She got the which of the what-she-did,
Hid the bell with a blot, she did,
But she fell in love with a hominid.
Where is the which of the what-she-did?
Illustrations by Virgil Finlay
Preliminary sketch for cover art. Source unknown – possibly (!) from “Virgil Finlay-Beauty (& occ. beast)“, at pinterest.
Image from “Tomorrow & Beyond – Images from other worlds, other dimensions and other times.”
The finished product, published as the cover of Galaxy Science Fiction, October, 1962.