She wanted children
so did he
they tried, it worked,
turned the egg-timer.
and nine months after
have their predictable miracle.

she had heard pray tell
of women who
dreamt of motherhood
as she had:
yet would only conceive of it
as one man’s love.

this will not make sense
until years later.
happiness, of same result
greater
than biological clocks
since made of, and from –
the result of happiness.