In any arrangement, there's usually a centerpiece. Flowers aren't much different. Oftentimes in their case it's a bigger flower, flamboyant and large and brightly colored, immediately drawing the eye towards it. Perhaps a lily, or a large rose. Perhaps two.
But, of course, you can't have the centerpiece alone. You need accents, smaller flowers and sprigs of vibrant plant life to fill in the empty spaces and focus attention towards the larger, more central pieces. They're just as important, but so often they go unnoticed; the subtle art the flower arranger has painstakingly created lost in the attention given to that one lily, that one rose.
Then life is like a vase of flowers, she supposed. If that were the case, then [y/n] was certainly only an itty-bitty piece of the overall arrangement. She liked it that way, too. It was so much easier than trying to take the spotlight.