Ode to the Mayan

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What happens when a young Gringa is waylay-ed at a local Guatemalan hotel? Poetry happens... 

 

ODE TO THE MAYAN HOTEL

by Georgia Heers

 

ZING

BOOM

BANG

CLING

CLANK

BZZZZZ

BOPBOPBOP

Your unrelenting workers

Prove to be quite the musicians

With their choruses of BANGS

And their melodies of BOOMS

Your tired windows

Prove to be quite the dramatics

With their monologues of CLINGS

And their lines of CLANGS

Your sneaky water

Proves to be quite the trickster

With seconds of HOT

And minutes of COLD

Your meek WIFI

Proves to be quite the pushover

With its faux connections

And molasses-like speed

You are perfectly useless

Concerning all of my wants

But perfectly useful

Concerning all of my needs

Your unrelenting workers

Prove to be quite the musicians

Serenading me with plenty of organic music

Your tired windows

Provide quite the dramatics

They tell me stories through the night

Your sneaky water

Proves to be quite the teacher

I learn to be less wasteful

Your meek WIFI

Proves to be quite the pushover

Which gives me patience