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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.

Poetry for peace
Not waving. Only wailing
The groping legs in dark alley
Tormented; the cry of the unseen tormenting
The years

The years -
Their spread tears flow into one
To turn this window wide towards a new world

— Felix Orisewike Sylvanus


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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