"We see you, South African people standing speechless at the slamming of that final door through which no traveler returns." Listen to this breathtakingly beautiful tribute poem to Madiba by Dr Maya Angelou, written on behalf of the American people. Not only does she express her condolences with South Africans, but also highlights the fact that Madiba's influence reached worldwide: "In the Alamo, in San Antonio, Texas... we watched as the hope of Africa sprang through the prison’s doors."