Wednesday, 8 Feb 2023
Issue: Winter 2018: Synonyms for Travel

Winter 2018: Synonyms for Travel

Possible synonyms for ‘traveler’ include sojourner, pilgrim, bum, and strap-hanger. You can go on a long journey and learn nothing; you can go to the grocery store and meet God. Who gets to travel and what counts as travel remain


Sometimes I dream I’m pulling earplug after earplug out of my ear, as if all the earplugs I’ve ever used have accumulated in a cramped space in my head without me realizing it, becoming some kind of gnawing mass.