To Call Myself Beloved Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - June 21, 2008 Late FragmentAnd did you get whatyou wanted from this life, even so?I did.And what did you want?To call myself beloved, to feel myselfbeloved on the earth.(Raymond Carver) Late Fragment Raymand Carver Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments abb11:34 PMWonderful wonderful words. Thank you so very much for sharing them. Beloved on the earth...who could ask for more?ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySandyCarlson11:47 PMThanks for taking the time to comment. I came across this Carver piece recently, but I can't remember where. This is a photo I took in the mid-1970s with a Kodak Instamatic Something that took 126 film. Those were the days!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyViola Jaynes1:00 AMWhat a wonderful and inspiring post, Sandy. I simply love these words. They have such depth of meaning. Very beautiful!!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown1:19 AMto love and be love. one important idea to live life.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCatherine5:14 AMSandy, these words are so important in one's life!My grand father's first name was "Aimé". This first name means "Beloved". I've always thought it was a wonderful first-name to begin one's life!Your picture in a camaieu of grey silver matches with this deep thought.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAndree6:54 AMI'm saving this post for those times when I need it. It's magnificent.(PS: there is a place somewhere where you can process digital prints so that they look like they were taken on those old cameras. I have to look it up because I love this shot.)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRiverPoet7:35 AMWonderful poem! I think I'll pass this on to my husband's aunt, who just lost her husband of 58 years. Peace - DReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPappy8:24 AMTo love and to be loved...the desire of most of us.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyme ann my camera8:32 AMWonderful, giving much room for thought, words will form later.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplymaryt/theteach9:15 AMSandy, an incredible photo and lovely poetry! I don't think I've read any of Raymond Carver's poetry before... I HAVE read his extraodinary short stories, though!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:32 AM..a big thank u to u for sharing such loveliness..ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous11:35 AMThese are such wonderful perfect words.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRaven2:14 PMI love that quote. Beautiful post.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown6:21 AMHow lovely!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTom7:23 AMExcellent, beautiful words which go so well with this picture..ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySandpiper (Lin)12:18 PMWow, I love the light here. Really pretty! The words are beautiful.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCath4:12 AMWonderful picture and words. Just "grounds" me and reminds me.I could say those words. I have been so blessed on this earth.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.