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#1. Backs. Followed by the traditional Burning of the Gifts. Everyone would gather to watch the toaster and blender explode. Followed by the sacrificial drowning of a bridesmaid, the one who'd caught the fucking bouquet? - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#2. The weatherman is always as honest as he is vague. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#3. Shouldn't the preacher who married the couple in the first place have to fly back in on a broomstick for that, too - that moving on? Shouldn't there be some ritual involving a long walk over hot coals while all the guests who'd been at the wedding watched, weeping, throwing stones at your bare - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#4. The gum is so minty in my mouth as I chew it, I can hardly inhale. It's like inhaling the steam off a block of ice, too fresh. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#5. The first time I had sex with a man for money, it was September. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#6. We must imagine our lives well. We must engage our conscience. Conscience is the voice of God in the nature and heart of man. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#7. There's April in her hair. Motion and stillness. Wings and earth. There are tears, and there is ... friendship. There is velvet, and traveling, and distance, bones and blood, summer coming again as it always does, love. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#8. Your life can change in an instant. that instant can last forever. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#9. If
you sing a sad song loud enough, the boys
on those torpedo boats
can hear you under the sea. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#10. Sometimes he'd write my mother's new name under his on a scrap of paper ... then, the one that hurt her teeth to see, Mrs. Brock Connors-as if, by marrying, my father would be himself, and also become her. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#11. I am sixteen when my mother steps out of her skin one frozen January afternoon- pure self, atoms twinkling like microscopic diamond chips around her, perhaps the chiming of a clock, or a few bright flute notes in the distance- and disappears. No one sees her leave, but she is gone. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#12. Maybe, I think, when you've waited a long time to see something, you need to find your way to it in glimpses. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#13. The first shot causes warm rain to fall on Diana's arms from the sky. The second plants a mirrored jewel in the left temporal lobe of her brain ... a place she could have named on a quiz but which now seems to be the place where the future is imagined, the place where what would have been is. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#14. Behind him there's still the mirror ... a bit of infinity, which in its disinterest still holds their reflections safely in it. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#15. She was so wicked. Such a classic case of resentment and ambivalence bumping and brushing up against all that maternal instinct. The love and hate in her was as vast as space- all meteors, no atmosphere. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#16. Scratch the surface, and there's just more surface - chalk dust under your nails, but not much else. What you see, as they say, is what you get. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#17. Heartbreak could be lived with if it weren't accompanied by regret. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#18. The pursuit of exotic beauty in such a life would have been like having a ball of tinfoil in your stomach, all that airy metal filling you up with hunger. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#19. When it comes to nothingness, there is no cup. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#20. No one is going to hear what she says whether she speaks or not. Simply she could close her eyes and never speak again. She could suck all of the air in this room-every dust mote, every atom-into her body and hide it inside her ... - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#21. For his birthday, she'd bought him an iPhone, which he'd returned to the store. He'd apologized, saying that it was a thoughtful gift, but he didn't want to carry a tiny high-powered mainframe on which he could compute astronomical algorithms, or check Facebook. He wanted a phone. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#22. A fairy tale with a twisted ending, one in which the sun sets like napalm on the prince and princess as they walk off, sticky all over with fire. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#23. The veterinarian looked at Buttons for a few seconds, and then he looked up at Karen. He cleared his throat. He said, Ma'am, I don't know how to tell you this, but - Buttons - Buttons isn't a dog. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#24. My mother was always in the center of her own agitation, seeming as though, far away, part of her was being chased along a dirt road by a swarm of bees. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#25. But the future bores me.
I imagine following it like a leaf into traffic.
I imagine eating it like a heart made of oatmeal. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#26. Their marriage, I knew then, as I must have always known- their marriage was like a long drink of water so icy it turns the teeth to diamonds in your mouth. A drink of water from a frozen fountain, twenty years long. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#27. It's impossible to imagine my mother like that. I cannot imagine her softened, thawed, decayed, becoming sweeter as she spoils. I imagine her trapped in a mirror instead. A permanent image of her locked into a rectangle of hard brightness, open-eyed. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#28. Being female was so hard. Always having to rearrange yourself, to pluck yourself and whittle yourself and deprive yourself and inspect yourself in order to feel comfortable in this world. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#29. She knelt at the side of my bed, kissed my cheek, and I woke, rubbed my eyes, looked up at her dreamily. The hall light shone in my eyes. There was a halo in her hair. It must have been that Tupperware bowl on her head. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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#30. Maybe he was worried that I would get thinner and thinner, until I became as unfindable as my mother, and I felt a stab of compassion for him, imagining my father alone in this house with the white shadows of his two invisible women. - Author: Laura Kasischke
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