Friday, March 08, 2013

Lent Quote 21

21. Late Fragment

"And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
I did.
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth."

Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver, an American writer, was an alcoholicwho finally managed to stop drinking at the age of 40, having destroyed his first marriage and his health. He finally found peace and happiness with his second wife, Tess Galagher, but died at the age of 50.

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