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Emily *beep* " I'm Nobody!"

 
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Annie Chiang



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2003 2:37 pm    Post subject: Emily *beep* " I'm Nobody!" Reply with quote

I'm Nobody by Emily *beep*

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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Tell me something about what do you think and feel after you read this poem, i will post my what do I think later.
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LucentShade



Joined: 30 Dec 2003
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Location: Nebraska, USA

PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2004 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Emily D1ckenson sure loved those dashes.
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Martin



Joined: 18 Jan 2004
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Location: United States

PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2004 5:38 am    Post subject: Re: Emily *beep* " I'm Nobody!" Reply with quote

Annie Chiang wrote:
I'm Nobody by Emily *beep*

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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Tell me something about what do you think and feel after you read this poem, i will post my what do I think later.

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Hello,

You are talking about Emily *beep*. One of my favorite poets. What I think? That like a croaking frog we proclaim our name all day to imagine admirers -- and in fact are claiming importance to an empty marsh or bog. Instead, like Emily, we can walk through our lives simply and without feigned importance and simply see each other.

Martin
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liebe



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2004 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I loved this poem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Seriously. It's so simple and honest. I think there are many people in the world who feel like that, and the worst part is that they think they're alone. I really liked it.
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