The Hunger Games, Chapter 1
To my surprise, my mother has laid out one of her own lovely dresses for me. A soft blue thing with matching shoes.
My mother. I left her blue dress and shoes on the floor of my train car, never thinking about retrieving them, of trying to hold on to a piece of her, of home.
Mockingjay, Chapter 27
“My mother’s not coming back,”
“No,” he says….”She’s helping to start up a hospital in District Four…”
Note: District Four is the only district with the view of the sea. Assuming that the sea is blue (as the color of the special attire prepared for Katniss), the writer had foreshadowed that they will part ways later.