August 29, 2016


Prince Jackson Writes Michael Jackson a Birthday Poem

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Dave Hogan/Getty Images

Today (Aug. 29th, 2016) would have been Michael Jackson’s 58th birthday, and to commemorate the occasion, oldest son Michael Jackson Jr. (who goes by Prince Jackson) shared a heartfelt poem on Monday morning.

“Happy birthday to the Man who was more than a legend. I love you,” Jackson posted on Instagram as a caption to the poem. Check out the poem, in which Prince calls MJ “an archangel,” below:

Prince Jackson was born on Feb. 13, 1997; he was 12 years old when his father died in June 2009. 

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