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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.

Haiku of the Atomic Bomb

"Mr. Hideo Tsuchiyama"
Son wanted to see,

Mother, he wanted to meet

He met bombs instead

— Paola Mendez


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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