What is a poet? An unhappy man who conceals profound anguish in his heart, but whose lips are so fashioned that when sighs and groans pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
- Søren Kierkegaard
The beginning of the day,
the end of the night.
From our favorite German book of book arts Die entwicklung der modernen buchkunst in Deutschland a collection of creepy designs for various novels.
Knut Hamsun’s novel Sult (Hunger) has nothing to do with Halloween, wolves, or anything scary, but isn’t that orange and black design for a German edition great? And what is up with that spider/octopus thing?
You gave your boss eight hours, and he always asked for more. He never sent you home after six hours, for example. You might have time to think.
— Charles Bukowski - Factotum
"Your hard drive is filthy, all right. We got your computer back. I mean, it is, it is, dirty."
Odesza; Without You
Don’t ask me silly questions,
I won’t play silly games,
I’m just a simple choo-choo train
And I’ll always be the same.
— Stephen King - The Wastelands