In its 4-year existence, the Youth Peace-Poem Competition hosted by IPPWA and executed by the Live Poets' Guild has seen wondrous change and growth in the poems our kids submit and in their engagement with verse and music.
In 2011, PR kids contributed 3,385 lines of poetry to the International Peace Poem, more than ever before. Almost 450 poems were submitted and judged by a panel of a dozen judges. Shari Ulrich, of UHF and Pied Pumkin fame, led the Poem-to-Song workshop in its third year and produced some memorable songs which we will hear on PR occasions and abroad for years. (www.shariulrich.com) Read more »