Posts from the ‘Human Condition’ category

No Thought

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Qigong Meditation Embryonic Breathing By: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming   Confucius said: ” Only knowing (how to)…

1st Time

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Dogen’s  Extensive Record A Translation Of The Eihei Koroku Translated By: Taigen Dan Leighton & Shohaku…

The Flow

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Secret Tactics Lessons from the Great Masters of Martial Arts By: Kazumi Tabata Publisher: Tuttle  …

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  …

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  Chopping fire wood Working a sweat feels real good She stands in doorway Dressed warm this winter day Gestures me in to have my way…

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  Wife over fifty Change of life naturally Husband is target when her hormones not legit Yes Hunny As you see fit    Copyright© Edge of…

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  Pull away curtain Nice words do not make person Friends who speak their mind are not always the most kind They just stick time after…

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  Footsteps in the snow I lost faith so long ago Catching falling blades Now you say we should be friends Where to start to make…

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  Rohingya Muslims Violently Tossed from their homes It is ethnic cleansing Myanmar’s hidden nightmare Why do only a few care?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  those who slice and dice are sloppy with the fine points sit and have patience overtime these mortals will slip on their wet deception  …

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  People spread gossip because it pumps up their ego and they feel tall They say: “come to me and I will tell all” The person…

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  Could the end be near? Why is social media scared? Big boys Experimenting With no more likes Extra Extra Cracks in ice Who will control…

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  I believed in you Then you went and crushed me too Cut glass all around Lost dreams never to be found Hope is buried in…

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  Life full of sorrow He lost his pride long ago Standing on corner Asking only for a beer to hide fear of tomorrow   Copyright©…

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  Puff Puff The Balloon Needs to be greatest in room Everyone must love me I’m Smart Beautiful Sexy Deep inside unhappy   Copyright© Edge of…

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Grind Grind the wheel Life gave you a bad deal Everyone to blame Hurt all who enter your lane Decades went by Missed the train  …

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  Taking just a bit Never one to be legit  Years took their toll In the end She lost all of  her beauty and is alone…

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  Grab a sheet let’s go After midnight beach our own Watching waves hit shore Making love like years before We talk of breakup no more…

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  tiptoeing inside clandestina very shy just a little peep not even sure what she seeks obsessed with wizard’s mystique   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Polished words on stone You have lost integrity Crying sympathy Tossing Queen of hearts in air Judgement day is near   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

The Food We Eat | Meat

  Photographer Todd Forsgren is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Jungle’.  To see Todd’s body of work,…

Unanswered Riddles

  Fine Art Photographer and Visual Artist Jolien De Buyser is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘ORPHIC’ series.  To…

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  Snap Snap Bubblegum Waiting Will bus come? Rain falls Feet hurt Standing on wet dirt Water now stuck in my ear Shake Shake My head…

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  Went out for walk Everyone texting would not talk  Inside shack too long Something appears very wrong Human interaction gone   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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 Running low on dough Got job on a shrimp boat Fell hard for the sea Now leave land regularly Open ocean is what I need  …

The Act Of Singing

  Photographer Hiroyo Kaneko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Appearance’.  To see Hiroyo’s body of work, click…

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  sometimes heavy tattered backpack can no longer be carried only solution walk away   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped…

Living Spaces | Bedroom

  Photographer Yiannis Hadjiaslanis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Bedrooms’.  To see Yiannis’ body of work, click…

Video Gamer

  Photographer Stephan Zaubitzer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these  portraits.  From the project  ‘Fighters’.  To see Stephan’s body of work, click on…

Animal Skin

  Documentary Photographer Achilleas Chiras is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Skin’.  To see Achilleas’ body of work,…

Loneliness

  Artist and Educator Sara Fields is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Between Isolation and Abandonment’ series.  To see Sara’s…

Individuality

  Documentary Photographer Juan Ortiz-Arenas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘I (overview)’ series.  To see Juan’s body of work,…

