Postcard from Morocco by Thek-Zeroual Omar
– « What is Morocco? » « Where is Morocco? »
– « I don’t know where Morocco is, but if you ride a camel and go south, the wind and the stars will lead you », « Oh and in if it’s urgent, you can always ride a flying carpet »
We all laughed, my answer was funny, we all laughed and in our laughter we shared the same ignorance and in our shared ignorance we were equal. I laughed and I made the others laugh, Today was about belonging and humiliation.
I’ve told you before that I barely know my country, I shake to the idea of defining where I come from, I feel vague and confused, but no one else knows.