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THE MOUNTAIN

August 16, 2021

Fearless
Courageous
Passionate
Broken

They gather, undaunted and bound by their conviction
Not knowing the outcome of the battle, they must fight

Each man holding the man next to them to survive.
They bow their heads in reverence towards their brother

Standing in line, in silence, the sound of metal and wood crash
As they have their last meal

They pray together
They cry together

They are brothers to the end, what will become of them is uncertain
They walk off the mountain into the unknown

Fearless
Courageous
Passionate
And now healed, are the men of the mountain

~ Anonymous

This writing is selected as an excerpt from the book Effective Use of Creative Writing in the Treatment of Addiction to Chemical Substances, Eric A. Kreuter, Ph.D., editor, a clinician at St. Christopher’s Inn.
It is published by Nova Science Publishers, to learn more click HERE.

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