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Our Poetry Corner features moving and often entertaining poems by Heart Matters readers, about any aspect of heart disease or caring for someone.
After an aortic valve replacement in 2014, Sally Ginnever has recovered to live a very active life. Her poem describes her experience of coming round after surgery in intensive care.
Sandy Cameron wrote this poem, with help from Mary Scondane, based on his experiences of a heart attack.
Evan wrote this poem to express his thanks to heart surgeons everywhere.
Barbara Hyde's poem is about her experiences as a heart failure patient.
Patricia Rose wrote this poem after her husband had a heart attack, about his road to recovery after heart bypass surgery.
Neil Rafferty had a heart attack at work in July 2012 and wrote this poem that same evening.
Ron Sanderson wrote this poem after a successful heart valve replacement in Glenfield Hospital, Leicester.
Author and historian Mike Wilson wrote this poem about his abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), which was picked up through a screening programme.
This poignant poem about the death of a loved one was first written over a decade ago and has been revised several times since then.
JD Milaric is 58 and suffers from microvascular angina, sometimes known as cardiac syndrome X. Having had to retire due to ill health, he is keen to encourage others "to act on their health before it is too late".
Alistair wrote this poem after having heart valve replacement surgery last year.
Robert Davis wrote this poem about his experience of heart problems and having a pacemaker fitted.
Nicole is mother of brave little boy Lucas, who was diagnosed with a congenital heart condition as a baby.
Alastair wrote this poem about the work of BHF shops and the vital role of volunteers and those who donate to our shops.
Patricia Rose wrote this poem as part of her series From My Heart to Yours, to offer hope and positive thoughts to other people with heart conditions.
Tess Dunn, 23, has pulmonary hypertension. This is her story.
Tom Riley grew up in an orphanage where he often didn’t get enough to eat. This is version of “My way”, telling the story of his life, and how he came to be diagnosed with coronary heart disease.
JD Milaric, who has a heart condition, has put advice about improving your heart health into verse in this original poem.
Annie Christopher’s poem was inspired by a chance meeting when she was in her 20s.
Patricia Rose wrote these three poems as part of her series From My Heart to Yours, to offer hope and positive thoughts to other people with heart conditions.
Joe Huscroft, from Darlington, County Durham, was inspired to write this poem after losing his father to heart disease. He also had a heart attack in 2012 and had an angioplasty and stent.
Lynden had a heart attack in 2006, and wrote this poem about recovery while in hospital.
Dee wrote this poem about her experience of heart disease.