2009 Conflict Resolution Day Poetry Contest Entries

Poem Topic: "Ways We Make Peace"

This contest was sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) as an activity for ACR’s International Conflict Resolution Day celebration. K-12 students were invited to write a poem, 20 lines or less, that describes “Ways We Make Peace” at home, in school, in our community, or in the world. Three grade categories were established to group the entrants. For information about ACR and Conflict Resolution Day, go to www.acrnet.org/crday

CR Day poster

Age Category: Grades 3-5

1st Place Winner: The Art of Peace by Aviva W. - view
  Grade: 4th  Home State: New York

2nd Place Winner: Peace for Me and You by Amari J. - view
  Grade: 4th  Home State: Georgia

Honorable Mention: Stop Fighting by Nicholas M. - view
  Grade: 5th  Home State: Georgia

Honorable Mention: Peace is... by Adrienne G. - view
  Grade: 5th  Home State: California