Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

441. Victory 1/1/2004
442. Poverty 3/26/2010
443. On The Wallaby 1/3/2003
444. Andy's Return 3/26/2010
445. In The Storm That Is To Come 1/1/2004
446. Sweeney 12/31/2002
447. The Glass On The Bar 12/31/2002
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. On The Night Train 1/1/2004
454. How The Land Was Won 1/1/2004
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. The Roaring Days 12/31/2002
462. Dan, The Wreck 12/31/2002
463. In The Days When The World Was Wide 12/31/2002
464. Waratah And Wattle 1/1/2004
465. Up The Country 12/31/2002
466. Outback 1/1/2004
467. To An Old Mate 12/31/2002
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. Freedom On The Wallaby 1/1/2004
477. For Australia 1/1/2004
478. Corny Bill 12/31/2002
479. Cameron's Heart 12/31/2002
480. Past Carin' 12/31/2002

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

`for'Ard'


It is stuffy in the steerage where the second-classers sleep,
For there's near a hundred for'ard, and they're stowed away like sheep, --
They are trav'lers for the most part in a straight 'n' honest path;
But their linen's rather scanty, an' there isn't any bath --
Stowed away like ewes and wethers that is shore 'n' marked 'n' draft.
But the shearers of the shearers always seem to travel aft;
In the cushioned cabins, aft,
With saloons 'n' smoke-rooms, aft --

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