2010 Conflict Resolution Day Poetry Contest Entries (Grades 3-5)

Poem Topic: "Peace in My Community"

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, on the theme “Peace in My Community.” 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: Patterns of Peace by Cate V. - view
  Grade: 5th  Home: Fresno, California

2nd Place Winner: Peaceful Flowers by Kathryn W. - view
  Grade: 5th  Home: Pleasant Ridge, Michigan

Honorable Mention: The Wonder of Peace by Rachel P. - view
  Grade: 5th  Home State: Hawaii

Honorable Mention: You Won't Know Until You Try It by Stone W. - view
  Grade: 5th  Home State: California

Honorable Mention: Brotherly Love by Eric J. - view
  Grade: 4th  Home State: California

Honorable Mention: When You Show Peace by Giana C. - view
  Grade: 5th  Home State: California