Blue of heaven: guard us against daily torments;
figure of the Madonna, dressed in a flowing green gown and textured
cape, resembles the willow. In Polish literature, the willow often
evokes feelings of nostalgia and a longing to return to Poland.
give us sun and bright
weather in our lives.
Blue river: Cool our senses.
Road-side willow: Give wanderers shade and coolness
pilgrimages and inconveniencess so they can rest at your feet.
Julian Ejsmond,Litania do Matki Bozej
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