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Playing Reality Against Fantasy

    Magical thinking Is stronger than Logical thinking Says the wizard   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I diligently scribble into…

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The Night Sky, Reality & Fantasy

  Artist Evan Perkins is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this photo essay.  From the project ‘When Light is Put Away’.  To see Evan’s body of work, click on any image.           When Light is Put Away evolved from my fascination with astronomy and…

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Fantasy, Reality & Identity | The Live Action Role-Playing Culture

  Photographer Reinis Hofmanis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From the ‘LARP’ project.  To see Reinis’s body of work, click on any image.         Live action role playing games show the world that has been created under the impact of mass…

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Childhood, Myth & Dreams | Escaping To A World Of Fantasy

  Photographic Artist Justyna Neryng  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portraiture.  From the  ongoing project ‘Childhood Lost’.  To see Justyna’s  body of work, click on any image.         Childhood Lost is an ongoing project exploring the nature of portraiture and memory. As a…

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“one last ride…before the lights go out” | Fantasy & My Childhood Memories | Amusement Parks’ Stories

  Photographer Eleonora Ronconi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘once upon a time…erase una vez…’  To see Eleonora’s body of work click on any image.         Like most children of my generation, I was an avid reader with…

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The Space Between Being And Nothing

  Photographer Emily Allen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Space Between Being and Nothing’.  To see Emily’s body of work, click on any image.         In the Timaeus, Plato describes the creation of our universe. For him,…

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The Place Where Feelings & Illusions Prevail

  Photographer Charlotte Mariën is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the series  ‘A Fashion Dream’.  To see Charlotte’s body of work, click on any photograph.           Through surrealist touches, some experimental techniques and a hint to long gone decennia, I lead…

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Short Story | I am a Killer, Man!

  Written by George Gad Economou   “We’re fucking outlaws, man,” Dave said and had a good swig out of the wine bottle. “Outcasts,” I corrected him and almost violently wrung the bottle out of his grip. “But, it’s alright. Where the fuck’s your friend?” “She’ll be here, don’t you worry,”…

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  sometimes it keeps me up at night How can I write more diversified poetry? going  deeper deeper falling into the depths of my subconscious chiseling that unused part of my mind until I reach the pain     self hypnosis through  meditation entering the trance fantasy  reality What does it…

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My Inheritance

  Photographer Margaux Corda is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Fantasma Inheritance’.  To see Margaux’s body of work, click on any image.           Work on my deceased mother, on the inheritance of the symbolic and genetic of the woman.…

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On The Bench

  Written by J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   Empty station Watch the drizzle With the data clouds   There are no planes No single sex now   This world is not your oyster   Me entienes?   That passport expired And the bus has been cancelled…

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Enigmatic Reality

  Artist and Founding Member of the Transfiguring Plastic Photography Movement Adrienne Arth is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these portraits.  From the series ‘Anonymous Singular’.  To see Adrienne’s body of work, click on any image.           “What then is life? An illusion, a…

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Manipulating Landscapes

  Artist and Designer Michael Jantzen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘Folding Landscapes’.  To see Michael ’s body of work, click on any photograph.         Folding Landscapes are a series of surreal photos that play with creating alternatives to the…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2020

  The Components Of Beauty In Uganda’s Culture   Written by Andronicus Enoch Muwanguzi        “I want you to respect me as a person but please choke, slap, bite, spank, restrain and call me a dirty slut…”   Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues  …

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  Many Villagers Visit This Shaman His power Is said to be great Or Is it all just a fantasy show?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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Between Life & Death

  Photographer Marina Tokareva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Heterotopia.Staying between’.  To see Marina’s body of work, click on any image.       Michel Foucault called spaces that change our everyday perception of life and time heterotopias. These are places that…

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Sand Stories

  The Old man Spoke to the children Of the desert village About the mystical fantasy OASIS   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind,…

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The Stories Behind The Stories

  Visual Artist Stefania Zorzi  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ongoing project ‘Mädchenspiele’.  To see Stefania’s body of work, click on any image.       A journey through the world of fairy tales and games that aims to reawaken something hidden…

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 “I want you to respect me as a person but please choke, slap, bite, spank, restrain and call me a dirty slut…”

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Beyond Theory and Politics: Feminist Fantasy of Submission    “I want you to respect me as a person but please choke, slap, bite, spank, restrain and call me a dirty slut…

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Trapped In Twilight

  Photographer Sarah Hobbs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Twilight Living’.  To see Sarah’s body of work, click on any image.       The term twilight used to seem mysterious to me, in a poetic and romantic sort of way.…

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Motherhood In Modern Society

  Photographer Hester Jones is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From ‘CALL YOURSELF A MOTHER’ series.  To see Hester’s body of work, click on any image.       “You do not have to be clever, and you do not even have to think if…

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Labyrinths Between Earth & Heaven

  Photographer and Painter Cathy Cone is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Rewinding Forward.  To see Cathy’s body of work, click on any image.           “Rewinding Forward ” is an exploration of an inner story revealed through an…

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Tension

  Photographic Artist Mark Bartkiw is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project‘Grief Encounters.  To see Mark ’s body of work, click on any image.         The impulse to create tableaux and fictional characters has its roots in childhood play. My…

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Digital Art | Human Condition

  Photographer Kaushik Dolui is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Kaushik’s body of work, click on any photograph.                     All images © Kaushik Dolui         Edge of Humanity Magazine is an independent…

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Stepping Out Of Reality | Street Stories

  Street Photographer Daniel Castonguay is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay. To see Daniel’s body of work, click on any photograph.         Living in a great city, I was naturally driven to street photography and depicting the quotidian life in its simplest…

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Why Animals Can’t Be Your Valentine: Understanding Zoophilia 

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Some days ago, I watched a documentary called “Animal Passion” on YouTube. Ever since then, I cannot stop pondering the subject of zoophilia (derived from the Greek, zoo means “animal” and…

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The Hidden Pedophiles: What to do with them?

