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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.

Tanka Poem

We should stop and look,
At our world's technology,
It is controlled by weapons,
The bombs in Japan to name,
Two bombs of death and sad pain.

— Princess Tensang


All Poems Submitted to the Contest


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