Hostel #Poem #Travel #Hostel

Patience from reception staff

Screams from the entitled

Demands after days hiking

Smells unknown clinging relentless

Groups yelling in jubilation

Nervous glances; Broken connections

With strangers; Desperate for companionship

Unknown friend or foe

Basic foods stuffed down the gullets

From the ravenous Hiker Hunger

Gratefully received hot showers

To unwind the tired muscles

A haven from nature’s power

Gathering of the outdoorsie

Thanking you for your shelter

Deep in the thunder filled night

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