People are sharing their favourite poems for #WorldPoetryDay

Today marks World Poetry Day and everyone, from Unicef to Spotify, are getting involved online to share various pieces.

The Auschwitz Memorial shared this poem 'Life with Vermin' by Holocaust survivor Batsheva Dagan, who was born in 1925:

Unicef shared a Maya Angelou poem:

The British museum shared a poem from China’s oldest poetry anthology, ‘Shijing’ (‘Book of Odes’), dating from 1000–600 BC:

Even Manchester United got involved, with this ode to Bobby Charleton from their archives:

Meanwhile, Spotify wrote their own poem for their customers... kind of.

Here are a few more:

Let us know your favourite poem!

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