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The Family Struggles Behind My Charming   Childhood

  Photographer Thomas Duffield is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The whole house is shaking’.  To see Thomas’ body of work, click on any photograph.           Our home was a static caravan that sat quietly in a field…

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Daily Life On Historical Ground & Intimate Stories Of A German Family During World War II

  Photographer Nashalina Schrape is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Whispers in East Berlin’.  To see Nashalina’s body of work, click on any image.         This is the story of a house built in 1941 in East Berlin. Four generations…

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The Women In My Family | Identity, Home & Traditions

  Photographer Deedra Baker is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Ties That Bind’.  To see Deedra’s body of work, click on any image.         Ties That Bind explores the nexus of family through three generations of females within my…

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Family, Love & Hate | Growing Up In Poverty | A Photographer’s Story

  Artist and Photographer John-David Richardson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Someday I’ll Find The Sun’.  To see John-David ’s body of work, click on any image.           I am a product of poverty. The circumstances of…

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Depicting My Family’s Everyday Life In Historical Portraits

  Photographer Paola Leonardi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From the project ‘Family Histories’.  To see Paola’s body of work, click on any image.         “Family Histories” is a series of portraits of my family members that reflects a personal interest…

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An American Family

  Photographer Jo Ann Chaus is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Sweetie & Hansom’.  To see Jo Ann’s body of work, click on any photograph.         This body of work was made over the seven-year period, 2008-2015.  With my…

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Music | Wabash Cannonball By The Carter Family (1929)

  This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection. * To listen on YouTube CLICK HERE.  * To purchase this download see Amazon.com below:   Wabash Cannonball * Worldwide, Timeless & Diverse See our Complete Music Selection HERE   Back to HOME PAGE

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Helping An Ethnic Minority Family From Myanmar To Share In The American Dream | A Photographer’s Story Of Support

  Photographer Lorrie Dallek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘New Americans ‘.  To see Lorrie’s body of work click on any photograph.         My journey into the lives of the Sing-Hing family from Myanmar began almost four years…

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A Poem To My Father & Memories Of Family Days On The Farm

  Photographer Nicolas Hafele is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Sweet Water Memories‘.  To see Nicolas’ body of work click on any image.         Sweet Water Memories to my father (poem by my grandmother) afternoons of thunders together watching the…

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A Mother’s Very Personal Story Of A Family Living With PANDAS

  Photographer Lorena Turner is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this intimate documentary.   To see Lorena’s body of work click on any photograph.     My son was born around 5pm after a long and very difficult labor. The TV in the hospital room paralleled his birth with…

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Intimate Portraits Bringing Together Members Of A Orthodox Jewish Family

  Photographer Kovi Konowiecki is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From his project ‘Bei Mir Bistu Shein‘.  To see Kovi’s projects click on any image.           Bei Mir Bistu Shein portrays geographically distant members of an Orthodox Jewish family living in…

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The Hard Decision Of Moving A Family Member To An Alzheimer’s Care Home

  Artist and Photographer Matthias Koch is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Leaving Home‘.   To see Matthias’ selected work click on any image.         As caring for the elderly becomes a burden, the realization of having to move…

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An Imaginary Sibling For A Lonely Child: China’s Family Planning   Restrictions

  Photographer Fan Shi San is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From his project ‘Two Of Us‘.  To see Fan’s projects click on any image.           I started ‘Two of Us’ in 2009. I photographed people who grew up as an only…

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Italians, Family, Food & Tradition

  Photographer Jess Carey is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.   From her project ‘An Italian family tradition: Tomato sauce making’.  To see Jess’ body of work click on any image.   1.Boil the tomatoes   My father’s parents are salt-of-the-earth people. They are humble,…

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Huge Factory Farms & Lower Food Prices Driving Small Family Farms Out Of Business In South Wales

  Documentary Photographer Andrei Nacu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Small Family Farms In South Wales‘.  To see Andrei’s body of work click on any image.           There are many reasons for the decline of family farms…

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Luca’s Family: One Income & One Room For Eleven In Bucharest

