You dealt the winning cards to a sweaty hand.
I didn’t mean to make them cry, God. I didn’t mean to.
At a crossroads.
Allah, you are my strength. I know you are watching. I am sorry. Forgive me, for I know not what I do.
I just wish the tears would come.
When I see you in pain, I am in pain tenfold.
Search, search, search
spin, push, retract, stream, scream, pull the thread