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By Sarah Ban Breathnach, Michael Segell

ISBN-10: 0743221893

ISBN-13: 9780743221894

Author note: Edited via Michael Segell
Publish yr note: First released June 4th 2000

Sarah Ban Breathnach desired to supply males a similar reflective e-book that she provided ladies in easy Abundance. but, she additionally knew that she wanted a guy to aid her characterize an actual male event, a ebook that mined underneath the "Men Are from Mars" stereotypes and "Iron John" expectancies. So she joined forces with Michael Segell, former "Men's Mind" columnist for Esquire and writer of Standup Guy. From there, the duo amassed those contemplative, funny, and mature essays written by means of a various sampling of guys, together with a backwoods hermit, mystical rabbi, and global popular rock star.

Segell writes the poignant introductions to the essays whereas Ban Breathnach inserts her own responses on the finish of rather provocative essays. every now and then she seems like an intruder in a "boy's only" tree castle membership, her reviews sounding misplaced inside those inner most moments of male bonding. but she forces readers, women and men alike, to recognize the female in the male event, a lofty objective that we have a tendency to face up to. individuals contain Sting, who talks concerning the distinction among thrill looking and possibility taking in "Let Your Soul Be Your Rookie." experience author Tim Cahill writes approximately "The Bravest factor I Ever Did"--face his panic sickness as his vomited his means via an un-aired tv interview. And Thomas Moore speaks to the ecstasy of melding spirituality and sexuality. --Gail Hudson

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His mortal followers consumed great quantities of wine and lived for their hedonistic partying. 32 S E X , L O V E & H E D O N I S M POETRY 33 S E X , L O V E & H E D O N I S M Sexy Stanzas Passing stranger! you do not know how longingly I look upon you, You must be he I was seeking, or she I was seeking, (it comes to me as if in a dream). I have somewhere surely lived a life of joy with you, All is recall’d as we flit by each other, fluid, affectionate, chaste, matured. You grew up with me, were a boy with me or a girl with me, I ate with you and slept with you – Your body has become not yours only nor left my body mine only.

34 S E X , L O V E & H E D O N I S M You give me the pleasure of your eyes, face, flesh, as we pass – You take of my face, breast, hands in return, I am not to speak to you – I am to think of you when I sit alone or wake at night alone, I am to wait, I do not doubt I am to meet you again, I am to see to it that I do not lose you. Walt Whitman from To A Stranger 35 S E X , L O V E & H E D O N I S M Now therefore, while the youthful hue Sits on thy skin like morning dew, And while thy willing soul transpires At every pore with instant fires, Now let us sport us while we may; And now, like am’rous birds of prey, Rather at once our time devour, 36 S E X , L O V E & H E D O N I S M Than languish in his slow-chapp’d power.

Or ever marked the pretty beam A strawberry shows half-drown’d in cream? Or seen rich rubies blushing through A pure smooth pearl and orient too? So like to this, nay all the rest, Is each neat niplet of her breast. Robert Herrick From, Upon the Nipples of Julia’s Breast 57 S E X , L O V E & H E D O N I S M There were once two young people of taste Who were beautiful down to the waist. So they limited love To the regions above, And thus remained perfectly chaste. ’ – Wedding Traditions from Around the World 59 S E X , L O V E & H E D O N I S M Weddings.

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