I'm Nobody! Who are you?

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!

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~ Author: Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886).
٭ Painting "Afternoon by the Pond" by Julian Alden Weir, circa 1908-1909.

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