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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.



I feel sorry for those who had died
People that lost their family members
Those who been torn apart
Buildings and houses that have been destroyed and ruined, it was a disaster
People was scared, people were killed, sick
The atomic bomb happened - 1945
People lost their lives
Today people are trying to prevent this
From happening so it won't happen again
End


— Sheknah Hibbert
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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