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Mountain Tale

  Way up in the Himalayan Mountains Lived a giant Legend has it He was the cause of all the avalanches When angry and stomping around Gigantic mounds of snow Would come tumbling down   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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Between The Mountains And The Sea

  Artwork By THIERRY LATHOUD Between The Mountains And The Sea PORTFOLIO   On View     ABOUT The NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY is designed to connect art seekers and collectors with artists DIRECTLY.  The gallery is not a mall, but instead a collection of remarkable works of art that bring…

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In The Shadow Of Mountains By Steve McCurry | Photography Book Recommendation By Edge of Humanity Magazine

  In The Shadow Of Mountains is 132 pages of outstanding large single and double page images of the daily life of Afghanistan. The photographs were taken from 1979-2003. There is background information at the end of the book. Excellent  Composition Outstanding Light Raw Emotional Photos Colors that Explode off…

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Music | Rocky Mountain Way By Joe Walsh (1973)

    This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection * To listen on YouTube CLICK HERE  * Available on Amazon.com below:   Rocky Mountain Way   Worldwide, Timeless & Diverse See our Complete Music Selection HERE     See also: The Hermit Poet’s Music Collection  Top 100 Movies…

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Amongst White Clouds | Documentary Film About Buddhist Hermit Masters Of China’s Zhongnan Mountain | By Edward A. Burger | 86 Minutes

    This documentary film was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Movie Collection * To watch the trailer on YouTube CLICK HERE  * Available on Amazon.com below: Amongst White Clouds     See also: The Hermit Poet’s Music Collection  Top 100 Movies In The Hermit Poet’s Movie Collection The Hermit…

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Music | The Ballad of Jed Clampett Performed By Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs with The Foggy Mountain Boys (1962)

    This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection * To watch and listen on YouTube CLICK HERE  * Available on Amazon.com below:   The Ballad of Jed Clampett   Worldwide, Timeless & Diverse See our Complete Music Selection HERE     See also: The Hermit Poet’s Music…

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Liangshan Mountains, Sichuan, China

  Photographer Mesa Guo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Mesa’s body of work, click on any photograph.                     All images © Mesa Guo     See also: 我们 By Mesa Guo      

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The Zapatista Rebels’ Village In The Mountains Of Chiapas, Mexico

  Geographer and Photographer Aurelien Buttin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘M.A.R.Z’ series.  To see Aurelien ’s body of work, click on any photograph.                       All images © Aurelien Buttin     See…

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Hunter-Gatherers Facing Life Of Extreme Poverty After Relocation | The Batwa Pygmies From The Virunga Mountains

  Photographer Jan Janssen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Proud for One Second’.  To see Jan’s body of work, click on any image.           The Batwa Pygmies, one of the oldest people of Africa. It can be…

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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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Human Topographies

  Artwork By ALE RAMBAR    “Each piece is created by analyzing human bodies topographically, just like a topographer would analyze mountains, valleys or rivers. Each piece is cut separately, layer by layer and then assembled by hand to create “human topographies”. I use this technique to talk about issues…

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Metaphysical Body Landscapes

  Metaphysical Body Landscapes By Anna Lazareva   My childhood I’ve spent at my grandmother’s house in Romania, near Carpathian Mountains. Seeing human’s strong bond with earth, observing nature, and the landscapes around that influenced my understanding of earth, beauty and man’s connexion with it. All being is something whole,…

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boy walks in the valley of the mountains  one day he will climb them         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,…

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These Lungs

  Written by Latifa Alkhanjary   They keep saying, this won’t last forever, But the four walls that I inhabit now mark the four corners of my soul. Entrapment is at once physical, as it is mental. I feel as though I have not exhaled since March, And yet my lungs…

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Opium | Destroying Village Life In Longwa, India

  Photographer Emiliano Pinnizzotto is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Opium’.  To see Emiliano’s body of work, click on any image.       OPIUM: The silent destruction of a village Opium is one of the oldest drugs in the world. The…

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The Sound Of The Sangu River | Bangladesh

  Photographer Arif Zaman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Fairytale of Bangladesh’.  To see Arif’s body of work, click on any image.       I stood in the whisper of mist. The serene Sangu river was flowing right in…

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Architectural Photography | Japan

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

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Brazil’s Depleting Water Sources & The Amazon Rainforest

