191 I’m Nobody, Who Are You? (ca. 1858-1865) 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!


Poems by Emily Dickinson Three Series, Emily Dickinson, Public Domain

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