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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. cummings512,597
2There is another skyEmily Dickinson282,088
3Bear In ThereShel Silverstein146,545
4Picture Puzzle PieceShel Silverstein126,567
5I heard a Fly buzz -- when I diedEmily Dickinson98,867
6Soliloquy In CirclesOgden Nash98,815
7Ghost HouseRobert Frost92,621
8dying is fine)but Deathe.e. cummings86,892
9My ButterflyRobert Frost76,221
10After great pain, a formal feeling comesEmily Dickinson75,023
11supposing i dreamed this)... (IX)e.e. cummings75,022
12Into My OwnRobert Frost74,994
13maggie and milly and molly and maye.e. cummings73,606
14i have found what you are likee.e. cummings71,719
15A Boy Named SueShel Silverstein71,235
16between the breastse.e. cummings69,086
172 little whose.e. cummings67,327
18i shall imagine lifee.e. cummings59,967
19The Starry NightAnne Sexton58,587
20All in green went my love ridinge.e. cummings56,911
21am was.e.e. cummings56,372
22Your Dog DiesRaymond Carver54,260
23EdgeSylvia Plath53,344
24The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost52,823
25Love is EnoughElla Wheeler Wilcox52,329
26Asking For RosesRobert Frost52,317
27I never saw a Moor --Emily Dickinson51,716
28If I should die,Emily Dickinson51,384
29in spite of everythinge.e. cummings49,768
30Storm FearRobert Frost49,386
31As I Ponder’d in Silence.Walt Whitman49,068
32The Span Of LifeRobert Frost47,710
33I died for Beauty -- but was scarceEmily Dickinson47,662
34Everybody Tells Me EverythingOgden Nash47,592
35my sweet old etcetera... (X)e.e. cummings47,148
36all which isn't singing is mere talkinge.e. cummings47,129
37Heart! We will forget him!Emily Dickinson46,028
38Boa ConstrictorShel Silverstein44,966
39RemembranceMaya Angelou44,688
40if everything happens that can't be donee.e. cummings44,114

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