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Poetry for Peace Contest

The Poetry for Peace contest was held from 15 September until 14 October 2011. The winners were anounced at a ceremony at UN headquarters in New York.

Below is one of the contest entries.

Hiroshima Bomb

Hiroshima bomb,
destruction and fright awaits
and then collapses

                    
The Bomb
It dropped and landed,
calamity strike, 
and then they perished


— Mahdia Ahmed
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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