By Grand Central Station I sat down and wept.

by Elizabeth Smart

Publisher: Editions Poetry in London

Written in English
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Her titles include By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept, A Bonus, Ten Poems, Eleven Poems, the Assumption of the Rogues and Rascals and In the Mean Time. She died March 4, in London of a heart ://Book By the River Piedra, I Sat Down and Wept (And On the Seventh Day #1) – Paulo Coelho Decem August 6, Geoff W This is Coelho’s second book I’ve read and although it wasn’t as good as The Alchemist, it was still incredibly well written and ://