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 The Atomic bomb blew up It was as easy as pouring water out of a cup Only a little are alive But a lot didn't survive People got burned Why don't they learn? People are dying And I am crying I feel so distraught Just to hear about that thought
— Cameron Ferrol
All Poems Submitted to the Contest