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When You Move Somewhere New, You Become a Child Again

A life in exile can be addictive

Egyptian locust on my gate. Photo by author.

To move somewhere new is to become a child again

To learn all over again things you forgot you ever needed to be taught. How to talk. How to act. How to get groceries and pay bills and drive and work.

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Ryan Frawley

Ryan Frawley

Novelist. Essayist. Former entomologist. Now a full-time writer exploring travel, art, philosophy, psychology, and science. www.ryanfrawley.com