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For other people named Franklin Adams, see Franklin Adams (disambiguation). Franklin P. Adams Franklin Pierce Adams (November 15, 1881 – March 23, 1960) was an American columnist known as Franklin P. Adams and by his initials F.P.A.. Famed for his wit, he is best known for his newspaper column, "The Conning Tower", and hi...
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Franklin Pierce Adams Poems

  • Erring In Company
    "If I have erred, I err in company with Abraham Lincoln."
    - Theodore Roosevelt.

    If e'er my rhyming be at fault, ...
  • It Happens In The B.r. Families
    'Twas on the shores that round our coast
    From Deal to Newport lie
    That I roused from sleep in a huddled heap
    An elderly wealthy guy. ...
  • To A Vers Librist
    "Oh bard," I said, "your verse is free;
    The shackles that encumber me,
    The fetters that are my obsession,
    Are never gyves to your expression. ...
  • Old Environment
    I used to think that this environ-
    Ment talk was all a lot of guff;
    Place mattered not with Keats and Byron
    Stuff. ...
  • A Ballad Of Baseball Burdens
    The burden of hard hitting. Slug away
    Like Honus Wagner or like Tyrus Cobb.
    Else fandom shouteth: "Who said you could play?
    Back to the jasper league, you minor slob!" ...
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Never 30 Time 24 Love 19 I Love You 19 Good 17 Write 16 Book 16 Ode 15 Thought 14 Night 14

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  • Beoduck: john adams john quincy adams martin van buren franklin pierce benjamin harrison herbert hoover jimmy carter none of them promoted an insurrection against a lawfully elected government.
  • Ricardodsanchez: “nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory” -franklin pierce adams
  • Art_blacksteel: the average: 9: zachary taylor (12) 10: john quincy adams (6) 11: herbert hoover (31) 12: andrew johnson (17) 13: ulysses grant (18) 14: dwight eisenhower (34) 15: franklin pierce (14) 16: james monroe (5) 17: gerald ford (38) 18: millard fillmore (13)
  • Moderatevoters: "elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody." - franklin pierce adams
  • Caseymoore: "a ballad of baseball burdens" by franklin pierce adams:
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A Prayer
 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

LADY, in thy proud eyes
There is a weary look,
As if the spirit we know through them
Were daunted with rebuke
To think that the heart of man henceforth
Is read like a read book.
Lady, in thy lifted face
The solitude is sore;

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