Search results for ‘mountain’

Hermits In The Ozark Mountains

  Photographer Matthew Genitempo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Jasper’.           Inspired by the life and work of the poet and land surveyor, Frank Stanford, these photographs of hermetic homes and men living in solitude were taken in the…

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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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Destruction & Regeneration | Controlled Mountain Fire | Japan

  Photographer Arito Nishiki is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Nagino’ project.  To see Arito’s body of work, click on any photograph.         These are photos of “Nagino” at the depths of the mountain in Niigata, northern part of Japan.…

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Music | If you Wanna Get To Heaven “You Got To Raise A Little HELL” By Ozark Mountain Daredevils (1973)

  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: If You Wanna Get To Heaven * Worldwide, Timeless & Diverse See our Complete Music Selection HERE Back to HOME PAGE

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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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Karabakhians & Their Hope For Sovereignty | Caucasus   Mountains

  Photographer Alvaro Deprit is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Black Garden’.  To see Alvaro’s body of work click on any image.         Inside the narrow valleys of the Caucasus Mountains there is a country not appearing in the…

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Intended For Beauty Or Ugliness | The Disappearing Tribal Facial Tattoos | Chin Mountains,   Myanmar

  Travel Photographer Lopamudra Talukdar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘The Vanishing Face: Tattooed Women of Myanmar”.  To see Lopamudra’s body of work click on any image.           The remote mountains of Chin state of Myanmar, are witness to one of…

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Music-Lord Don’t Move The Mountain (Give Me Strength To Climb) By Mahalia Jackson “The Queen Of Gospel”

  This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection. To watch and listen to an outstanding live performance by Mahalia Jackson on YouTube CLICK HERE.    

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Book Review-Mountain Home The Wilderness Poetry Of Ancient China Translated By David Hinton

Mountain Home The Wilderness Poetry Of Ancient China is a smorgasbord of ancient Chinese rivers and mountains poetry. The book is 295 pages and covers Chinese wilderness poetry from the 5th Century all the way until the 13th Century.  Pull up a chair, and read the list of poets represented:…

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Book Review-The Collected Songs Of Cold Mountain Translated By Red Pine

The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain contains 307 poems of the Chinese poet Han Shan (Cold Mountain). He was a 9th century hermit poet who lived in a cave, in the remote mountains of China. He wrote his poems on rocks. Not much is known about him, but reading his…

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Mountain Life In Northern Vietnam

  Social Documentary Photographer Sascha Richter is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Mountainland‘.  To see Sascha’s projects click on any image.       The Southeast Asian Massif is a region that sprawls across Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, China, India and…

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Poverty In America – Simple Lives In The Appalachian   Mountains

  Photographer Daniel Seth Kraus is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Kentucky‘.  To see Daniel’s portfolios click on any image.         During the summer of 2012 I met two people who drastically altered my life. Martha and Arnold are just two…

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Summer Off The Grid On The Forez Mountains

  Photographer Yann Theveniaud is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from his project ‘Aline‘.  To see Yann’s body of work click on any image.         I’ve done this work a couple of years ago with my neighbor Aline. We…

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The Disappearing ‘Otomi’ Indigenous Ethnic Group Of Temoaya Mountains, Mexico

  Photographer and Visual Artist Udell Jimenez is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Roots Of Mexico“.  To see Udell’s portfolio click on any image.         Found in the Temoaya Mountains in the State of Mexico, the Otomí is one of the five…

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Restoring The European Bison

  Documentary Photographer Adrián Domínguez is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘RESTORING BISON’.  To see Adrián’s body of work, click on any image.     EUROPEAN BISON RESTORING THE SPECIES The European bison (B.bonasus) is the largest land-based mammal in the continent…

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Away From Modernity In The Guatemalan Highlands | Mayan’s Struggles & Traditional Ways

