"Love flowers and grass and appreciate life" and other messages from the parks and bathrooms of China

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credit: Lloyd Alter

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Simon and Garfunkel wrote that the words of the prophets are written on the subway walls. In China, they appear to be written on mens' urinal walls and on plaques in parks.

In North America, they just say "Keep off the Grass" but in Orange Island Park in Changsha, China they deliver a treehugging message that seems right out of the sixties, Kahlil Gibran could have written these things. Here is a quick slideshow of some of my favorites.