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.
Memories of a Refugee He left, he did not want to kill. He left, he did not want to hate. He left, he just wanted to love. And yet - now he often ask himself will he have anyone to love?
— Nenad Bakaj
All Poems Submitted to the Contest