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Unconditional love lives on and on
engraved in the heart and soul — not stitched, not sown
rooted certain and deep like DNA
surreal like the stars
or like a newborn baby wrapped in a mother’s arms.

Disclaimer: The views in this article are those of the author. Prison Journalism Project has verified the writer’s identity and basic facts such as the names of institutions mentioned.

Christopher Reece, also known as Bobo Amin, is a writer incarcerated in Michigan. He has been in prison since 2006.