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User added comments and analysis of the poems included in the American Poems website is a great store of information. This is a list of the latest comments that have been added. Click a link to see the comment!

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2014-07-29 07:48:39 The Runaway New York Collages Ranking
2014-07-29 07:48:13 A Dew sufficed itself -- New York Institute Ranking
2014-07-29 07:48:06 Christmas Trees New York Collages Ranking
2014-07-29 07:48:01 For John, Who Begs Me Not To Enquire Further New York Collages Ranking
2014-07-29 07:47:55 After Love New York Institute Ranking
2014-07-29 07:47:31 It feels a shame to be Alive New York Collages Ranking
2014-07-29 07:47:23 In heaven New York University Ranking
2014-07-29 07:47:20 Howl New York University Ranking
2014-07-29 07:47:20 The Last Question New York Collages Ranking
2014-07-29 07:46:39 Fishing On The Susquehanna In July New York University Ranking


Most Commented Poems

The poems listed below are the ones that have received the most comments. There is a wealth of information here!

CommentsPoemPoet
2046 Poem (Hate Is Only One Of Many Responses) Frank O\'Hara
936 The Road Not Taken Robert Frost
758 i carry your heart with me e.e. cummings
721 Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Robert Frost
605 anyone lived in a pretty how town e.e. cummings
590 The Hollow Men T.S. Eliot
552 Nothing Gold Can Stay Robert Frost
544 I'm Nobody! Who are you? Emily Dickinson
504 Richard Cory Edwin Arlington Robinson
487 Asking For Roses Robert Frost
467 The Brain -- is wider than the Sky -- Emily Dickinson
465 The Lockless Door Robert Frost
453 in Just- e.e. cummings
439 A Dream Within A Dream Edgar Allan Poe
429 Papa above! Emily Dickinson
427 The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock T.S. Eliot
419 In the desert Stephen Crane
418 Bluebird Charles Bukowski
413 Still I Rise Maya Angelou
410 Dust of Snow Robert Frost


Most Commented Poets

These are the poets that have received the most comments on their poems.

