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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.

nothing is made possible without thou
no nation can withstand thy absence
nor the  entire human race your gift 

peace and justice are the pillars that holds societies and nations
nothing can reasonably exist with these fundamentals
no meaningful progress can exist anywhere
even in Heavens thou art enthroned

'follow peace with all men' is an inexcusable order of Him
whom made the world in order and peace
a happy human race is peace without more

peace of mind can only be achieved by Peaceful co-existence between 
the human race and the environment

— Uwandu Chinemerem Kingson


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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