I'm nobody! Who are you?
Are you nobody, too?
Then there's a pair of us — don't tell!
They'd banish us, you know.
How dreary to be somebody!
How public, like a frog
To tell your name the livelong day
To an admiring bog!
It's a nice little poem from an author who hid away from the public and only published a handful of poems during her lifetime. I wonder how a counter poem might look? Here's my take at the first verse.
I'm somebody! Who are you?
Are you somebody, too?
Then there's a pair of us - don't tell!
We'll soon enough return, to the nobody hell.