The Useful

In the colors of the useful
that of gray and black material
of steel blue
of rusty flecks
some take shelter in order to live.

Sometimes one hears their words
their appeals to the rain
to the sun, to green leaves

and the things around them unite
to be reflected in their eyes.

Jean Follain

2 responses to “The Useful

  1. One of my favorite poets.

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