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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 land is collapsing
Hundreds of people burned in the fire
Total disaster in Japan
Full of sadness, scared
People crying, it seems there is no tomorrow
A day of forgiveness
The bomb destroyed everything

— Saqlain Tariq


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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