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.
August 6, 1945 The Little Boy stole Many loves Many breaths August 9, 1945 The Fat Man Sat on dreams Sat on hope Sat on future generations Monday, May 9th Twenty-five ladies Come in irony to receive Beauty from the ones Who destroyed it Now 2011 The fight for peace The fight against Repetition stands With our generation Responsible to Fight the good fight.
— Joyce Yoo
All Poems Submitted to the Contest