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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.

‘Hot summer day’

 
A hot summer day
A child at play
 
A bomb Mother bears,
just like the sun,
 
A charred child
A hot summer day


— Shodai Shiota
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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