12.2.13



( Walt, April Lourdes, Muley Point, 1995 )





Hey Walt
Meet you at the Cowboy Motel
there's a vacancy
and it's not just in my heart.
or maybe we could meet here
in the wide open landscape that you loved...

or down a dirt road,

by the red rocks
playing country music on the radio.
or at a rock shop
like the kind you taught me once to love.
( beth & stella, muley point, photo mick sanders )

there are so many pieces of you 
scattered around our heartstrings...
and today we remember you.

Walter Earl Cotten

2 August 1946 - 12 February 2008

photographer, friend, muse

we miss you...
( walter, lourdes & april, muley point, photo michael byrne)





5 comments:

  1. I sang orphan girl at walt's memorial, looking over the great beyond of monument valley
    as we dropped his ashes back into the red earth.

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  2. What a wonderful tribute and memorial to a friend who has passed on.. beautiful images as well.

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  3. not one of us can say we were not influenced in every way by his art and aesthetic

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  4. Friendship and places to cherish.

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