Posts from the ‘Human Condition’ category

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…

Indonesia | A Decade Ago

  Photographer Massimo Mastrorillo  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Indonesia | Just Another Day’ project.  To see Massimo’s …

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one burner hot plate can of beans 2 for 1 white bread 6 pack beer today’s paper rent is cheap only a place to sleep alone…

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Dusty antique chair Stained glass window Light cigar Memories too far * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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The way we roll Two old crows Wearing Tilley hats Pushing Two wire carts One & half blocks To our local Walmart * Who is The…

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Sitting on rickety wood chair Cigarette hanging from his mouth Pool shark Observes Opponent Sink 8-ball  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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room cluttered with knickknacks small cracked mirror old wedding photos on the wall the widow sits alone watching black & white movies * Who is The…

Depicting Sex & Death

  Photographer Aji Susanto Anom is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the book ‘Poison’.  To see Aji ’s  body of work…

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The Mannequin Always Sits Back of the room Hair is shoe polish black Facial skin pulled back 2nd hand threads Pressed Dated From way back *…

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Tattered gloves Two young boxers In the street Momentous dreams * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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The Gigolo multiple times a day admired himself in the mirror, until he no longer adored what he observed. * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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1st light Fisherman Puffing cigar Eyes bloodshot All night at the bar Prepares Boat For Another Day At Sea * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Lounging on park bench Long grey hair Scraggly beard Homeless man Embraced his transistor radio Like most prized possession * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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License states safe driver. She always keeps holy book on dashboard. * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Worn out Construction worker Sitting on busy sidewalk Feet stretched out Boots untied Enjoying Brown bag lunch While Cars and people Hurry by * Who is…

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Two men Rocking back & forth Chewing and spitting tobacco In no hurry Quarreling over politics In America * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

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Greasy spoon restaurant Finished breakfast Old lady Pulls out mirror Smears on lipstick   Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

Outfitted For Heat

  Photographer and Art Director James Ball @ DOCUBYTE is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Dressed to Kill’ series.  To…

Vibrant India

  Street Photographer Shikha Sood is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life photos.  To see Shikha’s gallery of photographs click on any…

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The Missis Fried eggs and ham Biscuits in the oven The Farmer Sitting on front house step Complained to me About this season’s crop * Who…

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Frail Old Woman Gently Tossed Coins Into Fountain  Of  Youth  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

The Belfast Murals

  Photographer Hakan Strand is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Belfast’ series.  To see Hakan ’s  body of work…

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Shoveling In the pit Dirty Sweaty Work day labor Does not pay well No benefits All I can get * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Single mother Holding her baby Walks into church Lights a candle Prays Makes a wish * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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Wall built to separate us Block by block We chipped away Nothing Stands In Our Way * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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Monday morning Missing his front teeth He stood on busy street corner Laughing at everyone going to work * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

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No more swagger Covered in soot Long ago Dreams Crushed Under Elephant’s foot * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Ignore Negativity Stake claim Spread wings Like crane * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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The Dandy Walks off the bus Gracefully Opens his umbrella Strolls Like he stepped off a private jet * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

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Egypt Call to prayer Camel and man On the desert sand He kneels down to pray   * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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Harvest Time Migrant workers Go row to row Loading Buckets Full Of Tomatoes * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Not long ago Families Gathered Together Around TV Now Everyone Solo Moving Thumbs On Smartphones     * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

Billionaires Buying Democracy

Every American should be concerned. Deeply Concerned! The very fabric of the freedom of the United States of America is completely at risk. What is causing…

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Slices of time Journey unfolds How much can we control?   Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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He has lived a very long time Learned early to block out negative vibes Consistent Slow paddle Walks away from most battles * Who is The…

The Nile River

  Photojournalist Yusuke Harada is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Floating On The Nile’.  To see Yusuke’s projects…

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Rode Ferris wheel Round and Round Never looked down Plenty of honey 1/4 ashes Midlife Looking back Great ¾ Forget Disasters * Who is The Hermit…

Perspective from Afar

Shut up! Do not talk about my country when you do not live here. These are just a couple of statements often said online by a…

Uncle Sam

The United States big banks, large corporations, lobbyists, Wall Street financial vampires and the politicians all have their greedy fingers in the apple pie. If this…