  Photographer Cory Zimmerman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Altos’.  To see Cory’s body of work, click on any image.           After working with the caravans of Central American migrants in Mexico, I felt the next logical step…

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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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Covering Society’s Ills By Cropping Speech Will Oppress Us All

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   Lead sheep up hill down hill Social media habit forming connect to all Community’s rules  Expel deplorables Suitable?  Unsuitable? Filter peasant’s exposure by sensationalizing or sugar coating While Russia plots 2020 Extremist flip-flops dream of virgins Dictators plunge Today Your neighbor Who is…

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Top 100 Songs Of Hermit Poet’s Music Collection | Fade Into You By Mazzy Star “I want to hold the hand inside you | I want to take a breath that’s true”

 Hope Sandoval’s voice drifts throughout the galaxies. Timeless!   This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection.    A 1994 live performance in Mountain View California!      

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Just Be

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source:   Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) “Everyone is born a Buddha. Why start seeking and trying to become one? Why seek to become enlightened?”   Source: Musō Kokushi also known as Musō Soseki (1275-1351) “A bowl and its cover, plain unvarnished wood straight from…

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ART Book Review | Buddhist Art | An Historical & Cultural Journey By Gilles Beguin

  This book was hand-picked for review, from The Hermit Poet’s Art Book Collection.   Written by: Carioca Da Gema     Buddhist Art : An Historical and Cultural Journey   My Comments: The art found attached to the history and teachings of Buddhism have tremendous variety and scale. The…

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The Historic Railroads In The American   Landscape

  Photographer John Sanderson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape/documentary photography.  From the project ‘RAILROAD LANDSCAPES’.  To see John’s body of work, click on any image.           Space changes around rail lines that remain generations after their construction. The tracks flow into…

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Harmony vs. Disarray

Nibbling On Asian History and Philosophy Series:   Source: Who Is Dogen Zenji?        Illumination From Our Feet   Arranging our shoes neatly, we bring harmony to our minds, when our minds are harmonious, we arrange shoes neatly. If we arrange shoes neatly when we take them off, our…

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The Milky Way

  Photographer & Digital Artist  Derek Sturman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Milky Way’ series.  To see Derek’s body of work, click on any photograph.                   All images © Derek Sturman     See also:…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2018

  Giovanna Cristina Vivinetto     Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017   Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014

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Street Photography | Ontario, Canada

  Photographer Colin Marcano is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Colin’s albums, click on any photograph.                     All images © Colin Marcano     See also: Architecture Toronto By Colin Marcano     Colin’s Previous…

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The Shepherds’ Way Of Life | Iran

  Photographer Hemad Nazari is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Shepherds’ project.  To see Hemad’s body of work, click on any image.                     The photos had been photographed in North of Iran. They are…

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Christianity | Lebanon

  Photographer Fadi Boukaram is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the ‘Articles of Faith’ project.  To see Fadi’s body of work, click on any image.           “In Lebanon, saying one is Christian is not always a religious statement; it…

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“…between the kingdom of dreams and madness…” | Honey Hunters | Himalayas

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project  ‘Sweet Gold’.  To see Mauro’s body of work click on any image.   In the vast mountain ranges of Nepal, there are isolated tribes who have, for centuries, collected a…

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Reflecting On My Childhood | Chaos & Korean Fairy Tales

  Photographer Jung S Kim is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay. From the ‘Circle’ series.  To see Jung’s  work click on any image.         ‘Circle’ series is a self-reflective project and personal narrative inspired by negative emotional experiences and feelings that I…

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Euskal Herria | The Men & The Land

  Photographer Yannick Bourcier is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the book ‘Euskal Herria’.  To see Yannick ’s  body of work click on any photograph .   Basque Country, Euskal Herria in Basque language           The Basque Country region extends over…

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Climbed the mountain When reached the top Did not like what I saw  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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Environmental Portraits | India

