Letter: Poetic burden of homeless appreciated

Dear Editor,

I was so much impressed with your column [Such are burdens that we bore, March 4 Odd Thoughts, Langley Advance] that I felt I must write.

It was late into the evening that I felt my eyes deceiving when I opened up the paper to be greeted with new lore.

I gasped with exclamation when I read with consternation, the lore that spread salvation with regard to homeless poor.

A band-aid is provided for the souls so undivided in their faceless search for purpose as they reach and reach for more.

A shelter no solution, yet we reach for absolution, for the treatment we inject provides false bravado to the core.

I read we should be caring, reaching out to them and sharing, sharing life and help shouldering the burdens that they bore.

This article that greeted seemed to help with what preceded and will surely open eyes that once meted out the score.

Susan Bryan, Langley

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