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August night Tropical garden Soft Easterly Atlantic Ocean breeze Lighting small candles Surrounding Black marble Buddha I begin to meditate    * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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Sunday Afternoon Hot charcoal briquettes Sprinkled with Jack Daniel’s Whiskey barrel smoking chips A couple of filet mignons Wrapped with thick maple bacon strips Ice cold Heineken…

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  Praia Copacabana Rio She said “Bon Dia” Nighttime dancing & caipirinhas Short time motel Kisses & “tchau”      * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

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Carrying plastic bags Full of groceries The pregnant mother Slowly walked up the long stairway While her two other young children Followed closely behind    *…

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Keeping her mind sharp, the ninety-three year old lady, spends her days solving crossword puzzles and nights putting together jigsaw puzzles.    * Find More Poetry HERE…

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Digging deep into the sidewalk trash can, the shabby dressed man found a copy of The Wall Street Journal. Stepping onto the city bus, he sat…

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Sailing on the ocean Need open space Sunny salt air has chiseled my face Life on shore is a bore Load up on supplies at the…

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For a long time Carried heavy load Head always down He forgot about the beautiful sky above him.    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Bangkok Busy Wat Calm monk Prays alone While tourists come and go    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Haiku #249

Ants find comfy home Inside folds of staghorn fern Stuck on sea grape tree  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Haiku #248

Father and his son Bonding while flying their kites On Miami Beach  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #247

Large ancient ficus tree One small leaf falls to ground Life continues on    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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When asked for a nugget of wisdom The very old man replied: “Always be comfortable looking at yourself in the mirror”    * Find More Poetry HERE…

Haiku #246

Rusting metal chair Covered with vines not alone Far corner garden    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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Painting stepping stone walkway blue Looks brand new Cat walks across Leaving paw prints Giving me more work to do  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

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Trimming Leggy Hibiscus tree Two black butterflies Fluttering Between Red Flowers, green leaves and me    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

South Central Florida

  Photographer Brian McSwain is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From his project ‘The Florida Heartland’.  To see Brian’s gallery of photographs …

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Walking along the beach I find an empty conch shell Holding it up to my ear Listening Reminds me Impermanence Is faraway yet also near  …

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Late afternoon Large Green Iguana Crawling Across Polished Japanese black stones Stops Sniffs Dead frog’s bones Again starts moving its feet Looking for plant treats Climbs…

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A man carries his sack on his back Holding his thumb up Hoping to catch a ride To anywhere.    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

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Valley Of The Kings Walking down into King Tut’s Tomb Sign reads NO FLASH PHOTOS Guard whispers into our ears “Baksheesh Baksheesh No one else is…

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Although tapping one finger at a time Slows down my pace My manual typewriter Activates my creative state    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

Daily Life | Turkey

  Street Photographer Fatma Demir is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  To see Fatma’s gallery click on any photograph.  …

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closing my eyes chunks of metal shrapnel flying at me unable to sleep rise up from bed walk outside trembling I sit down on wet ground…

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Old bicycle Rests against coffee shop window Customers inside connected to Wi-Fi Pedestrians outside walk by    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Shaved head Bellyful Holding his cane The garden stone Buddha Laughing Though rain and sun Always having fun  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

Haiku # 245

Droplets of rain fall Beam of sunlight cuts through shade Eastside of garden    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

Haiku #244

Snow falls on graveyard Trees have lost all of their leaves Tombstones standing guard  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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1 a.m. Full Moon Ax stuck into fallen coconut tree Baby tree frog Sits on top of metal blade Patiently Waiting for snacks    * Find…

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wick is lit unable to quit slow burn emotions churn wax melts brain revolts      * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Mumbai Evening Barefoot Bag on top of his head The boy Walking in ankle deep water Looking for a place to sleep    * Find More…

Life’s Moments

  Artist  Zoltán Vancsó is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Zoltán’s body of work click on any photograph.    …

Whipping Darkness With Optimism

  Photographer Bonnie Holland is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this fine art photography.  From her project ‘Bonnieland’.  To see Bonnie’s body of work…

Afraid Of Getting Older?

  Photographer Raisa Mikhailova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From art project ‘Gerontophobia’. To see Raisa’s body of work click…

Egypt

  Photographer Denis Dailleux is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘Egypt‘.  To see Denis’ works click on any photograph.…

Sicily, My Sanctuary

  Photographer Georges Salameh is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From project ‘Isolitudine’.  To see Georges’ gallery click on any image.…

Greenland | No Man’s Land

  Author Photographer  Michel Riehl is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From project ‘Disko Bay – Greenland’.  To see Michel’s reportages click…

Dinner Stories | London

  Photographer Alex Saberi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his series ‘Candid Dinners’.  To see Alex’s body of…

Life’s Moments

  Photographer Petros Kotzabasis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From his book ‘Obsessions’.  To see Petros’ portfolio click on any photograph.…

The Allure Of A Quiet Place

  Artist, Educator and Photographer Joshua Lutz is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his book ‘The Meadowlands‘.  To see Joshua’s…

Landscape Photography

  Photographer Galip Cetiner is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape photography.  To see Galip’s galleries click on any image.      …

Under Surveillance

  Photographer Sheri Lynn Behr is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/social documentary photography.  From her  project “NoSafeDistance”.  To see Sheri’s body of…

Daily Life | Kolkata

  Photo Artist  Snehal Kanodia is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From her project ‘A Photo A Day’.  To see Snehal’s…

The Story In Your Eyes

  Artist Photographer Kerekes István is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From his  ‘People & Portraits‘ gallery.  To see Kerekes’ body of…

Tokyo | DARK

  Photographer Thibaut Goarant is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  From project Nocturnus.  To see Thibaut’s body of work click on…

Fine Art Portraits | Women

  Photographer Marie Dashkova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this fine art/portrait photography.  To see Marie’s photo gallery click on any image.  …

Life’s Moments

  Travel and Street Photographer Georgie Jerzyna Pauwels is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these photographs.  To see Georgie’s  photo galleries click on any…

Salton Sea | California’s Dying Lake

  Actor and Photographer Colette Stevenson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Salton Sea ‘.  To see Colette’s galleries click…

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Summer afternoon heavy rainstorm stopped Barefoot throughout garden I walked Earth provides security for me Decided to rest and have a seat Wood bench Metal wash…

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Dangerous riding bike My Eyes peeled left and right Driver’s fingers frantically moving on smartphone screens I’m taking back roads Less likely someone will run over…

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Sargassum litters beach A tourist asks: “How come city tractor did not clean? Meanwhile Birds gather Pick through seaweed Finding morsels to eat  * Find More…

The Light In The Sky

  Multidisciplinary Art Director and Photographer Ross Buswell @ Atmospherics is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape photography.   To see Ross’ body of…

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Shredded wood mulch Spread Between Around Stone walkway Pink Plumeria flowers Fall Gently Decorate    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

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Expanding web Obstructing main garden pathway I sit down Observe Spider Accumulate prime real estate    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Discount box store Late model Luxury Automobile Pulls into parking spot Older man steps outside Holding large designer bag Unloads Several Empty Wine bottles Into shopping…

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foot involuntarily shakes unable to sit and meditate adjustments made more time in garden mind needs resting place    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …