Posts from the ‘Human Condition’ category

Cuba In Black & White

  Photographer Orestes Gonzalez is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Cuba No Filter.  To see Orestes’ body of…

Bolivia

  Documentary Photographer Philipp Hoefer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘Bolivien’.  To see Philipp’s body of work, click…

The Faces Of Shark Island

  Photographer Sean Izzard is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From the project ‘FACING BATE BAY’.  To see Sean’s body of…

Who Is In Your Orbit?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Ideals Of The Samurai Writings Of Japanese Warriors Translated and Introduction By William Scott Wilson  …

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  the couple never take the trouble to make own mark instead schmooze and lasso another horse to ride     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

The Burden Of Western Society

  Photographer Benita Suchodrev is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the book ‘ Of Lions and Lambs’.  To see Benita’s body…

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  The Coast Low flying planes  Fast boats Movement north of coke Dangerous Very cut throat Stopping flow has little hope   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  came to USA with baby on her back all she owned in sack met poor gringo out of school decades gone by from  first kiss…

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  looking back so much time vanished teeth grind chip chip away  peace of mind failure only thing I could ever find     Copyright© Edge…

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    she’s right there prepared to vacuum up everyone’s mess   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

Nocturnal Tales

  Fine Art Photographer Amy Kanka Valadarsky is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Heartbeat of the Night’.  To…

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chewing her nails holding baby waiting hoping  husband working day labor will come home with a few dollars   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

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    7 chickens vegetable garden banana mango papaya trees tough times smiles in the household we are well-fed   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

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  pink tie white suit black polished shoes fake Rolex short on C-notes always concocting next get rich plan     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Waiting and Helplessness

  Artist Helen Jones is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘In The Still’.  To see Helen’s body of…

American Falls, Idaho

  Documentary, Portrait and Landscape Photographer Steve Davis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘As American Falls’.  To…

Taste The Fruit

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: KODO Ancient Ways Lessons in the Spiritual Life of the Warrior/ Martial Artist By Kensho Furuya…

Sleep

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: A Path To Oriental Wisdom By George Parulski, Jr   “Spring rain; How calmly  It falls.”…

Mexico | Street Photography

  Documentary Photographer Karen Melo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  To see Karen’s body of work, click on any photograph.…

Home Sweet Home

  Photographer Patricia Ackerman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Intimacies’ series.  To see Patricia’s body of work, click…

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  pulled off highway decide to take a rest tonight sleep in my car cold outside no problem dressed warm  cover with blanket hot chocolate in…

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   I laughed back in 2006 experienced   society’s tricks dead end job work until I die Should I say thank you? grateful for my gifts…

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    kicked in the teeth spit out blood get up from my knees slice me with blade I keep coming that is how I’m made…

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  you look directly into the camera confidently tell me you have all the answers What do you know about my life? every day I scrape…

Flickering

  Wedding Photographer Tachpasit Kunaporn is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Neon Diary’ series.  To see Tachpasit’s body of…

North Korea

  Photographer Theo Paul Santana is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’.  To see…

Acceptance

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Kundalini Rising Exploring The Energy Of Awakening Various Authors     “The light of the sun…

Throw Away The Clock

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Living and Dying in Zazen Five Zen Masters of Modern Japan By Arthur Braverman   ”…

Rituals | Man & Land | Iceland

  Photographer Agnieszka Sosnowska is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘In My Backyard’.  To see Agnieszka’s body of…

The Box

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Ultimate Mind Control Asian Arts Of Mental Domination By Dr. HAHA LUNG   “All battles are…

Crumbling From Within

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Tao Of Deception Unorthodox Warfare in Historic And Modern China By Ralph D. Sawyer  …

In My Home | Personal Items

  Photographer Cendrine Genin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Intimates’ series.  To see Cendrine’s body of work, click on…

Greenland’s “Scary” Future

  Photographer and Filmmaker Heidi Piiroinen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Losing Greenland’.  To see Heidi ’s…

Evolving Stories

  Photographer Antonis Giakoumakis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘Redefined’.  To see Antonis’ body of work, click on…

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  he never smiled we drank our beers stepping down from bar stool he wished me luck and mumbled “my cane my only friend”    …

