Alex Steiner

Azure Blues

I love BLUE.
Always have.
“BLUE.”
Blue; reminds me of home.

Azure blue reflections painted my childhood’s oceans.
Oceans that glimmer with dad’s hue.
Just like my eyes.
“Blue,” the name everyone had taken me for and my eyes…

Beginning with a short, emotional poem, Alex Steiner paints the story of Blue, the ode to her father who bequeathed her an ocean of memories and an endless lake of life lessons. “I love BLUE,” says the writer as she sophisticatedly draws the reader into her lexemic play of tiering metaphors and evocations, all drenched in a particular shade of azure. Gold Artist of the ArtAscent “Blue” call for entry. To see the full body of work and profile, grab a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal “Blue” issue.

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