Florentino (11/5/2009 7:19:00 PM)

    it's a nightmare when the one who's supposed to love and protect you is the one who's doing this to you...women should be empowered in every level (financially, politically, mentally/emotionally, spiritually, physically, morally, legally) so that she can prevent this from happenning, and if it does, that she feels safe and powerful enough to leave the situation... (Report) Reply

  • David Harris (11/3/2009 2:14:00 PM)

    Sandra, sadly domestic violence is getting all to common place now. Top marks and thanks sharing this topical piece with us my friend.
    Hugs David (Report) Reply

  • Rakesh Bedi (11/3/2009 4:34:00 AM)

    amusing senryu, sandra.....poor girl seems, had a nasty fall; but how, dear? ? ? (Report) Reply

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