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Prioritizing My Struggle

  I try not to remember The simple times Life ran smooth Today I struggle to hold it all together Money is important I Try not to become depressed or overwhelmed with anxiety Health at my age is also a big worry I hold tight onto my dear job I’m…

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New Struggles After Pandemic Dust Settles

  Poverty in America continues to increase rapidly.  The new workplace after the pandemic will only speed up the process. Artificial Intelligence and destruction of retail will also continue to cause job loss. By paying a minimum amount to each family the government could help solve this problem.   Copyright©…

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The Struggles In Communities Living With Crime & Violence | La Polvorilla & Pancho Villa

  Ethno-Photographer Héctor Adolfo Quintanar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘El Barrio Bravo’.  To see Héctor’s body of work, click on any image.           Drug trafficking, armed robbery and kidnappings makes Iztapalapa one of the most violent…

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Homosexuality In India | History, Struggles & Celebrations

  Photographer Sourojeet Paul is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘FREEDOM OF LOVE’.  To see Sourojeet’s body of work, click on any image.     “It is my body and my wish… be gone demons.”     The individuals of LGBTQ community…

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Surveillance & Environment | Daily Struggles On Indigenous Land | Amazon, Brazil

  Reporter Photographer Leonardo Milano is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Maró Project: The Struggle for Survival in Indigenous Land’.  To see Leonardo’s body of work, click on any image.         In the Amazon, the Arapiuns and Borari peoples live…

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Youth Unemployment Struggle | Middle East & North Africa

Finding decent paying professional jobs and upward mobility is not very promising in the Middle East and North Africa. Yes, education is available, but once completing a university degree it is still difficult for a person to get on their feet. It is especially problematic for the young men trying…

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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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Compassion & The Struggles of Today’s Life

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: By: Pema Chodron From the book: When Things Fall Apart | Heart Advice for Difficult Times (page 37)   When the rivers and air are polluted, when families and nations are at war, when homeless wanderers fill the highways, these…

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With The Olive Harvest Season Over, West African Migrants Struggle To Survive In Sicily

  Documentary and Portrait Photographer Mariusz Smiejek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Dream Slaves’.  To see Mariusz’s body of work, click on any image.             The olive season in Sicily ended in December, during the harvesting…

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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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The Struggles Of A Woman Re-entering Society After Decades Of Incarceration

  Public Defender and Photographer Sara Bennett is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the ‘Life after life in prison’ project.  To see Sara’s body of work, click on any image.    “I have to go to three state-mandated programs. I like my individual…

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The Struggles Of An Aging Population | Rural Latvia

  Social Documentary Photographer Gunta Podina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the ‘Rural Living Latvia’ project.  To see Gunta’s body of work click on any image.           Rural Latvia is undergoing demographic change. As young people leave the countryside…

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The Struggles To Treat Tuberculosis | Dhaka

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project Shadows  and Silhouettes .  To see Mauro’s body of work  click on any image.       Darkness, chipped walls, old rusty tools. The time, here, is marked only by the drops…

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“I don’t want to die.” | HIV Positive Youth | Social & Physical Struggles | Uganda

  Photojournalist Carol Allen-Storey is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project Teens and the Loneliness of AIDS.  To see Carol’s body of work click on any photograph.   AIDS continues to be a disease feared but not understood as education is sparse and the…

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Irish Travellers | Ireland Ethnic Group | Their Traditions & Struggles

  Humanitarian Photographer Michele Zousmer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘The Other Side Of Ireland‘.  To see Michele’s galleries click on any image.           Much of my own personal work is based on individuals who are…

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The Many Facets Of Thai Boxing | Young Fighters’ Struggles & Hopes | Bangkok

  Documentary Photographer Richard Friend is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘In the Ring‘ and ‘Catching Monkeys‘.  To see Richard’s body of  work click on any photograph.           Under an expressway flyover near one of the largest slum…

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A Blind Man’s Struggles & Accomplishments | Disability In Myanmar

