Childbirth Is Ecstasy

Childbirth Is Ecstasy

  • Publish Date: 2011-06-30
  • Binding: Paperback
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There would be no war if every man received his son onto this planet in this way and had known his wife in this act of ecstasy. -From Childbirth is Ecstasy, by Allen Cohen Allen Cohen was the editor and founder of the legendary San Francsio Oracle and the last of the beat poets. Allen was a visionary who was often way ahead of his time. The Human Be In and the Summer of love in San Francisco were visions from the mind of Allen Cohen. In 1969 Allen closed the Oracle and moved up north to live communally. It was during this time they started to live off the land and raise a family. Childbirth is Ecstasy is the Aquarian answer to childbirth. It is a document of the birth of Allen and Laurie's son River. It is the first picture book of live birth set to the words of Allen Cohen and the photos of Stephen Walzer. This book is a complete restoration of the 1971 classic. The book was restored using all of the original photos and layouts from the original publication. Every photo and text has been relayed exactly as it was in the 1971 issue.. Pick up the 2011 edition of this Aquarian classic.

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