CommentsPoet
29908 Emily Dickinson
17896 Robert Frost
11096 e.e. cummings
6652 Sylvia Plath
6433 Walt Whitman
5552 Anne Sexton
4980 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
4473 Stephen Crane
4346 Edna St. Vincent Millay
4088 Ezra Pound
3892 T.S. Eliot
3749 Langston Hughes
3440 Carl Sandburg
3360 Charles Bukowski
3315 Edgar Allan Poe
3237 Dorothy Parker
3182 Maya Angelou
2404 Frank O\'Hara
2248 William Carlos Williams
1736 Adrienne Rich
1602 Edwin Arlington Robinson
1528 Raymond Carver
1477 Billy Collins
1462 Shel Silverstein
1265 Amy Lowell
1245 Vachel Lindsay
1032 Sara Teasdale
1029 Edgar Lee Masters
970 Henry David Thoreau
938 H. D.
854 Ralph Waldo Emerson
821 William Stafford
785 Philip Freneau
701 Allen Ginsberg
700 Richard Brautigan
672 Paul Laurence Dunbar
628 Ogden Nash
611 Wallace Stevens
574 William Butler Yeats
565 Robinson Jeffers
555 Charles Simic
550 James Tate
527 Sharon Olds
525 Donald Justice
518 Stephen Dunn
489 Anne Bradstreet
476 Joyce Kilmer
475 Randall Jarrell
473 Audre Lorde
443 John Berryman
438 Louise Bogan
437 Wendell Berry
431 Pablo Neruda
400 Phillis Wheatley
379 Margaret Atwood
373 Gary Soto
355 Seamus Heaney
346 James Whitcomb Riley
346 Marge Piercy
344 Jean Toomer
323 Marvin Bell
317 Galway Kinnell
316 Philip Levine
297 Linda Pastan
268 Arna Bontemps
265 Denise Levertov
262 David Berman
261 Russell Edson
238 Richard Wilbur
238 Ella Wheeler Wilcox
229 W.S. Merwin
226 Gwendolyn Brooks
224 Jack Gilbert
222 Jane Kenyon
218 Edward Hirsch
215 Robert Pinsky
210 Archibald MacLeish
205 Li-Young Lee
205 Louise Gluck
205 Alan Seeger
200 Robert Francis
200 Elizabeth Bishop
199 Deborah Ager
198 Frank Bidart
194 May Swenson
192 Herman Melville
189 Philip Larkin
185 David Lehman
183 Robert Lowell
179 Maggie Estep
176 Oliver Wendell Holmes
175 Delmore Schwartz
174 Hart Crane
173 Robert Creeley
173 Alice Walker
172 Anthony Hecht
167 Elise Paschen
157 Michael Ondaatje
152 Thom Gunn
151 Etheridge Knight
143 Stephen Dobyns
142 Lucille Clifton
139 Dante Alighieri
135 Alan Dugan
132 Ai
128 Jack Spicer
123 Howard Nemerov
123 Gertrude Stein
123 Natasha Trethewey
121 Gregory Corso
120 Lola Haskins
118 Conrad Aiken
118 Thomas Gray
117 Kimiko Hahn
115 Lawrence Ferlinghetti
114 Kenneth Patchen
112 Gerald Stern
110 Andrew Hudgins
109 Weldon Kees
108 Richard Hugo
108 Lord Byron
107 Edmund Spenser
106 Leonard Cohen
104 Ted Kooser
103 Alexander Pope
102 Kenneth Koch
97 Mark Doty
97 Henry Lawson
91 Carolyn Forché
91 David Ignatow
90 Jorie Graham
89 Alice Duer Miller
89 John Montague
89 A.E. Housman
85 William Bronk
85 Siegfried Sassoon
84 Mark Irwin
84 Stevie Smith
83 Joseph Mayo Wristen
83 Nick Carbo
82 William Shakespeare
78 Christina Rossetti
77 Nick Flynn
74 Edward Field
73 Bill Knott
72 Denise Duhamel
71 Shoshauna Shy
69 Judy Grahn
64 Jim Carroll
64 Yusef Komunyakaa
63 Gary Snyder
63 Jack Kerouac
63 Ellis Parker Butler
59 Alfred Lord Tennyson
59 Dylan Thomas
58 Edward Taylor
58 Frances Mayes
55 Charlotte Bronte
54 John Milton
51 Andre Breton
47 Stanley Kunitz
44 James Reiss
44 David Ray
43 Ronald Koertge
38 Naomi Shihab Nye
38 Jack Prelutsky
38 Joe Wenderoth
33 Reginald Shepherd
33 Tony Hoagland
32 Donald Hall
27 Thomas Lux
26 Federico Garcia Lorca
26 Lew Welch
26 Robert Herrick
25 Charles Webb
24 Lewis Carroll
24 Lisel Mueller
22 Laura Riding Jackson
21 Major Henry Livingston, Jr.
20 D.C. Berry
20 A.R. Ammons
18 James A. Emanuel
18 D.H. Lawrence
18 Heather McHugh
17 Emily Bronte
17 Sir Walter Raleigh
17 Edwin Brock
16 Phillis Levin
16 W. H. Auden
15 Isaac Rosenberg
15 Michael Lally
15 Brooks Haxton
15 P.K. Page
14 Bertolt Brecht
14 Jonathan Swift
14 Theodore Roethke
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13 John Keats
13 Larry Levis
12 Christopher Morley
12 Susan Kelly-DeWitt
12 A.S.J. Tessimond
11 Ralph Angel
11 Homer
10 Amy Clampitt
10 Ron Rash
10 Catherine Anderson
10 Lee Upton
10 Jenny Factor
10 George Herbert
10 Matsuo Basho
9 G.E. Patterson
9 Stanley Gemmell
8 Hayden Carruth
8 Grace Paley
8 Steve Kowit
8 Eric Torgersen
8 Geraldine Connolly
8 Karen Chase
8 Elizabeth Jennings
8 William Wordsworth
7 Peter Klappert
7 William Blake
7 Anna Akhmatova
7 Les Murray
6 Connie Wanek
6 Rodney Jack
6 Daniel Nester
6 James Wright
6 Octavio Paz
5 Heather Fuller
5 Robert Hershon
5 John Masefield
5 Oliver Goldsmith
5 Yves Bonnefoy
4 Richard Jones
4 William Matthews
4 Erin Belieu
4 Aaron Fogel
4 Charles Baudelaire
3 Philip Paradis
3 Lizette Woodworth Reese
3 Terence Winch
3 Jon Anderson
3 Ben Doyle
3 Christopher Smart
3 Vasko Popa
3 William Barnes
3 William Cowper
3 Robert Graves
3 Ben Jonson
2 Jean Valentine
2 Daisy Fried
2 Martha Collins
2 John Wheelwright
2 Samuel Coleridge
2 Joyce Sutphen
2 Yosa Buson
2 Peter Cherches
2 Edgar Bowers
2 Rudyard Kipling
2 Dame Edith Sitwell
2 Kate Knapp Johnson
1 Cornelius Eady
1 Alison Luterman
1 Bernhard Elis Malmström
1 April Bernard
1 Robert Hedin
1 Elton Glaser
1 Ted Hughes
1 Matthew Arnold
1 Geoffrey Chaucer
1 Ellen Bryant Voigt
1 Thomas Hardy
1 Vernon Scannell
1 Rainer Maria Rilke
1 Percy Bysshe Shelley
1 Charles Sorley
1 Guillaume Apollinaire
1 Chris Forhan
1 Nazim Hikmet
1 R.S. Thomas
1 Robert Browning
1 Algernon Charles Swinburne
1 Ruth L. Schwartz
1 Katherine Anne Porter
1 Christina Pugh
1 James Schuyler

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