Hug O’ War

Hug O’ War By Shel Silverstein: Shel Silverstein (1930-1999) wove training into his poems for children. In Hug O’ War, he shares the significance of displaying kindness to others as an alternative to attempting to overpower them.

Hug O’ War

I will not play at tug o’ war.
I’d rather play at hug o’ war,
Where everyone hugs
Instead of tugs,
Where everyone giggles
And rolls on the rug,
Where everyone kisses,
And everyone grins,
And everyone cuddles,
And everyone wins


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Hug O’ War

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