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So really, the song is a survivor, like Minogue herself, who was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2005. "Flower" was actually penned by Kylie, along with co-writer Steve Anderson of Brothers in Rhythm, during the Aussie singer's chemotherapy treatment.
"I wrote it when I'd finished the first part -- the grueling part -- of cancer treatment," she told the BBC. "And I was told then, 'We need to inform you that we can't predict the future ... whether it will be possible for you [to have children]'."
"So I guess I wrote it as a question," the now 44-year-old singer says. "And it's still a question but it's a hopeful question and I just felt like it's a love letter to a child, a spirit, that may or may never be, just putting it out there."
"Distant child, My Flower/ Are you blowing in the breeze?/ Can you feel me? As I breathe life into you/ In a while my flower, somewhere in a desert haze/ I know one day, you'll amaze me," Kylie sings. Watch the "Flower" video below.
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