Christianity | Lebanon

  Photographer Fadi Boukaram is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the ‘Articles of Faith’ project.  To see Fadi’s body…

DLXXVI | Global Warming

Blistering days Ice melts Changing Environment Continues to be felt Destroy Planet In name of profit & loss Unknowledgeable Conned By Big boss Only Cyclical History…

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drip drip drip slow motion days sweeping weeding pruning sun rises sun falls watching the moon soon time for bed * Who is The Hermit Poet?…

Indonesia | A Decade Ago

  Photographer Massimo Mastrorillo  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Indonesia | Just Another Day’ project.  To see Massimo’s …

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one burner hot plate can of beans 2 for 1 white bread 6 pack beer today’s paper rent is cheap only a place to sleep alone…

Haiku #255

Soft breeze falling leaves Spider constructs new web Dove lands on Buddha head  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

The Sand Games

Written by: Carioca Da Gema   World tour New changes to old land Self imposed desert prince Meets American Tzar Dignitaries Elites all around Under spotlight…

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Middle of October Hot Southeast Florida day Fresh squeezed orange juice Bananas from tree Swinging in hammock Butterflies drift around me * Who is The Hermit…

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Make the land work for me Building West side fence From Bamboo Coconut tree fronds Travelers Palm dried bracts * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Squirrel Fell hard One meter from my feet I looked at him He at me Embarrassed Squirrel Scurried back up palm tree  * Find More Poetry HERE…

Urban Patterns | Europe

  Photographer Jose Conceptes is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images. To see Jose’s projects click on any photograph.        …

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Dusty antique chair Stained glass window Light cigar Memories too far * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

DLXXXIV

Intrigue Who is to believe? Young prince flying high Pull out oxygen mask Will Gargantuan American Arms trade To Saudi Arabia Last?   Edge of Humanity…

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The way we roll Two old crows Wearing Tilley hats Pushing Two wire carts One & half blocks To our local Walmart * Who is The…

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Every night Sitting Under Hot shower Slow pour Bottle of wine She washes away Demons Floating Inside her mind * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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The Hermit Poet’s newly designed coconut tree super-duper bird feeding station is in place. I’m ready for visitors from the cold North to stopover at my warm…

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Seeds Plants In the ground Mulch & love Spread all around First planting of season done Soon Homegrown Vegetables In Salads Wok Slow Cooker Oven *…

Haiku #254

Cool breeze rain starts to fall Slumbering iguanas Do not seem to care  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Underwater Portraits

  Photographer Lianne Strik is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Lianne’s  body of work, click on any photograph.    …

Diners | New York City

  Photographer Marco Di Gianvito is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘NYC Diners’ project.  To see Marco’s body of…

DLXXXIX

Sunset Birds settle comfortably in nests  Squirrels nibble on last bits of corn Morning More caterpillars born * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

DXC

Another Slow business day Shopkeeper Engulfed  By  Magazines and newspapers Eats a microwave meal On a chipped plate Internet controls fate Scraps Scraped off  For  Pooch…

DXCI

Sitting on rickety wood chair Cigarette hanging from his mouth Pool shark Observes Opponent Sink 8-ball  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

DXCII

Followed By marching ducks Child Leaves Behind Homemade cookie crumbs  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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Church Choir sings Soon New Supreme Court Justice Takes his seat * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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room cluttered with knickknacks small cracked mirror old wedding photos on the wall the widow sits alone watching black & white movies * Who is The…

Sarajevo | A Decade Ago

  Photographer Massimo Gorreri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From the project ‘Sarajevo’.  To see Massimo’s  body of work…

Depicting Sex & Death

  Photographer Aji Susanto Anom is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the book ‘Poison’.  To see Aji ’s  body of work…

DXCIV

Looking At her art In the gallery She Remembered The young girl On the way to school Learning from street graffiti  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

DXCV

The Mannequin Always Sits Back of the room Hair is shoe polish black Facial skin pulled back 2nd hand threads Pressed Dated From way back *…

