Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

Funny—to Be A Century - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Funny—to be a Century—
And see the People—going by—
I—should die of the Oddity—
But then—I'm not so staid—as He—

He keeps His Secrets safely—very—
Were He to tell—extremely sorry
This Bashful Globe of Ours would be—
So dainty of Publicity—

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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