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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.

O My Dear Civilians How May I wish You Luck
For All That You Have Gone Through My Fellow Civilians
I May Stand here and guide you no matter what will happen
O My Fellow  Civilian Oh how I May Wish You The Best
This Has Devastated Me And I'm Not A Fellow Jap
Because I Know How This Tragedy Feels Because I Have Been Through It.
O My Fellow Civilians May God Stand Beside You

— Michael Panteloukas


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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