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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 Dickinson276,310
2Bear In ThereShel Silverstein143,144
3Snowe.e. cummings141,749
4Picture Puzzle PieceShel Silverstein124,418
5I heard a Fly buzz -- when I diedEmily Dickinson96,295
6Soliloquy In CirclesOgden Nash96,250
7Ghost HouseRobert Frost89,731
8dying is fine)but Deathe.e. cummings84,176
9Diving into the WreckAdrienne Rich75,213
10My ButterflyRobert Frost73,099
11After great pain, a formal feeling comesEmily Dickinson72,550
12supposing i dreamed this)... (IX)e.e. cummings72,514
13maggie and milly and molly and maye.e. cummings72,147
14Into My OwnRobert Frost72,023
15Humanity i love youe.e. cummings71,715
16i have found what you are likee.e. cummings69,595
17A Boy Named SueShel Silverstein69,026
18Acquainted With the NightRobert Frost68,460
19between the breastse.e. cummings67,413
20r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-re.e. cummings65,902
212 little whose.e. cummings65,616
22Desert PlacesRobert Frost61,043
23i shall imagine lifee.e. cummings57,970
24The Starry NightAnne Sexton56,051
25All in green went my love ridinge.e. cummings55,219
26am was.e.e. cummings54,857
27Your Dog DiesRaymond Carver51,867
28The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost51,124
29Spring And AllWilliam Carlos Williams50,907
30I never saw a Moor --Emily Dickinson50,406
31EdgeSylvia Plath50,017
32Love is EnoughElla Wheeler Wilcox49,986
33Asking For RosesRobert Frost49,917
34Macavity: The Mystery CatT.S. Eliot49,298
35If I should die,Emily Dickinson49,026
36in spite of everythinge.e. cummings48,162
37i am a little churche.e. cummings48,098
38Storm FearRobert Frost47,460
39As I Ponder’d in Silence.Walt Whitman46,976
40OctoberRobert Frost46,900

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