Posts from the ‘Labor’ category

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  I carry the container picking tomatoes the same all six days Sunday whiskey washes hope away     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019  …

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  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Power OFF before supper Out of the window Quiet Dark Small lantern to help me Focusing on…

The Making Of A Butler

  Photographer  David Klammer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘Butler School’.  To see  David’s body of work, click…

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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  …

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,…

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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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  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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  No one knows my name I’m in the back Washing dishes Listening to laughter Happy people Enjoying Food & Wine Tomorrow Same time No one…

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The street performer Plays music on the corner Completely aware That he brings joy and despair To the few who still care   Copyright© Edge of…

Messy Garage?

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema     You are not alone if your garage resembles a dumping ground.  25%…

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  Men work the mines Receive little for their labor Hidden misery Advertising Sells the dream Exploitation marches on   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If…

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The Missis  Said: “Have a look Walmart NEW Self-serve Cashier stations Put shoppers to work” Soooooooooooooooo I push my personal wire cart To the end of…

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Artificial intelligence Automation Nothing Can Stop Rapid Apocalyptic Job Elimination Tax revenue Collapse Cities Counties States Federal government No longer can afford to pay pensions  …

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all day tire changer swiftly with precision performs muscular ballet   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please…

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shoeless on beach sand marching in straight line the fishermen haul nets grumbling about today’s meager catch   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If…

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Empty store Owner Closed Locked Front door Slowly drove away Why start over? Everyone shops online anyway   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If…

The Faces Of Italy’s Cuisine

  Photographer Maurizio Lodi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From the project ‘People About Food’.  To see Maurizio’s body of…

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6:30 a.m. same doughnut shop one Boston cream cup of coffee black soon face the grind still working at 69   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Cooks and Bakers

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   Cooking is a versatile art where flavors change and new ingredients can be introduced at any time. With a…

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From Sudan, a caravan follows ancestor’s ghostly trail. The traders wearing flowing galabeyas finally arrive at Birqash market. Grinding out an existence, they sell exhausted camels…

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Peasants Congregate On the street Submissively Waiting Holding bowls While Privileged Donate Soup of the day  * Find More Poetry HERE  * eBook | Travels With The…

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Roofing Eight stories tall Do not fall Shirt off Sun cooking my skin Long day Muscles hurt Tomorrow Do it again  * Find More Poetry HERE  *…

Rural Life, Food & Land

  Photographer Madeline Cottingham is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Yelling From The Lower Field’.  To see Madeline’s…

Emergency Room

  Documentary Photographer Leah Nash is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From ‘The Night Shift’ project.  To see Leah’s body of…

Barbershop Story

  Photographer Lisa Guerriero  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Fausto Ferrari Barber Shop’.  To see Lisa’s body…

The Realism Of Scale Model Cars

  Graphic Designer, Photographer and Digital Artist, Felix Hernandez @ Hernandez Dreamphography is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.   To see Felix’s  body of…

Diners | New York City

  Photographer Marco Di Gianvito is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘NYC Diners’ project.  To see Marco’s body of…

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Another Slow business day Shopkeeper Engulfed  By  Magazines and newspapers Eats a microwave meal On a chipped plate Internet controls fate Scraps Scraped off  For  Pooch…

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Flat tire Truck driver Talking on mobile phone Rapidly Moving jawbone Pacing in circles On side of freeway  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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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 …

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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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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Decades of experience Steady hands Chinese Acupuncturist Inserted Needles With Quick Precision  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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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…