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czarna polewka

Bogna Juchnowicz / 17 min.

On my body I made the last letter to my beloved. I'm looking for the right words that I would like to tell him. The poem I wrote on my shoulder is a sign of what I was carrying on them. Words do not come easily. I was looking for them with difficulty. But in the end, I wrote the words that I wanted to: I, relationship, devastation and capitulation.

Give someone czarna polewka - 'Do not accept someone's statement, to turn somebody down '; It is also a black soup from duck blood. In the old Polish tradition. If the father did not accept the engagement, he was handed a czarna polewka to someone who applying for his daughter's hand .