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A Father & Son Story

  Film Photographer William Mark Sommer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Black Thumb’.  To see William’s body of work, click on any image.           In Black Thumb, I take a close look at my father’s daily life in…

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Bless Me Father

  After kneeling down to pray The soldier Picked up his rifle And Went to battle 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 I…

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Coming Together To Remember My Grandfather

  Engineer and Photographer Md. Zobayer Hossain Joati is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Challisha – In Remembrance of My Grandfather’.  To see Zobayer’s body of work, click on any image.               Challisha, where the friends…

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The Godfather Part II (1974) | Top 100 Movies In The Hermit Poet’s Movie Collection

  This movie was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Movie Collection * To watch the trailer on YouTube CLICK HERE  * Available on Amazon.com below: The Godfather, Part II [VHS]     See also: The Hermit Poet’s Music Collection  Top 100 Movies In The Hermit Poet’s Movie Collection The Hermit…

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The Godfather (1972) | Top 100 Movies In The Hermit Poet’s Movie Collection

  This movie was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Movie Collection * To watch the trailer on YouTube CLICK HERE  * Available on Amazon.com below: The Godfather [VHS]     See also: The Hermit Poet’s Music Collection  Top 100 Movies In The Hermit Poet’s Movie Collection The Hermit Poet’s Exotic…

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Following My Grandfather’s Footsteps To Tibet | A Photographer’s Story Of Grief

  Photographer and Filmmaker Amy Luo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Secret Scriptures’.  To see Amy’s body of work, click on any image.         I was very much aware of violating my own usual procedures while shooting for…

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My Grandfather, A Person Of Few Words

  Photographer  Brandon Dunning is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Quiet Courage’ series.  To see  Brandon’s body of work, click on any image.       Quiet Courage is a series that focuses on the life of Sylvester “Frank” Dunning, my grandfather; he…

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Fatherhood

  Photographer Troy Colby is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the on-going series ‘THE FRAGILITY OF FATHERHOOD’.  To see Troy’s body of work, click on any image.       Hold my hand and hold your breath. I am learning as I pretend to…

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Reinterpreting My Father’s   Hallucinations

  Photographer Glorija Lizde is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘F20.5’.  To see Glorija’s body of work, click on any image.           The work F20.5 depicts the confrontation of my own childhood, during which my father suffered from…

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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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Music | The Godfather Main Title Theme By Nino Rota

  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: The Godfather Theme * Worldwide, Timeless & Diverse See our Complete Music Selection HERE Back to HOME PAGE

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Following My Grandfather’s Historical Footsteps | The Landscape Between Soviet Captivity & Home | War Stories

  Documentary Photographer Michal Iwanowski is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘Clear of People’. To see Michal’s body of work click on any image.           My grandfather Tolek, and his brother Wiktor, escaped from soviet captivity and crossed over…

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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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Music-Wayfaring Stranger Performed By Bill Monroe “Father of Bluegrass”

  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: Wayfaring Stranger      

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My Father, Eccentric, Intricate & My Hero

  Documentary Photographer Huw Alden Davies is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his book/project ‘Prince‘.  To see more of Prince click on any image.     ” The nurse told me a few weeks ago that I had to give up…

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“Nothing stays like it is” – A Father & Daughter Story

  Artist and Photographer Matthias Koch is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Metamorphosis‘.   To see Matthias’ selected work click on any image.       Metamorphosis,  is a project about my daughter Maria, but also about the eternal story of the…

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My Grandfather’s Last Hunting Trip At 90

  Photographer Alexi Hobbs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘The Last Hunt (Hunters & Heirs)‘.  To see Alexi’s  body of work  click on any image.           In 1941, my grandfather Antonio ‘Pit’ Allard deserted the army to avoid fighting…

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Documenting My Father’s Last Days

  Photographer Lynne Bowman Cravens is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘1000 Paper Cranes‘.  To see Lynne’s body of work click on any image.         In “1,000 Paper Cranes for Bruce Bowman“, I recorded memories and experiences of my…

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IN THE MIND OF AN ARTIST
“…it hurt too much to finish.”

