Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

81. The Other Gum 3/26/2010
82. The Boss Over The Board 3/26/2010
83. The Men Who Made Bad Matches 3/26/2010
84. The Legend Of Mammon Castle 3/26/2010
85. The Light On The Wreck 3/26/2010
86. The March Of Ivan 3/26/2010
87. The Memories They Bring 3/26/2010
88. The Men Who Stuck To Me 3/26/2010
89. The King [ I ] 3/26/2010
90. The Good Old Concertina 3/26/2010
91. The Federal City 3/26/2010
92. The Legend Of Cooee Gully 3/26/2010
93. The Horse And Cart Ferry 3/26/2010
94. The Black Bordered Letter 3/26/2010
95. The Beauty And The Dude 3/26/2010
96. The Bards Who Lived At Manly 3/26/2010
97. The Old Mile-Tree 3/26/2010
98. The Pavement Stones :A Song Of The Unemployed 3/27/2010
99. The Passing Of Scotty 3/27/2010
100. The Rebel 3/27/2010
101. The Route March 3/27/2010
102. The Shakedown On The Floor 3/27/2010
103. The Women Of The Town 3/27/2010
104. The Seabolt's Volunteers 3/29/2010
105. The Australian Marseillaise 3/26/2010
106. Callaghan's Hotel 3/26/2010
107. The Old, Old Story And The New Order 3/26/2010
108. The Outside Track 3/26/2010
109. The Prime Of Life 3/27/2010
110. The Rose 3/27/2010
111. The Ports Of The Open Sea 3/27/2010
112. The Bonny Port Of Sydney 3/26/2010
113. The Drunkard's Vision 3/26/2010
114. The Emigration To New Zealand 3/26/2010
115. The Brass Well 3/26/2010
116. The Distant Drum 3/26/2010
117. The Men Who Sleep With Danger 3/26/2010
118. The Muscovy Duck 3/26/2010
119. The Lily And The Bee 3/26/2010
120. The Day Before I Die 3/26/2010

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

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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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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