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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.

Shigeko Sasamori

   
 Atomic bomb drops over head. 
 Everything turns white then feels no pain 
 Wakes up a lucky survivor 
   


— Eoin O’Neill
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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