Paper Cranes

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.



Deformed creation
Impossible sensation 
Cries and whimpers 
No place to run or hide
Why? Why? Why?
That is the question
Family, friends, loved ones gone 
Hard to imagine 
Hatred the reason for this devastation
Peace is the solution but is 
Too late now 


— Lediona Zharku
 

 


All Poems Submitted to the Contest

 

Paper Cranes