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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.


Listen to their sufferings,
Watch their pains,
Smell their fears,
Taste their sorrows,
and finally,
Touch their bitters.
Imagine their emotions,
and, Open our mind to the futures.

— Fumiya Nagai


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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