  Documentary Photographer Odeta Catana is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Luca Family‘.  To see Odeta’s body of work click on any image.           Luca Family, Valerian and Iordana, got married about 20 years ago, and…

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An Intimate Portrait Of A Serbian Family Seeking Asylum In Belgium

  Fine Art Documentary Photographer Isabelle Pateer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Room 26.10.12‘.  To see Isabelle’s body of work click on any image.       During an assignment for the Belgian federal agency for the reception…

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Family Dynamics

  Fine Art & Editorial Photographer Katrina D’Autremont is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Si Dios Quiere‘.  To see Katrina’s projects click on any image.         ” Si Dios Quiere” explores issues of intimacy and distance…

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Love, Aging & Family

  Photographer Kari Wehrs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from her project ‘Keep Looking Up‘.  To see Kari’s projects click on any image.         Keep Looking Up is a story about love, aging, family, reflection, and re-growth. It is a quiet…

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Joe’s Junk Yard – One Family’s Version Of The American Dream

  Photographer Lisa Kereszi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Joe’s Junk Yard‘. To see Lisa’s body of work click on any image.                 What was the junkyard like yesterday, Nannie?             Same as always—lousy.…

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Intimate Portrait Of A Nicaraguan Family – 1985

  Photographer Janet Delaney is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  these images.  These photographs are from her project ‘Managua, Nicaragua 1985‘. To see Janet’s gallery of projects click on any image.                     See also: South of Market 1978-1986 By Janet…

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Severe Disabilities & Family Struggles The Agent Orange Death Trail

  Commercial Photographer Youngho Kang is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Weapons That Kill The Future‘.  To see Youngho’s gallery of work click on any image.         The War, as we know it, has ended…

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Candid Photography Essay – Family Fun In England

  This photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer Tony Edenden.     Click on any image to see Tony’s galleries and collections.     Click on any image to see Tony’s galleries and collections.     Click on any image to see Tony’s galleries and…

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Fabricating Reality

  Photographer Fang Tong is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this conceptual photography.  From the project ‘Soap Opera​’.  To see Fang’s body of work, click on any image.         The soap opera format is a form of performance which most appropriately reflects a current state…

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Birds Fly No goodbye Walking on muddy ground No one around Pebble inside boot I’m playing wood flute   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019 |       Thought-provoking T-Shirts by Edge of Humanity Magazine        Edge of Humanity Magazine KINDLE eBook Series     Who is…

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Book Review | The Zen Life | Text By Koji Sato | Photographs By Sosei Kuzunishi | Translated By Ryojun Victoria

It has been long time since I have read this book. This is another old book I found covered with dust, behind one of the wood shelves, when I was looking around with my headlamp for termite wings. The Zen Life is one of  the first books I read about…

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Aging | Acceptance

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   By: Chuang Tzu (c. 369 BC-c. 286 BC)   The Great Deception The birth of man is the birth of his sorrow. The longer he lives, the more stupid he becomes, because his anxiety to avoid unavoidable death becomes more and…

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Crown Roast Of Lamb With Crunch Crust | Illustrated Recipe

Course: Super dinner for special occasions Portion feeds: Fantastic dinner for 3. Family style 6 to 8.  Serve two rib racks to each person and add your favorite side dishes. Ingredients: 2 lamb rib rack approximate 1 ¼ lbs. each 1 red bell pepper 1 green bell pepper 1 orange…

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Marked For Demolition & Resettlement | Before & After | Pengerang   Malaysia

  Photographer and Storyteller Wilfred Lim  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the projects ‘Red Note & Red Note – Part II’.  To see Wilfred’s body of work, click on any image.       Red Note For the Chinese community in Pengerang, a…

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My Body, My Battlefield | The Scars Time Left Behind

  Photographer Isabella Borrelli is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Her’.  To see Isabella’s gallery of photographs, click on any image.           On a warm spring day a few years ago, my mother got sick. My mother has…

