of Guyana, of rivers and plains
Made rich by the sunshine and lush by the rains
Set gem-like and fair between mountains and sea
Your children salute you, dear land of the free.
Green Land of Guyana, our heroes of yore,
Both bondsmen and free, laid their bones on your shore;
This soil so they hallowed, and from them are we
All sons of one mother, Guyana the free.
Great Land of Guyana, diverse though our strains,
We are born of their sacrifice, heirs of their pains;
And ours is the glory their eyes did not see
One land of six peoples, united and free.
Dear Land of Guyana, to you will we give
Our homage, our service, each day that we live
God guard you, great Mother, and make us to be
More worthy our heritage – land of the free.