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  Not much left to do Just think of past Nothing new Couple slices of bread Leftover stew I miss her Life now a mess I…

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  Stuck in the  60s 70s Am I the only creature Who still uses A paper map?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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  Life Did not Give me Fancy Dancy Ripe fruit Instead I mostly tasted bitterness Unable to recognize This man Eyes full of tears   Copyright©…

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  Sitting on her Arabian horse Proud Life is good She lights a cigar   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped,…

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  Slow march Consistent march Walking off into oblivion   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please…

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  Shiny marbles keep on rolling However Retreaded tires last only short time Cheat poor Turn peasants into whores Snipping On Leftovers   Copyright© Edge of…

Focus X Flexibility

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Most of the technological developments aim to make our lives easier, or even…

Keep Quiet In A Jungle

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   When I arrived in Florida from Brazil over three decades ago I was told by Floridians that…

Captivity Within

  Photographer FarZana Akhtar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Prisoner of Your Own Thought’.  To see FarZana’s…

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  Decisions Made a few bad ones Who is counting? Then day becomes night The mind begins to bite   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

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one candle is lit of course I write when light is just a bit pen and paper my close friends sometimes I’m rattled how some poems…

The River and I

  Portrait, Fashion and Fine Art Photographer Dorrie Mcveigh is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Adrift’. To see…

Leave It Alone

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Like a steak on the grill that erroneously we keep poking and moving…

Frugal

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Wisdom of Kung Fu By Michael Minick   “To nourish the heart there is nothing…

Collecting Happiness

  Nibbling On Western History, Quotations & Philosophy Series   Source: In Search OF Adventure A Wild Travel Anthology Written and Compiled by Bruce Northam and…

Our Gut, Our Inner Eye

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Our gut is most powerful natural weapon we have and so many times…

Battles | Engage Or Avoid

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Every encounter in our lives (especially the unpleasant ones) adds knowledge to self.…

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longtime since opening the  book Jack Kerouac The Dharma Bums wow termites sure had fun   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry…

Landscapes In Black&White

  Photographer Robert Atwater is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this landscape photography.  To see Robert’s body of work, click on any image.  …

What Are You Made Of?

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Adversity builds personality.  Some of us are strong minded, others cannot sell their…

Simplicity

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The True Dharma Eye Zen Master Dogen’s Three Hundred Koans Translated By Kazuaki Tanahasi and John…

Anxiety & Depression Beasts

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Zen Teaching Of Bodhidharma Translated By Red Pine   ” When delusions are absent, the…

Hard Work & Tenacity

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Warrior Of Zen The Diamond-hard Wisdom Mind Of Suzuki Shosan Edited, translated, and introduced by Arthur…

I Like To Try New Things

  Nibbling On Western History, Quotations & Philosophy Series   Source: A Chakra & Kunalini Workbook By: Dr John Mumford (Swami Anandakapila  Saraswati)   “The reward…

Silence Tactics

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Have you ever met someone that speaks so slow it seem like they…

I Do Not Like Changes

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   In past generations, the changes occurring in our daily lives had a structural…

China | Street Photography

  Photographer Shawn Kwan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  To see Shawn’s body of work, click on any image.  …

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Tonight Fragrant angel’s trumpet flowers open Morning:  Flowers close and beauty is gone. All day the tree is growing   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020…

Silent Illumination

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Method Of No-Method The Chan Practice Of Silent Illumination By: Chan Master Sheng Yen  …

What is a Rewarding Life?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The New Meditation Handbook By: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso   “Become rich with inner wealth of wisdom…

Easy On The Hot Sauce

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: World Stompers A Guide To Travel Manifesto By: Brad Olsen     “Adopt the holy man…

Water

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Wisdom of the Taoists By: D. Howard Smith   “The highest excellence is like water.…

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  he is a different ant instead of carrying a load following in a straight line he wandered off alone now difficult staying alive but no…

How Much Is Your Word Worth?

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Political correctness running American society today resembles a train without brakes; we keep…

Drive-In Hidden Stories

  Photographer Gala Font de Mora is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Week-End’.  To see Gala’s body of…

Picking The Fruits Of Knowledge

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Ideals Of The Samurai Writings Of Japanese Warriors Translation and Introduction By: William Scott Wilson  …

Cyclists From The Past

  Photographer Oleg Kolimbet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Historic Bicycle Race’.  To see Oleg’s body of…

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  When I’m feeling blue or need help with relaxing, I sometimes listen to a Muslim call to prayer Azan.   Example Here     Who…

Simple Practice

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Buddhism: A History India And China By: Heinrich Dumoulin   “When hunger comes., I eat…

Strategy

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Miyamto Musashi  (1584-1645) His Life and Writings By: Kenji Tokitsu Translated By Sherab Chodzin Kohn   …

The Shyster

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism and Zen The collected Translations Of Thomas Cleary Volume Five The Buddhist I…

Time Lost?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism and Zen The Collected Translations of  Thomas Cleary Volume Four Unlocking The Zen…

Impermanence

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism and Zen The Collective Translations of Thomas Cleary Volume Three Rational Zen The…