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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.

Memories Brought Back

The people who fought
and held back all of their tears.
They tried to escape,
the world they were living in.
They did, and we will honor.

— Olivia Richards


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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