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Top 40 Poems at American Poems

Since I switched the American Poems site over to a database format (not really visible to you as a user), I am able to do a lot of cool things. One is to list the forty most read poems on the site. So on this page you can see how many times the most popular poems have been read since February 28, 2004.

PoemPoetViews
1There is another skyEmily Dickinson277,289
2Bear In ThereShel Silverstein143,812
3Snowe.e. cummings142,274
4Picture Puzzle PieceShel Silverstein124,744
5I heard a Fly buzz -- when I diedEmily Dickinson96,665
6Soliloquy In CirclesOgden Nash96,639
7Ghost HouseRobert Frost90,134
8dying is fine)but Deathe.e. cummings84,557
9Diving into the WreckAdrienne Rich75,506
10My ButterflyRobert Frost73,569
11After great pain, a formal feeling comesEmily Dickinson72,918
12supposing i dreamed this)... (IX)e.e. cummings72,892
13Into My OwnRobert Frost72,493
14maggie and milly and molly and maye.e. cummings72,345
15Humanity i love youe.e. cummings72,088
16i have found what you are likee.e. cummings69,884
17A Boy Named SueShel Silverstein69,438
18Acquainted With the NightRobert Frost68,828
19between the breastse.e. cummings67,641
20r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-re.e. cummings66,129
212 little whose.e. cummings65,861
22Desert PlacesRobert Frost61,391
23i shall imagine lifee.e. cummings58,242
24The Starry NightAnne Sexton56,381
25All in green went my love ridinge.e. cummings55,435
26am was.e.e. cummings55,073
27Your Dog DiesRaymond Carver52,227
28The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost51,356
29Spring And AllWilliam Carlos Williams51,317
30I never saw a Moor --Emily Dickinson50,589
31EdgeSylvia Plath50,513
32Love is EnoughElla Wheeler Wilcox50,326
33Asking For RosesRobert Frost50,260
34Macavity: The Mystery CatT.S. Eliot49,693
35If I should die,Emily Dickinson49,383
36in spite of everythinge.e. cummings48,390
37i am a little churche.e. cummings48,342
38Storm FearRobert Frost47,752
39As I Ponder’d in Silence.Walt Whitman47,297
40OctoberRobert Frost47,240

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