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 saw skeletons, burned People, burned tree I was thinking who Done this, how were some people still alive? How big was it? I felt sad, scared, and mad Because so many people died
— Donte Williams
All Poems Submitted to the Contest