  Photographer, Cinematographer and Journalist Renato Stockler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Sowing Water’.  To see Renato’s body of work, click on any image.         Despite being more than 2000 kilometers away from the edges of the largest…

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Rewind Series | Off The Grid

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth in 2014, these hidden visuals will again come to life to touch your hearts. The rewind series will be presented in subjects.  To see…

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Rewind Series | Poverty

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth in 2014, these hidden visuals will again come to life to touch your hearts. The rewind series will be presented in subjects.  To see…

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Ghazipur Dumping Yard | Delhi, India

  Photographer Abhishek Singh and Writer Saurabh Goyal are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Ghazipur Garbage Hill’.  To see Abhishek ’s body of work, click on any image.         A mountain of sorts stands at the eastern end of…

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Village Life | Zagrazhden, Bulgaria

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Zagrazhden A Pomak Village over Rhodope Mountains’.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.           Surrounded by valleys and high mountains the village of…

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Rewind Series | Asia

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth in 2014, these hidden visuals will again come to life to touch your hearts. The rewind series will be presented in subjects.  To see…

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Epecuén | A Disastrous Story Of Economic Progress vs Nature

  Photographer Adrián Markis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Epecuén’.  To see Adrián’s body of work, click on any image.     Epecuén Lake Village is located 550 kilometers southwest of Buenos Aires. Epecuén’s famous lake belongs to the endorheic basin…

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Cozy

  Cold night Smokey Mountains We feed wood into the fire place Listen to the water outside Rushing downstream    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…

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Hermit’s Life

  Morning dew Mountains peak through He walks narrow path His cane leading the way   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…

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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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An Ode To Mother Earth

  Artwork By Yvonne de Wit   Mesmerized by the colorful pallet of the Overberg Mountains she began to collect earth minerals. After a few Land Art projects she started to combine her collection of earth particles with copper, brass and Sterling Silver into pieces of jewelry that reflect the…

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One of the last mountain man could not make it down in the lower 48 Decided to just wander alone in the wild Never looked back 2 years have gone by He has survived   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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Up With The First Light

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   I cannot enjoy my warm bed  in this freezing early morning Mind takes me to Paths I missed Riddles I’m not able to solve Mountains I lack strength to climb Shivering I start my day Distractions Crossing…

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Life’s Moments | Eastern Europe

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

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Sacred Places | Serbia

  Photographer Marko Rupena is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Sanctuary in Djunis’.  To see Marko’s body of work, click on any image.           At the end of 19th century, while taking a water from a fountain,…

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  Oh boy Did I climb  the mountain top looked down and realized  it was not worth it   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…

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The Growing Tension Between Muslims & Christians In Georgia

  Portrait and Documentary Photographer Hossein Fardinfard is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘THE LOST IDENTITY’.  To see Hossein’s body of work, click on any image.           In the rural regions of the country of Georgia, poor economic…

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Daily Life Blending Into A Magic-Realistic World In Sumadija, Serbia

  Photographer Sebastian Steveniers is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Sumadija’.  To see Sebastian ’s body of work, click on any image.         Sumadija, Serbia is a region known for its nature and its mountains. There is basically no…

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Kundalini |The Search For Liberation

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Kundalini The Arousal of the Inner Energy By: Ajit Mookerjee   “The Kundalini, in the form of latency, is coiled like a serpent. One who impels  this sakti to move will attain liberation.”   Hathayoga-pradipika, Chap. 3 v. 108  …

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NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY | Human Topographies

  New Artwork By ALE RAMBAR    “Each piece is created by analyzing human bodies topographically, just like a topographer would analyze mountains, valleys or rivers. Each piece is cut separately, layer by layer and then assembled by hand to create “human topographies”. I use this technique to talk about…

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Impermanence

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism and Zen The Collective Translations of Thomas Cleary Volume Three Rational Zen The Mind of Dogen Zenji   “The autumn colors of the thousand peaks are dyed with seasonal rain; How could the hard rock on the…

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High Heat | Pot Of Water Boils Over | Unleashing Anger

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Diamond Sutra Text And Commentaries Translated From Sanskrit And Chinese By Red Pine    “Anger is the fire of the mind/ it can destroy a forest of merit” By Cold Mountain Poet 9th Century      Hermit Poet’s Comments:…

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  Gigantic Boulder Rolling down the mountain Only option Get out of the way   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 diligently…

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NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY | Metaphysical Body Landscapes