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The Scarecrow

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Poem by Bukkoku Kokushi (1241-1316)   Though not consciously trying to guard the rice fields from intruders, The scarecrow is not after all standing to no purpose.   From the book Zen and Japanese Culture by Daisetz T. Suzuki (page 100)…

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sitting on beach chair smoking Cuban cigar drinking coconut rum cooking myself in sun Reminiscing it was a fantastic run no longer same same everything will change Maybe time to take siesta in the shade     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019          eBook Series  …

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6:30 a.m. same doughnut shop one Boston cream cup of coffee black soon face the grind still working at 69   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019      eBook Series           Who is The Hermit Poet?     See also:   Poetry Nibbling On Asian…

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Calming The Nerves With Medical Bill Transparency | Sick Americans Are Easier To Control | Part 2

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   Last year 1 in 8 Americans borrowed 88 billion dollars to pay for medical bills. 65 million ignore and/or endure their medical issues due to lack of funds. The orange alert is on for 45% losing sleep at night and looking into being…

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Personal Identity & Intimate   Relationship

  Photographer Kenneth Guthrie is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ongoing project ‘The Way You Look at Me’.  To see Kenneth’s body of work, click on any image.           The Way You Look at Me started as a photographic…

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Gravel road Abandoned Greasy spoon Standing alone The last payphone | KINDLE Ebook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography KINDLE Ebook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet KINDLE Ebook| Peeling Off The Human Condition |…

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The Impact Of Physical Contact Among Humans

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema     An article about India’s caste system told a story of a house servant. She cooked, cleaned, and helped to raise the children for decades.  The servant was not allowed to touch any of the children, as she belongs to the untouchable caste.…

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Luddite Gets Mobile Phone

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   I needed a cheap digital camera and a couple of Apps that can potentially improve my productivity; so I punctured my luddite lifestyle and bought myself a pre-paid (no contracts) smartphone.   Goal #1 Release only what is absolute necessary about me. Due…

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2020 U.S. Presidential Elections | Democratic Party | What Are They Doing?

2020 Democratic presidential candidates Drifting radically left Middle America  They forget President Trump Could win 2nd term Liberals’ guts churn 4 more years Country would make far right turn Justices placed Deep State replaced       If you have found this poem informative, please consider a donation to assist…

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Desire=Suffering Daily craving Meditation Listen to gong 1-2 hours long Confused Mind savors simple food | KINDLE Ebook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography KINDLE Ebook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet KINDLE Ebook| Peeling…

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Heavy Rain commences Another wet season Termites on the attack More wood consumed Me and the missus Ponder Will we pass away before shack collapses from decay? | KINDLE Ebook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography KINDLE Ebook | Tropical Garden Stories…

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Few months away 20 years no cell phone Wife Capitulated Purchased her own $39.99 smartphone I knew something was up After two days She finally fessed-up | KINDLE Ebook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography KINDLE Ebook | Tropical Garden Stories…

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under the wood steps protected from sun old man sleeps not bothered by tourists walking up and down to and from the beach KINDLE Ebook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography KINDLE Ebook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry…

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Baikal’s Shamans | Their Stories & Path Of Self Discovery

  Documentary Photographer Alina Desyatnichenko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Baikal of Wonders’.  To see Alina’s body of work, click on any image.   The land of Baikal region in Russia has always been sacred for the local indigenous peoples –…

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Women | Their Memories, Emotions & Intimate Portraits

  Photographer and Art Historian Eleonora Pecorella is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  From the project ‘WOMEN’S ENERGY’.  To see Eleonora’s body of work, click on any image.   My mother was a feminist, and I grew up in Italy in the seventies surrounded by…

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  He lived in a shack Writing his poems day and night  No one read the work Death came and the tombstone said “Brilliant mind and tortured soul” Robots Devoured  Marketplace Mass produced poetry All that sold Humans Brainwashed Read only what they were told   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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The Money ‘We The People’ Spend & Our Living Conditions In America

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   As a society we must unite as ‘people’ to survive.  Los Angeles has a major homeless problem and small cities in the middle of the country are fighting a drug war in their own living rooms with numbers never imagined.  Uninsured sick Americans…

