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Farewell to Whitney

Farewell to Whitney. An angelic voice is still. We will remember you graced us with your music. We have lost a great treasure. Whitney Houston (1963-2012) From a news story found on AOL

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  1. Date: 2/12/2012 8:42:00 AM
    just heard a few hours ago.. she was a fav of mine, robert... no one can duplicate her style; mariah carey tried.. what a lark, what a legend!... i had to play her songs today.. splendid siel from you..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 8:31:00 PM
    well,you have put her birthdate here, so my gosh, she was WAY young. Did she overdose or something???

    Pettit Avatar Robert Pettit
    Date: 2/11/2012 8:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    As of now, the official cause of death has not been released. She joins that long list of celebrities that left us too early.
  1. Date: 2/11/2012 8:30:00 PM
    gosh, Robert,I had not even heard of this. I can't believe I missed the news. VEry weird. She was not that old, was she??

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 8:21:00 PM
    Great tribute to a great lady, thank you for sharing your words, love,vie

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 8:10:00 PM
    What a wonderful Tanka for a magnificent woman star! She was admired by so many people in this world! You said everything so perfectly! It's unfortunate that she died, she had so much more she could have contributed to everyone! Great Work on your poem!!

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 7:42:00 PM
    Lost a great treasure indeed, Robert. Whoa,I didn't even know that she passed away. 49 years old? Wow! R.I.P.

    Pettit Avatar Robert Pettit
    Date: 2/11/2012 7:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Chris, I just found out about it when I checked my email. Her birthday would not be until August 9; so she was 48.