Someone remembered I like blue hydrangeas.
Yes, John, I know you know . . . Wait, are you saying you sent me flowers? No, didn't think so. Anyway, there's Shakespeare on the card, which is hardly your style.
I'm just saying you're more likely to use pop song lyrics than classic poetry. Don't take it personally. I have admirers; no need to feel threatened.
Except maybe by whatever is behind you.