Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

161. My Land And I 1/1/2004
162. My Literary Friend 3/26/2010
163. My Wife’s Second Husband 3/26/2010
164. Ned’s Delicate Way 3/26/2010
165. Nemesis 3/26/2010
166. Never, Never Land 3/26/2010
167. New Life, New Love 3/26/2010
168. Next Door 3/26/2010
169. Nineteen Nine 3/26/2010
170. O Cupid, Cupid; Get Your Bow! 3/26/2010
171. O'Hara, J.P. 3/26/2010
172. Old North Sydney 3/26/2010
173. Old Stone Chimney 3/26/2010
174. Old Tunes 3/26/2010
175. On Looking Through An Old Punishment Book [at Eurunderee School] 3/26/2010
176. On The March 1/1/2004
177. On The Night Train 1/1/2004
178. On The Summit Of Mt. Clarence 3/29/2010
179. On The Wallaby 1/3/2003
180. One Hundred And Three 3/29/2010
181. Only A Sod 3/29/2010
182. Otherside 3/29/2010
183. Our Mistress And Our Queen 3/29/2010
184. Out Back 12/31/2002
185. Out On The Roofs Of Hell 3/26/2010
186. Outback 1/1/2004
187. Outside 3/29/2010
188. Outside 3/26/2010
189. Over The Ranges And Into The West 3/26/2010
190. Past Carin' 12/31/2002
191. Peddling Round The World 3/26/2010
192. Peter Anderson And Co. 12/31/2002
193. Pigeon Toes 3/26/2010
194. Possum A Lay Of New Chumland 3/29/2010
195. Poverty 3/26/2010
196. Queen Hilda Of Virland 1/1/2004
197. Rain In The Mountains 3/29/2010
198. Reedy River 1/1/2004
199. Rejected 3/26/2010
200. Republican Pioneers 1/1/2004

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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