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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. cummings509,529
2There is another skyEmily Dickinson278,268
3Bear In ThereShel Silverstein144,445
4Snowe.e. cummings142,771
5Picture Puzzle PieceShel Silverstein125,155
6I heard a Fly buzz -- when I diedEmily Dickinson97,048
7Soliloquy In CirclesOgden Nash96,920
8Ghost HouseRobert Frost90,679
9dying is fine)but Deathe.e. cummings84,940
10Diving into the WreckAdrienne Rich75,811
11My ButterflyRobert Frost74,112
12After great pain, a formal feeling comesEmily Dickinson73,278
13supposing i dreamed this)... (IX)e.e. cummings73,276
14Into My OwnRobert Frost73,017
15maggie and milly and molly and maye.e. cummings72,562
16i have found what you are likee.e. cummings70,193
17A Boy Named SueShel Silverstein69,812
18Acquainted With the NightRobert Frost69,156
19between the breastse.e. cummings67,899
20r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-re.e. cummings66,381
212 little whose.e. cummings66,141
22Desert PlacesRobert Frost61,786
23i shall imagine lifee.e. cummings58,543
24The Starry NightAnne Sexton56,767
25All in green went my love ridinge.e. cummings55,690
26am was.e.e. cummings55,299
27Your Dog DiesRaymond Carver52,567
28Spring And AllWilliam Carlos Williams51,710
29The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost51,643
30EdgeSylvia Plath51,012
31I never saw a Moor --Emily Dickinson50,798
32Love is EnoughElla Wheeler Wilcox50,691
33Asking For RosesRobert Frost50,621
34Macavity: The Mystery CatT.S. Eliot50,027
35If I should die,Emily Dickinson49,789
36in spite of everythinge.e. cummings48,645
37i am a little churche.e. cummings48,627
38Storm FearRobert Frost48,045
39As I Ponder’d in Silence.Walt Whitman47,626
40OctoberRobert Frost47,623

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