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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.

The Atomic Bomb

People are dying because of bombs

OH, they are trying

               To survive and to 

Try surviving their own life

               Who would do such a

Thing to people?

               The bomb just went

Off like a ball falling off

               I saw bomb burning

Every shadow of a person

               I felt so sorry, and scared

100,000 people died and 

Some survived 

I hope you understand that we are one

No Matter What!

— Indializ Flores


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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