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The View From Here To There

Posted in art, ASCII Text Art, calligrams, concrete poetry, pattern poetry, poems, poetry, shape poems, typography, Uncategorized, visual poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 9, 2010 by ecko

“The View From Here To There” Copyright © 2008  by John Ecko.  All rights reserved.

From the Book:  “Signs of Life, A Book of Visual Poetry” Copyright © 2009 John Ecko.  All rights reserved.

I’ve decided to repost some of my older works since many were missed when I first began this blog.  Hope you enjoy. 

John

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Signs of Life

Posted in art, ASCII Text Art, calligrams, concrete poetry, pattern poetry, poems, poetry, shape poems, typography, Uncategorized, visual poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 29, 2010 by ecko

“Signs of Life, A Book Of Visual Poetry” by John Ecko, is available for purchase at www.lulu.com/content/5844132

You will also find it at amazon and Barnes and Noble online stores.  Just visit the links to the right of the page.

Various poems from this book are scattered throughout Eckovision.  Feel free to explore.

“Signs of Life, A Book of Visual Poetry” by John Ecko

Posted in art, ASCII Text Art, calligrams, concrete poetry, pattern poetry, poems, poetry, shape poems, typography, Uncategorized, visual poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 18, 2009 by ecko

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“Signs of Life, A Book Of Visual Poetry” by John Ecko, is available for purchase at www.lulu.com/content/5844132

You will also find it at amazon and Barnes and Noble online stores.  Just visit the links to the right of the page.

John Ecko at The Last Wordsmith Shoppe on May 30th

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On Saturday, May 30th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, I’ll be signing and reading from my new book of visual poetry:   “Signs of Life” at The Last Wordsmith Shoppe in North East, Pennsylvania.  (Just passed Erie)  

Address and event details:   http://www.lastwordsmith.com/

I’m really excited for I’ll have a chance to share some new stuff from an upcoming release of traditional works and prose under my given name, as well as poems from my present book.  I would be ecstatic to meet you folks that have been following my work.  Look forward to seeing you then.

John

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“Signs of Life, A Book of Visual Poetry” Copyright © 2009 John Ecko.  All rights reserved.

“Signs of Life” is a unique collection of visual/concrete poems that stretch the imagination, taking the reader on a journey beneath the surface of man. From love to hate, politics to religion, the beautiful to the macabre; this book explores the many footprints left by the human race for the better, and sometimes the worse.

John Ecko at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Ohio on May 16th

Posted in art, calligrams, concrete poetry, jewelry, pattern poetry, poems, poetry, shape poems, typography, Uncategorized, visual poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 5, 2009 by ecko

On Saturday, May 16th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, I’ll be joining forces with “Asylum Designz” down at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Painesville, Ohio.

I’ll be selling autographed copies of my new book and my partner in crime for the afternoon will be selling her hand crafted jewelry.  if you like concrete poetry or just want to see some amazing jewelry by “Asylum Designz” please stop by.  

If I don’t see you there you can still purchase my book online at Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, or Lulu.   Just click any of the links off to the right.  We’re expecting a pretty big turn out and there will be many others selling various items as well, flea market style.   I hope to see you there.

-ecko

Address for the Lake County Fairgrounds1301 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, OH  44077

http://www.mapquest.com/

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Cover Image from John’s new book, “Signs of Life” Copyright © 2008 John Ecko.  All rights reserved.

“Signs of Life” is a unique collection of visual/concrete poems that stretch the imagination, taking the reader on a journey beneath the surface of man. From love to hate, politics to religion, the beautiful to the macabre; this book explores the many footprints left by the human race for the better, and sometimes the worse.

“Asylum Designz” features jewelry for the young and young at heart.  She designs fun and whimsical pieces from an eclectic variety of materials. If you like Kitsch, Kawaii, Scene, or Retro you will love her stuff. Asylum Designz is all about fun and retaining your childhood.  Too many people take life way too seriously and it weighs them down and ages them faster. Don’t be one of them, remind yourself everyday of the whimsy in life. Wear something fun.

You can visit her online store at: 
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6721844
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New Book: “Signs of Life” Is Now Available!!!

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Cover image from “Signs of Life” Copyright © 2009 John Ecko.  All rights reserved.

Sculpture:  “La Nostalgia” by Ramiz Barquet.

Signs of Life is a unique collection of visual/concrete poems that stretch the imagination, taking the reader on a journey beneath the surface of man. From love to hate, politics to religion, the beautiful to the macabre; this book explores the many footprints left by the human race for the better, and sometimes the worse.

For expanded preview and purchasing information, go to:  http://www.lulu.com/content/5844132

UPDATE 5/8/09:

Also available at amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0578010259/sr=1-1/qid=1239361671/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&qid=1239361671&sr=1-1&seller=

and Barnes and Noble online http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0578010259/sr=1-1/qid=1239361671/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&qid=1239361671&sr=1-1&seller=

The View From Here To There

Posted in art, ASCII Text Art, calligrams, concrete poetry, pattern poetry, poems, poetry, shape poems, typography, Uncategorized, visual poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 22, 2009 by ecko

The View From Here To There“The View From Here To There” Copyright © 2008  by John Ecko.  All rights reserved.

From the newly published Book:  “Signs of Life, A Book of Visual Poetry” Copyright © 2009 John Ecko.  All rights reserved.

To read a blown up version of this poem, please click link below for expanded preview and purchasing info: 

http://www.lulu.com/content/5844132