I feel much the same way about French! When I think in French and consume French art and culture, I feel like an entirely different person. People speak of the UTILITY of learning other languages, but I think we often overlook what you point out so clearly:

Languages open up windows onto the joys of entire worlds outside of our experience.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com