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.
I saw people skin peeled I thought they were going to die I felt good because some survived I felt sad for people and babies that died Children and maybe women who were pregnant die I saw bones I thought if it hurts I felt sad how the bones showed the skin peeled
— Lelsy Lopez
All Poems Submitted to the Contest