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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.



Peace...
It doesn't work in poetry
Peace can be feeling of shiny windows
Peace can be rounding the yard with a can of coffee
Walking in the middle east of a silent street
Drinking from the spring head
Peace...
It doesn't work in yelling: Peace! Peace! Peace!


— Suhrab Sirat
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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