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.
1945 Beware 1945, Japan Unaware of a LOUD BOOM Danger in sight, Frightened and scared by the darkness Hearts beating before death The explosion was horrifying Families are destroyed, ruined, and hurt Emotions flew through the air Those who died are to be remembered September 21st P-E-A-C-E
— Imani Torres, Diane Dhanpatm, & Lacey F. Giordano
All Poems Submitted to the Contest