I’m Nobody! Who are You?

"I'm Nobody! Who are you?" is the second song of Jake Heggie's song cycle Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri. Please see song cycle page for further details.

Date: 2014Composer: Jake HeggieText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri

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I’m Nobody! Who are you?
by Emily Dickinson

I’m Nobody! Who are you?
Are you – Nobody – too?
Then there’s a pair of us!
Dont 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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