The Blue Flower

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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For My Daughters

*This the second in a two-part series on mothers and mothering. While most of my writing lately is prose, I also enjoy writing poetry. I...

The Jafra Queen

*The is the first in a two-part series in honor of Mother's Day. My mother was a Jafra Queen Bee. If you were alive and used cosmetics...

Life Stand Still Here

Sometime in March I projected ahead and planned to write this entry around Mother’s Day. Then, with recalibrating during this time of...