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

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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.

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