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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.

1946 horror had begun
Many people died
There were no knives, no guns
Few had survived
People have lost family
Many people were hurt
A lot of people are still sad
Some are so poor, they don't have a shirt
September 21st
Day of peace
Love ones rest in peace

— Yamelis Rosado


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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