The Love Bug

A contemporary poem by Elle Smith which reflects on the realities we see currently in the world. This original poem called The Love Bug uses the analogy of a virus described as a poison spreading throughout the world, to demonstrate love is the only means to defeat the hatred we have seen in mankind of late:


Original Poem The Love Bug by Elle Smith Contemporary Poetry Inspired By Elle


The Love Bug

If Hate

is a poison.


must be

the antidote.

True love 

is a rarity,

so it can be


to a virus.

Infection can

circulate invisibly,

so let’s make

a difference

this year

by spreading



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