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Every night Sitting Under Hot shower Slow pour Bottle of wine She washes away Demons Floating Inside her mind * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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The Hermit Poet’s newly designed coconut tree super-duper bird feeding station is in place. I’m ready for visitors from the cold North to stopover at my warm…

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Seeds Plants In the ground Mulch & love Spread all around First planting of season done Soon Homegrown Vegetables In Salads Wok Slow Cooker Oven *…

Haiku #254

Cool breeze rain starts to fall Slumbering iguanas Do not seem to care  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Underwater Portraits

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

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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Sunset Birds settle comfortably in nests  Squirrels nibble on last bits of corn Morning More caterpillars born * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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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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Sitting on rickety wood chair Cigarette hanging from his mouth Pool shark Observes Opponent Sink 8-ball  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Followed By marching ducks Child Leaves Behind Homemade cookie crumbs  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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Church Choir sings Soon New Supreme Court Justice Takes his seat * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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room cluttered with knickknacks small cracked mirror old wedding photos on the wall the widow sits alone watching black & white movies * Who is The…

Sarajevo | A Decade Ago

  Photographer Massimo Gorreri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From the project ‘Sarajevo’.  To see Massimo’s  body of work…

Depicting Sex & Death

  Photographer Aji Susanto Anom is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the book ‘Poison’.  To see Aji ’s  body of work…

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Looking At her art In the gallery She Remembered The young girl On the way to school Learning from street graffiti  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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The Mannequin Always Sits Back of the room Hair is shoe polish black Facial skin pulled back 2nd hand threads Pressed Dated From way back *…

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The WHAT-IFS Send Mind Adrift Up Down Back and forth Lock all the doors Frantically Crawling On the floor Dirty sheets Time to change the bed…

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Party over Nothing left Except Few Crumbs On Paper plates It is now late Everyone Moved to another place * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Tattered gloves Two young boxers In the street Momentous dreams * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

Huts | Africa

  Photographer Deidi Von Schaewen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Huts’ series.  To see Deidi’s  body of work click…

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The Gigolo multiple times a day admired himself in the mirror, until he no longer adored what he observed. * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Shack Entrance Cat Sits Waiting For Rats * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

DCI

Flat tire Truck driver Talking on mobile phone Rapidly Moving jawbone Pacing in circles On side of freeway * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

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1st light Fisherman Puffing cigar Eyes bloodshot All night at the bar Prepares Boat For Another Day At Sea * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Two visiting parrots Interrupt  Early morning silence * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Extreme hot weather over soon Will be planting Vegetable garden Fresh soups and salads   Note: South Florida, USA vegetable growing season is approximately October 10th-May…

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Lounging on park bench Long grey hair Scraggly beard Homeless man Embraced his transistor radio Like most prized possession * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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License states safe driver. She always keeps holy book on dashboard. * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

DCVII

Worn out Construction worker Sitting on busy sidewalk Feet stretched out Boots untied Enjoying Brown bag lunch While Cars and people Hurry by * Who is…

DCVIII

Two men Rocking back & forth Chewing and spitting tobacco In no hurry Quarreling over politics In America * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

DCIX

First day October Smidgen cooler Windy day Hurricanes So far Not coming this way * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

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Greasy spoon restaurant Finished breakfast Old lady Pulls out mirror Smears on lipstick   Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

Turkey | Street Photography

  Photographer Selnur Okudan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  To see Selnur ’s  gallery click on any image.    …

Outfitted For Heat

  Photographer and Art Director James Ball @ DOCUBYTE is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Dressed to Kill’ series.  To…

Vibrant India

  Street Photographer Shikha Sood is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life photos.  To see Shikha’s gallery of photographs click on any…

Surreal Portraiture

  Fine Art Photographer Simone Betz @ ROVA Fine Art is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these fine art portraits.  To see Simone’s body of…

