In Rememberance of Jesi

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As many of you are aware, a fellow ficleteer has fallen. Our beloved “Not You,” real name Jesi, wife of Mighty Joe Young, passed away this morning (September 9, 2009, around 1:00 AM).

This challenge isn’t a competitive one. There will be no winners, no losers. It is a memorial.

Write what you feel, here. It can be a heartfelt eulogy, a poem, a story… You could even create a story involving Jesi, something fun and adventurous, something beautiful…

I’d like to think that Jesi has internet access wherever she went, and will read all the stories posted here.

Jesi, we all love you and miss you. Joe, we’re here for you.

Much love.

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Discussion

  1. Avatar The Fantastic Mister Fish

    does anyone know where eddie joe is? he’s been gone awful long….

  2. Avatar Silven

    I’m sorry. I’m so sorry. I’d like to write something, anything, right now, but I knew her so little. So I offer my best wishes and hope they will suffice.

  3. Avatar K-Jellybean

    read this after I posted a sequel to Kater’s For Jesi…. I hope it speaks as loudly as I meant it to, I know we all feel Jesi’s loss. I can’t imagine how MJY feels..

  4. Avatar F Carter Adcock

    To the Ficly Family:
    Eddy-Joe is not home to get the basket yall sent, but I will make sure it’s the first thing he sees when he gets here and I’ll let him know yall sent it.

  5. Avatar Eloquent Mess {(LoA)}

    Thank you for sharing that, Joe. And I am honored to see this memorial mentioned in the obituary.

    She really looks great in all those pictures.

  6. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    http://www.riemannfamily.com/showbook.php?seqnum=2595
    This is her obituary and condolensces page. she is is so pretty in these pictures.

  7. Avatar StudMuffin (LoA)

    Messy,
    your comment was the first time I had ever cried in front of my computer.
    When I found out Jesi had passed, I had no reaction. I sat in my chair, staring at a computer screen, too in shock to say anything.
    But I don’t think I’ve been hit with more realisation in my life.
    We truly are a family, a family I am damn proud to have.
    I considered Eddie-Joe and Jesi to be two of my closest friends, and I had never thought losing a friend could ever be so hard.
    I would just like to thank everyone on this site for being supportive of Eddie-Joe in his time of need, and showing me what is truly means to be a family.

  8. Avatar kristen

    I have yet to write anything in Ficly, but have cyber stalked these stories. Well, I was just thinking..that the only way to take the mourning out of death, is to take love out of life. Your love and the love others have for your wife is evident in the loss we all feel, and the sweet stories written for her. I’m sure she feels that now.

  9. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    I wrote what I had to say to Joe in a card, remembering Jesi and wishing him some comfort. I just haven’t been ready to submit something yet..

  10. Avatar Eloquent Mess {(LoA)}

    I’m so glad to see so many people reaching out with their love and memories.

    In all my life I’ve never seen such a close-knit group of people, especially on a website. We’re all strangers, in a way… Distant and intangible. Yet we all love each other, we stand up for each other, and we’re there for each other when we need it.

    I love you all, you guys rock.

    We truly are one family.

    I’m sure that Jesi, wherever she is, can see all of this love, and appreciates it very much.

  11. Avatar Textual Phoenix

    I’m not good with this sort of thing, but I’ll do my best. Joe, Jesi, I hope it stands up to the person she is.

  12. Avatar Alexa Reed (LoA)

    Eloquent Mess –
    How lovely of you to remember your friend at this time, and to keep Jesi’s memory alive as well.

    Mighty Joe Young -
    I can’t even express my sympathy, as I’m sure you can’t express your sadness. Know that you & all who loved Jesi remain in my prayers.

  13. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    I could have never made jesi believe she was this important to so many people not in thousand lifetimes, i am so glad she is seeing this now.

  14. Avatar F Carter Adcock

    Eddy-Joe, I am so sorry for this. I will always remember her well, and mourn at the loss. I can’t even begin to imagine what this house will be like now without her here.

  15. Avatar Kater

    Thoughts and prayers go out to you, Joe.

  16. Avatar The Fantastic Mister Fish

    fuck.

  17. Avatar Marli

    So very sorry Joe. Jesi you will leave behind a much saddened ficly.

  18. Avatar Ana Cristina

    Joe, I’m so very sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers go with you.

  19. Avatar Coccinella

    so very shocked and saddened to hear this terrible news … we have our palms outstretched to you, joe – much love

  20. Avatar Aurelia

    Joe, I don’t even know what to say other than I am so so sorry to hear this, so sorry for the loss of your lovely wife. We love you.

  21. Avatar DoItForScience

    I feel for you Joe, but I am sadly truly unable to put my feelings into words. I hope we, the entire Ficly community, can help you deal in any way we can.

    Good luck Joe.

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