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The House of Impossible Beauties The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara
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“Life is a ferocious motherfucker, that’s what I always say. And it’s not death that you need to worry about. He always comes, and he’s usually quiet about it. But life, boy. She is loud and fast and—vicious.”
Joseph Cassara, The House of Impossible Beauties
“So I always say that when the world calls you a slut, just kick back your legs and fuck and enjoy it. Because if life don’t call you a slut, she’s gonna find something else to call you.”
Joseph Cassara, The House of Impossible Beauties
“She would realize that, like her mother, she was the type of person who was so lonely, she would cling to men who didn’t deserve to be clung to, just because she was afraid that they would walk out on her. She was afraid that if those men walked out on her, the deepest secret of the universe would be revealed — not the precise number of rings around Saturn, or which order that huge mass of planets was set up in, but rather, that if they left her, it would confirm her biggest fear: that she was meant to be alone because no one loved her, and no one ever would.”
Joseph Cassara, The House of Impossible Beauties
“But it’s not like we only have enough love reserved for one person. It’s possible to love multiple people over time. If you ask me, I think that every time you experience love, it feels and looks and sounds different.”
Joseph Cassara, The House of Impossible Beauties
“Now she was a woman, because now she had learned to muster up the courage to walk out that door for the first time in her life.”
Joseph Cassara, The House of Impossible Beauties