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Monday, January 6, 2014

Happy Birthday Zora!

Google honored Zora Neale Hurston on the occasion of her birthday. (Never mind how old she would be--you never ask a lady her birthdate.) Hurston is famous for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God (one of four novels and countless short stories she wrote). I had not read the novel when I ran across this quote from it:Half gods are worshipped in wine and flowers. Real gods require blood.  I thought those two sentences were just stunning and they drove me to the novel. Plus, I thought she had the coolest name ever.  And the lady knew how to wear a hat.Anthropoligist, folklorist, author--she was a (Harlem) Renaissance woman.

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