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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.

Memories of a Refugee

He left,
he did not want to kill.

He left,
he did not want to hate.

He left,
he just wanted to love.

And yet -
now he often ask himself
will he have anyone to love?

— Nenad Bakaj


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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