"Well," said the rose, "you look like the one I've been waiting for." The boy stared blankly back at her.
"You humans never get anything right do you-water me please?" The boy went to the water bucket in the corner of the small, slightly run down fenced in garden, poured some water on her then stared at her some more. "Would you like to know about a special place, erm, whateveryournameis?"
"Theo, my name is Theo. Yes," said he.