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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.

Inner Peace for Peace

when elephants of the past do not trample the preset
when world within looks magnificently pleasant

when I know I am not an immortal but a mortal from the core
when I appreciate people around, I love them even more

when I love the humanity in every human
when I love the message within every religion

that day, my goal of  inner peace has reached
and that day to the world my experience I shall teach

— Nivedita N


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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