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No Thought

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Qigong Meditation Embryonic Breathing By: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming   Confucius said: ” Only knowing (how to) cease, can you then have steadiness. When there is steadiness, then (your mind) can be calm. When (your mind is) calm, then (you) can…

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  sitting at her desk wearing only sexy lingerie she is assertively typing away I whisper “ take a break and let’s play”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue…

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Are You Trying To Size Me Up?

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   “What do you do?” Asks the woman sitting next to us, at one of the most trendy restaurants in the area, with tight seating arrangements; during the 90’s, when for many of us, money fell down from…

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1st Time

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Dogen’s  Extensive Record A Translation Of The Eihei Koroku Translated By: Taigen Dan Leighton & Shohaku Okumura    Master Xiangyan (d.988)   (Excerpt) He inadvertently swept up a pebble on an ancient path. What is it like, first hearing the sound…

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The Flow

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Secret Tactics Lessons from the Great Masters of Martial Arts By: Kazumi Tabata Publisher: Tuttle   It is said that when the Zen priest Mugaku was captured and about to be killed by Mongol soldiers, he recited the words: “The…

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Choosing A Mate | Sex With The Opposite Minded

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Do opposites really attract or would someone like-minded be a better choice? Sex is usually hotter with the non like-minded, as each participant can playfully and intangibly take turns staking their superior point of view on the…

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Scallops With Brie, Roasted Peppers & Basil | Illustrated Recipe W/ Veggie Version

Course: Appetizer Portion feeds: one Ingredients: 1 large dry sea scallop 4 fresh basil leaves 2 fresh mint leaves 1 red bell pepper Brie Black Pepper 2 tbsp. of olive oil Sauce Ingredients: 1 pinch of red chili pepper flakes ¼ tsp. of Chinese five spices Salt 1 small glove…

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Cookbook Review | The World Of Kebabs By Anand Prakash | Over 100 Recipes From Around The World

  This book was hand-picked for review, from The Hermit Poet’s International Cookbook Collection.     Whether I’m travelling and eating kebabs or satay at a street stand, or barbecuing them at home, kebabs hit the spot when enjoyed with cold beers. Give me a bucket of jasmine rice, bottle…

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Book Review | An Encyclopedia Of Cultivated Palms By Robert Lee Riffle & Paul Craft

  When designing a tropical garden, it is not only important to have low multicolored, multi-textured plants, but also tall vertical trees that give the garden the deep jungle look.  This is were palms come into play.  I have several different types of palms in my tropical garden that give…

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Keeping A Low Profile

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Training The Samurai Mind A Bushido SourceBook Translated and Edited By Thomas Cleary Publisher: Shambhala   (Excerpt) “Warriors ought to keep their bravery inside, not showing it outwardly. This can be attained spontaneously after you studied both culture and arms.”…

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  turning off the international news sitting in total darkness listening to the cello smoking his corn pipe the old man becomes depressed about human viciousness   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity…

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The Power of Ethnicity in the Islamic Religion

  Palestinians Rohingya Syrian Kurds Uighurs Why is their blood considered not as sacred as other Muslim blood?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   Edge of Humanity Magazine provides opinion articles, poems, and unbiased coverage of international relations and the global economy. Our think tank type analysis is…

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  today brown box arrived so many packs of seeds fresh vegetables Fall Winter Spring from my tropical garden   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my…

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  Chopping fire wood Working a sweat feels real good She stands in doorway Dressed warm this winter day Gestures me in to have my way   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity…

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  Wife over fifty Change of life naturally Husband is target when her hormones not legit Yes Hunny As you see fit    Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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  Pull away curtain Nice words do not make person Friends who speak their mind are not always the most kind They just stick time after time   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of…

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CCCXXXVI

  Footsteps in the snow I lost faith so long ago Catching falling blades Now you say we should be friends Where to start to make amends   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of…

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  Rohingya Muslims Violently Tossed from their homes It is ethnic cleansing Myanmar’s hidden nightmare Why do only a few care?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   Who is The Hermit Poet?         See also: Poetry Back to the Home Page

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  late afternoon garden walk visiting friends who do not talk colors for my enjoyment never disappointment     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind,…

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CCCXXXIX-Middle East Souk

  Have a look madam Treasures from across the land Please  Step right in Have some tea Sit on this stool Today Special price for you   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity…

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  those who slice and dice are sloppy with the fine points sit and have patience overtime these mortals will slip on their wet deception   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine…

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CCCXLI

  People spread gossip because it pumps up their ego and they feel tall They say: “come to me and I will tell all” The person believes that they have the power to make someone fall In reality The one spreading the gossip Knows they are small   Copyright© Edge…

