survi sharma


No More Acid Bottles


you, the carrier
have you ever thought?
when you fly a bottle
on our soft innocent face
it really pains....
ohhh, how can you be so cruel?
don't you have
mothers and sisters?

when you do this to us
you burn both our beauty
and the way of living.
we are helpless
is anybody listening?
apart from these
devil bottlers
when you do it
you get pleasure,
we get pain,

since you too are
human beings,
i am thus appealing
with crossing my soft
beautiful hands
please stop it
just stop it
no more acids to our face
it really pains.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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  • Indranil Bhaduri (6/22/2013 4:31:00 AM)

    A meaningful and nice write. Firstly, people who do these..are they really human beings? Do we actually know the meaning of Human being nowadays? Time to think.. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammad Skati (6/22/2013 3:28:00 AM)

    It's a nice poem and sad. It has a pretty message. I don't believe that there are people who throw acid on other people's faces. It's a crime. I denounce this criminal act.People should report this to the authorities immediately.I side with you. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Seale (6/20/2013 11:50:00 PM)

    Oh women and girls of India, don your lead masks to avert this evil. Take faith in knowing that our eyes are now open and we can see, our ears are now attuned, and we hear India's cries and feel her pain. Our hearts are hard and cold to this injustice and the wicked shall recieve their Karma back tenfold!
    Survi... this is a important piece.; -) (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (6/20/2013 10:59:00 AM)

    Again this is a powerful poem. The government needs to listen to your words. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (6/19/2013 1:35:00 PM)

    Yeah, we need to make a global law for this so it can make people beware of their bad action. Nice reminder and standing for the justice fight..always be strong_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (6/19/2013 9:12:00 AM)

    I agree with Saadat that the issue is very relevant.
    It should be stopped immediately and the perpetrators imprisoned in a womans jail. (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (6/19/2013 7:29:00 AM)

    It’s a very relevant write; it’s an increasingly prevalent criminal activity with far reaching social economical and medical issues
    You have done well to highlight the heartless activity, it needs to condemned in the strongest terms and voices must unite against this evil activity, the killers of beauty and faces of life are simply murderers and nothing less. They have no claim to mercy or rhetorical human rights activism.
    Well written, heartfelt and emotionally strong.
    it is doubly engaging as the poet identifies personally with the victims and sends out a heart wrenching appeal careering across borders.


    well done
    liked (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (6/19/2013 4:44:00 AM)

    very nicely written and a wonderful message to the fellow men who find pleasure in giving pain, , , , , , hope it reaches to the masses n proves beneficial to the innocent women who fall prey to these wicked people (Report) Reply

  • Shreya Nair (6/19/2013 4:39:00 AM)

    never beg to suckers. and humans are those who have humanity others are annihilators. they are a sabotage to the earth and their mothers and sisters. (Report) Reply

  • Nasarudheen Parameswaran (6/19/2013 4:22:00 AM)

    This folded hands reminds me of a Muslim begging for his life with folded hands which was published in the press.In Kashmir Muslim fundamentalist extremists threw acid bottles against Muslim lady-teachersrecently.Ignorance and obsession make men violent.They feel it as something proud of or a game to delight (It is a sadistic pleasure for husbands /misguided guys.) Pain of girls is their gain as part of ragging even.This criminal exposure shall be mercilessly punished-You can write poems or essays on such issues to liberate womenYatra naryasthu poojyante/ ramanthe thathra devata, so Manusmruti tells.[Where ladies are honoured there only the godless (of prosperity) shower blessing]. No matter in a family or in a state/institution. Hope you will write more to educate the society in local papers /magazines also..This is a good attempt in simple words. (Report) Reply

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