Celebrate International Women’s Day this year with a selection of wonderful poems, selected by Maggie Sullivan.

Amaryllis Ode - Sharon Olds
The Rights of Woman - Anna Laetitia Barbauld - Read by Denise Riley
Black Girl Shuffle - Dorothea Smartt
Creation - Celia A Sorhaindo
Jaguar Girl - Pascale Petit
Two Nudes on a Tahitian Beach, 1894 - Selina Tusitala Marsh
The Queen of Sutton Hoo - Pauline Stainer