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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.

Means being one
One with nature and one with all of humankind
I see a woman with a child
Their eyes are filled with tears of pain
I want to wipe the tears away and comfort them
They are starving
And we, you and I, can do something

— Mohammad Hanif


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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