  Documentary Photographer and Filmmaker Jonny Pickup is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  environmental portrait/documentary photography.   To see Jonny’s body of work click on any image.                     See also: Poverty In Tea By Jonny Pickup      

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Rabun | Life In Rural America

  Photographer Jennifer Garza-Cuen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From her project ‘Rabun’.  To see Jennifer’s gallery click on any image.         RABUN Located in northeast Georgia and situated amongst the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia, Rabun is steeped in cultural specifics…

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Life Around A Radioactive Environment | Fukushima, Japan

  Photographer Brian Driscoll is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Life Within 90km’.  To see Brian’s projects click on any image.         The great Tohoku earthquake struck the northeastern coast of Fukushima, Japan on March 11, 2011.  Nearly…

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Traditional Craftsmanship | Trentino, Italy

Photographer Dario Coletti is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Gestures – The Artisans of Trentino’. To see Dario’s body of work click on any image.                             See also: People…

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The Light In The Sky

  Multidisciplinary Art Director and Photographer Ross Buswell @ Atmospherics is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape photography.   To see Ross’ body of work click on any image.                     See also: The Mist By Ross Buswell    …

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“…pregnant woman. Her remains was only skeleton, and I saw a baby skeleton inside her.” | What Happened When The Bombs Went Off? | Hiroshima & Nagasaki | War Stories

  Photographer Keiko Hiromi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Hibakusha’.  To see Keiko’s body of work click on any photograph.   Lest we forget­­ After a 20-year absence, I revisited Hiroshima and Nagasaki this June. I had learned about the…

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“life goes on when we are not present” | Returning To My Motherland | Portugal

  Cinematographer,  Photographer and Teacher Vitor Queiroz is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this narrative photography.  From his project ‘Portugal: 2 and a half years later’.  To see Vitor’s body of work click on any photograph.         Landed in the Lisbon Airport on a hot…

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Like A Ghost | The Forests’ Roles, Depletion & The Impact On Humankind

  Photographer Ellen Jantzen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From her series ‘Transplanting Reality; Transforming Nature’ .  To see Ellen’s body of work click on any photograph.           The natural world can be experienced on many levels, from the reality of…

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Working The Land | Cuban Farmers

  Photographer Todd Shapera is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his ongoing project ‘Cuba – Tobacco Farmers“.  To see Todd’s body of work click on any image.             With scant resources for machinery and chemical fertilizers, most Cubans farm…

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Book Review | Essential Zen Edited By Kazuaki Tanahashi And Tensho David Schneider | Brushwork by Kazuaki Tanahashi

Essential Zen is a small hardcover book only 174 pages, but it is full of wisdom from Eastern and Western Zen teachers. Some of the writings are short and others are long. The book includes a Preface: On Positive Emptiness, Introduction: Graffiti on Perfectly, notes, and a middle section which…

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Book Review | Classical Chinese Poetry An Anthology | Translated and Edited By David Hinton

Classical Chinese Poetry An Anthology is 475 pages stuffed cover to cover with poems from 1500 B.C.E. to 1200 C. E.  If you enjoy reading Chinese poetry, then this book will be like feasting on a gigantic slice of triple layer chocolate cake topped with loads of whip cream. The…

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Ethiopia | Daily Life

  Photographer Alessandro Rocchi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his project ‘Ethiopian Ambaradan‘.  To see Alessandro’s body of work click on any image.           There is a mountain in Ethiopia called Amba Aradam where Italians and Ethiopians fought…

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The Quiet Rhythm Of The Peasant’s Life | Vietnam

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Michele Martinelli is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Earth & Clouds‘.  To see Michele’s body of work click on any image.             A look at the other Vietnam, the one far from the chaos…

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Rohingya’s Quiet Genocide | The Arrival In Bangladesh’s Rice Fields

  Documentary Photographer and Journalist Erberto Zani is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  From his book ‘EXODUS – Rohingya in Bangladesh‘.  To see Erberto’s body of work click on any image.               With only a few concrete international actions to stop…

