Franklin P. Adams

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

Franklin P. Adams Poems

1. The Higher Education 1/3/2003
2. A Ballad of Baseball Burdens 1/3/2003
3. Baseball's Sad Lexicon 1/3/2003
4. Broadmindedness 1/3/2003
5. A Psalm of Labouring Life 1/3/2003
6. Fifty-Fifty 1/3/2003
7. Bon Voyage - And Vice Versa 1/3/2003
8. On the Flight of Time 1/3/2003
9. A Gotham Garden of Verses 1/3/2003
10. A Lament 1/3/2003
11. How Do You Tackle Your Work 1/3/2003
12. I Remember, I Remember 1/3/2003
13. An Ode In Time of Inauguration 1/3/2003
14. Glycera Rediviva 1/3/2003
15. Advising Chloë 1/3/2003
16. War and Peace 1/3/2003
17. On the Importance of Being Earnest 1/3/2003
18. Again Endorsing the Lady 1/3/2003
19. Despite 1/3/2003
20. Ballade of the Traffickers 1/3/2003

Rus. Vs. Urbs

Whenever the penner of this pome
Regards a lovely country home,
He sighs, in words not insincere,
"I think I'd like to live out here."

And when the builder of this ditty
Returns to this pulsating city,
The perpetrator of this pome
Yearns for a lovely country home.

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