Sandra Martyres

Rookie - 3 Points (5th October / Mumbai - India)

Battered (Senryu) - Poem by Sandra Martyres

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


Comments about Battered (Senryu) by Sandra Martyres

  • 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..
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  • 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

  • (11/6/2009 7:15:00 AM)


    telling imagery...good one...thanks...10 (Report) Reply

  • (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

  • (11/5/2009 6:58:00 AM)


    Gosh Sandra. This really hits hard with the truth of what happens. Trouble is, women don't always ask for help as they are ashamed. Great Seyru. 10 love Karin (Report) Reply

  • (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
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  • (11/3/2009 4:34:00 AM)


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

  • (11/3/2009 2:24:00 AM)


    the silence in domestic violence-
    all violence
    A shame.
    nice piece.
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  • (11/3/2009 2:23:00 AM)


    sad...even today...after so much of independence and education woman have got, \..they have to take all this (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2009 2:10:00 AM)


    how true? and you have portraied well......... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 9, 2011


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