Sahara Ramblings

  I met him when my guide and I were riding our camels in the desert. Not far from civilization, but just enough to escape the noise. …

Unchangeable

  Evil  Has no favorites It methodically Carries out its work   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

Misfortune

  The tarot cards Have not been nice to me Bad luck is now My middle name Hopefully things Soon begin to change   Copyright© Edge…

The Ultimate Separation

  The soul rises Floats away Leaving the corpse behind To be disposed of   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

An Ode To Mother Earth

  Artwork By Yvonne de Wit   Mesmerized by the colorful pallet of the Overberg Mountains she began to collect earth minerals. After a few Land…

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  Playing the Tabla drums The boy smiled And Displayed tranquility   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  She practices dark arts A scorpion tattooed on her back The sex was painful Unforgettable and unusual   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  Quickly close the windows We are being invaded by giant insects Who squirt out poisonous droplets of jealousy   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  Wealth Is most important to him Live for today Forget How judged When dead   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  As we get older The body Holds back our mind   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Day time Spirits are at rest Nighttime They come out to play   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

Desire, Narcissism & Arousal

  Visual Artist  Laura Lamb Mallet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the series ‘NEW EROTICA’.  To see Laura’s body of…

Octopolis

  Photographer Yvette Monahan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Octopolis’.  To see Yvette’s body of work, click…

Kapunda Rodeo | Australia

  Documentary, Urban and Travel Photographer Phil Duval is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Rodeo Series’.  To see Phil’s body…

China The Giant

  The Biden Administration will try to be hard on China regarding human rights; but the economy paves the way. Frankly, can any country tell China…

Bracing For Censorship

  Individuals as well as companies will be hesitant to speak out on polarizing issues. The left is now in power in America and will do…

National Security Resources

  Unfortunately, domestic terrorism will become a larger problem in America. Security concerns will be on the front burner during the Biden administration. The question is…

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  The market A fish sliced open Guts showing Is that a heartbeat?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  It is tough to look back Things I missed Things I should have done different Now It is too late A good day Is waking…

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    The cards do not lie Dark clouds have Gathered in the sky Divisions increase Stopping at a store window I see a reflection of…

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    Tell me Do you still have dreams? For me the clock stopped Can you give me spare batteries?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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    Walking along the road Cars pass by Garbage Occasionally Tossed at me     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

Workplace

    Companies treat their employees Like game pieces Inorganic Not Organic Human beings   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021     Edge of Humanity…

Danger In A Skirt

  She called him over for drinks He fell asleep Cutting some hair Trimming a couple of nails Revenge Was Set In Motion     Copyright©…

Enthusiasm

  Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   A few have it Even fewer enjoy watching it Palatable for the ones you see occasionally Tolerated…

Architectural Photography

  Artwork By ANNETTE SCHREIBER “Through reading I discovered the beauty and art of architecture. “The Fountainhead” by Ayn Rand got me started in architectural photography. Old,…

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  She worships the bull Male fertility converts to strength In the practice of her witchcraft   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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  I have an old beater She runs good Looks not so good Paid OFF   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Climbing the steps I reached the top Of happiness   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  Packs of wolfs Down from the high country Under eclipse of the sun Unafraid Of Man       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

Russia’s On & Off Affair

  Under the Biden administration, the relations with Russia will take a turn for the worse. Expect a cooling from that under the Trump administration. However,…

Earthly Link

  His guild is the underworld Nighttime not daytime Is prime time Communicates with the spirits Inside tiny 10×10 shack   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

What Roams In The Dark?

  Pack of wild dogs Every night Visit Garbage dump A few malnourished cats Can also be found   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

Negative Vibe

  Jealousy Negativity Influenced Her practice Of Witchcraft   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

Focus

  Locked away in cell They could not break him He Stretched Exercised Meditated Whispered to himself Positive affirmations Two years in the cage Sculpting a…

America 2021

  At least the first half of 2021 will be hard economically. Many families will struggle to pay bills and survive financially. In America, more than…

Fading Republicans

  Cracks will continue to show in the Republican Party. Trump has disrupted the system of order and going forward Republican lawmakers have to exist in…

Protests Are Here To Stay

  2021 will be a very eventful year relating to protests throughout the world. The economic conditions are horrible. Also, especially in the USA, people have…

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  She had beautiful eyes Eyes that I could watch forever It was difficult to not stare She had eyes I will always remember   Copyright©…

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  They all left I’m all alone In my cell Scribbling poems   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  Passing through doorway Entering unknown She looked above Then below Watching silhouettes drift by   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Surrounded by grandfather clocks The wizard smoked his shisha pipe Read his books Away From modern society   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  I asked The important looking lady For the key to freedom She replied “ There is no Freedom”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

Soft (manipulated) Messages

  What is stronger Written or verbal word? Advertisers use both Carefully chosen To brainwash the viewer   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

