Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

401. The Blue Mountains 12/31/2002
402. A Dirge Of Joy 3/26/2010
403. The Iron Wedding Rings 1/1/2004
404. A Mixed Battle Song 3/26/2010
405. A Fantasy Of War 3/26/2010
406. A Derry On A Cove 3/26/2010
407. Shadows Before 1/1/2004
408. Reedy River 1/1/2004
409. The Free-Selector's Daughter 12/31/2002
410. The Old Bark School 1/1/2004
411. A Little Mistake 3/26/2010
412. A Voice From The City 3/26/2010
413. The Never-Never Country 1/3/2003
414. Sez You 1/1/2004
415. I'Ll Tell You What You Wanderers 1/1/2004
416. In The Street 1/1/2004
417. A New John Bull 3/26/2010
418. A Dan Yell 3/26/2010
419. 39 3/29/2010
420. Mount Bukaroo 12/31/2002
421. Peter Anderson And Co. 12/31/2002
422. Ballad Of The Drover 3/26/2010
423. Out On The Roofs Of Hell 3/26/2010
424. The Men We Might Have Been 1/3/2003
425. The Heart Of Australia 1/1/2004
426. Said Grenfell To My Spirit 1/1/2004
427. A Slight Misunderstanding At The Jasper Gate 3/26/2010
428. The Fight At Eureka Stockade 1/1/2004
429. Republican Pioneers 1/1/2004
430. The Sliprails And The Spur 12/31/2002
431. The Wreck Of The `derry Castle' 12/31/2002
432. When Hopes Ran High 3/27/2010
433. Everyone's Friend 3/26/2010
434. The Bush Girl 1/1/2004
435. A Mate Can Do No Wrong 3/26/2010
436. The Song Of Australia 1/1/2004
437. Cinderella 3/26/2010
438. My Land And I 1/1/2004
439. As Good As New 3/26/2010
440. Victory 1/1/2004

Comments about Henry Lawson

  • Joan Solomon (10/13/2008 12:40:00 PM)

    I enjoy the poetry, but I wish there was a dictionary for terms that make no sense to me. (sliprails, select)

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  • Stiffy Tiffy (3/6/2006 4:27:00 PM)

    i really liked ur poem after all u did a really good job on it

  • Chezz Lr (12/24/2005 9:07:00 PM)

    where is the waterlilly? ..... i cant find the poem 'The Water-Lilly' does any one know where i could find it?

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 ...

Read the full of Andy's Gone With Cattle


Roll up, Eureka's heroes, on that grand Old Rush afar,
For Lalor's gone to join you in the big camp where you are;
Roll up and give him welcome such as only diggers can,
For well he battled for the rights of miner and of Man.
In that bright golden country that lies beyond our sight,
The record of his honest life shall be his Miner's Right;
But many a bearded mouth shall twitch, and many a tear be shed,
And many a grey old digger sigh to hear that Lalor's dead.
Yet wipe your eyes, old fos

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