John Sensele

Gold Star - 37,299 Points (12.09.1953 / Ndola, Zambia)

Bugs And Hugs - Poem by John Sensele

Dare to smile for a while, care to laugh
Sweep away gloom, keep enough room
Wake up hope, break down sadness enough
When souls cry for a joy broom.

Dare to love, care to play
Sweep away darkness, keep enough light
Wake up friendship, break up a delay
When a heart longs for a share of delight.

Dare to encourage, care to pray
Sweep away losses, keep winning
Wake up consciences, break up a despair display
When hatred begins threatening.

Dare to save souls, care to hug
Sweep away exploitation, keep up inspiration
Wake up devotion, break a poison mug
When folks boost molestation and separation.

Topic(s) of this poem: poems

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Bugs And Hugs by John Sensele

  • Petals Azureblue (9/16/2018 8:45:00 AM)


    A great motivational poem. Nudging the reader to positive and cooperative coexistence with fellow man. A noble sentiment.10+++ (Report) Reply

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  • Britte Ninad (5/30/2018 12:58:00 AM)


    Wake up consciences, break up a despair display
    When hatred begins threatening.

    great writings 10+++
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  • (4/29/2016 11:08:00 PM)


    A beautifully conceived meaningful and inspirational poem penned with expertise, thus, worthy of the Poem of the Day. Heartiest Congrats for both. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (4/29/2016 1:49:00 PM)


    Very uplifting and pleasant read. Congratulations for being selected as member poem. (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/29/2016 12:11:00 PM)


    Sweeping away negativity, keeping up positivity,
    Awakening conscience and breaking the neck of exploitation..
    A poet of your cadre can force such beautiful and strong message into the society
    That still has yet to prefer hugs over molestation.
    Thank you poet for so nice apoem.10 for it.
    Subhas
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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (4/29/2016 10:08:00 AM)


    Congrats for the poem of the day, Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Moira Cameron (4/29/2016 7:56:00 AM)


    I really like the concept of a 'joy broom', sweeping negativity away. Wonderful! Congratulations. This poem deserved getting Poem of the Day. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (4/29/2016 3:04:00 AM)


    When souls cry for a joy broom! Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Nosheen Irfan (4/29/2016 2:28:00 AM)


    A positive and uplifting write. Good thoughts expressed well. (Report) Reply

  • (4/29/2016 2:10:00 AM)


    Positive and consoling sentiments, which Readers clearly accept as poetry.
    My failing is that I want a feeling or description which is nuanced with thinking afresh.
    Good to know what is wanted.
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  • Kim Barney (4/29/2016 1:38:00 AM)


    Well done, John. Congratulations for having it selected as poem of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (4/29/2016 1:24:00 AM)


    Great life advice in poetic form.
    Congrats, John
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 27, 2018


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