poetics, time, body disruption and marginally queer solutions

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. I know her presence in the world and on the internet will live on. Thank you.


At 10:50 PM, Blogger Donna Kuhn said...


My deepest condolences to you.

At 11:44 PM, Blogger Okir said...

I didn't know kari personally, except through her poetry -- which was wonderful and thought provoking, and her blogs, which were enlightening.

my best to you...

At 11:02 AM, Blogger Amy said...

I'm terribly sorry for the world's and your loss -- but so many have and will continue to benefit from her writing, activism, and teaching. We are grateful.

At 11:54 AM, Blogger michael said...

a place
not a passage

who remain
feel the wind

shimmer there
beyond our clamor


At 8:50 PM, Blogger Ann said...

Dear Frannie -- my heart hurts for you. And for kari, wherever she may be. My hugs, to you.

At 11:03 AM, Blogger Thomas Lonneman-Doroff said...

I am so saddened at Kari's death. She will be missed. She leaves a legacy of showing us all to be ourselves, and to live by authentic means. I will be in touch. I wish you strength in your grief. Love,
Your old classmate
Tom Lonneman-Doroff

At 8:51 PM, Blogger John K said...

I also am so sad to hear of Kari's death! I met her some years ago and was always inspired by her artistry and activism.

My thoughts and sincerest condolences go out to you--John Keene

At 10:19 AM, Blogger natascha b. said...

My heart goes out to you with deepest condolences. kari was such an incredible poet, activist and kind human being. This is a great loss for the world.
Much love,
Natascha Bruckner

At 6:03 PM, Blogger TT said...

Miss much

At 2:50 PM, Blogger John Sakkis said...

so sorry for your loss fran.


At 11:05 AM, Blogger Mark D. said...

This is horrible news. You have my deepest sympathies.

At 10:19 PM, Blogger Wendy Grosskopf said...

Fran, I am so sorry for your loss. Her death is a loss for the entire art world. Kari's work is brilliant and profound, as she was as a person.

I don't know if you remember me--I am the student at California State University in Northridge who wrote a paper on kari's work a couple of years ago. The two of you were kind enough to have us for tea when my husband and I were visiting in San Francisco.

My deepest sympathy,

Wendy Grosskopf

At 4:57 PM, Blogger robyn said...

if you get this my heat goes out to you. you and kari were a great source of support to me , especially in Montreal. I am still filled with grattitude for the help you gave me in getting to Naropa Oh my!

At 10:32 PM, Blogger Pirooz M. Kalayeh said...

I am so sorry.

At 5:22 PM, Blogger nolapoet said...

I'm sorry, too...kari was a prolific contributor to WOM-PO, where we met (and sometimes butted heads!) and I am certain that we are all poorer for her leaving. I just saw the first issue of WOMB poetry and this was how I learned of her passing. My deepest sympathies.

Robin Kemp

At 6:22 PM, Blogger Pink said...

My sincere condolences. Let's just pray for her peaceful rest.


At 7:38 PM, Blogger cliffy said...

My sincere condolences.. May the eternal light give her rest.


At 1:06 AM, Blogger Skip Speer said...

Hey Fran,

Again, so sorry for your loss and for everyone that was touched by kari--as an activist and a writer.

she will be missed by many.

I can only imagine what else she might have accomplished if she were on this earth for a few more years.

she left way too soon.

Missing kari from Dallas, TX--Skip Speer

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