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.
the atomic bomb is here danger is near more than 1 reason to fear it hit the ground as if wre 1000 pounds i was running all around my house exploded i just bleeded i wish i just fled my sisters is gone it is way past dawn i can not sleep, i didnt even yawn the atomic bomb... was here
— Fouzia Begum
All Poems Submitted to the Contest