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Analysis and comments on I'm Nobody! Who are you? by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 21 of 951, added on January 19th, 2005 at 7:23 PM.

I think emily wrote this because she was emphasizing her life alone. she
did not want or need contact from the outside world.

Anonymous from United States
Comment 20 of 951, added on January 19th, 2005 at 1:43 PM.

I really enjoy writting poems and i would like to know how do i get my poem
to be famous and the top number 1 poem without being stolen

Tanesha pope from United States
Comment 19 of 951, added on January 12th, 2005 at 10:16 PM.

Notice how everybody calls her "Emily," rather than "Dickinson?" In the
Robert Frost comment section, no one talks about Robert. It's Frost. The
Walt Whitman comments all say Whitman, not Walt. I assume this is becuase
she is female. Just an observation.

Emily from United States
Comment 18 of 951, added on January 10th, 2005 at 6:56 PM.

i really like this poem because i feel exactly like this and i hope that
someday someone would like me for who i am

Helen from United States
Comment 17 of 951, added on January 6th, 2005 at 5:39 PM.

I believe this poem relates a great deal to Emily Dickinson's life and the
fact that she did not want to be public and famous.

Diana
Comment 16 of 951, added on January 6th, 2005 at 2:55 PM.

I know what she means. I lock myself in my room. Sometimes i feel like
crying because i'm nobody. My life is hard too. I have lost 2 friends
through death. I am a poet writer. I started at the age of 6. I am afraid
of death, but i write about it anyway.

karlton from United States
Comment 15 of 951, added on January 2nd, 2005 at 3:27 PM.

i love this poem i like the writing style of emily

claire from United States
Comment 14 of 951, added on December 27th, 2004 at 5:15 AM.

It would be nice if they actually got the poem correct. The correct poem
is:


Part One: Life

XXVII

I M nobody! Who are you?
Are you nobody, too?
Then there s a pair of usdont tell!
They d banish us, you know.

How dreary to be somebody! 5
How public, like a frog
To tell your name the livelong day
To an admiring bog!

Emily Dickinson (183086). Complete Poems. 1924.

Jennifer from United States
Comment 13 of 951, added on December 26th, 2004 at 8:24 AM.

To be somebody or to be nobody is a kind of life but it is by the chance of
one's fate!here the "frogs "are barking like someone else

panlifeng from China
Comment 12 of 951, added on December 26th, 2004 at 12:02 AM.

i`m nobody,i always lose myself.but,love makes the world go round.i feel
happy now.

Grace

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Information about I'm Nobody! Who are you?

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 288. I'm Nobody! Who are you?
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 8 2006


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