Sages say that blood is thicker than water,

And that our kith and kin and most loved ones,

Bestowed upon us as a family by God,

Are better and more trustworthy than a stranger.

However, I doubt whether this is true these days,

As my very own have shown by their betraying ways,

That do what I may out of my love for them,

They prove it is blood now that has grown thinner.

Perhaps it is a sign of the great judgement day,

Perhaps it is destined that they should go astray,

Yet I pray to my God, my loving Allah,

To spare some blood and let it be thicker than water.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Composed on the 9th of October, despite my best of efforts my very own blood revolts against me and my love.

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