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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 Dickinson274,538
2Bear In ThereShel Silverstein142,332
3Snowe.e. cummings140,855
4Picture Puzzle PieceShel Silverstein123,880
5I heard a Fly buzz -- when I diedEmily Dickinson95,669
6Soliloquy In CirclesOgden Nash95,665
7Ghost HouseRobert Frost89,088
8dying is fine)but Deathe.e. cummings83,623
9Diving into the WreckAdrienne Rich74,796
10My ButterflyRobert Frost72,342
11supposing i dreamed this)... (IX)e.e. cummings72,148
12After great pain, a formal feeling comesEmily Dickinson72,147
13maggie and milly and molly and maye.e. cummings71,898
14Into My OwnRobert Frost71,307
15Humanity i love youe.e. cummings71,238
16i have found what you are likee.e. cummings69,191
17A Boy Named SueShel Silverstein68,422
18Acquainted With the NightRobert Frost68,066
19between the breastse.e. cummings67,125
20r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-re.e. cummings65,547
212 little whose.e. cummings65,241
22Desert PlacesRobert Frost60,475
23i shall imagine lifee.e. cummings57,561
24The Starry NightAnne Sexton55,491
25All in green went my love ridinge.e. cummings54,955
26am was.e.e. cummings54,559
27Your Dog DiesRaymond Carver51,452
28The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost50,846
29Spring And AllWilliam Carlos Williams50,311
30I never saw a Moor --Emily Dickinson50,157
31Asking For RosesRobert Frost49,432
32Love is EnoughElla Wheeler Wilcox49,428
33EdgeSylvia Plath49,142
34Macavity: The Mystery CatT.S. Eliot48,812
35If I should die,Emily Dickinson48,504
36in spite of everythinge.e. cummings47,857
37i am a little churche.e. cummings47,773
38Storm FearRobert Frost47,084
39As I Ponder’d in Silence.Walt Whitman46,527
40OctoberRobert Frost46,425

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