I'm Nobody! (288)

by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)



I'm Nobody! Who are you?
Are you - Nobody - Too?
Then there's a pair of us?
Don't tell! they'd advertise - you know!

How dreary - to be - Somebody!
How public - like a Frog -
To tell one's name - the livelong June -
To an admiring Bog!

Afterwards the month poems are at hand on The shelf               Hugen