Posts from the ‘Labor’ category

Welsh Miners | 1977

  Documentary Photographer David Wright is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Welsh Miners – 1977 – The end of…

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  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen’s Chinese Heritage The Masters and Their Teachings By: Andy Ferguson   “How miraculous and wondrous,…

Bangladesh’s Ancient Boats

  Photographer Md.Arifuzzaman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The story of preserving the largest living heritage’.  To…

Coal Miners | Poland

  Photographer Radosław Kaźmierczak is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Na Grubie’.  To see Radosław’s body of work,…

Circus Performers | Daily Life

  Street and Documentary Photographer Evagelia Tzekou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Circus Days’.  To see Evagelia’s…

Weavers Of Chaullacocha, Peru

  Photographer Michael Marquand is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Threads of Peru’ series.  To see Michael’s body of…

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  cool under palm tree young man repairs fishnet continues tradition   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you,…

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  hacking sugarcane scorched fields farmhands feel pain only boss man gains   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

Man & Land | Sustainability

  Photographer Cristian Scotellaro is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ongoing project ‘A way to sustainability’.  To see Cristian’s…

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  all day summer heat scoop scoop shoveling feeding beast Boss Man controls the speed these tired feet growing old my grave will provide rest I…

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

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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  …

Interrupted

  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…