Monday, December 04, 2006

My loving partner and publisher of this blog, kari edwards, died on 12/2/06 her birthday. She touched so many people with her work and her blogs. Her presence in the world and on the internet will live on. Thanks

10 Comments:

Blogger chris said...

Fran, my heart goes out to you.
Bless you. I will miss kari's kind friendship and poetic insightfulness. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you and for kari's legacy.

Peace,

Chris Murray

9:23 AM  
Blogger EILEEN said...

Fran,
My condolences...

...no words

...but grateful, yes, for kari's "kind friendship and poetic insightfulness".

Eileen Tabios

5:33 PM  
Blogger Robin said...

I'm very sorry for your loss. May you find strength and (eventually) peace in the coming days.

7:54 AM  
Blogger Lorna Dee Cervantes said...

Here's part of what I just posted:

And saddened by the news of kari edwards death while I was away - more on that soon. I was in the middle of thinking through a blog post in answer to a friend's sudden question out of the azure: "What do you think happens to you after you die?" when I returned from Amherst to the news on Eileen's blog. Meanwhile, go to Ron Silliman for more news and words, rendered as usual in his impeccable Silliman way; I'm too sick to feel or read or write anything but to get this brittle cocoon off my head. My thoughts are with kari and those of you shocked and stunned and saddened by kari's sudden passing of heart failure at age 52, my age. I was so gladdened to see kari's triumph (finally!) and was looking forward to be able to attend a reading and experience kari at the height of poetic power, to experience a rare coming into BEing as poet in conjunction with reader/listener. It just never worked out in the recent past; and now, past. And the final hanging blog, intensely empty but somehow so comforting a trace, a name and naming and the vibrancy of the act of language as leap of faith. RIP

2:30 PM  
Blogger T Martin said...

i am so very sorry for your loss, kari was such an amazing presence. my thoughts and prayers are with you.

yours,
Tim Martin

6:12 PM  
Blogger Robert said...

devastating news :(

8:34 PM  
Blogger Anny Ballardini said...

I understand that my distress is nothing when compared to yours. I wanted to thank kari for everthing,

Anny

3:38 AM  
Blogger Dennis Cooper said...

This is extremely sad and terrible news. I'm very sorry. All respect to you.

11:51 AM  
Blogger D Hadbawnik said...

fran,

i'm very sorry to hear this. kari was an inspiration to me and many others. please take care.

5:27 PM  
Blogger Ester said...

I am so sad to hear this news. I only met Kari once or twice, but found her to be a fascinating person and a beautiful spirit. I was always excited to read her poetry.

7:42 AM  

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