The Written Word #23

Moments of kindness and reconciliation are worth having, even if the parting has to come sooner or later. I wonder if those moments aren’t more valued, and deliberately gone after, in the setups some people like myself have now, than they were in those old marriages where love and grudges could be growing underground, so confused and stubborn, it must have seemed they had forever.

Alice Munro in Carried Away: A Selection of Stories

 

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