Discouraged, Elya goes to see madame Zeroni, an old fortune teller on the edge of town.
Help me, Madame Zeroni!
she gives Elya a piglet and tells him to take it upa a mountain and let it drink from a stream that runs uphill, while you sing to it.
Sing this song to him while he drinks, "If only, if only the woodpecker sighs, the bark on the tree was just a little bit softer. While the wolf waits below, hungry and lonely he cries to the moon 'if only, if only.'