Poetry Resources

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 was a poet who died of cancer in 1988. He was married to the poet Tess Gallagher and they lived in Port Angeles. Tess Gallagher still lives there.