Monday, January 7

Birthday Shout-Out: Zora Neale Hurston

A very happy, loving birthday to visionary, author, anthropologist & fellow Floridian, Zora Neale Hurston!
My appreciation for this woman was cemented when my 11th grade teacher made me memorize "How It Feels to be Colored Me" in its entirety for a poetry recitation competition. When I spoke those words on stage, shaking, feeling like I was about to burst into sobs and laughter at the same time, I became a believer. See, those words are intoxicating.

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