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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.



Atomic Bomb, 
Kill many people
Dangerous as can be
No more stadium or 
Or people...so many dead
As much sorrow there are
You can see with
The burned people and gas
In the air by and scared
Family
Gone with despair
They cry with sadness
The world is .....


— Daashaun Williams
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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