Robert Crawford (1868 - 13 January 1930 / Australia)
Robert Crawford was an Australian poet.
Crawford was born in Doonside, New South Wales, the son of Robert Crawford senior, and was educated at The King's School, Parramatta, and the University of Sydney. Crawford settled on a farm as his forefathers had done, but not being successful, became a clerk in Sydney and afterwards had a typewriting business. Some of Crawford's poems were published in The Bulletin and other periodicals. Crawford is believed to have been the first prize-winning haiku poet published in Australia, in The Bulletin on 12 August 1899. In 1904 a small collection, Lyric Moods:Various Verses, was published in Sydney. An enlarged edition was later published in ... more »
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- A Bridal Song.
- A Father's Fear.
- A Memory.
- A Mother's Loss.
- A Night In Babylon.
- A River Isle.
- A Song Of The Sea.
- An Aspiration.
- Antony's Friend.
- At Camelot
- At Juliet's Tomb.
- At Love's Beginning.
- At The Back Of The Brain.
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