Henry Lawson

(17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922 / Grenfell, New South Wales)

Henry Lawson Poems

121. I’m An Older Man Than You 3/26/2010
122. I'D Back Again The World 3/26/2010
123. I'Ll Tell You What You Wanderers 1/1/2004
124. In Possum Land 3/29/2010
125. In The Days When The World Was Wide 12/31/2002
126. In The Day's When We Are Dead 3/26/2010
127. In The Height Of Fashion 3/26/2010
128. In The Storm That Is To Come 1/1/2004
129. In The Street 1/1/2004
130. Introduction – A Glimpse Of Boyhood 3/26/2010
131. Ireland Shall Rebel 3/26/2010
132. Jack Cornstalk 3/26/2010
133. Jack Cornstalk As A Drover 3/26/2010
134. Jack Cornstalk As A Lover 3/26/2010
135. Jack Cornstalk As A Poet 3/26/2010
136. Jack Cornstalk In His Teens 3/26/2010
137. Jack Dunn Of Nevertire 12/31/2002
138. John Cornstalk 3/26/2010
139. Johnson, Alias Crow 3/26/2010
140. Joseph’s Dreams And Reuben's Brethren [a Recital In Six Chapters] 3/26/2010
141. Kangaroo Power 3/26/2010
142. Keeping His First Wife Now 3/26/2010
143. Kerosine Bay 3/26/2010
144. Knocked Up 12/31/2002
145. Knockin' Around 3/26/2010
146. Lachlan Side 3/26/2010
147. Lake Eliza 3/26/2010
148. Laughing And Sneering 3/26/2010
149. Lay Your Ears Back And Fight 3/26/2010
150. Let’s Be Fools To-Night 3/26/2010
151. Lily 3/26/2010
152. Macleay Street And Red Rock Lane 3/26/2010
153. Marshall's Mate 12/31/2002
154. Mary Called Him 'Mister' 3/26/2010
155. Mary Lemaine 3/26/2010
156. Middleton's Rouseabout 12/31/2002
157. Mostly Slavonic 3/26/2010
158. Mount Bukaroo 12/31/2002
159. My Army, O, My Army! 3/26/2010
160. My Father-In-Law And I 3/26/2010
Best Poem of Henry Lawson

Andy's Gone With Cattle

Our Andy's gone to battle now
'Gainst Drought, the red marauder;
Our Andy's gone with cattle now
Across the Queensland border.

He's left us in dejection now;
Our hearts with him are roving.
It's dull on this selection now,
Since Andy went a-droving.

Who now shall wear the cheerful face
In times when things are slackest?
And who shall whistle round the place
When Fortune frowns her blackest?

Oh, who shall cheek the squatter now
When he comes round us snarling?
His tongue is growing hotter now
Since Andy ...

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At The Beating Of A Drum

Fear ye not the stormy future, for the Battle Hymn is strong,
And the armies of Australia shall not march without a song;
The glorious words and music of Australia's song shall come
When her true hearts rush together at the beating of a drum.

We may not be there to hear it – 'twill be written in the night,
And Australia's foes shall fear it in the hour before the fight.
The glorious words and music from a lonely heart shall come
When our sons shall rush to danger at the beating o

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