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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.

1There is another skyEmily Dickinson275,580
2Bear In ThereShel Silverstein142,769
3Snowe.e. cummings141,398
4Picture Puzzle PieceShel Silverstein124,191
5I heard a Fly buzz -- when I diedEmily Dickinson96,045
6Soliloquy In CirclesOgden Nash96,040
7Ghost HouseRobert Frost89,475
8dying is fine)but Deathe.e. cummings83,943
9Diving into the WreckAdrienne Rich75,029
10My ButterflyRobert Frost72,778
11supposing i dreamed this)... (IX)e.e. cummings72,441
12After great pain, a formal feeling comesEmily Dickinson72,441
13maggie and milly and molly and maye.e. cummings72,036
14Into My OwnRobert Frost71,721
15Humanity i love youe.e. cummings71,525
16i have found what you are likee.e. cummings69,418
17A Boy Named SueShel Silverstein68,754
18Acquainted With the NightRobert Frost68,280
19between the breastse.e. cummings67,291
20r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-re.e. cummings65,768
212 little whose.e. cummings65,478
22Desert PlacesRobert Frost60,812
23i shall imagine lifee.e. cummings57,802
24The Starry NightAnne Sexton55,812
25All in green went my love ridinge.e. cummings55,114
26am was.e.e. cummings54,733
27Your Dog DiesRaymond Carver51,684
28The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost51,006
29Spring And AllWilliam Carlos Williams50,580
30I never saw a Moor --Emily Dickinson50,301
31Love is EnoughElla Wheeler Wilcox49,776
32Asking For RosesRobert Frost49,710
33EdgeSylvia Plath49,653
34Macavity: The Mystery CatT.S. Eliot49,095
35If I should die,Emily Dickinson48,824
36in spite of everythinge.e. cummings48,041
37i am a little churche.e. cummings47,966
38Storm FearRobert Frost47,304
39As I Ponder’d in Silence.Walt Whitman46,801
40OctoberRobert Frost46,717

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