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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.

after the blast
raising mushroom of the smoke
-          havoc in Hiroshima
an anniversary —
gong of the Peace Bell
memory of a dying city

— Dusko Matas


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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