Frank Romano recites poetry at Kairos Poetry Café in New York City from his new poetry book entitled: “Crossing Over to the Secret Witness.” The poetry event is hosted monthly by Marvin Camillo. November 12st, 2021 at 11 am, Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street, New York City, New York, USA.
Mosab Abu Toha, from Gaza, was the featured poet on Zoom Palestine. Frank Romano read one of his poems entitled “Drone” during the program. He dedicated the poem to Gaza. Zoom Palestine is hosted by Jacqui Basker. Mosab Abu Toha read sensitive, richly beautiful poems inlaid with tears and love, written in the midst of the Gazan catastrophe. June 6,2021, program broadcasted from New York City. To view it, click on the link below.
Frank Romano recited his poem « Lance,” about his friend, a Jewish peace activist (anti-Israeli Occupation of Palestine) who was killed in Jerusalem a few years ago. It was first published in his book of poems entitled, “Crossing Over.”
Romano participated in a ZOOM poetry SLAM with other activists and poets, organized and hosted by Jacqui Basker from New York City. May 2nd, 2021, Manhattan, New York City.
The poem is found in Romano’s latest book of poems, “Crossing Over to the Secret Witness,” published April 2nd, 2020.
To listen to it, just click on the link below. Romano reads his poem about ¼ the way from the beginning of the event.
Frank Romano reads poem « Bread and Gladiators” from his new book of poems: “Crossing Over to the Secret Witness, “ at the “Green Pavilion Poetry Event.” Host and organizer of the event: Evie Ivy. April 28th, 2021, Green Pavilion Restaurant, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Video by Alan Baxter. To view it, click on link:
Frank Romano reads poetry at Nandis Knowledge Café, Near Detroit. He read “Bread & Gladiators” from his new poetry book “Crossing Over to the Secret Witness.” June 25th, 2020, Nandis Knowledge Café (African American Bookstore and Café), 71 Oakman Blvd, Highland Park, Michigan, USA.
Frank Romano reads poetry in New York City. He read a poem with other poets celebrating “Our Voices of Verse” at St Paul’s Chapel… MCed by poet Alan Baxter and Hosted by Trinity Wall Street. St. Paul’s Chapel, Wall Street, Manhattan, New York, USA. November 10th, 2019.
In Amman, Jordan, Reading by Farid Bitar of his poetry (book : “Blade of Grass”) and introduced by Dr. Frank Romano, peace & freedom activist (author: Love and Terror in the Middle East, 4th Ed”). Also, exhibits of paintings on Palestine by Jacqui Taylor Basker, who also organized the event. Fann Wa Chai Café, Amman, Jordan. August 3rd, 7-10 pm. See flier below.
Dr. Frank Romano featured poet with Stephen Bluestone (National Book Club nominee) & David Folds at “The Green Pavilion Poetry Event,” one of the longest running poetry venues in New York City. 1st Photo: Frank Romano with featured poets. 2nd Photo: Participants at poetry reading. Organizer and host: Evie Ivy. Green Pavilion, 18th Ave., Brooklyn, New York. USA. May 30, 2018.
Frank Romano reads at the 6th Edition of “From Whitman to Ginsberg: Subversive Poems that Challenge Conventional Wisdom”, formerly entitled “The Anti-Tea Coffeehouse Poetry Collective”. This Series still encourages poems of “political Engagement”, with a wide latitude for “political”. At Corneiia Street Café, Manhattan, NYC, on Sept. 27, 2013October, 2013. To listen to it, click on image below: