I am a girl who likes
I pretend I can fly
with the birds.
I understand what's
I hope that you'll join me in sending warm thoughts to Amanda. She's receiving both medications and radiation, working hard to get rid of a brain tumor (when I published this in 2000). Her teacher sent this poem because Amanda thought that you might want to read it on Band-Aides. My thanks to Atmara Cloe for the use of her lovely angel, a copywritten work of art.
Fleitas, Ed.D., R.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing, Lehman College, CUNY
Bronx, New York 10468
Last updated: November 14, 2004