Lemon Tree

grapefruit on a lemon tree

is a little bit like me

still citrus, still human

but a curious, strange illusion

apples on a cherry tree

is a little bit like me

not the same,

not quite as sweet,

but still home to

A rhythmic heartbeat

so all i ask is that you see

,you lemons on the lemon tree,

that though i’m different,

it’s not wrong

for you to accept me– i belong


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