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Sheltering Historical Passages For Over One Thousand Years | The Sycamore Trees Of Uzbekistan

  Photographer Iulia Galushina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her  project ‘Rooted in the Past‘.   Uzbekistan is famous for centuries-old sycamores. Sycamore tree is included in the Endangered-Species List of Uzbekistan. Uzbeks pray that the wood-cutters would not get to the ‘Holy…

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Book Review-Zen and Kyoto By John Einarsen

If you are planning on visiting Kyoto, Japan or have an interest in Zen, traditional Japanese culture, or the gardens of Kyoto, then this book will be a nice addition to your library. Before beginning with the book review, I would like to mention that I really enjoyed visiting Kyoto.…

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Book Review-The Clouds Should Know Me By Now Buddhist Poet Monks of China Edited By Red Pine and Mike O’ Connor-Introduction By Andrew Schelling and Translations by: Paul Hansen, Mike O’ Connor, Red Pine, James Sanford, J.P. Seaton, Burton Watson

  The Clouds Should Know Me By Now contains poems from Chinese Buddhist poet monks between 779 and 1912. The poets in this 211 page book include: Chia Tao, Chi- Chi, Chih Yuan, Han-Shan Te- Ch’ing, Shih-Shu, Ching An, and The Nine Monks of the late Tenth Century. There is…

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Bengal’s Rituals “…faith heals where logic and reason fails.”

  Photographer and Banker Niladri Adhikary is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his ‘Rituals’ Gallery‘. To see Niladri’s galleries click on any image.           Ignition of Faith : Amidst Bengal   Ever since the realization of our being comes in our consciousness we…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017

Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014  

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Pyongyang, North Korea

  Photographer Lyu Geer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From project ‘People in Pyongyang’.  To see Lyu’s projects click on any photograph.                     See also: The Mountain of Qiang By Lyu Geer      

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Preserving Their Way Of Life After Being Forced Out Of China – The Akha’s Migration

  Filmmaker and Photographer Cyril Eberle is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project “Akha People Laos” .  To see Cyril’s body of work click on any photograph.           The Spirit of Akha Communities The Akha ethnic group originated from Yunnan,…

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Off The Grid In Matavenero

  Photographer Kevin Faingnaert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Matavenero“.  To see Kevin’s body of work click on any image.   In spring 2015 I ventured to Matavenero, a remote ecovillage high up in the isolated mountainous region of North…

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Community Recreation Spaces & The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Engineered   Landscapes

  Visual Artist and Author Micah Cash is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this architecture/documentary photography.  From his book ‘Dangerous Water‘.  To see Micah’s work click on any image.           Dangerous Waters investigates the architecture and surrounding landscapes of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) hydroelectric…

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A Place To Rest Miles Away From Civilization – UK’s Bothy Culture

  Photographer Nicholas JR White is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Black Dots‘.  To see Nicholas’ body of work click on any image.           ‘Black Dots’ is an exploration of mountain bothies and bothy culture throughout the…

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Himalayas

  Photographer Nirvair Singh Rai is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this landscape photography.   To see Nirvair’s gallery of photographs click on any image.               Nature is an element that is beyond our control. One can only visit it or be a…

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Artist Exposé – Charcoal

  Artist Joseph Loughborough is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Joseph’s body of work click on any photograph.                     See also: Image Gallery By Joseph Loughborough      

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016

  WRITER SWAPNIL MINDHE Plaza Constitución & The Daily Physical Effects Of Argentina’s  Economy     Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributor’s List 2015 & 2014

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Book Review-Poems Of The Masters: China’s Classic Anthology Of T’ang And Sung Dynasty Verse Translated By Red Pine

Poems of the Masters is 473 pages of Chinese poetry from 618-1278. The translator’s preface states that the Sung and T’ang Dynasties are considered the Golden Age of Chinese poetry. These poems have been read by Chinese students for centuries. There are about one hundred poets and 224 poems included…

