Two mothers reach across to each other from either side of the picture as two blindfolded boys stumble in the middle foreground. A dead tree with roots that look like a hand with a needle has a blue noose in its branches. This all takes place in a field with the Blue Ridge in the distance.

(Grieving Mother), acrylic on wooden panel, 24″x18″, by Nancy Polo, 2018. To purchase this work click here.

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