The Carrier #2

  Control? What control? The emotions just keep coming in I have tried to stop this from happening  This is the life Of an empath  …

Displaced

  For awhile I lost my place Aimless floating Above everyone Now The same old me Standing in line With everyone else   Copyright© Edge of…

Outing In The Dark

  When I’m sad and alone I hop on my bike and ride most of the night   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

The Encounter

  Walking along the sidewalk I see a chap Get off the bus With a bowler hat and cane As he walks towards me He smiles…

Rewind Series | Animals

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth…

Rewind Series | Faith

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth…

Rewind Series | Individual Stories

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth…

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  Like a small drop of water slowly falling onto a leaf. That moment between past and present is ecstasy.   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Feeds on fear Intentionally Plays with the fire So alive   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  Fan spins Dust flies Sitting Lying On dusty wood floor Slowly polishing off My bottle of whiskey   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  Scratching at the walls Waking me from sleep My demons remind me of my sins   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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  I make a pilgrimage every 2/3 years to Haiti Expanding my craft VOODOO   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

Haphazard Beauty

  Artwork By Rex Maurice Oppenheimer   “My art, although being created by a human hand, somehow tries to represent a haphazard beauty, such as one might…

Night Sketches 

     Artwork By LARA KANTARDJIAN “Wandering the streets like a spectator from Rilke’s Duino Elegies, always seeing, feeling, and connecting to everything—in search of a certain…

Photo-Manipulation

  Artwork By MICHAEL VINCENT MANALO Photo-Manipulation PORTFOLIO On View     ABOUT The NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY is designed to connect art seekers and collectors…

Purpose

  He found his place in life Traveling Spreading the word As a missionary   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

Hate

  Acid rain inside the soul Quickly erodes the happy self Destroys our sense of reality   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

Garden’s Guard

  One blooming giant sunflower Stands alone Watching over the other flowers   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Artist’s Way

  Wood carefully carved Stacked throughout his studio Some pieces he will sell at an art show A few others will remain part of his permanent…

Angry Soul

  The loss affected him greatly Now He goes out of his way Methodically Trying to emotionally hurt Complete strangers   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Locked In

  This time the depression Holds me tight Like a vice Alone Again Tonight I continue to fight   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021  …

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  Stuck with glue Thoughts will not move What can I do? Just suffer Wait for time to pass   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

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  Daytime Changing oil & tires Nights Studying Old Testament   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  Cold night I Hear Rodents Fight Over warm place to sleep   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  Hair falling out Teeth hurt Unable to get hard Dump me at the junk yard I’m quickly deteriorating anyway   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Her Dreams Always same Take place during late antiquity   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  Barbarians On their hands and knees Frantically Picking up discarded scrapes Thrown away by the Bourgeoisie   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If…

American South

  Artist and Storyteller Jessica Hines is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the series ‘Southern Stories’.  To see Jessica’s body of…

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  I still remember 45-50 years ago My dad and I Fishing From wood catwalks On the bridges In the Florida Keys   Copyright© Edge of…

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  The sharecropper’s family work long hours Never enough left over After landowners’ cut   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

Unreachable Grip

  Never in the now Chasing the future Looking at the past Every day of my existence The present becomes Further from my grasp   Copyright©…

Fireworks Show

  Nibbling On  Western History & Philosophy Series   Source: Seneca Dialogues and Essays A New Translation by John Davie   “it is not what you…

Urban Forest | Atlanta, USA

  Photographer Peter Essick is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the book ‘Fernbank Forest’.  To see Peter’s body of work, click…

Religious Tossing Games

  What about the Crusaders? Christians’ ancient history Full of destruction Humanity evolved with time Islamic terrorism Is a modern disease Unjustifiable Killing of the innocent…

Free Flowing Emotions

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source:  The 8 Human Talents Restore the Balance and Serenity Within You with Kundalini Yoga By Gurmukh…

Numb

  He stared straight ahead Long wrinkled neck Years working in the fields Under the sun Strong piercing eyes that show no emotion   Copyright© Edge…

Finding Himself

  The Knight Laid down his sword Went deep into the forest To live amongst nature Never fought again   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021…

Pharaohs’ Choice

  He only collected one type of artwork Throughout the mansion’s walls Egyptian papyrus   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped,…

Better Opportunity’s Curse

  Rural villages Disappear Culture lost Modernization Creates Slums Poverty Loss of identity   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

Good Mood At Night

  A great evening Sharing dumplings Dipped in sauces Cold beer Discussing politics   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

Rewind Series | Forgotten Places

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth…

Rewind Series | Prisons

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth…

Rewind Series | Mexico

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth…

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  Elites Float above it all When the pheasants Wake up All will come crashing down   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…

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  Probiotics Are The Go to Solve it all For the gut   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  Lying in the hospital bed He had plenty of time For feelings of regret   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Giant octopus Crawls out of the oceans’ belly Onto the beach Terrorizing The island’s natives   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my…