even from the farthest place, even from a
soldier, symbolizing all who fought for Poland, raises his hands in
supplication. The Madonna, dressed as a queen, holds out her hands in
answer. The large turquoise cross on her breast and the crescent moon
that reflects the sun's light indicate that the help Mary offers comes
not from her own power, but from that of her Son.
wounded, sick, and dying reach towards
"So close -- we
are almost there!" The Madonna
holds out her hand,
all suffering comes to an end.
Julian Tuwim, Pokaz sie z daleka
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