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.
I understand, for those who died, it is sad and depressing But never will this happen again life is already short Why make it shorter by fighting fighting will only cause violence and danger let us have peace peace is the real solution
— Omar Ashraf
All Poems Submitted to the Contest