where to go

it is tempting
to sift through
piles of reviews,
try to evaluate all
the star ratings,
gauge whether the
raters have tastes
anything like mine,

look at all the photos
of food and drink
from different angles,
check out the pretty patterns
drawn in milky foam,
learn whether the
staff are friendly
or perfunctory,

when all
that matters
more than what
might be in the cup
or on the plate
more than the
service or
the art or
the upholstery

is the person
who might sight
across from you
fingers on
your knee

and how
you’ll forget
but that

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s