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Whitney Elizabeth Houston: Gone Too Soon

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Whitney Elizabeth Houston: Gone Too Soon

A Tribute to a beautiful Lady with a beautiful soul...

A melodious voice was her forte
With perfect range she could sing anything
From nursery rhymes to R & B love songs
She rendered each one with perfect pitch

Her voice seemed to  sparkle; as clear as a bell
Thrilling audiences in church; filling concert halls
Nurtured by her Mother who sang Gospel tunes
Always her mentor at home and on world tours

Her gift was eagerly shared with young and old
How love for her expanded our globe
This journey was not always kind to her
She was taken to places she’d never been

And the  world was saddened by the change
Fans and family prayed and she survived the fall
She came back broken; we cried and loved her anyway
Whitney Elizabeth Houston, another genius at her craft… gone too soon!!!


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  1. Date: 7/4/2012 11:34:00 PM
    We all have to go sooner or later, but this fine lady left us way too soon. Her recordings will always be around, but we will never see and hear her live in concert. Perhaps she will have a number of impersonators mimicking her sound and style in the near future.

  1. Date: 4/4/2012 3:10:00 PM
    Beautiful tribute. She did indeed have an amazing voice. Keep writing! ------Ell

  1. Date: 2/12/2012 7:46:00 AM
    A sad day in music... She is an Icon that has left us to early... overcome by the demons of life she never really got her soul back on top.... RIP Whitney.... I fell in love with your voice and beauty in 'The Bodyguard".... great dedication.. luv n hugs Michael

    Haick Avatar Annalise a.k.a. Audrey Haick
    Date: 2/18/2012 2:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Michael, sorry this reply comes late..but thank you..we'll see her again and this time there'll be no 'good byes'. Love, Anna
  1. Date: 2/12/2012 1:08:00 AM
    shocked to hear this, annalise.. was just gooogling and no news about whitney... no one can ever follow hwe footsteps! sad but your tribute is a glowing piece.. :) hugggs!

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 11:54:00 PM
    Annalise, I found out that Whitney Houston passed away by reading another poem here at the Soup. Dear Lord, she was only 48. Your dedication is a very apt one. Yeah, she was raised on Gospel....Aretha Franklin is her God-Mother. Another beautiful soul gone too soon.

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 11:20:00 PM
    I didn't know Whitney died! Wow, this is a crazy way to find out. I just turned on the news to find out it is true. A touching tribute you have written.