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.
I think about you all the time And everyday it hurts to cry So much has happened in my life I'm not sure how hard to try. Tears are falling constantly, My heart hurts.............
— Maria Tejeda
All Poems Submitted to the Contest