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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. cummings511,087
2There is another skyEmily Dickinson280,107
3Bear In ThereShel Silverstein145,499
4Picture Puzzle PieceShel Silverstein125,841
5I heard a Fly buzz -- when I diedEmily Dickinson97,966
6Soliloquy In CirclesOgden Nash97,791
7Ghost HouseRobert Frost91,655
8dying is fine)but Deathe.e. cummings85,947
9My ButterflyRobert Frost75,121
10After great pain, a formal feeling comesEmily Dickinson74,173
11supposing i dreamed this)... (IX)e.e. cummings74,166
12Into My OwnRobert Frost73,935
13maggie and milly and molly and maye.e. cummings73,108
14i have found what you are likee.e. cummings70,970
15A Boy Named SueShel Silverstein70,555
16between the breastse.e. cummings68,519
172 little whose.e. cummings66,699
18i shall imagine lifee.e. cummings59,292
19The Starry NightAnne Sexton57,652
20All in green went my love ridinge.e. cummings56,298
21am was.e.e. cummings55,828
22Your Dog DiesRaymond Carver53,437
23The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost52,228
24EdgeSylvia Plath52,154
25Asking For RosesRobert Frost51,533
26Love is EnoughElla Wheeler Wilcox51,486
27I never saw a Moor --Emily Dickinson51,235
28If I should die,Emily Dickinson50,588
29i am a little churche.e. cummings49,297
30in spite of everythinge.e. cummings49,204
31Storm FearRobert Frost48,696
32As I Ponder’d in Silence.Walt Whitman48,360
33The Span Of LifeRobert Frost47,047
34I died for Beauty -- but was scarceEmily Dickinson46,991
35my sweet old etcetera... (X)e.e. cummings46,762
36all which isn't singing is mere talkinge.e. cummings46,610
37Everybody Tells Me EverythingOgden Nash46,586
38Heart! We will forget him!Emily Dickinson45,522
39Boa ConstrictorShel Silverstein44,249
40RemembranceMaya Angelou44,053

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