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CCCXLII

  Could the end be near? Why is social media scared? Big boys Experimenting With no more likes Extra Extra Cracks in ice Who will control the mice?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge…

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CCCXLIII

  I believed in you Then you went and crushed me too Cut glass all around Lost dreams never to be found Hope is buried in the ground   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge…

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  Life full of sorrow He lost his pride long ago Standing on corner Asking only for a beer to hide fear of tomorrow   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can…

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CCCXLV

  Puff Puff The Balloon Needs to be greatest in room Everyone must love me I’m Smart Beautiful Sexy Deep inside unhappy   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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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   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine…

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CCCXLVII

  Taking just a bit Never one to be legit  Years took their toll In the end She lost all of  her beauty and is alone   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity…

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CCCXLVIII

  Grab a sheet let’s go After midnight beach our own Watching waves hit shore Making love like years before We talk of breakup no more   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity…

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  She was easy on makeup  Jeans and a nice tight tank top Met at honky-tonk Danced Kissed, Drank beers Watched sunrise from back of pickup   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity…

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  tiptoeing inside clandestina very shy just a little peep not even sure what she seeks obsessed with wizard’s mystique   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of…

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CCCLI

  Year after year Designing hauling digging Section after section The Hermit Poet Painstakingly Created his dream garden   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind,…

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CCCLII

  Another lazy day in Key West Fishing and diving Conch fritters and beer Watching sunset at the pier Rum runners and Daiquiris How about come sleep with me?   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that…

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CCCLIII

  Fort Liquor Dale Clean sandy beaches Blonde tan sexy females Sailboats Powerboats Hot tub parties for swingers   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind,…

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CCCLIV

  Polished words on stone You have lost integrity Crying sympathy Tossing Queen of hearts in air Judgement day is near   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips…

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Dawn Among An Ancient Treasure

Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The desert is dark The city lights are few The silence is overwhelming The morning fog consumes the site I’m alone to enjoy The Arabian horse knows the way back Cairo begins to wake up Call to Prayer Lights Car horns My…

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Small Business Wisdom # 2

  Toot Toot the horn Salesmanship not to be scorned Widgets must be sold Remember Every no One step closer to pot of gold   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can…

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Small Business Wisdom #1

  Customers are gold Market or nothing sold Balance Sheet is bible Innovate Do not copy rivals Stay liquid for survival   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips…

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The Food We Eat | Meat

  Photographer Todd Forsgren is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Jungle’.  To see Todd’s body of work, click on any image.   The Jungle is a series of photographs by Todd R. Forsgren that reflect on the consumption of meat.  The…

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Unanswered Riddles

  Fine Art Photographer and Visual Artist Jolien De Buyser is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘ORPHIC’ series.  To see Jolien’s body of work, click on any photograph.           Every photo in this series has its own story. Since…

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Photography Book Recommendation | The Suffering Of Light | Thirty Years Of Photographs | By Alex Webb With Afterword By Geoff Dyer

  If you are going to purchase only one photography book by Alex Webb; this would be the book to buy. It is  very heavy and extra large. I have other books by Alex Webb, but this one is a nice overall representation of thirty years of his work.  The…

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Photography Book Recommendation | Black Ladies By Uwe Ommer | Text By Calixthe Beyala

  Black Ladies is an erotic book that contains around 160 pages of superb photographs of African ladies (semi-nude) in the natural surroundings of Africa.  The photographs are professionally done and tasteful. The women are absolutely beautiful and display a tremendous amount of charisma. If you appreciate the beauty of…

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Book Review | The New Encyclopedia Of Orchids | 1500 Species In Cultivation By Isobyl la Croix | Forward By Phillip Cribb | Photographs By Manual Aubron

About the book: Do you enjoy collecting and growing orchids? If yes, then The New Encyclopedia Of Orchids is for you. The book contains detailed information of 1500 cultivated species in 350 genera. The contents include: introduction, cultivation, pests and diseases, conservation and propagation, A-Z list of orchids, glossary, bibliography,…

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Why The Hermit Poet Still Loves His Vinyl Records

  I love old things. There is something very romantic about listening to vinyl records. Yes, it is nice putting five CD’s in a player and having a few hours of music playing before I have to change the disks. Purchasing songs from the internet and only paying the price…

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  Snap Snap Bubblegum Waiting Will bus come? Rain falls Feet hurt Standing on wet dirt Water now stuck in my ear Shake Shake My head will not clear A man holding an old book walks up to me and mumbles: “The end of days is near”   Copyright© Edge…

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CCCLVI

  Went out for walk Everyone texting would not talk  Inside shack too long Something appears very wrong Human interaction gone   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips…

