We Are All One People

Pholoa Motlanthe, from St Martin de Porres School, Orlando West, shares a poem he wrote for Heritage Day.

This poem, written by one of South Africa’s young boys, has a depth and profundity that we could all learn from. No matter where we come from, we were all one people and have more in common than we think we do. Instead of looking down on one another, let’s look up and learn from each other.

You struggle as others. Fight as others. Cry as others.

We are all the same.

God bless you all my darling avidReaders. Today as we celebrate our history, let’s learn to accept another’s history, too. Once you can understand their past, you’ll understand their present.