Moltaqa – authentically Moroccan
Date: August 2019
Address: 51 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,
Appetizer: Stuffed aubergine and beans
Main: Lamb Tagine
Dessert: Date tart
Drink: Moroccan mint tea
We made a move to our mark.
A mid-twenties mortal,
a mankind-minding mademoiselle,
marketed her merchandise.
She mistakenly made a mess,
but we didn’t make a mountain out of a molehill.
Well-mannered, she mentioned a few munches
to mull over.
What did she mean?
Motivated, we made up our minds,
but miscalculated, too much of moreish meals.
moments of memories,
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean mapping
then modified, manipulated by military masterminds.
Migration, movements – misplaced.
mellow munching with muffled music,