excerpt | i'm nobody

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!

Dickinson, E. (1890) The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

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