Shel Silverstein

(September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999 / Chicago/ Illinois)

Hug O'War - Poem by Shel Silverstein

I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
Where everyone hugs
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Comments about Hug O'War by Shel Silverstein

  • Upendra Majhi (4/29/2017 4:47:00 AM)


    tug of peace sir, tug of love, excellent.please keep it up. (Report) Reply

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  • Upendra Majhi (4/27/2017 4:06:00 AM)


    He is a peace lover.anchor of peace.His words well orchestred drops like rain drops on all souls including warring souls thus pre-empting dispeace. (Report) Reply

  • (4/24/2017 7:45:00 AM)


    He wanted people to live life with lots of love and fun instead of difficulty (Report) Reply

  • Madhabi Banerjee (11/25/2016 12:08:00 PM)


    very good. read and think. (Report) Reply

  • Amanda Epps (10/23/2016 5:43:00 AM)


    My kids this this one (Report) Reply

  • (10/12/2014 9:52:00 AM)


    In the depth of the poem lies the perfect humanity and love of human beings. The poet proclaims for hug of war which is a great message that is peace. (Report) Reply

  • john tiong chunghoo (5/1/2006 9:25:00 AM)


    so lovely this poem. tug of hug.

    tug of hug
    squeezing
    the thigh so hard
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