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Today, the topic of pedophilia remains as a current social/political sensitive topic. There are several theories regarding the formation of pedophilia. First, it can be traced back to one’s childhood. A…

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Perception

  Photographer,  Visual Artist and  Videomaker Giacomo Infantino is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Unreal’.  To see Giacomo’s body of work, click on any image.         The project outlines the places of some provinces. A journey along the places…

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  Tap Tap Tap The Keys Dr Pepper & coconut rum Typewriter  Me Deep in fantasy   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that…

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Nocturnal Tales

  Fine Art Photographer Amy Kanka Valadarsky is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Heartbeat of the Night’.  To see Amy ’s body of work, click on any image.         An impulsive walk on the night of a full moon…

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Depicting Cosplayers In Their Real Daily Lives

  Portraiture Photographer Marion Barat is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘Cosplay’.  To see Marion’s body of work, click on any image.                     All images © Marion Barat     See also:…

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Immigration, Immigrants & America

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   The violence that drives millions of people from their homeland is real. War, famine, and persecution have  caused  huge migrations;  today and in the past. If you and your family are indeed running for your life, shouldn’t the next safer border be the…

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The English Farmers’ Sacrifices To Survive & The City Dwellers Disconnect To Rural Reality

  Photographer Jennifer Forward-Hayter is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘England’s Dreaming’.  To see Jennifer’s body of work, click on any image.           Since moving to London, I have often heard much disbelief and judgement towards rural communities,…

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Garden Book Review | Bromeliads | For The Contemporary Garden By Andrew Steens

I love bromeliads. Bromeliads produce pups after pups and it is so much fun walking around the garden and always seeing new growth. If you seriously grow and collect these plants, the garden will become a mind-bending texture and multi-color fantasy paradise. The missus and I have been collecting and…

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The Tormented State Of Mind

  Photographer Stefano Bonazzi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘THE LAST DAY ON EARTH’.  To see Stefano’s body of work, click on any photograph.           Fantasy becomes reality, or rather imposes itself. The imagined identity has seized the…

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Constructing My Own Artificial Eternity | Loneliness & A Silicon Sex Doll I Named Eva

  Visual Artist June Korea is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ’Still Lives: Eva’.  To see June’s body of work click on any photograph.       “This is not about a sex doll, but all about our solitary existence in human…

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“…We’re here for good” Shaftesbury’s Residents & Their Thoughts

  Photographer Neil Baird is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Wessex“.  To see Neil’s body of work click on any photograph.   The Wrights John and Sue Wright,  retired business owners Like many incomers, they discovered the area on holiday many years…

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Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014

  AZULDELMAR2KR Education, Training And The Middle Class In America  UN CIUDADANO DEL MUNDO LIBRE The Evolution Of Advertising In Romania Real Estate LILLIAN THE HOME POET “Liquid Destruction” Misery & Fine Dining by: LUTHER ALLEN

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The Obsolete Traveling Salesman

  Visual Artist & Photographer Sara Macel is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this pseudo-documentary photography.  These images are from her book/project ‘May The Road Rise To meet You‘.  To see Sara’s projects click on any image.         For the past forty years, my father has…

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Tokyo’s Dominatrixes – Before Showtime

  Photographer Nathalie Daoust is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Tokyo Hotel Story‘.  To see Nathalie’s projects click on any image.         For the project Tokyo Hotel Story, Nathalie Daoust continues her exploration of the…

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A Close Look & Philosophical Ramblings Of Life Off The Grid

  Advertising and Editorial Photographer Liam Arthur is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Timmo Lives In a Van‘.  To see Liam’s  body of work click on any image.     Many of us have dreamed of dropping everything. Walking away into the world…

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Fine Art Photography – Animal Herbarium

  Commercial Photographer Roberto Greco is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from his project ‘MORBIDEZZA‘.  To see Roberto’s body of work click on any image.               In this new story, designed as a kind of animal herbarium, the external and…

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India – Travel & Street Photography

Photographer Peter Holton is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street/travel photography. To see Peter Holton photographs click on any image.                         See also: Rural India By Peter Holton   Back to HOME PAGE

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Haiku # 76

Tap Tap Tap the keys Rum coke typewriter and me Deep in fantasy   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Art Is My Mistress

  Art is my lover and my friend. My art and I have a relationship that can be best described as an emotional all-consuming, dominating, promiscuous rollercoaster. Some will look at this relationship as being only one sided, but that observation would not at all be accurate. Art drives me…

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