Treasure Island

Franklin P. Adams

(15 November 1881 – 23 March 1960 / Chicago, Illinois)

Poems of Franklin P. Adams

1. A Ballad of Baseball Burdens 1/3/2003
2. A Gotham Garden of Verses 1/3/2003
3. A Lament 1/3/2003
4. A New York Child's Garden of Verses 3/30/2012
5. A Perfect Woman Nobly Planned 3/30/2012
6. A Plea 3/30/2012
7. A Poor Excuse, but our own 3/30/2012
8. A Psalm of Labouring Life 1/3/2003
9. A Quatrain 3/30/2012
10. A Soft Susurrus 3/30/2012
11. A Summer Summary 3/30/2012
12. A Wish 3/30/2012
13. A Word For It 3/30/2012
14. Abelard and Heloïse 1/3/2003
15. Advice 3/30/2012
16. Advising Chloë 1/3/2003
17. After Hearing Robin Hood 1/3/2003
18. Again Endorsing the Lady 1/3/2003
19. Again Endorsing the Lady, II 1/3/2003
20. An Election Night Pantoum 3/30/2012

Advising Chloë

Horace: Book I, Ode 23

"Vitas hinnuleo me similis, Chloë--"

Why shun me, my Chloë? Nor pistol nor bowie
Is mine with intention to kill.
And yet like a llama you run to your mamma;
You tremble as though you were ill.

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