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Voices From Greece – How Politics & Society Impact Lives

  Photographer Nikos Markou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this multimedia social documentary.  From project ‘Life Narratives‘  To see Nikos’ works click on any photograph.   Nikos Markou places this project at the intersection between discourse and image. It is a contemporary photographic series based on an…

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Between The Boundaries Of Dawn & Sunset – Daily Life In The Himalayas’ Female   Monasteries

  Photographer Monica Bonacina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images and poetic words.  From her project ‘Anitya‘.  To see Monica’s body of work click on any photograph.       In the beginning it’s a sound: like a gong echo, dense and tending to infinity. Then…

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The Intricacy Of Levirate Marriage In Jewish Law

  Photographer Gregory Michenaud is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his ongoing  project ‘Yibbum‘.  To see Gregory’s portfolio click on any image.     The story of a grand-son of a “Yibbum child” – it means of a child coming from Jewish tradition…

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The Ugliness Of Freedom & The Power Of Your Cash

Written by: Carioca Da Gema   I live in a place where one can burn the flag or a prayer book.  Without fear, one can stand up on their soapbox and demonize any political figure at will.  The highest power in the land, rather I helped to elect or not,…

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Two Day Cheap Bus Ride Varanasi To Kathmandu Hours on the bus rooftop Lost Within The mountain scenery Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

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Casualties Of A War Never Fought – The Ongoing Carnage Left Behind By U.S. Bombs In Laos

  Photojournalist Kosuke Ryujin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Secret War, Laos‘.  To see Kosuke’s projects click on any photograph.         Laos, a country located in Southeast Asia with a population of 6.8 million, has been targeted by more…

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Historical Places In The USA

  Photographer Jim Shoemaker is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape photography.  From his project ‘Historical Sites‘.  To see Jim’s body of work click on any image.                   See also: Landscapes/Nature By Jim Shoemaker   Back to HOME PAGE

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Daily Life In Iraqi Kurdistan

  Photographer and Filmmaker Tom Verbruggen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his project ‘Iraqi Kurdistan‘.  To see Tom’s  body of work click on any image.                     See also: Portraits By Tom Verbruggen  …

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Book Review-The Zen Works Of Stonehouse Translated By Red Pine

  Stonehouse was a Zen Buddhist hermit poet as well as a temple abbot. He was born in 1272, during the Yuan dynasty, and spent around twenty years of his life in the mountains of China. The author states that during Stonehouse’s time in the mountains he lived a hard…

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Rebuilding Schools In The Forgotten Villages Of Gorkha – The Aftermath Of Nepal’s Earthquake

  Photographer Enrico Fabi  at Blobally is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Gorkha: Rebuilding The Future‘.  To see The Fabi Brothers (Blobally) and The Gorkha Foundation’s efforts to rebuild Nepalese schools after the 2015 earthquake click on any image.     The…

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Cheese Making In Serbia

  Writer and Photographer Babs Perkins is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Cheese Stories – Serbia‘.  To see Babs’ galleries click on any image.       Around the world, cheese is disappearing and going extinct. According to the…

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Shepherds Daily Life & Cheese Making In Transylvania

  Documentary & Travel Photographer Szabolcs Ivan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Shepherds Of Transylvania‘. To see Szabolcs’ body of work click on any image.   Csíkszereda, deep in Transylvania, Romania   We entered a dimly lit…

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Book Review-The Unencumbered Spirit Reflections of a Chinese Sage By Hung Ying-Ming- A New Translation By William Scott Wilson

The Unencumbered Spirit contains 357 pieces of writing by Hung Ying-Ming. He lived in the mountains of southeastern China sometime during 1368-1644. The book covers a tremendous amount of ground relating to Chinese philosophy. Confucianism, Ch’an (Zen) Buddhism, and Taoism are all covered in Hung Ying-Ming’s writing. The translation by…

