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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.

War


War is bad 
War is sad

It is an open door 
to a killing roar

People die
and then we sigh

Why is there war?
There should be no more


— Francesco Alberico
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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