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January 22, 2008


Another great post. Zora Neale Hurston is another one of my all-time favorite authors.

I love Hurston, too--she talks in "Her Eyes were watching GOd" about how we women get stuck on a hook (of love) and that hook kind of hangs us up for the rest of our lives... !

That first quote above reminds me of line in Toni Morrison's Sula, about how Sula was an "artist without an art," and so she got in trouble... I always loved this idea, its true of so many women.

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