I'm Nobody (op. 108, no. 8)

(1944)

"I'm Nobody" was originally part of Farwell's 10 Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 108. The song is currently published in the second volume of Boosey & Hawkes' two-volume Thirty-Four Songs on Poems of Emily Dickinson by Arthur Farwell.

I'm nobody! Who are you? (poem 288)
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!


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