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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.

The things I saw were...

Bombs, choking, peeling

Skins, bones, scared

I saw a darkened face

Something I will

Never forget

The atomic bomb

Exploded on August 9th

Someone's sister survived

Jumping from the 3rd floor

— Brinanna Monica Smalling


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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