I'm nobody! Who are You? by Emily Dickinson, 1803--1886 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! Emily Dickinson was Born on 12-10-1830, in Massachusetts. While she was extremely prolific, she was not recognized during her lifetime. Her first book was published posthumously in 1890.