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Mothers, the roots of many branches.
The plant that begets many seeds.
The rational to the non-logical environment,
The backbone to civilization.
All women are mothers,
In one way or another.
It’s bigger than birth.
Happy Mother’s Day.

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Alex Ross is a writer and a Patton College student incarcerated in California.