I’m Nobody! Who are you?
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 B[l]og!
With apology to Emily Dickinson, see http://www.cs.rice.edu/~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/711.html and http://www.online-literature.com/dickinson/448/ ;
Avatar stolen from James Donnelly’s illustration for The Basic Laws of Human-Stupidity; http://harmful.cat-v.org/people/basic-laws-of-human-stupidity/
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