DEATH BLOOMS

Given A Choice To Save A Life, Would You?

I won’t.

Josephine Crispin
Creative Juice!
Published in
3 min readJul 6, 2023

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Flowering sempervivum; photo taken by the author

Sempervivum is a succulent. This name given to it is a Latin word that means “forever alive”. Which is ironic, this plant being named forever alive because sempervivum dies after it flowers. No wonder its flowers are referred to as death blooms.

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Josephine Crispin
Creative Juice!

Writes about writing, nature, animals, the environment, social issues and spirituality. Editor and published author of romance novellas amongst other genres.