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.
In the pictures, there was lots of destruction People's skin is burned, bleeding and swollen I feel bad for the people that were in a lot of pain I think the bomb was cruel and unnecessary I see people everywhere with peeling skin I see buildings everywhere, caving in.
— Esther Slowley
All Poems Submitted to the Contest