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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 can hear the whoosing sounds of the bleeding deaths.
The agonizing paith the people felt plunged a sword down my heart.
The way people fought, trying to find air to breath.
The dry throat,burned flesh and wounded hearts.
I will never forget the day where death and negitivity was the only thing that appered.
i will never forget oh the sun hide that morining and death has awaking
ill never forgot those,who rose.

— Johanna Medrano


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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