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WJSS Weekend Sounds: Tribute to Nelson Mandela

8 Dec

Many of you know I write daily poems made from my friends’ status updates on facebook.  On Thursday night, I wrote a poem in honor of the passing of one of my, and the world’s, greatest heros, Nelson Mandela.  I am sad that he is gone from the planet, but in my heart can celebrate the tremendous gift of courage, persistence, love and forgiveness that he modeled for all of us.    Here is the poem written from the many voices expressing their gratitude for the great Nelson Mandela, followed by a tribute song, Mr. Mandela by Trenton and Free Radical featuring the Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. (more…) […]