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  Slept long long time Still able to write poems that rhyme Left shack for look Met chap who spoke gobbledygook Confused Went home to read my books   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge…

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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   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine…

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CCCLIX | Making the Land Work for Me

  Mornings Walk around tropical garden Collect dry coconuts Cut down Black Green Yellow Bamboo * Afternoons Sitting at my workbench Designing Constructing One of a kind Decorative home items   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so…

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Labor | “a place where mind and body mesh”

  Photographer Dick Blau is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Focus and Force’.  To see Dick ’s body of work, click on any image.         There is a moment I prize in the act of work, a  place where…

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  sometimes heavy tattered backpack can no longer be carried only solution walk away   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I diligently scribble…

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CCCLXI

  Three Soft knocks on my front door I open to find a lady who stood in front of me and said: “I have heard from others about all the colors Can I please see the butterflies in your back garden?”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If…

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  large fig leaf falls on stone patio interrupting quiet  night   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I diligently scribble into poems.  Thank…

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strong wind hanging vine swings caterpillar clings bird bath dry algae begins to die   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I diligently scribble…

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CCCLXIV

Birds coming to eat Feeders full of seeds Fresh water in trays Goldfinches  Cardinals Blue Jays I watch an aerial ballet   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips…

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CCCLXV

  Wiping sleep from eyes Early morning went outside Picked oranges from tree Came in squeezed fresh juice for me Blessed with natures luxuries   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can…

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White powdered ski slopes Dressed warm and holding you close Lighting fireplace Rich dark chocolate fondue All night I make love to you   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue…

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CCCLXVII

Slowly sweeping leaves Squirrels playing in the trees Citrus fruit to eat Wind chimes blowing with the breeze Colorful birds eating seeds   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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CCCLXVIII

Saudis spreading word Iran also must be heard Who will grab more land while trying to spread their brand? Blood spilled in the desert sand   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine…

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Building Confidence Through Communication | The Importance Of Presenting Yourself

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   It is important to be able to communicate effectively as well as have an excellent understanding of sales and marketing. The wheels of commerce as well as life are moved by sales. You can be…

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Inner Strength

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Kung Fu Book of Wisdom Sage Advice From The Original TV Series By Herbie J Pilato   ” … the outer strength is obvious… it fades with age and succumbs to sickness… The inner strength lasts through every heat…

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CCCLXIX

  She left me All I have is my 99 Cadillac No air I sleep in the back Crisscross USA Killing pain while riding highways Drive Drive Day after day   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so…

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CCCLXX

  20 years I have not had a cell phone No interruptions   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I diligently scribble into poems. …

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Do Not Compete! Unify! | The Intricacy Of Marriage | Part #1

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   Marriage is not only about love, but also about working as a unit. If one person is not operating at full speed or needs a rest, then the other will keep the boat sailing ahead.…

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How To Treat A Woman

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   Women are the most beautiful creatures on the planet. Whether you are dating or in marriage, it is important to treat your lady right. If in love, make sure to say “I love you” often.…

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  SAUDI GOVERNMENT Demands More USA blood for oil Isn’t our battle against Islamic Extremism Nursed and financed by The Saudis enough? Isn’t the high gasoline prices we pay enough? Isn’t the American government oblivious attitude towards chopping up a journalist enough? NO MORE BLOOD FOR OIL   Copyright© Edge…

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  She loves me Loyal Trustworthy Sexy Wears no makeup Very Very Very Low maintenance However Draws the line……………… Living like a nomad During 50’s, 60’s, 70’s +++ She said: “Old crows need a warm hole to crawl into”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry…

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  Morning Spread tar on shack roof Afternoon Pull weeds Watch herb garden grow Nighttime Shish Kebabs on barbecue Frogs provide entertainment   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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CCCLXXIV

  All Illusion Once on top then fall to ground Gather all around Enjoy sweetness of life Tomorrow Misfortune may bite   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips…

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CCCLXXIV

  She works the laundromat Washes and folds clothes all day Makes peanuts for pay Can never keep bills at bay Yet she smiles everyday   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine…

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CCCLXXV

  She is a programa Walks streets of Copacabana Used to work termas Sleeps with Gringos for reais Accepts This is her life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue…

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CCCLXXVI

  Minnows in sea Some march to mediocrity Squawking like ducks On and on they have no luck Waiting for delivery truck   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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CCCLXXVII

  Stop sprinkling nonsense Lighting two bit incense Inside you know score Peddling fiction because bored No one trusts you anymore   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips…

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    let’s sell it all my love shack bikes books plants even LP’s no kids to feed travel world like hippies backpacks you & me   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity…

