Franklin P. Adams


Franklin Pierce Adams 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 his appearances as a regular panelist on radio's Information Please. A prolific writer of light verse, he w…

"Militis in galea nidum fecere columbæ,"--


WITH IN the soldier's helmet see
The nesting dove;
Venus and Mars, it seems to me,
In love.