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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.

Reclaiming the Light

This time,
The blazing light in my eyes,
Is fuelled from inside.

This time,
The heat is from passion for life,

And from now on,
We will burn only with love

— James Bridge


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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