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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.


War

Only as the smoke clears
Do we see the destruction
We have blindly wrought
Upon ourselves

Only by remembering
The tragedy of war
Can we ensure
We won't fall in it's trap
Once more


— Katie Wu
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

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