the writing and photography of Neil Kramer

Water

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My trip to New Zealand was all about water.   Without water, we would all die of thirst.   But don’t try to grab it with the tense hand; it will laugh at you with disdain. It is a chameleon that takes many forms and shapes, always moving. Only a fool tries to control it.  Water runs fast.  Water can calm — the gentle brook, and then belittle you with a ocean’s tsunami, swallowing you whole.  Water is sex and religion.   Sweet wetness and holy baptism.  Water is risk.   Water is mysterious and powerful, like a woman.

12 Comments

  1. Melinda Hamby

    That video is awesome!

  2. Elizabeth Aquino

    I’m new to your blog, relatively, but I have to say that your posts make me swoon.

  3. Always Home and Uncool

    Can’t find that in NYC or LA.

  4. erin margolin

    Are all women mysterious and powerful? Or just Juli? Cause I’m thinking my husband would never use those words to describe me.

    beautiful words, amazing video.

  5. V-Grrrl @ Compost Studios

    Water is sex and religion, sweet wetness and holy baptism. YES. Now you’re talkin’

  6. Nanna

    Sigh. New to your writing, but a devoted fan of your photos. Both are so beautiful!

  7. Kim

    Cool Neil. This thing needs a “LOVE IT” button.

  8. Amiyrah

    This Pisces woman appreciates you writing about her absolute favorite entity. Water is everything.

  9. Salena Lettera of The Daily Rant

    Love the photo. And you’re very fortunate – it seems your lady friend is always naked. 🙂

  10. Alexandra

    Spoken like a man who’s not afraid to say he’s in love.

    How wonderful.

  11. Skevi Zenonos

    I think you are an amazing writer and photographer…

    Good luck to you both with your precious love 🙂

  12. Ruth

    Beautiful, Neil. You’ve been in the company of a Water Goddess, you are forever different.

    ” . . . try to grab it with the tense hand; it will laugh at you . . . ” I loved a drop of water once. He rejoined the ocean. I still hate the ocean, even as I’m grateful for it.

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