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Book Review-The Art Of Peace By Morihei Ueshiba & Translated and Edited By John Stevens

The Art of Peace is 186 pages of wisdom by Morihei Ueshiba. He lived from 1883 until 1969 and was the founder of the Japanese martial art Aikido. The book includes one wise nugget of philosophy per page. The writings on each page are short, but they need to be…

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  The flourishing 90’s The good life Would not end soon Dollars Scooped up with a gigantic dustpan and broom Swinging back and forth Moving mountains of hay with a pitchfork Shifting sand Globalization Moved across the land Jobs have disappeared Elites Now offer peasants Handkerchiefs To wipe away the…

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Small Town Life In The American West

  Photographer Bryan Schutmaat is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see more images from his book Grays The Mountains Sends, featured below, click on any photograph.          Grays the Mountain Sends project combines portraits, landscapes, and still life in a series of photos…

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The Social & Personal Struggles Of A Transgender   Woman

  Photographer Darija Jelincic is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Red Sonya‘.  To see Darija’s body of work click on any image.           Gender identity as essential human right is ignored in almost all countries in…

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Time to start digging holes 1 Trillion  infrastructure spending  Provide jobs Make economy Rock and Roll  Deficit  Already in a sinkhole The Tsar Is in control Contractors licking Chops Gathering all around Cash Cow touchdown Could take two to three years to break ground Bean counters will need details Most…

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The History, Neighborhoods & People Of Butte, Montana

  Photographer Ian van Coller is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘Butte, America: The Richest Hill on Earth‘.  To see Ian’s projects click on any image.         Butte is not your typical mining town. At the end of the…

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How Do Backpackers Earn Income While Traveling?

  Photojournalist Gabriele Duchi  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Working Holiday Visa‘. To see Gabriele’s projects click on any image.         A Working Holiday Visa is a residence permit allowing travelers to undertake employment in…

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Daily Life In Mongolia

  Photographer Thomas Alleman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo  essay.  These images are from his project ‘Inner Mongolia‘.  To see Thomas’ body of work click on any image.           Inner Mongolia claims twelve percent China’s total land-mass, and is the third largest of…

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Female Sex Workers In Nevada

  Photographer Marc McAndrews is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his book/project ‘Nevada Rose‘.  To see Marc’s body of work click on any image.                     See also:     Back to HOME…

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Appalachians

  Photographer Gloria Feinstein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from her project ‘Appalachia‘. To see Gloria’s portfolios click on any image.     In her June 26, 2014 New York Times article, “What’s the Matter With Eastern Kentucky?” economics reporter Annie Lowrey referred…

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  Late night Walking cobbled streets of Prague Had one too many pilsners Met a street performer On the corner Done for the night playing his violin After an hour of shooting the breeze I asked my new friend Why is it that you are so at ease? He replied:…

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From Devastation To A Strong Community – 13 De Noviembre, Medellin, Colombia

  Photographer Theo Gould is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Theo’s body of work click on any image.     From the Bottom to the Hilltop November, 13th 1985 was Colombia’s worst natural disaster. The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupted near the towns of…

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Bosnia – War, Children & Peace

  Photographer Keith Brame is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from his project  ‘Bosnia and Warchild‘.  To see Keith’s portfolio and galleries click on any image.       “I visited Bosnia Hercegovina for the first time in March of 1995. Sarajevo, the capital…

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Will Bhutan’s Identity Survive  Modernization?

