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!
Now, I’m not trying to compare myself to Emily Dickinson. But the big question is, can you be on the interwebs and still be a Nobody? After all, a blogger has to pose as a Somebody who others should read.
Even more frightening is the idea that in transitioning from a Nobody to a Somebody, my half-baked thoughts will be preserved online. I’m envisioning the quarantine amber of Fringe here:
|Image courtesy of MochaShakaKhan at http://fringe.wikia.com/wiki/Amber|
As they say, the internet is forever.
So, I’m taking a leap of faith, and shedding invisibility. I’m Tarah Dunn—writer, mom, reader, and pop culture junkie—and this is my blog.