Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

161. The Crucifixion [the Light Of The World] 3/26/2010
162. Stand By The Engines 3/29/2010
163. The Vote Of Thanks Debate 3/27/2010
164. The Vanguard [11] 3/27/2010
165. The Dons Of Spain 1/1/2004
166. The Old Jimmy Woodser 1/1/2004
167. Riding Round The Lines 3/26/2010
168. The Cattle-Dog's Death 3/26/2010
169. Song Of The Old Bullock-Driver 3/26/2010
170. That Pretty Girl In The Army 3/26/2010
171. Talbragar 3/26/2010
172. The Babies Of Walloon 3/26/2010
173. Spread The Truth! 3/26/2010
174. The Teams 12/31/2002
175. Shearer’s Song 3/26/2010
176. Constable M‘carty’s Investigations 3/26/2010
177. Cypher Seven [07] 3/26/2010
178. The Vanguard [1] 3/27/2010
179. The Watch On The Kerb 3/27/2010
180. The Writer's Dream 3/27/2010
181. Joseph’s Dreams And Reuben's Brethren [a Recital In Six Chapters] 3/26/2010
182. The Great Grey Plain 12/31/2002
183. The Days When We Went Swimming 3/26/2010
184. The Ballad Of The Black-Sheep 3/26/2010
185. Robbie's Statue 3/26/2010
186. Till All The Bad Things Came Untrue 3/27/2010
187. Otherside 3/29/2010
188. On The Summit Of Mt. Clarence 3/29/2010
189. Peddling Round The World 3/26/2010
190. Pigeon Toes 3/26/2010
191. Queen Hilda Of Virland 1/1/2004
192. The Grog-An'Grumble Steeplechase 1/1/2004
193. Sydney-Side 3/26/2010
194. Shearers Dream 3/26/2010
195. The Rhyme Of The Three Greybeards 1/1/2004
196. The Man Who Raised Charlestown 1/1/2004
197. Sheoaks That Sigh When The Wind Is Still 3/26/2010
198. In The Height Of Fashion 3/26/2010
199. When You’re Bad In Your Inside 3/27/2010
200. The Christ Of The 'Never' 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

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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