This poem is a celebration of being anonymous and not famous.


According to Wikipedia, "'I'm Nobody!' is one of Dickinson's most popular poems, Harold Bloom writes, because it addresses 'a universal feeling of being on the outside.' It is a poem about 'us against them'; it challenges authority (the somebodies), and 'seduces the reader into complicity with its writer.' [Anna Priddy and Harold Bloom. 2008. Bloom's How to Write about Emily Dickinson. Infobase Publishing. pp. 103ff.]



Read by "Shurtagal"


2nd recording by Winston Tharp.