Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

121. The Ballad Of The Rousabout 3/26/2010
122. The Drums Of Battersea 3/26/2010
123. The Men Who Come Behind 3/26/2010
124. The Separated Women 3/27/2010
125. The Tragedy 1/1/2004
126. The Firing-Line 3/26/2010
127. The Good Samaritan 3/26/2010
128. The Country Girl 3/26/2010
129. The Cross-Roads 3/26/2010
130. The Man From Waterloo (With Kind Regards To Banjo) 3/26/2010
131. The Ballad Of Mabel Clare 3/26/2010
132. The Song Of Old Joe Swallow 12/31/2002
133. The Black Tracker (Or: Why He Lost The Track) 3/26/2010
134. The Western Stars 3/27/2010
135. The Drovers 3/26/2010
136. The Bush Fire 3/26/2010
137. The Cliffs 3/26/2010
138. The Rush To London 3/27/2010
139. The Old Stockman's Lament 3/26/2010
140. The Way I Treated Father [a Bush Song] 3/27/2010
141. The Way Of The World 3/27/2010
142. The World Is Full Of Kindness 3/27/2010
143. The Waving Of The Red 3/27/2010
144. They Can Only Drag You Down 3/27/2010
145. The Water 3/29/2010
146. The Cockney Soul 1/1/2004
147. The Author's Farewell To The Bushmen 3/26/2010
148. Take It Fightin’ 3/26/2010
149. Tambaroora Jim 3/29/2010
150. Those Foreign Engineers 3/27/2010
151. The Wantaritencant 3/27/2010
152. The Pride That Comes After 3/27/2010
153. The Pink Carnation 3/27/2010
154. Sweethearts Wait On Every Shore 3/26/2010
155. The Army Of The Rear 3/26/2010
156. The Motor Car 3/26/2010
157. The Men Who Made Australia 3/26/2010
158. The Cambaroora Star 12/31/2002
159. The Heart Of The Swag 3/26/2010
160. The Crucifixion [the Light Of The World] 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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The Cambaroora Star


So you're writing for a paper? Well, it's nothing very new
To be writing yards of drivel for a tidy little screw;
You are young and educated, and a clever chap you are,
But you'll never run a paper like the CAMBAROORA STAR.
Though in point of education I am nothing but a dunce,
I myself -- you mayn't believe it -- helped to run a paper once
With a chap on Cambaroora, by the name of Charlie Brown,
And I'll tell you all about it if you'll take the story down.

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