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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 is the need
for the world today
Peace is the seed
which makes our life bright and gay.

Today we need peace
along with brotherhood
To cease
wars in our vast neighbourhood.

Today we need peace
along with love
They are the keys
To unlock the cage of the white dove.

Today we need peace
along with grace
To act as geese
flying with freedo in the vast sky maze.

Today we need peace
along with zeal
To freeze 
the unwanted cruel feel.

Today we need peace
along with sympathy
To feel the pitiful breeze
of the inhuman apathy.

Peace is the need
the world dreadfully needs today
It is the feed
for the wonderful life left astray.


— Bhooma Vikas
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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