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alone with sand and stones face and sunglasses covered with dust mind in no rush body temperature warns time to go walk back to motorcycle continue on empty road | KINDLE Ebook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography KINDLE Ebook |…

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weeks turn to months watching her suffer loss of mobility with her arm my courage goes in waves up and down trying to hide sadness in my eyes sometimes I go into the garden so she does not see me cry   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019 | KINDLE…

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holding beer can in paper sack he sat on the dirty sidewalk enshrined by the shadow against the building   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019 | KINDLE Ebook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography KINDLE Ebook | Tropical Garden Stories…

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The System

The powerful man comes up to me and jams his finger into my eye. He tells me that I must comply. I very calmly answer that no one owns my body, mind or soul. Even if you give me a bucket full of gold, I will never be bought and…

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Depression

  Swimming in a lake The weeds strangle my body Trying to break free I’m only pulled down deeper into the opaque water   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019 | KINDLE Ebook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography KINDLE Ebook…

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Jealousy

  Like termites on wet wood, jealousy will eat a person alive. There will always be someone else who has more. Is it even possible to keep up with it all? Life is unfair. Contentment is the only key that opens the door to a peaceful existence. Everyone must look…

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What Is Education?

  You throw me a book and tell me to learn. Just because you have a pocket full of degrees does not make you the master of everyone’s destiny. You are all cushy, safe and completely surrounded with wealth all around. Get off your high horse and go learn firsthand…

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Rightfully Mine

Written by: Carioca Da Gema     I spent the season doing battle The defeated enemy blinded by wrong convictions rose again to begin another conflict Fighting for what is rightfully yours comes easy The adversary trusts that my ignorance will keep his shady business at bay Defeated and wounded…

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Elderly & Isolated In Siberia | The Stories Of Former Female Reindeer Herders

  Photographer Oded Wagenstein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘LIKE LAST YEAR’S SNOW’.  To see Oded’s body of work, click on any image.       In the remote village of Yar-Sale in Northern Siberia, live a group of elderly women.…

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    It is early morning. The sun has not even started to poke thru the thin layer of fog. The weather is cool, but not cold. All is quiet, except for the sound of birds preparing to fly. Suddenly, a gust of wind, the gong is struck, and the…

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Gold And The U.S. Dollar

Over the last decade and more, gold bugs insisted that gold was going to shoot up to stratospheric heights.  The constant hype that every person needed to convert as much of their paper money into gold was ridicules to say the least. Do not misunderstand me, purchasing gold before the…

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Peeling Off The Human Condition By The Hermit Poet | Now LIVE On Kindle

  In the eBook ‘Peeling Off The Human Condition’, ‘The Hermit Poet’ explores the daily life we all see and endure as a society. The poems and stories in this eBook expose acts we see daily, but don’t confront or talk about. Behavior that makes us humans, no doubt, but…

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Confidence, Narcissism & Self

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   “Do you know the story of the praying mantis? It raised its arm to stop an approaching carriage unaware that this was beyond its power. Such was its high opinion of itself.”  Writing by: Chuang Tsu | Translated by Gia-Fu Feng…

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  lounging in hammock small irritating bird “peep, peep, peep” ripe papayas hang from tree my stomach complaining “give me a treat” I’m trying to fall asleep |   eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography   |   eBook |…

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  The sun will soon burn into the water and take the day’s final breath. Alone, I walk on the white sand beach, tossing shells into the sea, trying to forget. I’m clutching deep-rooted memories and my mind remains upset. |   eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet |…

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Globalization Class Warfare

The world economy is rapidly becoming much more high tech and commercialized. An enormous amount of people have been lifted out of poverty and are experiencing a higher standard of living. They have access to more consumer goods that allow for a more comfortable existence. Whether one is for or…

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Photography Book Recommendation | Mario De Janeiro Testino By Mario Testino

  My skin is hot from the sun, salty from the beach, and I can feel the sexual energy all around me. This is Rio. Mario’s book portrays with full throttle intensity, the spirit of the city, and the pulse of the Cariocas.  Jammed packed with 200 super-sized pages of…

