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I’m Nobody! Who are You ? November 3, 2007

Posted by Rambling Man in Poetry & Humor.
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I’m Nobody! Who are You?
by Emily Dickinson

I’m nobody! Who are you?
Are you nobody, too?
Then there’s a pair of us -don’t tell!
They’d banish us, you know.

How dreary to be somebody!
How public, like a frog
To tell your name the livelong day
To an admiring bog!

… I bet there’s many a celebrity wishes he wasn’t a frog (erm ..?)



1. laurie - November 3, 2007

isnt’ “i’m nobody!” also the title of nuala o’faolain’s memoir? and i do believe i spelled her last name wrong.

2. Rambling Man - November 4, 2007

you got the spelling right on ! see more here
i think she had a book called “are you somebody?” …

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