“I am nobody…”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.

How dreary to be somebody ! It is so public to be a frog -in-the-bog where you croak all day long to the  bog who is the only listener.
 

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