Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

361. By Hut, Homestead And Shearing Shed, 3/26/2010
362. Fighting Hard 3/26/2010
363. The Shame Of Going Back 12/31/2002
364. A Word To Texas Jack 3/26/2010
365. My Father-In-Law And I 3/26/2010
366. Bourke 3/26/2010
367. When The Ladies Come To The Shearing Shed 3/27/2010
368. Mary Called Him 'Mister' 3/26/2010
369. For He Was A Jolly Good Fellow 3/26/2010
370. Above Crow's Nest [sydney] 3/26/2010
371. Brother, You’ll Take My Hand 3/26/2010
372. As Ireland Wore The Green 3/26/2010
373. Shadows Before 1/1/2004
374. Success 3/29/2010
375. When The Irish Flag Went By 3/27/2010
376. Send Round The Hat 1/1/2004
377. A Word From The Bards 3/26/2010
378. The Free-Selector's Daughter 12/31/2002
379. In The Day's When We Are Dead 3/26/2010
380. An Australian Advertisement 3/26/2010
381. Untitled 3/29/2010
382. The Vagabond 12/31/2002
383. Golden Gully 3/26/2010
384. Eurunderee 12/31/2002
385. Australia's Forgotten Flag 3/26/2010
386. Since Then 12/31/2002
387. The Shearers Dream 1/1/2004
388. Above Lavender Bay 3/26/2010
389. Everyone's Friend 3/26/2010
390. Because My Father's One 3/26/2010
391. My Wife’s Second Husband 3/26/2010
392. Taking His Chance 12/31/2002
393. The Wander-Light 1/1/2004
394. One Hundred And Three 3/29/2010
395. Uncle Harry 1/1/2004
396. On The March 1/1/2004
397. A Study In The 'Nood' 3/26/2010
398. When The Bush Begins To Speak 3/27/2010
399. Before We Were Married 3/26/2010
400. To Be Amused 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Henry Lawson

After All


The brooding ghosts of Australian night have gone from the bush and town;
My spirit revives in the morning breeze,
though it died when the sun went down;
The river is high and the stream is strong,
and the grass is green and tall,
And I fain would think that this world of ours is a good world after all.

The light of passion in dreamy eyes, and a page of truth well read,
The glorious thrill in a heart grown cold of the spirit I thought was dead,
A song that goes to a comrade's heart, and a tear of pride let fall --
And my soul is strong! and the ...

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Shadows Before

"Like clouds o'er the South are the nations who reign
On fair islands that we would command;
But clouds that are darker and denser than these
Have sailed from an Isle in the Northern Seas
And rest on our Southern Land.

Low in dust is our Goddess of Liberty hurled
At our feet, and the time is at hand,
When we, the proud sons of the southern world,

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