  Documentary Photographer Sai Htin Linn Htet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘See the Future‘.  To see Sai Htin’s body of work click on any photograph.     The disabled in Myanmar are both physically and socially marginalized.  The majority of the people with visual…

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Refugees – Crossing Borders Towards A New Struggle

  Documentary Photographer and Photojournalist Cinzia D’Ambrosi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her ongoing project ‘Hate Hurts‘ .   For more info on Hate Hurts click on any photograph.   Over the last two years, I have chronicled the personal costs of psychological and physical…

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The Transgender Struggle “I am neither female nor male, I am both, I am an evolved   being”

  Fine-Artist and Editorial Portrait Photographer Sarah Skinner @ Takako Photography is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  These images are from her project ‘Drew’s Story‘.  To see Sarah’s body of work click on any image.   Written by Drew Faithful       Drew Faithful,…

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Struggles Of A Colombian Community To Survive Industrialization After Decades Of Conflicts

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Carlos Bernate is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Home Sweet Gold‘.  To see Carlos’ stories and portraits click on any image.         During the 80’s and 90’s, the guerillas conducted a raid on…

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The Struggles Of Burma’s Former Political Prisoners Rebuilding Their Lives As Illegal Refugees

  Documentary Photographer James MacKay is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Prison Without Bars’.  To see James’ body of work click on any image.       Burma’s non violent revolution has seen thousands detained for their political activities and beliefs.…

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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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Gorkha District’s Villagers & The Struggles Of Rebuilding After Nepal’s Earthquake

  Photographer Szymon Barylski is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary   photography.  From project ‘Stranded‘.  To see Szymon’s projects click on any image.                           See also: Iquitos – Belen By Szymon Barylski   Back…

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An Indiana Community’s Struggles After Lead   Contamination

  Documentary Photographer and Videographer Alyssa Schukar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Led In The Soul‘.  To see Alyssa’s body of work click on any image.   The West Calumet Housing Complex, which is currently home to about 1,200 people, is located…

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Daily Struggles Of A Disabled Woman In Hackney, London

  Visual Storyteller Gaia Calcagni Merlini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘Anna‘.         Earlier this year, probably around February, a friend told me she was working as a carer for a lady met on the street. I was instantly interested in…

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Severe Disabilities & Family Struggles The Agent Orange Death Trail

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

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Social Documentary Photography “Homosexuals In China” Their Social & Government Struggles

  Documentary Photographer Douglas Hook is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project “Forbidden Love“. To see Douglas’ projects click on any image.       Elephant in the Room! Mencius, an eminent Confucian philosopher, once said “There are three things that are…

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Social Documentary Photography – The Life & Struggles Of Egypt’s Bedouins

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Documentary Photographer Walter Rothwell. Click on any image to see Walter’s portfolio of projects and photographs. From project “Pyramids Of Giza” by Walter Rothwell. As International Governments react to the recent events in Egypt with yet more travel…

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Social Documentary: Mexico Garbage Dump Workers-Their Community, Struggles & Poverty

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer David von Blohn.   From project “Linda Vista” by David von Blohn.   Click on any image to see other stories by David von Blohn.     In search of opportunities and escaping the economic crisis in their country,…

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Photo Documentary – Life Struggles & Dead Tourism In Kenya

This travel photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by photographer Christopher Haslett. Images and commentary from “The Road to Carthage” project by Christopher Haslett Why do they stay away? Some ask. Violence is everywhere. Take a walk in North London and you’ll see, warns a long-staying Brit.…

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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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Concealed Stories

  Social Photographer Eduardo Lopez Moreno is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Concealment – Beyond Togetherness  ’.  To see Eduardo’s body of work, click on any image.         Introversion, reserve, shame or pride. Images of an inner world or…

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IN THE MIND OF AN ARTIST
“…a good artist, plays with the Universe on everyone else’s behalf.”