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  on my knees  clawing into the earth looking at my dirty hands heart soul working the land   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

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  promises float away like clouds How many times? standing alone patching together Hope crushed by the same stone     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Street Photography | Europe

  Documentary and Family Photographer Rikard Landberg is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  To see Rikard’s body of work, click on…

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    eternal  frustration chasing after other folks crumbs   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

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  40 years grinding mind numbing job now lost in fog     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Who Is The Boss?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan By Shakta Kaur Khalsa   “The yogi developed their…

The Hourglass

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series Source Zen In The Martial Arts By Joe Hyams   “Life unfolds on a great sheet called Time,…

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    The Peruvian Convinced her to move some snow She hit the jackpot Until the prison door closed     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Had life by tail Cold stainless steel table Doctor looks pale Not even close to bail Feels like a forced sale     Copyright© Edge…

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…

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    I love Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwiches Hush Puppies and Beer Yes I’m raised in Deep South Always wanted to get out Tried hand in…

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  Pretty lady  Came from Haiti I met her in Miami Smiled so easy Talking a few moments Calmed me     Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  Putin visits Damascus   Assad sucks Putin’s thumb Thank you for help to make rebels run * Butcher survives again Keeps killing Syrians Friends help…

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  The Middle East Perpetual Chaos * Understands Power   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If you have found this poem informative, please consider…

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  like a carpenter who cuts wood each piece from the same saw repetition creates indoctrination and control of the people     Copyright© Edge of…

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  running  fast faster looking back FEAR right there will not disappear       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

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  reaching on her tippy-toes she became agitated realizing contentment cannot be picked from a tree       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

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  cactus sits still slowly grows non-aggressive yet defensive protecting the home     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained,…

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  days shorter nights longer methodically excavate deeper into my unexplored brain         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

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  believers single file march towards delusion     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider…

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  looking through me her eyes could not hide betrayal      Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  lifetime watching gold coins disappear into the deep well   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

Sense Of Place

  Artist Jane Szabo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘SOMEWHERE ELSE’ series. To see Jane’s body of work,…

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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…

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  I want nice things I deserve nice things I will have nice things Setting goals is fine, but what happens when our entire life is…

Catch A Falling Star

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Buddhism A History Japan By: Heinrich Dumoulin   ” For many years I dug the…

Consumed

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Secret Sexual Positions  Ancient Techniques For Modern Lovers By: Kenneth Ray Stubbs, Ph.D. Illustrated By: Kyle…

Unwinding the Yarn

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Essential Tao An Initiation into the Heart of Taoism through the Authentic Tao Te Ching…

Life’s Moments

  Documentary Photographer Caroline de Bertodano is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘The Sonder Project‘. To see Caroline’s body…

New Start

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Budo Secrets Teachings of Martial Arts Masters John Stevens   River “This world’s dust and dirt…

The Jungle

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: KI In Daily Life By: Koichi Tohei   “Do not give in to your surroundings. The…

Refresh

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Tao  The Watercourse Way By: Alan Watts With the collaboration of Al Chung- Liang Huang  …

Sowing Seeds

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Mystics and Zen Masters By: Thomas Merton    Excerpt “Whatever is cultivated rightly, will surely grow.…

Polishing the Stone

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Mind Power Secret Strategies for the Martial Arts Achieving power by Understanding the Inner Workings of…

Mettle

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Samurai Wisdom Lessons From Japan’s Warrior Culture Five Classic Texts On Bushido Translated By: Thomas Cleary…

Artist Exposé | Happy!

  Artist Mariano Agustín Rodríguez Cevallos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images. To see Mariano’s body of work, click on any  image.…

The River & I – In The Rainforest

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Raphael Alves is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Riversick’.  To see Raphael ’s…

Offerings

  Contemporary Artist Sara Roitman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Ex Votes’.  To see Sara’s body of…

Absorbed In Dark Spaces

  Photographer Jose de Lago @ ottobluesocks is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Umbral’ series.  To see Jose’s body…

Sorrows From Daily Life

  Photographer Kai Wai Wong is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ongoing project ‘Faint Sorrow’.  To see Kai ’s body…