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.
An atomic bombs passing through the air Thousands of people die instantly Burned bones fill up the city Everything becomes ashes, and ruins After the explosions, the poison still lingers The sadness of their death Young and old ...died
— Matthew Barron
All Poems Submitted to the Contest