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.
Why was it necessary to bomb? There was no reason and it was wrong To see the sad faces and the memories of the family Makes me feel every sad All the burned bodies destroyed homes And blood it's a sorry moment The people that bomb were every evil and should have been punished
— Kevin Suriel
All Poems Submitted to the Contest