Poet and short story writer Raymond Carver died in Port Angeles, Washington on this day in 1988 (aged 50). He is buried at Ocean View Cemetery in Port Angeles. The inscription on his tombstone reads:
And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth.
De: Vintage Books & Anchor Books
¿Y conseguiste lo que
querías de esta vida?
¿Y qué querías?
Considerarme amado, sentirme
amado en la tierra.