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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.



A-bomb
man's wisdom
his own destruction
  
a mad wish —
to become an almighty God
catastrophe of the world
 
the sky and the Earth
connected into same suffering
crematories of everything live
 
a falling monster —
man sowing A-bombs
harvests death
 
giant mushroom raising —
steam of poison sky high
people becoma coal 
 
Hiroshima
on that August
a tomb above earth 


— Ijudmila Milena Mrsic
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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