A couple of recent poetry covers for ECW press. George Murray's collection of aphorisms plays off of the quick and transient nature of information consumption.
And speaking of consumption, here is Elie Christie's follow-up to her debut poetry collection, Gutted.
Both of these covers required hours and hours of sketching and thinking before the admittedly simple solutions presented themselves. Executing the ideas took very little time in comparison. As Dolly Parton once said, "It costs a lot of money to look this cheap."