“All that is unnameable falls away, gets lost, is murdered.”
—Maggie Nelson The Argonauts

The web color “lavender” [#e6e6fa] was designed to match the lightest color of the flower that shares its name. Through distillation, its essential oil is marketed for its therapeutic, culinary, and cosmetic uses.

Lavender protects you from bad energies and cures skin abnormalities, promoting restfulness. Lavender can’t protect you from oppressive social cues, painful emotions, or invasive acts of bio-political aggression.In exploring the synthesis of lavender as culture and as commodity, resilience collides with vulnerability, pinks blend with blues, tranquility is met with static, qualities which form a flickering essence.

In search of a definition, one is too few and two is only one possibility.