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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.

The best thing

Every person has its feelings,
Every person has its dreams.
One is dreaming to be wealthy,
Others want to be healthy.

Every nation has its customs,
Culture, language and traditions.
Somewhere people are so happy,
In some places sad and gloomy.

But all of them have one in common:
They don't want the wars to go on.
Peace is one thing they dream of,
Better world with laugh and love.

— Lucy Manukyan


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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