No rivers in China
Return to the sea
As once they did
Bringing tiny bits of mountains
To form sand on the ocean floor.
All rivers now are dammed.
Valleys flooded; cycles destroyed.
Ghosts of Wang Wei and Li Po weep.
Art and poetry vanishes with nature.
All for power. All for greed.
Featured Painting: Landscape after Zhao Danian by Wang Jian (1598-1677)
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