  Metaphysical Body Landscapes By Anna Lazareva   My childhood I’ve spent at my grandmother’s house in Romania, near Carpathian Mountains. Seeing human’s strong bond with earth, observing nature, and the landscapes around that influenced my understanding of earth, beauty and man’s connexion with it. All being is something whole,…

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Doldrums

  Written By Poet and Photographer J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey     FORWARD – REWIND   My pinned eyes close On their bloods and their greys   I know where I’m going But not what I’ll see   Not through the oak door and not up the stairs…

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Hollow Voyage

  Written By Poet and Photographer J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   NOWHERE BOUND   I woke up this morning And saw a truck on the road Its axle – overloaded and stretched With relatives and possessions   Where it was headed I do not know All that I…

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“Si, hasta la primavera”

  Written By Poet and Photographer J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   UNTIL THE SPRING   Ugly are Those winter buildings Covered in underwear   Far beneath which I sit and paint My gallery of spring In these lines Of brightest green and blue   These swirls of new…

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Bhutan | People & Their Quotidian Lives

  Photographer Michael Marquand is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  travel photography.  From the Bhutan series.  To see Michael’s body of work, click on any image.                     All images © Michael Marquand     See also: Varanasi India…

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Fukushima Remains

  Photographer Benjamin Kis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘FUKUSHIMA NOW’.  To see Benjamin’s body of work, click on any image.       Fukushima(then)Now: Friday, March 11th, 2011, 14:47 o ‘clock, Fukushima. At this day, Japan was hit by a…

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Endless Chasing After Nothingness

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: An Introduction To Zen Training The Classic Text on Rinzai Zen Training By Omori Sogen Translated by Dogen Hosokawa and Roy Yoshimoto   “Crossing many mountains and rivers, Shall I some day reach land Where there is no loneliness? I…

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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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  life settled down he is no longer hungry for revenge snow covers the mountain     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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Landscape Photography | Arctic

  Photographer Nicholas Aspholm is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape photography.  To see Nicholas’s body of work, click on any image.                     All images © Nicholas Aspholm     See also: Drone Video From Iceland, Faroe Islands…

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At Night In Europe’s Largest Waste Dump | Malagrotta, Italy

  Photographer and Co-Founder of Collective LISA Gian Marco Sanna is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘MALAGROTTA | The City of Snow’.  To see Gian Marco’s body of work, click on any image.         Malagrotta is the biggest dump…

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Kurdistan

  Photographer Maxime Crozet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Kurdewari, land of the Kurds’.  To see Maxime’s body of work, click on any image.           Nestled in the mountains between Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey, Kurdistan remains…

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Eco-Friendly Colombia Coffee Farming On The Steep Hills Of Sierra Nevada

  Photographer Pieter Bas Bouwman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Coffee farmers of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta’.  To see Pieter ’s body of work, click on any image.           San Javier is a village on…

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Keeping A Low Profile

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Training The Samurai Mind A Bushido SourceBook Translated and Edited By Thomas Cleary Publisher: Shambhala   (Excerpt) “Warriors ought to keep their bravery inside, not showing it outwardly. This can be attained spontaneously after you studied both culture and arms.”…

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The American West

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

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Witnessing Dissolution Of Constructed Identities & Confronting Human Nature

  Photographer Mara Sanchez Renero is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘iluikak’.  To see Mara’s body of work, click on any image.           The Nahuatl word tlapializtli refers to the act of keeping or preserving something. This concept reminds us…

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Reconnecting With Nature | Body Landscape

  Fine Art and Fashion Photographer Anna Lazareva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Metaphysical Body Landscapes’ series.  To see Anna’s body of work, click on any photograph.         Artistic Statement My childhood I’ve spent at my grandmother’s house in Romania,…

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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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The Elusive Zen Mind

The cliff divers of Acapulco Mexico have nerves of steel and are extremely focused when performing their extraordinary aerobatic dives off the edge of the mountain, into the sea below. Yes, they have done an enormous amount of practice to reach their current state of diving perfection, but mentally they…

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  Sometimes I Remember The Hunt For Knowledge All night University Study Room Mixing Drinking Coffee & Mountain Dew Taking Breaks Playing Go With Korean Ocean Engineering major Friend We Both Acquiring The Discipline   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please…

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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!   To listen on YouTube CLICK HERE      

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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?” Musō Kokushi also known as Musō Soseki (1275-1351) “A bowl and its cover, plain unvarnished wood straight from the mountains,…

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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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