All things counter, original, spare, strange;
One of my writer, teacher, kindred-spirit friends, Lisa, reminded me, after my post about the inspiration to be found in ordinary things,...
Literature, Nature, Transcendence
Welcome to The Blue Flower! The Blue Flower is a passion project of contemplative writing, an inspirational blog where I reflect on and synthesize observations, ideas, and experiences that heighten awareness, quicken the imagination, and fuel spiritual curiosity. The blue flower is a literary symbol, originating with German Romanticism, that represents a longing for beauty and the transcendent. You can learn more about the significance of the blue flower as a symbol in my "About" section.
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