IN THE MIND OF AN ARTIST   The Interview – Part 1   Describe the most joyful and/or the most painful artwork you ever created and why you qualified it as such?     Answered By Melissa LaFontaine   The most painful piece of art I ever created was never…

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A Time Capsule Of New York City | 70s & 80s

  “Best of Time, Worst of Times” On view until July 23, 2021 Photographer Meryl Meisler   Part time capsule of the 70s and 80s and part memoir, “Best of Time, Worst of Times” is an invitation to come for a wild ride—New York City disco nights, punk bars, strip…

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The Emotional Cries Of Children Raised In Abusive Homes

  Photographer Miki Hasegawa is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Internal Notebook’.  To see Miki’s body of work, click on any image.       In March 2016, the Japanese Academy of Pediatrics announced that they estimated 350 children across the country…

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Whose Mistake & How Do We Fix it?

  Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   A wrong chain of actions will result in a mistake that the maker and sometimes others can see clearly.  At this point, most of the times more actions will be needed to ratify or accommodate. Men and women perceive these needed…

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Looking For Something New At The End Of A Long Journey

  Photographer Todd R Forsgren is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project  ‘Driving into the Sunset’.  To see Todd’s body of work, click on any image.           Driving into the Sunset Photographs of the American Landscape from the Trump…

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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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“the bird in the hand and the bird in the bush”

  Ornithological Photographs Monograph By Todd R. Forsgren   Ornithological Photographs These photographs depict birds that have been temporarily caught in mist nets during ornithological research. It is a unique moment, just before a researcher removes the bird from the net to be weighed and measured (and thus the bird becomes…

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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   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my…

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Childhood Stories & The Smell Of Things

  Photographer Lena Altshul is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Smell’.  To see Lena’s body of work, click on any image.   Strawberry jam There were always plenty of strawberries, and my grandmother used to make jam out of them. Its scent…

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The Stories Of Eight Women Adapting To Their New Places

  Photographer Xenia Fedorova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ Home Sweet Home’.  To see Xenia’s body of work, click on any image.   Home is where peace is. Even when something incredible, dangerous, and surreal is happening behind the walls.…

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Preserving Heritage & Culture | The Havelis’ Workers

  Documentary Photographer Jai Thakur is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Durbaan: Legacy of Caretakers’.  To see Jai ’s body of work, click on any image.     Durbaan, literally means the person who guards. Here, it signifies guarding our heritage and…

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Child Labor, Illnesses & Lost Childhoods | India’s Tobacco Industry

  Visual Artist and Documentary Photographer Masood Sarwer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Burning Both Ends’.  To see Masood’s body of work, click on any image.           Murshidabad is situated on the eastern banks of the Ganges…

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  It was too much for him When his father died A chainsaw cut through his insides Churning Churning Churning Long ago there was Father’s Day Brand new tie   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so…

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The Components Of Beauty In Uganda’s Culture

  Written by Andronicus Enoch Muwanguzi   A piece of mind: beauty of an African   What’s beauty and how is it ranked? A question I ask myself quite often, as in, who doesn’t want to be beautiful? Not only the ladies, even the men (speaking for myself here) enjoy…

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  She learned early When traveling With her parents Her father Taught her A smile breaks down a lot of barriers   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…

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Intimacy

  Visual Artist Kristina Borinskaya is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Love and Anguish’.  To see Kristina’s body of work, click on any image.         Love and Anguish is a personal exploration into the issues of love, desire, trauma and…

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  Years gone by Like seaweed floating endlessly on the ocean The Father On his deathbed With complete honesty Told his son “I’m sorry I hurt you”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge…

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An Artist’s Story | Holocaust, Family & Art

  Artist Geoffrey Laurence is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this essay.  From ‘THE HOLOCAUST SERIES’.  To see Geoffrey’s body of work, click on any image.         In writing about the reasoning behind my making the ongoing series of paintings that form under the heading…

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The Kings & Queens Of Bayview-Hunters Point

  Photographer Kirk Crippens is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Point’.  To see Kirk ’s body of work, click on any image.           In 2010 I was invited to take photographs in Bayview-Hunters Point, a neighborhood at…

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From Mothers To Witches | Exploring Traditional Female Roles In Literature

Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Traditional Female Roles in Literature: An Introduction   In the earliest works of literature, the basic roles of females are frequently determined through their relation to men. The submissive ones were rewarded…

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Having Fun Under The Sun | Between Piers | Scheveningen, Netherlands

  Street Photographer Giedo van der Zwan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘PIER TO PIER’.  To see Giedo’s body of work, click on any image.           200 years ago, when the first bathing houses were placed on…

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Cyclists From The Past

  Photographer Oleg Kolimbet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Historic Bicycle Race’.  To see Oleg’s body of work, click on any image.         Moscow is not Rio de Janeiro, but here too, from time to time, mass street…

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Kolkata | City Of Joy

  Photographer Md Arifuzzaman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  To see Arif’s body of work, click on any image.       The History of Kolkata When I think of Kolkata first thing strikes me that its history. Once upon a time Kolkata was the…

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What A Story! | What A Story! | What A Story!

