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 land is collapsing Hundreds of people burned in the fire Total disaster in Japan Full of sadness, scared People crying, it seems there is no tomorrow A day of forgiveness The bomb destroyed everything
— Saqlain Tariq
All Poems Submitted to the Contest