Inner Strength

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Kung Fu Book of Wisdom Sage Advice From The Original TV Series By Herbie J…

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  She left me All I have is my 99 Cadillac No air I sleep in the back Crisscross USA Killing pain while riding highways Drive…

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  20 years I have not had a cell phone No interruptions   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained…

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…

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  SAUDI GOVERNMENT Demands More USA blood for oil Isn’t our battle against Islamic Extremism Nursed and financed by The Saudis enough? Isn’t the high gasoline…

Tokyo @ Night

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

Outside Of The Norm

  Photographer Safi Alia Shabaik is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project  ‘Vespertine Beings’.  To see Safi’s body of…

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  All Illusion Once on top then fall to ground Gather all around Enjoy sweetness of life Tomorrow Misfortune may bite   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  She works the laundromat Washes and folds clothes all day Makes peanuts for pay Can never keep bills at bay Yet she smiles everyday  …

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  She is a programa Walks streets of Copacabana Used to work termas Sleeps with Gringos for reais Accepts This is her life   Copyright© Edge…

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  Minnows in sea Some march to mediocrity Squawking like ducks On and on they have no luck Waiting for delivery truck   Copyright© Edge of…

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  You look at me with contempt in your eyes You hate me, but there is no reason why I make you feel uncomfortable, because you…

Dhaka | DARK

  Photographer Mushfiqur Rahman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Mushfiqur’s body of work, click on any photograph.    …

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  many rush by I’m not disturbed keeping my head down rarely do I make a sound sweeping scooping up bits of trash pushing my janitor…

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  The  Wine glass 3/4 full of Cabernet Sauvignon Falling Oh so slow Onto the white ceramic tile floor Shattered Relationship no more   Copyright© Edge…

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  most nights alone sitting on cool cement bench he reaches into his sacred small sack grabbing tossing one by one Chattahoochee pebbles into the pond…

Change | Ego | Happiness

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Places That Scare You A Guide To Fearlessness in Difficult Times By: Pema Chodron Pages…

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  malnourished raccoons scavenging though dumpsters trying to survive man’s ferocious advancement of suburban paradise   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry…

Moscow | Street Photography

  Photographer Igor Mukhin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the  ‘Moscow/Moscow’ series.   To see Igor’s body of work, click on…

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  You wrap me up in heavy chains Siphon the blood from my veins You dictate my every move Ration my water and food Even though…

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look into the mirror you’re a walking poison pill full of bitterness slaughtering all who do fall into your web of emptiness   Copyright© Edge of…

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Pound drum all day long I  get it that you belong Rotten fruit on vines Round and round and round like mice Independence is my vice…

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Sure I have been hurt Ground up Face rubbed in dirt Cheated Severely burnt Picked up what is left Moved on No way will I sing…

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Reach goals what for? Bust out emergency door Big Boss wants us lit Easy to control money pit Pitching dreams that don’t exist   Copyright© Edge…

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Sitting at bus stop Broke Cold Hungry Out of luck Smoking cheap cigar Always told would go far Long ago Stopped Reaching for stars   Copyright©…

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Tumbling down All watched Without saying a sound Broken but not dead I pulled up my suspenders Snatched cane  Marched straight ahead   Copyright© Edge of…

Ordinary Beauty | Madagascar

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

Life’s Moments In B&W

  Photographer Olivier Bekaert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the  ‘CON SU PERMISO’ series.  To see Olivier’s body of work,…

Family Stories

  Photographer Charles-Henry Bedue is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the  ‘La Famille’ series.  To see Charles-Henry’s body of work, click…

Frankfurt | Street Photography

  Street Photographer Max Kling is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘FRANKFURT’ series.  To see Max’s body of work, click…

Mysterious Memories

  Photographer Stefania Orfanidou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Jaguar Sun’.  To see Stefania’s body of work,…

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  Believers Wrapped in white robes Patiently Stand in line Holding Tiny pink flowers Exchanged For “Illusion of happiness”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019…