First line of ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’ by Zora Neale Hurston

One of my colleagues sent this to me as an example of a wonderful first line, I wanted to share as it is both literary and an allusion to the nautical “Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.” The opening paragraph continues with, “For some they come in with tide. For othersContinue reading “First line of ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’ by Zora Neale Hurston”