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.
A building I think is caving in. I am sad that people are dying in it A man I think he is dying or dead I am sad because he is probably dead A woman, her back, is peeled I'm disgusted her whole back is peeled
— Omari Burns
All Poems Submitted to the Contest