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.
Poetry for peace Not waving. Only wailing The groping legs in dark alley Tormented; the cry of the unseen tormenting The years The years - Their spread tears flow into one Beckoning To turn this window wide towards a new world
— Felix Orisewike Sylvanus
All Poems Submitted to the Contest