Meet Your Minicab Driver | London

  Portrait, Documentary and Commercial  Photographer Jonathan Goldberg is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘In Between Jobs’.…

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Everyday Wears White Tilley hat Multicolored braid Walks with a cane Slowly crosses A1A Sits in chair On beach sand Next to lifeguard stand Writing short…

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Twist Turn Jab here Jig there Testing How far I can throw the line Get up cleaning off dirt Hey Dude “You have holes in your…

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Church bells ring Nearby Cemetery Gravestones Stand still Down below Decomposed In permanent homes The occupants No longer sing * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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The Temptress Lured Me Into her domain We made a deal I lost Now I’m secured with rusty chains Kneeling Eternally Hers * Who is The…

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Scraped barrel clean No more suffering Everything OK you say Glad to see you’re on sunny side of day I’m still covered with acid rain * Who…

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Climbed the mountain When reached the top Did not like what I saw * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Frail woman Worn dirty clothes Chewing nails Resting on cement bench Looking Far away Maybe for a better place * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Always Alone Sitting on garden swing While Delicate White Frangipani Flowerss Fall around her * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

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Seeking Immortality I allowed poisonous serpent inside Moving Growing Rising Like The tide Too late Cannot change my mind  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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  Flashes of the blues This is all new What’s up? Holding metal cup Begging for help I can use * Who is The Hermit Poet?…

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Polished black shoes Pressed clean white shirt Red power tie The middle-aged man Proudly stands at bus stop * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

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Holding last three balloons One by one He releases them to fly away Bows to the crowd Walks out into the night Lights up his corn…

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Dressed in black The men Stood in line Collecting Rain checks Exchanged Later For peace of mind  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Punch the clock All-night Unload On the dock Eat cans of beans and spam Drink beer in the can Trailer has a roof leak Clogged kitchen…

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  Susan Everyday Cleans the cages Feeds Her Many Lovebirds Who Fill the void Of Not able To find a good man    * Find More…

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  7PM- midnight Every night Reclusive Hollywood actress Crochets Helping Her Forget Past   *   Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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  Morning Feeling Blue Strolled Outside Took a long view At Laughing Buddha Now alright  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

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    Cusco Peru Old Hand Tomato Seller Stuffs Bills In her bra    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

America | A Divided Union

  Photographer Vincent Glielmi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Present; Tense’.  To see Vincent’s projects click on…

Flood Waters

  Advertising Photographer and Adobe Ambassador Benoit Lapray is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘When the night falls’. …

Bede Birth

  Photographer Farida Alam is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Survivor: Survived Against All The Odds’.  To see…

Public Moments

  Photographer Larry Cohen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  To see Larry’s body of work click on any image.  …

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…

Dream Stories

  Fine Art Photographer Mary Anne Mitchell is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this fine art photography.  From her series Meet me in My Dreams…

The Wee Hours Of The Night

Photographer Josni Belanger is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From project ‘About Last Night’.  To see Josni’s  projects click on any photograph.…

Daily Life | Asia

  Artist and Photographer Tania Chatterjee is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  To see Tania’s  body of work click on…

Just Like My Hometown

  Photographer Barbara Diener is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Sehnsucht’.  To see Barbara’s body of work click…

Caucasus | The Search For Identity

  Photographer Writer Marco Sadori is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his ongoing project  ‘The  Songs of Pomegranate’.  To see Marco’s…

Nightlife

  Photographer Alessandro D’Angelo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From his project ’99 Nights’.  To see Alessandro’s projects click on any…

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.…

Life’s Moments | India

  Photographer Mouhamed Moustapha is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his series ‘Ordinary Lives’  .  To see Mouhamed’s works…

Kuwaiti Women | The Raw Version

  Visual Artist Maha Alasaker is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Women Of Kuwait‘. To see Maha’s…

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Standing at corner gas station Across from railroad tracks Wearing tank top and blue jeans Waiting To be chosen For Day labor job  * Find More…

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Damoen Saduak Floating Market Locals Tourists Buy & Sell Meet & Greet Holding firm to tradition Against March Of BIG BOX Stores  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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  Canoa Quebrada Proud Teenage boy Tossed his net Into the sea Catching Camarao To bring home for family * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Jericoacoara Mid-morning Small wood boats Arrive Fishermen Haul Baskets Full of lagosta Onto the beach Bargaining with restaurateurs  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…