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CCCLXXIX

  You look at me with contempt in your eyes You hate me, but there is no reason why I make you feel uncomfortable, because you cannot figure me out I’m not like you and this makes you want to shout You’re angry, because this is the only weapon that…

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CCCLXXX

  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 cart back and forth across the concourse     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please…

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CCCLXXXI

  The  Wine glass 3/4 full of Cabernet Sauvignon Falling Oh so slow Onto the white ceramic tile floor Shattered Relationship no more   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue…

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Loss & Gain

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The 36 Secret Strategies Of The Martial Arts The Classic Chinese Guide for Success in War, Business, and Life By: Hiroshi Moriya Forward And Translation By: William Scott Wilson Published By: Kodansha International Page 89   Sun Tzu said the…

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  birds sing distant church bell rings I just imagine these things enjoying “The Peace”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I diligently…

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  most nights alone sitting on cool cement bench he reaches into his sacred small sack grabbing tossing one by one Chattahoochee pebbles into the pond extinguishing pain of everyone gone   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation,…

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Change | Ego | Happiness

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Places That Scare You A Guide To Fearlessness in Difficult Times By: Pema Chodron Pages 28-29   “We suffer when we resist the noble and irrefutable truth of impermanence and death. First, we expect that what is always changing…

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  Months go by Water to shack goes………. Drip Drip Drip Not sure why??? Water bills Same Same Finally Missis Complains “Four minutes to fill pasta pot” I search outside Like good Sherlock Ficus roots Strangling Rusty Unused Spigot A lot     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019  …

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CCCLXXXV

  Summer gone Time to slow down fun Again Tap Tap Tap Typewriter keys Spinning Grinding Wheel Hermit Poet Laboring for meals   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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“My greatest teacher was in front of me my entire life.” | Reconnecting With My Mother | A Photographer’s Story Of Forgiveness, Love & Domestic Violence

  Photographer Hannah Kozak is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her 10 year book/project   ‘He Threw the Last Punch Too Hard ’.  To see Hannah’s body of work, click on any image.         I began photographing my mother in December, 2009…

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Finding The Way

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism And Zen Volume Two (Zen Reader) Page 129 The Collected Translations Of Thomas Cleary   False Teachers “Even if you seek tranquility, delight in goodness, and search for the source, if you don’t meet someone with genuine true…

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CCCLXXXVI

  malnourished raccoons scavenging though dumpsters trying to survive man’s ferocious advancement of suburban paradise   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that I diligently…

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Garden tomatoes Topped With Basil Blue cheese Balsamic vinegar Baked garlic bread Ice cold beer Simple pleasures I hold dear    Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of…

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CCCLXXXVIII

  You wrap me up in heavy chains Siphon the blood from my veins You dictate my every move Ration my water and food Even though you crush my pride I will never comply The hour glass is emptying fast I assure you that your control will not last Your…

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CCCLXXXIX

look into the mirror you’re a walking poison pill full of bitterness slaughtering all who do fall into your web of emptiness   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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CCCXC

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   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity…

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CCCXCI

Sure I have been hurt Ground up Face rubbed in dirt Cheated Severely burnt Picked up what is left Moved on No way will I sing sad song   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge…

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CCCXCII

Reach goals what for? Bust out emergency door Big Boss wants us lit Easy to control money pit Pitching dreams that don’t exist   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue…

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CCCXCIII

Sitting at bus stop Broke Cold Hungry Out of luck Smoking cheap cigar Always told would go far Long ago Stopped Reaching for stars   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can…

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CCCXCIV

Tumbling down All watched Without saying a sound Broken but not dead I pulled up my suspenders Snatched cane  Marched straight ahead   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing…

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The Road From Bagan To Mandalay

  It was Saturday afternoon and the next bus did not leave until Monday. We were able to catch a ride with a guy who was going from Bagan to Mandalay for the weekend. My wife and I usually do not travel by a personal car because there is nothing…

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Mysticism Or Performance | The Modernization Of Traditional Practices | Witchcraft, Palmistry & Spiritual Healing

  Photographer Lucia Sekerková Bláhová is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Vrăjitoare’.  To see Lucia’s body of work, click on any image.           Vrăjitoare – witches, fortune tellers, healers… Many Romanian Roma women identify themselves with such descriptions.…

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When A Lethal Fine Dust Overfills The Air | Steel Plant Deadly Pollution | Taranto, Italy

  Photographers Valentina Piccinni and Jean-Marc Caimi are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Death Metal’.  To see Valentina’s and Jean-Marc’s body of work, click on any image.           Taranto, Italy. The consequences of the ILVA deadly pollution.  …

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