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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.

Arms In Caskets

War to close'd in a bucket
Not necessary to sustain
Mother's arms too weak
Weak in children caskets
Arms to till land green food
Babies not to die hungry
Too weak in caskets

— Ombuge Mose


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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