What if the entire world opposes your good intents?
What if time and again you are made to suffer pain?
O Zia! Be patient for that would help unlock
Those doors that were once shut upon you.
(Staying concealed, from behind a curtain someone has watched
The congregation of my longings and desires (grow) ,
Have done so in the manner that has caused my sighs
To bring alive my heart wherein I have frantically sought to find