  Nibbling On Western History, Quotations & Philosophy Series   Source: Shadow Warrior Secrets of Invisibility Mind Reading Thought Control By: JOTARO   Rationalization is the process of explaining away the problem to oneself, to others, or to oneself through others. In its simplest form, this can involve the offering…

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“…we all need hope” | An Intimate Portrayal Of Aging

  Visual Storyteller Melinda Reyes is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Quiet World of Aging’.  To see Melinda’s body of work, click on any image.   Carmela I met Carmela at Rosie’s Place, the 1st women’s shelter in the U.S., a…

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“once a Ticuna man is born, a tree is born” Life In The Depths Of The Amazon Jungle

  Photographer Ovidio Gonzalez Soler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘Neoticuna’.  To see Ovidio’s body of work, click on any image.           There is a mystical connection between man and nature, for some reason that I…

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“She has her mother’s eyes.” | The Impact Of Resemblance

  Artist, Photographer and Teacher Eric Mueller is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Family Resemblance’.  To see Eric’s body of work, click on any image.         What does it mean to resemble another person?   When I was forty-five,…

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Unfulfilled With The Outdoors | A Photographer’s Story Of Discovering Inspiration Indoors

  Photographer Geoffrey Ansel Agrons is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Milieu Intérieur: Diary of a Recluse’.  To see Geoffrey’s body of work, click on any image.         Milieu Intérieur: Diary of a Recluse, a photography project roughly spanning…

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Soldiers’ Stories | Life After Iraq & Afghanistan

  Photographer Jim Lommasson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Exit Wounds’.  To see Jim’s body of work, click on any image.   As a society, we need to understand that a consequence of sending soldiers to war is that the war…

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My Childhood Home

  Visual Artist, Photographer and Educator Anni Hanén is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Just Small Hiccups’.  To see Anni’s body of work, click on any image.         My father once told me that my world is like a…

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Alzheimer’s In The Family | Searching For Lost Fragments Of My Childhood

  Photographer, Filmmaker and Artist  Norma Córdova, aka, shesaidred is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Fictitious Family’.  To see Norma’s body of work, click on any image.           My father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 1997,…

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The Cycle Of Violence & Hate Towards The LGBTQ Community | Peru

  Photographers Andrew Mroczek and Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Fatherland’.  To see Andrew and Juan’s body of work, click on any image.           While Peru’s landscape is often celebrated for its rich history,…

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Bipolar Disorder In The Family

  Photographer  Léa Thijs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project  ‘Safe House’.  To see  Léa’s body of work, click on any image.         Alain Thijs struggled with bipolar disorder for over 20 years, undiagnosed and trying to cope with…

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A House In Cuba

  Photographer Manu De Caluwe is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Casa Fernanda’.  To see Manu’s body of work, click on any image.         “From Chili, to Belgium, to Cuba” Fernanda her parents were refugees from Chili. After 2…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2019

  Death, Catholicism & My Mother’s Decisions Kelly Burke     Intimate Passages Of My Mother’s Turmoil Marilyn Jaye Lewis     “It’s for the mice” | Memories Of My Grandmother Marilyn Jaye Lewis     “…you know you can’t sleep there” | Passages Of A Homeless Person’s Life  J H Martin   By…

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A Photographer’s Story Of Grief | “…within darkness, there is also light.”

  Lens-Based Artist and Educator Kristen Welles Bartley is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Flower Mound’.  To see Kristen’s body of work, click on any image.           Flower Mound borrows its title from the suburban Texas town where…

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Wildlife Photography | Panthera Leo

  Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program on the Wild & Precious Anti-Poaching Campaign and Wildlife Photographer Laurent Baheux is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this wildlife photography.   From the series ‘Panthera Leo’.  To see Laurent ’s body of work, click on any image.        …

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Entertainment | Our Attention Through The Years | Delivery Devices & Content

Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   I remember watching ants moving the leaves from a tree across the patio floor.  We were vacationing at my father’s hometown in a rural area of Brazil.  I cannot recollect if there was electricity, but at night time the family would sit…

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Strangers’ Miracles

  Photographer Jan Sturmann is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Miracle Portraits: In Search of the American Dreamtime’.  To see Jan’s body of work, click on any image.   Fred Alan Wolf opens chapter nine of The Dreaming Universe (1994) entitled…

