This. Is. Gorgeous! 🙂
There are years that ask questions and years that answer” ZNH
Dear Ms. Hurston, or can I call you Zora? When asked to have a conversation with a writer from the past I chose you. I would choose you again, and again, and again, as I have chosen you before. I have chosen your words as beloved friends many times before. Your expansive teachings are so close to me that it was hard for me not to.
You are what writing means to me.
Thank you for telling the truth. For showing all of us how tenderly we can love our Blackness. How curious and exciting and pleasurable healing can be. For revealing the wounds + the medicine. For showing us the cosmic divinity of black femmes1.
I almost appreciate the format of writing to you in a letter as it somehow allows me to better express the…
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