ABCNews.com is featuring poems, memories, and well wishes for Charles Gibson. Here’s a poem sent in by Eleanor in Tucson, Ariz.:
|Charlie, you’re the natural choice,
To be “World News Tonight’s” voice,
But GMA can never replace,
A man of your enormous grace.
We’ll miss your wit, your charm, your style,
The void you leave will be a trial.
You were our rock, our guide, our reason,
Through joy and turmoil in every season.
My son was born as you began;
Three dogs have died, the husband ran :-).
But always Charlie, there on my screen,
To inform and delight, a housewife’s dream.
Now rest assured, your fans will follow;
But in the a.m. there’ll be a hollow,
Where once you joked and teased your co-hosts,
And rocked the new grandchild you love most.
From north to south, east to west,
Charlie, you are: ‘Simply the Best!'”