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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.

A Cold that Grips the Heart

Ashes fall through my fingers
Leaving silken trails
Dirty snow that leaves a mark

— Hailey Lam


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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