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.
I feel really scared I saw burned bodies all over the place I think the people that survived are so lucky I saw so much smoke I feel very upset I saw people without body parts I think this was an event people can't forget I feel the bodies were so frightened I think everyone was going crazy
— Christ Reymundi
All Poems Submitted to the Contest