2012 National Finalist


When I dream
I see my people,
my mountain
and my homeland

The high beautiful
Himalayas. The sun
bright on the hills.

I remember the blue
threads of my friends sari
and the designs
on her mother’s jama.

I miss my homeland,
my powerful mountain
and my kind people.


Dhan Neupaney, age 10
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Robert Fulton Elementary School
Teacher: Randy Leonard

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