I wish I could
Become a magician to abracadabra all the sadder
Thoughts of me, thoughts of she, thoughts of he
By using the phrase ‘abracadabra’, he shows his desire to simply wish away the bad things that occurred within his and Badu’s relationship. But life doesn’t work that way, unfortunately.
Bitter irony: “abracadabra” is a phrase used frequently by one of Badu’s post-André beau’s, Jay Electronica
André then goes on to show his true worries:
Thoughts of me — André is thinking back about himself and the mistakes that he’s made which have led up to this moment
Thoughts of she — He is then having thoughts about his baby mama (which happend to be Erykah Badu) and how it will affect her.
Thoughts of he — Finally, André is wondering how his son will cope having parents that are not together, and wonders what it would be like to have himself as a father.
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