DXCVI

The WHAT-IFS Send Mind Adrift Up Down Back and forth Lock all the doors Frantically Crawling On the floor Dirty sheets Time to change the bed…

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Party over Nothing left Except Few Crumbs On Paper plates It is now late Everyone Moved to another place * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Tattered gloves Two young boxers In the street Momentous dreams * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

Huts | Africa

  Photographer Deidi Von Schaewen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Huts’ series.  To see Deidi’s  body of work click…

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The Gigolo multiple times a day admired himself in the mirror, until he no longer adored what he observed. * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Shack Entrance Cat Sits Waiting For Rats * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DCI

Flat tire Truck driver Talking on mobile phone Rapidly Moving jawbone Pacing in circles On side of freeway * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

DCII

1st light Fisherman Puffing cigar Eyes bloodshot All night at the bar Prepares Boat For Another Day At Sea * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

DCIII

Two visiting parrots Interrupt  Early morning silence * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DCIV

Extreme hot weather over soon Will be planting Vegetable garden Fresh soups and salads   Note: South Florida, USA vegetable growing season is approximately October 10th-May…

DCV

Lounging on park bench Long grey hair Scraggly beard Homeless man Embraced his transistor radio Like most prized possession * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

DCVI

License states safe driver. She always keeps holy book on dashboard. * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

DCVII

Worn out Construction worker Sitting on busy sidewalk Feet stretched out Boots untied Enjoying Brown bag lunch While Cars and people Hurry by * Who is…

DCVIII

Two men Rocking back & forth Chewing and spitting tobacco In no hurry Quarreling over politics In America * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

DCIX

First day October Smidgen cooler Windy day Hurricanes So far Not coming this way * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

DCX

Greasy spoon restaurant Finished breakfast Old lady Pulls out mirror Smears on lipstick   Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

Turkey | Street Photography

  Photographer Selnur Okudan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  To see Selnur ’s  gallery click on any image.    …

Outfitted For Heat

  Photographer and Art Director James Ball @ DOCUBYTE is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Dressed to Kill’ series.  To…

Vibrant India

  Street Photographer Shikha Sood is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life photos.  To see Shikha’s gallery of photographs click on any…

Surreal Portraiture

  Fine Art Photographer Simone Betz @ ROVA Fine Art is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these fine art portraits.  To see Simone’s body of…

DCXI

The Missis Fried eggs and ham Biscuits in the oven The Farmer Sitting on front house step Complained to me About this season’s crop * Who…

DCXII

Frail Old Woman Gently Tossed Coins Into Fountain  Of  Youth  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

DCXIII

Muddy road Hauling heavy load Not sure where to go * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

DCXIV

Lighting candles Lava Lamp Black Light Plugged into electrical outlet Room Silent Except Sound of turntable Playing worn vinyl record Titled Japanese Masterpieces For The Koto *…

The Belfast Murals

  Photographer Hakan Strand is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Belfast’ series.  To see Hakan ’s  body of work…

DCXV

1 hour later Riding Steering Ass and back hurts Still Trying To become friends with camel * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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Giggling While small fish Nibble on my feet In Atlantic Ocean * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Fisherman In small wood boat On calm lake Casts his line While Drifting Aimlessly * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

Iran | As The Plot Thickens

  Here are some key points taken away from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s exclusive interview with NBC’s Lester Holt. Accused the U.S. of adopting hostile stance…

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Sitting in recliner Hand holding up my head Just read a couple more pages Before I go to bed * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Shoveling In the pit Dirty Sweaty Work day labor Does not pay well No benefits All I can get * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Single mother Holding her baby Walks into church Lights a candle Prays Makes a wish * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

DCXXI

Wall built to separate us Block by block We chipped away Nothing Stands In Our Way * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

DCXXII

Independent Coconut tree Grows In its own direction * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

DCXXIII

Monday morning Missing his front teeth He stood on busy street corner Laughing at everyone going to work * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

DCXXIV

No more swagger Covered in soot Long ago Dreams Crushed Under Elephant’s foot * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

DCXXIV

Ignore Negativity Stake claim Spread wings Like crane * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…