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Off The Grid & Into The Wilderness

  Visual Artist Danila Tkachenko  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Escape’.  To see Danila’s body of work, click on any image.           I was traveling in search for people who have decided to escape from social life…

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Solo Dwellers

  Photographic Artist  Louise GAN is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘Home Alone’.  To see Louise’s body of work, click on any image.         The connection between the documentary’s purpose and its subject I took on this project…

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purchased in 1991 sitting under blistering sun terracotta pot survived tropical storms hurricanes deteriorating bit by bit sinking into the earth |   eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography   |   eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography &…

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  I’m holding a blue rock in my hands. I begin to move the jagged, hefty piece, around with my fingers and thumb. It is easy to become attached to this little treasure, that I do not remember where or when it was found.     Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  1st light morning pickings searching finding filling basket with cucumbers lettuce peppers scallions ripe tomatoes   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019     |     |   eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography   |   eBook…

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  small table we sit dipping bread into olive oil drinking wine remembering those times…   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019     |     |   eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography   |   eBook |…

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Photography Book Recommendation | El Salvador By Larry Towell With An Introduction By Mark Danner

  The Salvadoran Civil War went on for over twelve years and killed more than 75,000 people between 1980 and 1992.   The book gives the reader an intimate look into the daily life in El Salvador, during the mid 1980’s to mid 1990’s. In 1986, Larry Towell went to…

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Start Of A New Series | Photography Book Recommendations From The Hermit Poet’s Extensive International Collection

For over 30 years, I have methodically collected 100’s of photography books. Along the way, (around 25 years ago) my wife also became actively involved in collecting. Moving forward, I will introduce you to “collector’s books.” A description of the book and a brief discussion of the photographers work will…

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Between The Natural World & Our Globalized Culture | A Photographer’s   Story

  Photographer David Ellingsen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Last Stand’.  To see David’s body of work, click on any image.             As a youngster on Cortes Island, in Canada’s Pacific Northwest, I walked daily…

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  long drawn-out rain drips peeling wallpaper newspapers books scattered on the floor his mind constantly craves more   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019     |     |   eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography   |…

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Book Review | Oceanic Art | Ozeanische Kunst | Art Oceanien By Anthony JP Meyer | Photographs By Olaf Wipperfurth

The three areas covered are: Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia.  If you are an artist, traveler, art collector, or art book collector, then this gigantic, gorgeous book is an excellent addition to your library.  Both hands are needed to lift the hardcover book because it is 9 Lbs. and 640 pages.…

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My Father’s Medical Bag

  Photographer Patricia Sandler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Finding Our Fathers’.  To see Patricia’s body of work, click on any image.           Finding Our Fathers I After my father passed away, I searched through his briefcase…

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People & Their Quotidian Lives | Africa

  Architect and Photographer Lorenzo Grifantini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘On The Streets of Africa’.  To see Lorenzo’s body of work, click on any image.           Africa is a continent in constant change and the West…

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From Sudan, a caravan follows ancestor’s ghostly trail. The traders wearing flowing galabeyas finally arrive at Birqash market. Grinding out an existence, they sell exhausted camels that will be used for work or slaughter. It is time to socialize, smoke the shisha pipe, and drink some tea. The technologically advancing…

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Shepherd’s Life | Elburz Mountains, Iran

  Photographer Gianluca Ceccarini @ Sarab Collective is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Chupanan’.  To see Gianluca’s projects, click on any image.           Chupanan is the  fārsī  word for shepherds. Reza’s family renews every year the ancient practice of…

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corruption  acknowledges no pain population  begs for change Miami’s luxury real estate place to park illicit gains  soldiers  follow the dictator & generals’ orders until butchering arrives at their door  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry &…

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mind’s web accumulates past calculates future struggles with present to cooperate  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet  * Back to HOME…

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Haiku #259

Dispassionate fog Provides Concealment for Predator and prey  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet  * Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge…

