Rest in peace Khabazela

2016-08-17 06:00

Hamba kahle Bhut’ Khaba

Pity Maritzburg, for you will never have

A great brother like Bhut’ Khaba

A great friend like Khabazela

A great community builder

A great peacemaker and a gentleman who

Had all the gentility aspects of conducting himself,

A great teacher who shared his mind

With the rest of the world through

The ink of his pen

Each and every Thursday

You made it a point

Your knocks echo in each

And every household’s door

Bringing us knowledge,

May therefore the seeds of peace and wisdom

You implanted in our minds

Germinate for the generations to come

Hamba Kahle Bhut’ Khaba

Your name in our minds

And in our hearts, will

Never leave, but live

The tears of your people

Flowing down to fill Umsunduzi river to its brim

Are a true depiction of the authentic effigy

Of your life

The voices and the cries of your people

Echo in the Drakensberg mountains

Can be heard all over the Midlands

The entire city of PMB

The Capital City,

The City of Choice, is mourning for you

Though we are sad, we are at the same time

Celebrating a life of our hero well lived

It makes us proud to have shared our lives with you

At the same time it makes us cry cause a great part of us is gone

Rest in peace Khabazela knowing you

Have accomplished your assignment

On earth with great distinction

Though you are gone

Your voice will always

Echo in our ears, sounding loud, bold and clear:

Ubuntu Mabande Kubantu.

NguManqoba KaNIVARD Dlamini Imbali

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