Epilogue: Late Fragment

Late Fragment is the epilogue of Jake Heggie's Winter Roses song cycle. The original poem was written by Raymond Carver, a well-known American author and poet.

Date: 2004Composer: Jake HeggieText: Raymond CarverSong Collection: Winter Roses

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“Late Fragment”

By Raymond Carver


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.

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