The Mountain Past the Sun

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
An epic poem, tells the story of a man growing up in knowledge of and love for the Mountain Past the Sun, then rejecting the Mountain, and living a life of blindness, culminating in a dramatic conclusion...

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I. The Beautiful Apex

Submitted: September 24, 2010

An epic poem, tells the story of a man growing up in knowledge of and love for the Mountain Past the Sun, then rejecting the Mountain, and living a life of blindness, culminating in a dramatic conclusion... Read Chapter

II. California, 2029

Submitted: September 24, 2010

II. California, 2029   In a land that I had gone to, I had heard the shocking news There were those who scoffed at g... Read Chapter

III. Indoctrination

Submitted: September 24, 2010

III. Indoctrination   Topsy-turvy world It’s all upside-down Crying when you’re happy, Gladness wears a frow... Read Chapter

IV. Inquisition

Submitted: September 24, 2010

IV. Inquisition   I was full of passion Ready for a fight Take them back in shackles Searching day and night ... Read Chapter

V. All I Ever Wanted

Submitted: September 24, 2010

V. All I Ever Wanted   I don’t understand Their devotion To such a shrouded thing So distant from Man, No ... Read Chapter

VI. Reflecting Pools

Submitted: September 24, 2010

VI. Reflecting Pools   The blood is flowing from my hands The lives of every single man Staring back at me. ... Read Chapter

VII. Culmination/The Beautiful Apex

Submitted: September 24, 2010

VII. Culmination/The Beautiful Apex   So now I am at peace, With myself and with all. I’ve finally found release, ... Read Chapter