A Dream

My poem is bout my grandfathers determination to immigrate to this country for opportunities for himself, his children and for future generations.

By Kiara Herrera from Desert View High School in Arizona

A Dream

By: Kiara Herrera

Determination and perseverance,

Is what got me here.

A goal and A dream

Achieved the opportunity of a lifetime.

My grandfather,

A wise and determined soul

Is who got me here.

Migrating to this country was a scary thing

But he did it anyways

To open doors

And to have more opportunities

For himself,

His children,

And for future generations   

Desert View High School

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