Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

201. In The Height Of Fashion 3/26/2010
202. When You’re Bad In Your Inside 3/27/2010
203. The Christ Of The 'Never' 1/1/2004
204. Lily 3/26/2010
205. Old Tunes 3/26/2010
206. Skaal 3/26/2010
207. Skeleton Flat 3/26/2010
208. Said The Kaiser To The Spy 3/26/2010
209. Heed Not! 3/26/2010
210. Unwritten Books 3/27/2010
211. Statue Of Robert Burns 3/29/2010
212. Only A Sod 3/29/2010
213. The Voice From Over Yonder 3/27/2010
214. That There Dog O' Mine 3/26/2010
215. O Cupid, Cupid; Get Your Bow! 3/26/2010
216. Mary Lemaine 3/26/2010
217. Billys 'square Affair' 3/26/2010
218. To Show What A Man Can Do 3/27/2010
219. The Motor Car 3/26/2010
220. When The Bear Comes Back Again 3/27/2010
221. I’m An Older Man Than You 3/26/2010
222. I'D Back Again The World 3/26/2010
223. Macleay Street And Red Rock Lane 3/26/2010
224. The Paroo 1/1/2004
225. The Shanty On The Rise 12/31/2002
226. Everyone's Friend 3/29/2010
227. Jack Cornstalk As A Lover 3/26/2010
228. Kerosine Bay 3/26/2010
229. Jack Cornstalk In His Teens 3/26/2010
230. Cromwell 3/26/2010
231. Dan Wasn’t Thrown From His Horse 3/26/2010
232. Jack Cornstalk As A Drover 3/26/2010
233. He Mourned His Master 3/26/2010
234. Hannah Thomburn 3/26/2010
235. Ned’s Delicate Way 3/26/2010
236. Charley Turner 3/29/2010
237. To Victor Daley 3/27/2010
238. The Separation 3/27/2010
239. The Song And The Sigh 12/31/2002
240. Fall In, My Men, Fall In 3/29/2010

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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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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