Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

441. Victory 1/1/2004
442. On The Wallaby 1/3/2003
443. In The Storm That Is To Come 1/1/2004
444. A Mate Can Do No Wrong 3/26/2010
445. Said Grenfell To My Spirit 1/1/2004
446. Sweeney 12/31/2002
447. Poverty 3/26/2010
448. Marshall's Mate 12/31/2002
449. Scots Of The Riverina 1/3/2003
450. A Backward Glance 3/26/2010
451. Jack Dunn Of Nevertire 12/31/2002
452. A May Night On The Mountains 3/26/2010
453. How The Land Was Won 1/1/2004
454. To An Old Mate 12/31/2002
455. When The Children Come Home 1/1/2004
456. Fall In, My Men, Fall In 1/1/2004
457. Middleton's Rouseabout 12/31/2002
458. The Ballad Of The Drover 12/31/2002
459. Here Died 1/1/2004
460. When The `army' Prays For Watty 12/31/2002
461. Dan, The Wreck 12/31/2002
462. In The Days When The World Was Wide 12/31/2002
463. Waratah And Wattle 1/1/2004
464. Up The Country 12/31/2002
465. On The Night Train 1/1/2004
466. The Roaring Days 12/31/2002
467. Outback 1/1/2004
468. To Hannah 1/3/2003
469. The Ghost 12/31/2002
470. Ben Duggan 12/31/2002
471. Wide Lies Australia 1/1/2004
472. Every Man Should Have A Rifle 1/1/2004
473. Wide Spaces 1/1/2004
474. Black Bonnet 1/3/2003
475. He’s Gone To England For A Wife 3/26/2010
476. Above Eurunderee 1/1/2004
477. Freedom On The Wallaby 1/1/2004
478. For Australia 1/1/2004
479. Corny Bill 12/31/2002
480. Cameron's Heart 12/31/2002

Comments about Henry Lawson

  • 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?

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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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