June 9, 2011

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!

— Emily Dickinson

And all the more relevant today.
In a world where Andy Warhol's prediction that in the future "Everyone will be on TV" and have "15 minutes of fame" has most definitely come true — How dreary to be 'somebody'! How true...