Allen Cohen (poet)

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Allen Cohen[1][2] (1940–April 29, 2004) was an American poet. Born in 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, he attended Brooklyn College and then moved to San Francisco in 1963.[3] There, he founded and edited the San Francisco Oracle underground newspaper, which was published from 1966 to 1968. After the September 11 attacks, he edited a newspaper entitled Peace News, and in 2002 co-edited a poetry anthology entitled An Eye for an Eye Makes the Whole World Blind: Poets on 9/11. Cohen died of liver cancer and hepatitis C on April 29, 2004 in Walnut Creek, California[4].


  1. ^ "Allen Cohen Poetry". Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Allen Cohen". Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  3. ^ "THE ALBION NATION: Communes on the Mendocino Coast". Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Allen Cohen, 64; Poet and Sage of Counterculture Era". 7 May 2004. Retrieved 3 May 2019.

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