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Elegantly dressed, she eagerly waited at the railway station. By late afternoon, head down, slowly walking away, realizing the satisfying roleplay sessions would never happen again.  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook |…

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cocooned in studio decades forming clay twisted stiff fingers unsold sculptures  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet  * Back to HOME…

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Growing Up In A Silent Home | A Photographer’s   Story

  Photographer Katia Morichetti is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Impossible Elsewhere’.  To see Katia’s body of work, click on any  image.           A few days before my eighth birthday, my parents took me to a child psychologist. …

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Disappearing Circus

  Photographer  Luca Santini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘CIRCUS: A noi ci bagna la pioggia e ci asciuga il vento’. To see  Luca’s body of work, click on any image.           The Vassallo family is a…

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The Real You

  NFL Player & Poet Ryan Russell is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this poem.   *   The Real You   I wonder what you dreamt about, before you ever knew failure. What was your heart’s desire,  before you ever let them break it.   Text ©…

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Daily Life | 1970s & 1980s

  Photographer Dan Lenchner  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Dan’s body of work, click on any photograph.                     All images © Dan Lenchner     See also: Color Gallery By Dan Lenchner    …

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The Village

  NFL Player & Poet Ryan Russell is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this poem.   *   The Village   It takes a village to raise a child. My mother, being a single mother, needed that to be true more than anyone. She worked herself to death…

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Peasants Congregate On the street Submissively Waiting Holding bowls While Privileged Donate Soup of the day  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit…

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No expensive toys Laughing Smiling Riding water buffalo Free entertainment for children  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet  * Back to…

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 technologically advanced species remained primitive warriors until extinction  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet  * Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge…

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Garden swing Sitting Cutting Pieces of pear Using Sharp knife Hedonistic bites Under Moonlight  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet  *…

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Young girl Sitting on dirty blanket Tiny fingers Reaching into packet Scarfs down Leftover French fries Mother Collected While Begging on the street  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories…

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  window seat crowded city bus long  slow  stop and go ride discussing history with  older gentleman holding  stack of books  from the public library who  asked me an  illuminating  question: Do you think today’s upheaval is just another cycle, or an inevitable march towards perpetual evil?  * Find More…

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DXXVII

Hospital bed Connected to IV drip Urine half fills container Days pass examining ceiling Scheduled Tests Medication Frustration  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By…

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DXXVIII

Roofing Eight stories tall Do not fall Shirt off Sun cooking my skin Long day Muscles hurt Tomorrow Do it again  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography…

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DXXIX

leaky faucet drip drip I just was riding the drift same same power game building blocks one two three your lungs full of rage STOP shouting at me I did not ask for fame forget my name No you will not piss on my grave I’m camouflaged disappearing into dust…

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Following In The Footsteps Of Ancient Love

  Graphic Designer and Photographer Michiko Chiyoda is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the multimedia project ‘Oshichi’.  To see Michiko’s body of work, click on any image.         ‘Oshichi’ is a  heroine/doll of  ‘Yaoya Oshichi’, an old story which is based…

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DXXX

  plants need to drink ancient vessel leaks happiness is what everyone seeks however humans suffer Who controls the switch? faith  continues  to make its pitch  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical…

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DXXXI

home in the shadows waiting alone wife cries while  husband  sitting at the bar washes down reality  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The…

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DXXXII

falling clutching onto failures all the way down  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories | Photography & Poetry By The Hermit Poet  * Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge…

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DXXXIII

rats scatter up down coconut tree confused used no serenity animosity festers engulfed by fraudulent broadcasters camouflaged decay 1% dictates the plays listen to what they say stand in line meantime plundering financial system is not a crime  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet…

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DXXXIV

boondocks sitting in a shitbox cross gate arms down watching train roll by wish I caught that ride any change will improve life  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories…

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DXXXV

STAMPED “Bad Luck” always jump on the back of wrong truck struggling glue no longer holding fragments together misery goes on forever  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The Hermit Poet | Stories Of Human Condition | Poetry & Photography * eBook | Tropical Garden Stories |…

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