Contractions, few not many, due date approaching
Morning time January 12, water broke, and broke and broke. On O’s side of bed.
Finish breakfast, find sparkly earrings and glittery eye shadow
Rush to hospital in 8 a.m. Chicago traffic, boys happy to school-skip
Hospital on lockdown, does security guard want a baby delivered on the sidewalk
Door opens, thank you!, kind nurses, epidural, yes please
11:43 a.m., three burning pushes, she’s here!
Hearts overflowing with love, our little Emaan a symbol of our faith
Daddy in love, big brothers speechless, Mom relieved, beautiful snow falling
New journey begins with eyes wide, love flowing, and mashallah on our lips