Encounter with a legend who is still seeking a home
Struggle continues for veteran and man of letters, Don Mattera, in his bookish home, writes
THE wintry sun’s misleading worth envelops the sky and the silent breeze whistles by unnoticed. The leaves succumb to the seasonal weather and fall with lightness from trees while their yellow colour bespeaks their exhaustion at the battering cold.
I am reminded of Percy Bysshe Shelly’s
HOUSING CRISIS CONTINUES: Veterans of the armed wings of liberation movements escort Local Government MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu to the official launch of a housing project for Struggle veterans in KwaMashu, Durban. DOCTORATE: Don Mattera (below) speaks moments after he was bestowed with an honorary doctorate in Literature and Philosophy during a graduation ceremony at Unisa.