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I was very pleased with your book

I was very pleased with your book, “Personolly Yours”. I especially liked the fact that it was about your family and friends; how special. The poem about my mom and dad was very unique. They both loved animals, especially birds and dogs. My Father also loved the outdoors, with his fishing and hunting. I gave my grandkids a copy of your book and what a nice legacy for our family to have someone within the family to be a writer and a poet. Much love.

Patti F Sauk Rapids, MN

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I’m nobody, who are you?

I’m nobody, who are you?
Are you nobody too?
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!

 

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imageThis is probably one of Emily Dickinson’s most famous poems. Knowing how tiny her life was you would think she wouldn’t have any “famous poems.” Emily’s style was what made her famous. She was a good observer. She wrote about tiny things you wouldn’t ordinarily notice. She had an interesting point of view. Her devices were similes and metaphors. She tended to favor them a little bit more. In this poem, she used similes. Like ” How public like a frog.” What I like about this poem is pretty much the idea. The idea of this poem sounds like a poem to cheer you up when you feel all alone so that you could know someone else is there in the same situation as you to defeat that loneliness. I observed she almost always in her poems uses “I.” instead of “he,she, or it .” My opinion of Emily’s poems is that they are very soothing. What we can all remember about her poetry is her “tiny” style.