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The art of Poetry magazine August 2, 2012: For the first fifty-seven years of Poetry’s history, the table of contents served as the cover of every issue. In October of 1969, Virgil Burnett changed all that. Under his art direction, each new issue of Poetry had a distinctive illustration on its cover. Burnett served as the magazine’s Art Director through the December 1973 issue, and his [...] by

Tagore’s Soul and Raymond Carver’s “Happiness” February 29, 2012: Diving into the Poetry magazine archives, we came across this minimal ad for Rabindranath Tagore’s Sheaves: Poems and Songs on the back of the February 1933 issue: New poems by India’s beloved prophet and seer, whose verse, like his life, is distinguished by simplicity, strength and delicacy. Poetry introduced Tagore to the [...] by