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The flight of free-spirited micropreemies
  1. Carlo Bellini, MD, PhD
  1. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Gaslini Institute, Genoa, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Carlo Bellini, Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Emergenza, Istituto G. Gaslini, Largo G. Gaslini, 5 16147 Genova, Italy; carlobellini{at}

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It will happen,

when micropreemies seem to be asleep

inside their see-through boxes,

cocky human attempt to mimic nature.

They will unfold their weak wings …

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