  Documentary Photographer AJ Heath is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘End of the Road‘.  To see AJ’s body of work click on any image.     The last decade has seen the Kingdom of Bhutan undergo a rapid transition.…

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Mexico, 20,000 Women, 17 Days, 270 Miles – The Pilgrimage To See The Lady Of Guadalupe

  Humanitarian and Travel Photographer Francisco Alcala Torreslanda is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Pilgrimage‘.  To see Francisco’s body of work click on any image.         For Her Sake – Women’s Pilgrimage to the Basilica of Guadalupe During…

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Romania’s Mining Deals & The Families Holding On To Their Homes And Basic Lives

  Disappearing Culture Photographer Vesselina Nikolaeva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Sleeping Gold Under The Red Mountain‘.  To see Vesselina’s body of work click on any image.   Europe’s largest gold deposits are believed to lie under the ancient village of Rosia Montana in…

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Fighting To Protect Alberta’s Forests – A Photographer’s Story

  Traditional Fine Art Landscape Photographer Olivier Du Tre is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape photography.  These images are from his project ‘Deep Cuts“.  To see Olivier’s portfolios click on any image.       October 26, 2013. I will never forget that month or that year.…

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The Reindeer’s Needs – Daily Life Of Mongolia’s Nomads

  Photographer Madoka Ikegami is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project “Tsaatan People‘.  To see Madoka’s  gallery of work click on any image.                       East Taiga, Mongolia –  2015.  …

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The Food We Remember London’s Immigrants Intimate Portraits

  Social Documentary Photographer Tanya Houghton is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘A Migrant’s Tale‘. To see Tanya’s gallery of projects click on any image.   Ten Migrants living and working in London were interviewed about their relationship to food, narrating their stories,…

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Travel Photography & Stories From Around The World

  Photographer Alex Macro is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this travel photography.  To see Alex’s portfolio click on any image.                       See also: India By Alex Macro   Back to HOME PAGE

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Women – Bondo Tribe, Odisha, India

  Documentary Photographer David Katzenstein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  These images are from his project ‘Bondo Women‘.  To see David’s collections and projects click on any image.         In January of 2008 Katzenstein traveled into the extreme rural areas of…

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Daily Life In Almaty, Kazakhstan

  Documentary Photographer & Filmmaker Tom Law is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Isolation In Kazakhstan‘. To see Tom’s gallery of projects click on any image.     Set in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau Mountains, Almaty is…

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Ball And Chain By Big Mama Thornton

Are you ready for some Blues? I’m sitting on my old wood rocking chair, under an aluminum awning, on my back patio. I purchased the rocker years ago, while visiting the Great Smokey Mountains. I’m sipping on Jack Daniel’s and smoking my pipe. A very light spring rain is falling…

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Social Documentary Photography – Scavenging Processed Waste In Delhi’s Landfill

  Photographer Ashiq MK is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  social documentary photography.   From his project ‘Live Stuck To Magnet‘. To see Ashiq’s portfolio click on any image.     ‘Lives stuck to magnets’ You have to use the strength of your whole family to get…

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Social Documentary Photography – Protests & Celebrations In Indonesia

  Independent Documentary Photographer and  Freelance Photojournalist Aji Styawan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography .   To see Aji’s portfolio, projects and photographs click on any image.                     See also: Portraits Editorial By Aji Styawan  …

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Sudan – Travel Photography

  Photographer Michael Jennings is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this travel photography essay. These images are from his 1980’s projects ‘Sudan‘, ‘Sudan North East Kassala & Suakin‘, ‘Sudan Centre Khartoum & Wad Medani‘ and ‘Nuba Mountains‘.  To see Michael’s gallery of projects and photographs click on any image.    …

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Documentary Photography – Solar Energy Impact On Nepalese Farmers

  Documentary Photographer Kristin Lau is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Nepal Solar Farming‘.  To see Kristin’s portfolio and projects click on any image.       Energy is at the forefront of most economic, environmental and developmental issues the world faces…

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Haiku #131

  Great Smoky Mountains Old cabin by the river Our nest for winter   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Social Documentary Photography – Religion In Indonesia

  Independent Documentary Photographer and  Freelance Photojournalist Aji Styawan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography .  These images are part of his Editorial Work.  To see Aji’s portfolio, projects and photographs click on any image.                 See also:…

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