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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.

The Wind

Sometimes the wind whispers
A secret into my ear
Other times it roars
So that I can hardly hear
It shakes the trees and blows leaves
Dancing around in the air.


— Kate Quane
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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