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.
behold the dark who could believe that light could end life that intense brightness could illuminate the essential darkness of humans perhaps there is a lesson in the dark you hold hands when you can’t see with people you don’t know and come together as a world
— GJV Prasad
All Poems Submitted to the Contest