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The Missis Fried eggs and ham Biscuits in the oven The Farmer Sitting on front house step Complained to me About this season’s crop * Who…

DCXII

Frail Old Woman Gently Tossed Coins Into Fountain  Of  Youth  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

DCXIII

Muddy road Hauling heavy load Not sure where to go * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Lighting candles Lava Lamp Black Light Plugged into electrical outlet Room Silent Except Sound of turntable Playing worn vinyl record Titled Japanese Masterpieces For The Koto *…

The Belfast Murals

  Photographer Hakan Strand is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Belfast’ series.  To see Hakan ’s  body of work…

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1 hour later Riding Steering Ass and back hurts Still Trying To become friends with camel * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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Giggling While small fish Nibble on my feet In Atlantic Ocean * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Fisherman In small wood boat On calm lake Casts his line While Drifting Aimlessly * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

Iran | As The Plot Thickens

  Here are some key points taken away from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s exclusive interview with NBC’s Lester Holt. Accused the U.S. of adopting hostile stance…

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Sitting in recliner Hand holding up my head Just read a couple more pages Before I go to bed * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Shoveling In the pit Dirty Sweaty Work day labor Does not pay well No benefits All I can get * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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Single mother Holding her baby Walks into church Lights a candle Prays Makes a wish * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

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Wall built to separate us Block by block We chipped away Nothing Stands In Our Way * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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Independent Coconut tree Grows In its own direction * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

DCXXIII

Monday morning Missing his front teeth He stood on busy street corner Laughing at everyone going to work * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

DCXXIV

No more swagger Covered in soot Long ago Dreams Crushed Under Elephant’s foot * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

DCXXIV

Ignore Negativity Stake claim Spread wings Like crane * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

DCXXIV

Snake charmer Wanting More Rupees While  I Closely Photograph Increasingly Aggressive Indian Copra * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

DCXXV

The Dandy Walks off the bus Gracefully Opens his umbrella Strolls Like he stepped off a private jet * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find…

DCXXVI

Large cup of Kava Stumbled outside Found wood bench Took a nap * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

DCXXVII

Egypt Call to prayer Camel and man On the desert sand He kneels down to pray   * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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Pelican feeds Small fish breed Baby sea turtles Take off into sea * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

DCXXIX

Harvest Time Migrant workers Go row to row Loading Buckets Full Of Tomatoes * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Not long ago Families Gathered Together Around TV Now Everyone Solo Moving Thumbs On Smartphones     * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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Three tall trees In the snow I’m not alone * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

DCXXXII

Floating rubbish In the sea Why do we pollute earth consistently? * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

DCXXXIII

Moss hangs low from ficus tree Slow grow No place to go * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

DCXXXIV

Outdoor Fish peddler Must Sell out Each day Or Perishables Rot on the tray * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

Haiku #253

Sound of garden gong Birds sing drink eat seeds fly by Silent butterflies * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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  Waist deep Barefoot Feeling Soft  Sand Bottom of feet Between my toes Counting 100 steps Turn around Back and forth Walking meditation In Atlantic Ocean…

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Empty beach Tourists gone home Sitting on chair Eating green seedless grapes Watching tons of Sagassum Wash onto shore   * Who is The Hermit Poet?…

Haiku #252

  Drops summer rain Heliconia & gingers No longer thirsty   * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

Billionaires Buying Democracy

Every American should be concerned. Deeply Concerned! The very fabric of the freedom of the United States of America is completely at risk. What is causing…

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Invests Millions Into Super PAC Political puppeteer Extraordinaire Controlling game Feeds the veins More satisfying Then University building With his name  * Find More Poetry HERE  …

DCXXXVIII

I’m slowing Not yet folding Termites Keep going Who will be first? I pass Or Shack Collapse * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

DCXXXIX

Practicing Mindfulness Observing Ants Dance On Terrazzo Floor * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Slices of time Journey unfolds How much can we control?   Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …