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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.


People’s lives need peace .
Exchange love not Guns
Act non violently and
Care for people
Execute the violence and take in the peace

— Edgardo Rodriguez


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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