In this case, the color blue

“And so I fell in love with a color — in this case, the color blue — as if falling under a spell, a spell I fought to stay under and get out from under, in turns.”
–Maggie Nelson, Bluets

In Bluets, Maggie Nelson brings us along on her journey through the color blue as she experiences her own heartbreak, and witnessing a loved one’s physical pain.

Is she looking for the reason behind her love of the color? Or simply trying to tell a story through the waves of the color blue? Read more.

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