People we have met and the wisdom shared, have taken us all to this very moment. Film was his grace, for thru film he drew many, his was a glimpse into the lives that make us individually human. Al Maysles , your contributions to our lives thru your rare vision of life being lived. These gifts shared are a most precious gift. Many will honor you, for the gift of film live you have given our world.
Your ability to see life as it is, has taught many to be who they are, preserving truth thru film.
You will be missed all my days, I was honored you called me your Buddy.
Those early years, we both had known great adventure. each from such different starts, our introduction began on a fine summer day. Your vision shared with David, preserved a time in which in which I was only a witness. This vision of filming, seasons of life in a forgotten mansion.
This as other films in which you sought the truth uninterrupted, lessons of life preserved.
You have taken the great step, we spoke, and you now are with your Brother. re-united, forever with kindness of your Mother and your Father, your beloved family. The words shared with me, will carry on till my journey is complete.
It is as rare as the lives in which we all know, a path less traveled, that teach us of true equality.
I will search my life travel with you in my heart.
You have given me all that a friend, confidant, and human being with compassion rare as the person I have learned to love.
My duty to our friendship will be cherished, in all the days of my life.
An admirer , your Marble Faun