Hebei and Henan

(according to Xinhua news)


Nearly a hundred

Known to have lost


life here in conquests


of water, land, and

souls that are the

floods’ in China.


There are times

when Who is now

our nation’s friend?


has no new meaning.

Prayer and pledge


and action, anyway.

from all of us in

all the nations.




the photo,

A woman cries as she holds a pig rescued from a flooded farm in Xiaogan, Hubei Province, China, July 22, 2016.

Reuters/Darley Shen