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  1. Oct 2016
    1. the violet hour

      The violet hour or l'heure bleue is that time between dusk and twilight. The day's magical end. A time for assignations.


    2. hyacinths

      Hyacinths feed into the death motif inasmuch as they are short-lived flowers. They rise from bulbs, making them self-sufficient, perhaps hyacinth girl is also. self-sufficient. Later Eliot invokes "the violet hour," I picture this flower in pink or violet. Maybe a reach.


    3. Dead