Written By Melissa LaFontaine   “Art is my cosmos” I make art to make the invisible, visible and to rebel against the status quo of the material realm, stagnant, decaying, almost inevitably predictable beast that it is. There has always been a deep well of loneliness in me. I have had…

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In The Mind Of An Artist

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN! ‘In The Mind Of An Artist’ aims to uncover the artistic mind, the perspective of individuals living under the influence of art.   By and large we live collective lives, but artists see life a bit; well sometimes very different than others.  As some seem to…

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Woman, Mother & Daughter

  Fine Art Photographer Sara Silks is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ongoing project ‘Studies of Women’.  To see Sara’s body of work, click on any image.           Momma died unexpectedly, and we had been distant. I found a…

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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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The Traditional Daily Lives Of The Women On Kihnu & Manija, Estonia

  Photographer Anne Helene Gjelstad is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘BIG HEART, STRONG HANDS’.  To see Anne Helene’s body of work, click on any image.           Big heart, strong hands is the story of the women on…

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Oyster Farmers | Working & Playing In Wellfleet

  Photographer Edward Boches is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘By The Tide’.  To see Edward’s body of work, click on any image.           It takes a certain kind of person to be an oyster farmer. You may…

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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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Perceptions Of Our External World

  Artwork By Edgar Invoker   Edgar is an artist working at the intersection of abstraction and surrealism, which is true not only in relation to his style of painting, but also relates to the topic of his research. Being passionate about painting since early years he successfully graduated from…

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Rewind Series | America

  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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    Days are a struggle I like sleep Time to rest Downtime Again Wake up to the struggle   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness HERE     Edge of Humanity Magazine is an independent nondiscriminatory platform that has no religious, political,…

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Uighurs | Who Cares In The Arab World?

  The Chinese are intent on putting the Uighurs away and throw out the keys.  They do not care about what the world thinks about human rights violations in regard to this Muslim ethnic minority group. Other Arab nations; especially the Gulf States, will keep their trap shut because business…

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Harmonious Emotions

  Artwork By Johanna Marie Schimming   “The rhythmic marks may seem to be a code or recall Braille script, and I like to imagine that you can have the feeling to touch my paintings with your eyes. For me painting involves the discovery of my own language as well…

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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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Handling Life’s Complications

  Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The problems we have in life shape the person we became.  People with a small amount of issues tend to be easy going and happier as they never had to deal with adversity and hardship.  The folks that struggle frequently tend…

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Time Games

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Like handcuffs, time restrains movement and limits our lives.  In vain, one struggles to organize it, relocate, and stretch time into a larger unit. But time is simply mathematics; we recycle 24 units/hours daily. Humans have a…

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Karma & Positioning

  Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   As we go through life collecting experiences that will build us as individuals are our good and bad actions creating our karma, or is our (good or bad)  karma outside of our reach? Do good is good for the soul; it…

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I’m In Love With You & You | Discover Polyamory

Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues   Polyamory: Discovering the Diversity of Love and Relationships in the 21st Century   Today, monogamous relationships remain within the mainstream culture in most parts of the world. I think that monogamous relationships have been enforced by society throughout history for…

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America 2021

  At least the first half of 2021 will be hard economically. Many families will struggle to pay bills and survive financially. In America, more than one stimulus check will be given out to the people during the year. The bankruptcy courts on the business and personal level will be…

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Rewind Series | Mexico

  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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Women’s Rights In Japan | From “People’s Rights Grandma” (1878) To “Gender Free” (1999)

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues   Feminism and Politics in Japan: From Prewar to Present   The 1980s (pp. 2-3): In Japan, women voted for the first time in 1946. However, Japan’s first movement for civil rights began in the 1870s. One of the representatives…

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A Life With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) | A Photographer’s Story Of Awareness

  Photojournalist Nelly Ating is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘A Life With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (Self Portrait)’.  To see Nelly’s body of work, click on any image.       A life with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) chronicles a series of self-portraits…

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Juggling Thoughts

  Today I remember yesterday One after another Thoughts Pop up Unfortunately Today I also have the reality of the struggle Controlling my depression   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   More On Peeling OFF Mental Illness HERE     Edge of Humanity Magazine is an independent nondiscriminatory platform…

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Entertainers

  Everyday Husband and wife Street performers Put smiles on their faces Even though Behind the scenes They Struggle Living in poverty   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…

