Posts from the ‘Philosophical Ramblings’ category

Off The Grid In Matavenero

  Photographer Kevin Faingnaert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Matavenero“.  To see Kevin’s body of work…

“…like an angel out of darkness”

  Photographer Christian Berthelot is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From the series ‘Caesar‘.  To see Christian’s body of work click…

Perceptions Of India

  Travel Photographer Kristian Bertel is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.   To see Kristian’s  body of work click on any photograph.  …

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I do not like to throw things away. Why would one toss into the rubbish container something that works? I’m not a hoarder who collects all…

The Great American Myth

  Photographer Alana Perino is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘American Terrarium‘.  To see Alana’s body of work…

New York City Street Photography

  Photographer Keith Goldstein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  To see Keith’s journey thru New York City over several years click on…

Himalayas

  Photographer Nirvair Singh Rai is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this landscape photography.   To see Nirvair’s gallery of photographs click on any image.…

Are You Sleeping Enough?

  Photographer Keith Goldstein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.   From his series ‘Sleepers’.  To see Keith’s body of work click…

The Cycle

Written by: Carioca Da Gema   First of many Attention and dreams of others Quickly shattered One of many Clawed shameful way back Exceeded Ahead of…

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Midnight Sitting on a Mexican blanket drinking cocoa and coffee watching the waves crash against the rocks. Thinking about how plummeting into the depths of failure,…

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There is nothing like a lot of sleep, some yummy food for the tummy, and a little nooky, to get one back into the game. Back…

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I’m a positive mentally strong person, but these last few days I feel very sad. Watching all the suffering that is going on around the world…

The Brutal Beauty Of Life & Death

  Photographer Einar Sira is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From project ‘Post Vitam‘.  To see Einar’s ‘Post Vitam’s Trilogy’ click…

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The ship has sailed and will not return. Globalization is here to stay and cannot be put into a box and placed in the dark attic.…

What Would You Like To Say?

  Documentary Photographer Jenny Hardy is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her personal project ‘A Women’s…

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  Dedication “Say What?” You need instant gratification Just a second I’m searching my pockets Sorry Cannot find any shortcuts I can offer you a key…

What Is On The Commuter’s Mind?

  Documentary Photographer Giuliano Del Gatto is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘People Underground‘.  To see Giuliano’s body…

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  Why do humans continue to tear each other apart?   Life can be simple or it can be difficult. When poisonous thoughts enter the mind,…

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Business ownership gives people an opportunity to better their life. A person who owns their own business is mostly in control of their future. Even a…

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He was a sixteen and seventeen year old man spending Thursday and Friday afternoons picking tomatoes in the fields. With his van fully loaded, he then…

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Even though we live in a throwaway society, my wife and I enjoy patching together our shack and everything inside. It is romantic holding off throwing…

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The freshest seafood lunch my wife and I have eaten in our life was located just below the equator, about an hour dune buggy ride from…

What Is Your Dream?

  Visual Storyteller and Portrait Photographer Iwona Pinkowicz is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Chasing Dreams‘.  To see Iwona’s…

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It is  cooler than normal on this May Southeast Florida morning. I’m on my knees, running my fingers thru the dirt. My hands are dirty and…

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How many times during your life have you made a bad decision because of pride? Women are much less inclined than men to have pride influence…

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  Some folks do not like changes. Break the entire organization apart. Resetting emotional equilibrium is the hard part. It is time to do some spring…

Motherhood – The Impossible Role

  Conceptual Photographer Jennifer Georgescu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her ‘Mother Series’.  To see Jennifer’s projects click on any…

Quiet At Home

  Photographer Daniele Brescia is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from his project ‘La polvere non fa rumore‘.  To…

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Damn right I’m a cynical chap Suffered my share Of mishaps Today’s world   in a severe undertow Nothing is sacred So much hatred Perverted terrorists…

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Privileged Less privileged Social climbers Boomerang slackers Believe in the good book Or burn in hell Pray five times a day Study Quran Or an infidel…

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Relax Be patient Sit by the river with your fishing pole Most of all  Do not be dragged down the rabbit hole Overtime  Bad character Will…

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Fiddler crab Moving back forth on beach sand Never stays with plan Has no control of wheel Flip Floppers never close deal   Back to HOME…

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Sitting on my beach chair Who the hell needs a career? Catching rays Reading philosophy books all day I’m not a frustrated big shot With an…

Haiku # 127

  Robots take most jobs Workers unemployed will starve Who will control mobs?   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Throw your phone away Hop aboard sail with me Forget technology No slaves to gadgets at sea Wandering luddites FREE   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright©…

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Tranquility Every time I look at Buddha I feel so happy   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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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  …

Haiku #119

  Humble on my knees Casually pulling weeds My garden comforts me   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Bite Bite Bite some more Laser focus on one chore Only so much time Grab a shovel dig mine Results ring like cathedral chimes   Back…

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Buys security Self-made is best strategy Makes people greedy Silver spoon leads to lazy Too much can cause misery Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of…

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  All is Illusion Once on top then fall to ground Gather all around Enjoy sweetness of life Tomorrow misfortune may bite   Back to HOME…

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Preparation key Strengthens abilities Block negativity Cultivated from inside Can be crushed by those outside     Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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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…

Chasing no More- Tanka

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

Haiku #99

In the game too long Time to get up walk away before heart decays   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Time For Your Legacy

The content of this post was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Wahabi Oluwafemi   A person close to death without a legacy must feel so…

Haiku #92

Boy and his father Walking across the field Bonding for lifetime   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Eating nuts in trees Squirrels could care less about human luxuries  Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #74

Jumping out of bed I rush out to my garden To pick morning crops   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #71

  Chip away extras Wanting more more more festers Toys are our masters   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Kundalini Yoga – Tanka

  Cavernous breathing Torturous toxins leaving All thoughts are fleeting Some emotions misleading Coiled serpent is feeding   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #46

  To control one’s life A person needs to train the mind to be relaxed   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #40

  Early morning haze Skipping stones across the lake Time to meditate   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #38

  You talk a good game Now put your hands in the dough Life is not easy   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #36

  Laying in hammock Between two coconut trees My mind is at ease   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #33

  Over fifteen years I have not had a cell phone No Interruptions   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #32

  Daisen Temple Slowly raking rock garden The years fly on by   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Wyoming – Tanka

  Wide open spaces Clear sky’s and empty highway’s Horse riding cowboy’s Buffalo’s in Yellowstone Great place to be left alone   Back to HOME PAGE…

Haiku #30

Wind swept salty beach The boy and father bond while casting lines in sea   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Falucas – Aswan, Egypt

  Written By: Carioca Da Gema   I closed my eyes, and go back thousands of years The Pharaohs had enjoyed this moment before me The river,…

Rightfully Mine

Written by: Carioca Da Gema     I spent the season doing battle The defeated enemy blind by wrong convictions rose again to begin another conflict…