Mandela History, Memory and Legacy

Charlotte Caine, Claremont

Son of The Soil, Father of The People

Soul of A Nation

Legend for The World

Mandela’s memory

Remains forever alive

In the hearts and minds

Of people whose lives

Have been elevated

By his having been

Mandela’s spirit

Continues to live

In those who honour

His dedication, courage and vision

Of a non-racist, equal opportunity

Rainbow nation

Mandela’s legacy

Will last for perpetuity

As hope and inspiration

For what he brought to this world

And the bequest he left behind

For everyone

* See page 12 for more on Mandela Day