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Gender & Sexuality

  Just in case you missed; we added Gender & Sexuality to our main topics.     Browsing thru Gender & Sexuality archives you will find articles such as Husband In A Dress  and Feminism | Then & Now written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues. In addition…

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Rewind Series | Middle East

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 original…

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Drop The Titles, We Are All Americans

  The title of ‘white privileged’ will continue to be used to divide America. Many African Americans have positions of prestige and power; especially in local governments, police, hospitals/healthcare as well as universities and media. America is an equal opportunity country.  The core problem in the African American communities start…

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The Disappearing Hand Loom

  Photographer Mayur Ghurka is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Hand loom – On the verge of extinction’.  To see Mayur’s body of work, click on any image.         Hand loom dates from the Indus Valley Civilization.  Traditionally, the…

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Rewind Series | LGBTQ

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 original…

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The Turmoil Within

    Most folks wake up peacefully She abruptly wakes up shaking and nauseated Sometimes dry heaving Reaching for that magical pill to calm everything down Will it work this morning? She sits up in her bed waiting for the nerves to settle down Careful not to fall back asleep…

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Pain | How Depictions Can Change Our Perception

  Photographer Quentin Caffier is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  photo essay.  From the project ‘PHILOCTETE’.  To see Quentin’s body of work, click on any image.     In Greek mythology, Philoctetes is a companion of Ulysses. Wounded in combat, he lies agonizing for days, and as…

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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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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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Feminism | Then & Now

Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   To Feminism or Not to Feminism: Problems with the word “feminism”   Recently, the word “feminism” has become a hot topic as many find it implies more negative connotations than positive. Those…

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Religion & Science

  Photographer Madhur Dhingra is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Entangled | Chapter #1 | Śūnyatā ( སྟོང་པ་ཉིད ) – The Ultimate Void ’.  To see Madhur ’s body of work, click on any image.     These images are a part…

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Bougainville Referendum For Independence

  Environmental Photographer William Joshua Templeton is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Bougainville Referendum’.  To see William’s body of work, click on any image.       On December 13th, 2019 Autonomous Region of Bougainville (Bougainville) took a step forward in their…

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Abdul Hameed Reporting From Bahrain | Coronavirus’ Days

  Photographer Abdul Hameed is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Shia Pilgrims Avoid Gatherings In Bahrain’.  To see Abdul’s body of work, click on any image.         With Bahrain seeing an increase with Covid patients from the past 9…

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In The Name Of Freedom | Harsh Life In The Taiga

  Photographer Alexis Pazoumian is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Sacha’.  To see Alexis ’ body of work, click on any image.         SACHA, KING OF THE TAIGA In his quest for a sense of freedom that represents total…

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What Are You Made Of?

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Adversity builds personality.  Some of us are strong minded, others cannot sell their way out of a paper bag.  Many of us look good and ready on the outside (reality unknown) while a few are happy to…

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Achilles Heel Under The Spotlight

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   After a few decades on this Earth, most of us had the opportunity to weather in and out of personal struggles.  Some washes out with the waters others stay around like a puddle that never dries. These…

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The Order Within Disorder

  Visual Storyteller and Photographer Ogulcan Arslan  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘BLINDNESS’.  To see Ogulcan’s body of work, click on any image.         “Inside us there is something that has no name, that something is what we…

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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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Bahia | Joy, Sadness & The Human Landscape

  Photographer Tamar Granovsky is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  photo essay.  From the project ‘THIS MIRACLE’.  To see Tamar ’s body of work, click on any image.           This Miracle is a personal exploration into the human landscape of Brazil’s Bahia State…

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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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Emotional Responses

  Photographer Polly Chandler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Emotional Narratives’ series.  To see Polly’s body of work, click on any image.         Experiences in life inspire emotional responses in my photography.  In life we all undergo cycles of…

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Life In The Mississippi Delta

  Photographer Rebecca Moseman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From ‘The Delta’ project.  To see Rebecca’s body of work, click on any image.           The Mississippi Delta is unlike any other area. It’s rich in both culture and tradition but…