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Portland’s 50+ Year Old Nightclub | CLOSED

  Photographer Jenny Olsen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Magic Garden ’.  To see Jenny’s body of work, click on any image.         Magic Garden 1960-2014 The Magic Garden opened up around 1960 in what is known as…

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When A Lethal Fine Dust Overfills The Air | Steel Plant Deadly Pollution | Taranto, Italy

  Photographers Valentina Piccinni and Jean-Marc Caimi are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Death Metal’.  To see Valentina’s and Jean-Marc’s body of work, click on any image.           Taranto, Italy. The consequences of the ILVA deadly pollution.  …

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Undocumented Immigrants’ Living Spaces

  Writer, Educator and  Photographer Mary Beth Meehan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ Undocumented’.  To see Mary Beth’s body of work, click on any image.           Between 11- and 20-million undocumented immigrants live in the United…

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By Her Bedside With Friends & Family | The Day My Mother Died

  Written by: Kaitlin Oster   The Ferryman   When I moved back into my apartment for my senior year of college, I noticed a large black spot on the ceiling. I called my mom to tell her and ask what she thought I should do about it, but she…

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Trying To Understand Myself Through Fragmented Memories Of My Childhood

  Photographer Shaun Pierson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Alvine Road’.  To see Shaun’s body of work, click on any image.             I remember laying my head in my grandfather’s lap after he had pulled a…

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Life On The Irrawaddy’s Muddy Waters

  Written By Poet and Photographer J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey    ŚAKRA   This delving day Of distracting thoughts Brings no relief From the fires of February Only your Slow moving brown waters Washing over my Valium eyes   Sat near a poor family I…

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Yellowknife | A Familiar Landscape

  Visual Artist Dyanne Wilson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘North of 60’.  To see Dyanne’s body of work, click on any image.           When my husband accepted a position with the Territorial Government, I was fortunate…

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Surrounded By The Visually Impaired | Macular   Degeneration

  Photographer Linda Barsotti is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this conceptual photography.  From the ‘Flawed Pedigree’ series.  To see Linda’s body of work, click on any image.         I have Macular Degeneration. It is a part of my genetic make up. It is my…

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The Ethnicity Of Lithuania

  Documentary Photographer Tadas Kazakevičius is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Diverse Lithuania’.  To see Tadas’s body of work, click on any image.           154. This is the number of different nationalities living in Lithuania. And for a…

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“I grew up thinking that I was born the wrong way.” | Family, Love & Addiction

Written by:  Kaitlin Oster   Mom’s on Fire   My hair was dragged out, root to end, everyday. “I have hair like Daddy.” “And that’s why your father keeps it short,” my mother said cooly to six year-old me as she exhaled cigarette smoke upwards to the kitchen ceiling. I…

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Artist Exposé | Painting Everyday Life From Miniature 3D Models

  Artist Amy Bennett is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see the process of Amy’s creations click on any photograph.                   All images © Amy Bennett     See also: Neighbors By Amy Bennett      

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A Quiet Exit

  Written By Poet and Photographer J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey     SHADOWS OF DUST     The sun Offers no illumination In the rust coloured Brick dust of dawn Swirling around a woman’s figure Tapping mortar off of bricks   That last week used…

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The Queer Community In The Navajo Nation

  Videographer and Photographer Jeremy Meek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project ‘Isolation On The Reservation’.  To see Jeremy’s body of work, click on any image.           The Navajo Nation stands at a complicated intersection of traditional…

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Dressing Up To Play Games | China’s Youth & Cosplaying

  Photographer Daniele Mattioli is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing  project ‘Cosplayer in China’.  To see Daniele’s body of work, click on any image.           Costume play (Cosplay) is a rapidly diversifying, yet still largely underground culture in…

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‘…lost between the one I should become and the person I used to be.”

  Photographer Fatima Abreu Ferreira is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the series ‘How to disappear completely’.  To see Fatima’s body of work, click on any image.           How to disappear completely is a work of struggle, obsession and complete…

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People & Their Quotidian Lives | India

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

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“Dad is teaching us how to die.” | A Photographer’s Intimate Story Of Grief & Sorrow

  Photographer and Writer Josh Neufeld is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Meeting Mortality’.  To see Josh’s body of work, click on any image.       The idea for this project germinated at a family reunion over the holidays. Aunts, uncles…

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Young Africans’ Stories | Before & During Migration

  Documentary and Portrait Photographer Mariusz Smiejek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Unaccompanied’.  To see Mariusz’s body of work, click on any image.           Unaccompanied minors turn homeless in Sicily after become adults. More than 70,000 unaccompanied…

