Heartfelt Thanks

Christian Barnard was the doc
Who pioneered the heart swop op.
When his patients all died,
Was he in disgrace?
No, because at least his heart
Was in the right place.

About the Poem

Dr Christian Barnard is widely acknowledged as the pioneer of cardiac transplantation, yet, as with so many things, there were quite a few disasters along the way.

Category

Famous People

Style

Rhyming poem

Length

6 lines

Key Stage

KS2, KS3

Author

Patrick Winstanley

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