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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.


What if I can free the world of weapons and destruction?
What if I could protect nature?

What if I could recycle, especially for the environment?

What if I could build more parks, libraries and homes?

What if I could help people with heavy burdens?

What if I could save the earth and her nature?

What if I can make things less expensive for the poor?

What if could stop people from threatening?

What if could help people in power to understand the message; "peace on earth".

— Brianna Perez


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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