tell me more about how much you need me. tell me about what goes on in that distant mind of yours. tell me about how you want me close, to hold and to keep. you say you’ll take care of my heart. you say you know what i have been through. what ones before you have done. you do not know of the trespassers who have entered my land and left with my fruit. and yet you desire me all the same. and perhaps this is why. this is why i feel so comfortable with you. it is because you do not know. i come with baggage and regret, but you fill me with the zest of a lemon. ripe and ready for tomorrow.