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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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Brazil’s Indigenous People

  Photographer Diego Baravelli is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Aldeia Multiétnica ’.  To see Diego’s body of work, click on any image.           The Multiethnic Village is a territory in Chapada dos Veadeiros dedicated to the strengthening…

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MIGRATIONS By Sebastião Salgado | Photography Book Recommendation By Edge Of Humanity Magazine

  Like most of Salgado’s work, MIGRATIONS from the beginning, sets itself as a bible for documentary photography.  The black and white, high impact, historical images, makes a mark and stays with you, easily placing the viewer into the action, the struggles, the pain, and time in history. While exploring…

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“…the realities of America’s Dream…” Petersburg, Virginia

  Photographer Shane Rocheleau is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘A Glorious Victory’.  To see Shane’s body of work, click on any image.         True freedom is neither attained nor sustained by individuals. Freedom is a collaboration attained and…

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The Many Facets Of Fear

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Fear is an emotional natural response. It tells the self that adversity is on the way.  We fear things or events that can alter our survival or aspects of our lives.  From our perspective we cannot physically or emotionally overcome this…

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Society, Government & The Health Care System In The US

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   In its infancy, societies are created by collective ideals and wants.  Since the caveman, we have done better in groups as we can help each other to solve our daily problems and carry the heavy loads. As the group evolves, the…

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Family | More Members, More Problems

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   There are many families known by their tribulations. But are their struggles any different than the ones taking place in your family or mine?   How many members does the “X” family have? Every person comes into a group, whether it…

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Start Of A New Series | Q&A With The Hermit Poet | Why Is There So Much Corruption?

Hermit Poet’s Answer: Throughout history the wealthy and powerful have taken advantage of the less privileged.  The difference is that today corruption is more in our face, more often, involves larger sums of money, and casts a much wider net which includes politicians, powerful, large and medium sized companies, wealthy,…

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Boiling Over

  of course folks upset most  just wake-up brush teeth shower work sleep same same across each sea perpetual motion little time for cup of tea freedom = snatching moldy crumbs while on knees struggle to subsist ask big boss to piss Why not protest?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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Is The Grouping In American Society Bringing Us Further Apart?

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Americans are socially lost in a web of identification. Often people are labeled and consequently split into groups, while points of view are categorized as pro or against. One must tiptoe around political correctness and social acceptance to make a point.…

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How To Treat A Woman

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   Women are the most beautiful creatures on the planet. Whether you are dating or in marriage, it is important to treat your lady right. If in love, make sure to say “I love you” often.…

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The Dreams & Contradictions In Chinese Society

  Artist and Photographer  Alex Huanfa Cheng is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Chinese Wonderland’.  To see Alex’s body of work, click on any photograph.         I was born in a rural area of China, and now I’m living…

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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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“…on the boundary between a psychosis and neurosis.” | Borderline Personality   Disorder

  Photographer Rita Verduyckt is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Borderline Spaces and Places’. To see Rita’s body of work, click on any image.           Borderline spaces and places A walk at the dark side of life…  …

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A Historic Landscape Of Death & Destruction

  Written by  Mike Skele   On the TGV from Paris to Frankfurt   I hear their blood screaming, countless voices, long neglected but known and loved or despised by all who lay beside them, comrades in anguish, and yet, even they were unaware that their blood refreshed the broken…

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Dishwashing Wars

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   A domestic argument regarding loading a dishwasher happens in 40% of the kitchens in America. My fellow dishwasher loader literally goes into ‘La La Land’ when doing his duty.  I can clearly see he is not present.…

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No Way To Die

  Written By Poet and Photographer J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   တန်ခူး   January – Your public ward Your gone But not forgotten figure   Lying amongst The bodies sitting The bodies standing The bodies everywhere   No way to live No way to die…

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“There is no place like home. But if home no longer feels like home, we are lost.” | The South African Dream

  Documentary Photographer, Facilitator and Engaged Academic  Pieter de Vos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘HOMELANDS’.  To see Pieter’s body of work, click on any image.       LIFE ON THE EDGE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM Homelands traces its…

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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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