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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.

1Humanity i love youe.e. cummings511,751
2There is another skyEmily Dickinson281,008
3Bear In ThereShel Silverstein145,944
4Picture Puzzle PieceShel Silverstein126,190
5I heard a Fly buzz -- when I diedEmily Dickinson98,357
6Soliloquy In CirclesOgden Nash98,029
7Ghost HouseRobert Frost92,088
8dying is fine)but Deathe.e. cummings86,362
9My ButterflyRobert Frost75,589
10supposing i dreamed this)... (IX)e.e. cummings74,559
11After great pain, a formal feeling comesEmily Dickinson74,559
12Into My OwnRobert Frost74,405
13maggie and milly and molly and maye.e. cummings73,310
14i have found what you are likee.e. cummings71,303
15A Boy Named SueShel Silverstein70,850
16between the breastse.e. cummings68,766
172 little whose.e. cummings66,947
18i shall imagine lifee.e. cummings59,590
19The Starry NightAnne Sexton58,032
20All in green went my love ridinge.e. cummings56,572
21am was.e.e. cummings56,056
22Your Dog DiesRaymond Carver53,785
23EdgeSylvia Plath52,733
24The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost52,446
25Asking For RosesRobert Frost51,906
26Love is EnoughElla Wheeler Wilcox51,883
27I never saw a Moor --Emily Dickinson51,424
28If I should die,Emily Dickinson50,938
29in spite of everythinge.e. cummings49,430
30Storm FearRobert Frost48,987
31As I Ponder’d in Silence.Walt Whitman48,696
32The Span Of LifeRobert Frost47,327
33I died for Beauty -- but was scarceEmily Dickinson47,264
34my sweet old etcetera... (X)e.e. cummings46,912
35all which isn't singing is mere talkinge.e. cummings46,834
36Everybody Tells Me EverythingOgden Nash46,790
37Heart! We will forget him!Emily Dickinson45,724
38Boa ConstrictorShel Silverstein44,563
39RemembranceMaya Angelou44,326
40if everything happens that can't be donee.e. cummings43,751

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