Asimbonanga (Baez Joan)

Asimbonanga (we have not seen him) Asimbonang' umandela thina (we have not seen mandela) Laph'ekhon (in the place where he is) Laph'ehleli khona in the place where he is kept) Oh the sea is cold and the sky is grey Look across the island into the bay We are all islands till comes the day We cross the burning water Asimbonanga (we have not seen him) Asimbonang' umandela thina (we have not seen mandela) Laph'ekhon (in the place where he is) Laph'ehleli khona in the place where he is kept) A seagull wings across the sea Broken silence is what I dream Who has the words to close the distance Between you and me Asimbonanga (we have not seen him) Asimbonang' umandela thina (we have not seen mandela) Laph'ekhon (in the place where he is) Laph'ehleli khona in the place where he is kept) Steve biko, victoria mxenge Neil aggett Asimbonanga Asimbonang 'umfowethu thina (we have not seen our brother) Laph'ekhona (in the place where he is) Laph'wafela khona (in the place where he died) Hey wena (hey you!) Hey wena nawe (hey you and you as well) Siyofika nini la' siyakhona (when will we arrive at our destination)