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English Countryside Stories

  Photographer and Videographer Cole Flynn Quirke is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Cows are Eating’.  To see Cole’s body of work, click on any image.           Once a year for a month my father and I…

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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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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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The Ancient Healers Of Belarus | A Disappearing   Tradition

  Documentary Photographer Siarhiej Leskieć  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Whisper ’.  To see Siarhiej’s body of work, click on any image.           More than five years ago I photographed and collected information about traditional healers in…

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Farm Workers & Their Labor Conditions | Brazil

  Retired Professor and Photographer Antonio Mozeto is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Rural Life’.  To see Antonio’s body of work, click on any image.           I have an umbilical link with rural workers. I am the son of…

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The Meaning Of Cooking Over Two Generations

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   “My mother baked this cake…” During my childhood, my friends would bring homemade snacks to school while I packed the supermarket brand. My mother was part of the early wave of women entering the workforce in Brazil.  Getting out of the kitchen for…

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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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Start of a New Series! Nibbling On Asian History and Philosophy

I first read this poem over thirty-five years ago, relating to impermanence, in a university Asia history class textbook. The poem was composed by Takijirō Ōnishi. He was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy, during World War II, and also known as the father of the Kamikaze. Around 3800 Japanese suicide pilots…

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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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The Story Of My Life

  Photographer and Artist Jamie House is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘I am not the person you see’.  To see Jamie’s body of work, click on any image.     Sam S Hello everyone, I’m Sam, and here is part of…

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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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Desert Stories | Andamooka, South Australia

  Film Director and  Photographer Matthew Thorne is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these photographs.  From ‘The Sand That Ate The Sea’ project.  To see Matthew’s body of work, click on any image.           “The South Australian desert is a mystical place – millennia…

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Memories Of Wilderness | Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada

  Photographer Eamon Mac Mahon is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Landlocked’ project.  To see Eamon’s body of work, click on any image.         This project looks at remote resource towns of northwestern Canada, and the vast areas of uninhabited…

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Romania

  Architectural and Landscape Photographer Omri Talmor is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Romanian Roots’.  To see Omri’s body of work, click on any image.           My father was born in the small village of Bucecea which is located…

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The Complexity Of Gender Identity

  Photographer Artist Monica Gorini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this project.  From ‘The Wrong Body’ series.  To see Monica’s body of work, click on any image.     Boundaries in human experience Boundaries, real or perceived, and the related concerns are emerging topics in our contemporary world…

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Long Live The Libraries | “free knowledge and culture for all” | Norway

  Photojournalist Jo Straube is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘The Norwegian Library’.  To see Jo’s body of work, click on any image.           Over the last 30 years, the number of public libraries in Norway has been…

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Enduring Nostalgia & Starting Over | Baku To Rhode Island | A Photographer’s Story

  Photographer Dennis Yermoshin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From ‘My Fellow Americans’ project.  To see Dennis’ body of work click on any image.       I was born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1982. My family and I came to America as refugees…

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Acid Attack Survivors’ Stories | Life, Society & Forgiveness

  Business Research Analyst and Photographer Jai Thakur is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this story.  From the project ‘The Fighting Souls’.  To see Jai’s body of work click on any image.     The Fighting Souls – Story of Acid Attack Survivors Face is a valuable asset…

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Life In Hasankeyf & The Dam Construction Submerging Its Ancient History

  Photojournalist Salvo Buffa  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Hasankeyf’ project.  To see Salvo ’s  projects click on any image.   The Dam     The construction is part of the Southeastern Anatolia Project. When complete, the dam will support a 1,200 MW…

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Billionaires Buying Democracy

Every American should be concerned. Deeply Concerned! The very fabric of the freedom of the United States of America is completely at risk. What is causing this cataclysmic collapse of the Democracy of this country? The answer is money. A ton of money is being used by some extremely wealthy…

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America’s Truck Drivers | A Way Of Life

  Artist, Educator and Fine Art Photographer Vanessa Venable is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Class C’.  To see Vanessa’s  body of work click on any image.       Class C examines the poignant lives of men on the road committed to…

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“survivors…have learned to push the pain to the back of their minds” | 1963 Toc Mountain Landslide | 2000 Dead & The Silence Of Political Power

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project  ‘The Wall of Silence’.  To see Mauro’s body of work click on any image.     THE WALL OF SILENCE   At 22:39 on October 9, 1963, a 2 km…

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