"Mayday Mayday Mayday".... Yes, Mayday is an emergency code word used internationally as a distress signal in voice procedure radio communications. It derives from the French venez m'aider, meaning 'come to my aid'/"come [to] help me."
It also has the word, May, which is indeed the saddest month in 2008. First cyclone nargis hit Myanmar and next earthquake hit Sichuan, China. Thousands of people died. Homes are destroyed, people are displaced, loved ones are suddenly gone. The hurt, the pain and grief and the sufferings of the people are beyond what words could express or describe. They are written all over the faces of the people affected.
But human are a very resilient lot. They will not give up. They will pick up the pieces, rebuild and move on with their life just like the Birds.
Lesson From The Birds