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.
Some people are alive I'm sad and Not glad September 21st a day Of peace 1945 was a year of doom Because there was a boom The bombers were filled with cheer The people were filled with fear
— Gerardo Ramirez
All Poems Submitted to the Contest