"I'm nobody! Who are you?"
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!
(In fact, aren't we telling our names to each other - and admiring - each other's Blogs?)
Stephanie of So Many Books has posted a poem by Rumi that will go into my pocket. Here is the beginning of the poem. You will have to visit Stephanie to read the rest - (and please do!)
Here’s the end of that story about the old woman who wanted
to lure a man with strange
cosmetics. She made a paste of pages from the Qur’an to fill
the deep creases on her face and