"And we danced, on the brink of an unknown future, to an echo from a vanished past."
- John Wyndham, The Day of the Triffids

alexiswinter:

Put together this little A6 pocket zine! 18 pages of my hand drawn typography pieces, inspired by all of my favourite wordsmiths! “Makes for an ideal train or toilet read.” -Anonymous source. Now available from my Etsy!

"Most men will not swim before they are able to.” Is that not witty? Naturally, they won’t swim! They are born for the solid earth, not for the water. And naturally they wont think. They are made for life, not for thought. Yes, and he who thinks, what’s more, he who makes thought his business, he may go far in it, but he has bartered the solid earth for the water all the same, and one day he will drown."


- Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf

A love letter from Frida Kahlo to her husband Diego.

"Too perfect to be sexually attractive."

- William S. Burroughs, Last Words: The Final Journals
I just love this quote, it empowers me to laud my faults proudly.

"Too perfect to be sexually attractive."

- William S. Burroughs, Last Words: The Final Journals

I just love this quote, it empowers me to laud my faults proudly.

"Quit your job and go outside."
- Jeff Rosenstock

alexiswinter:

Wil Wagner of The Smith Street Band got my illustration of a Jeff Rosenstock lyric tattooed on him by Shane Wilcox.
Day made!

"A sentimental world keeps my heart optimistic."

- Alexis Winter

A Smooth Sea Never Made A Skilled Sailor.

"He lived at a little distance from his body, regarding his own acts with doubtful side-glances. He had an odd autobiographical habit which led him to compose in his mind from time to time a short sentence about himself containing a subject in the third person and a verb in the past tense."


- James Joyce, Dubliners

there’s a Bukowski in my heart that
wants to get out
but I’m too tough for him,
I say, stay in there, I’m not going
to let anybody see
you.

- Charles Bukowski, Bluebird