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