Tai Shan Chinese: Great Mountain. Tai Shan is perhaps the most renowned of the sacred mountains in China; its sides and peaks are the sites of many sacred and legendary places. At one point the mountain itself was decreed a god. Pictured at left, Tai Shan.
Photo Source: Geil, William Edgar, The Sacred Five of China.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926.
A half-mile square of barbed wire enclosed the place; birds settled on the strands, the prisoner was to observe, like notes of silent music. North and east stretched mountains, one cone shaped above delicate trees (he named it Taishan, for China's sacred peak), two to the left of it low and hemispherical (he named them the Breasts of Helen).
--Kenner, Hugh, The Pound Era, University of California Press, 1971, pg.471.
Pictured at right, Pound's "Taishan".