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—

Comments about Funny—to Be A Century by Emily Dickinson

  • moustapha (5/10/2018 1:34:00 PM)

    its boring i love caki(Report)Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (11/21/2015 6:10:00 PM)

    ..........an excellent write...suppose it's true what they say, one is only as old as they feel ★(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004