Henry Kendall

(18 April 1839 – 1 August 1882 / Ulladulla, New South Wales)

Henry Kendall Poems

41. Clari 4/7/2010
42. Cleone 4/7/2010
43. Coogee 4/7/2010
44. Cooranbean 4/7/2010
45. Cui Bono? 4/7/2010
46. Daniel Henry Deniehy 1/1/2004
47. Daphne 4/7/2010
48. Dedication 4/7/2010
49. Deniehy’s Dream 4/7/2010
50. Deniehy’s Lament 4/7/2010
51. Doubting 4/7/2010
52. Drowned At Sea 4/7/2010
53. Dungog 4/7/2010
54. Eighteen Hundred And Sixty-Four 4/7/2010
55. Elijah 4/7/2010
56. Ella With The Shining Hair 4/7/2010
57. Etheline 1/1/2004
58. Euroclydon 4/7/2010
59. Euterpe 4/7/2010
60. Euterpe: A Cantanta 4/7/2010
61. Evening Hymn 4/7/2010
62. Extempore Lines 4/7/2010
63. Fainting By The Way 4/7/2010
64. Faith In God 4/7/2010
65. Footfalls 4/7/2010
66. For Ever 4/7/2010
67. Foreshadowings 4/7/2010
68. From The Forests 4/7/2010
69. Galatea 4/7/2010
70. Geraldine 4/7/2010
71. Ghost Glen 4/7/2010
72. God Help Our Men At Sea 4/7/2010
73. Harps We Love 4/7/2010
74. Heath From The Highlands 4/7/2010
75. How The Melbourne Cup Was Won 4/7/2010
76. Hunted Down 4/7/2010
77. Hy-Brasil 1/4/2003
78. Hymn Of Praise 4/7/2010
79. Illa Creek 4/7/2010
80. In Memoriam -- A. L. Gordon 4/7/2010
Best Poem of Henry Kendall

Aboriginal Death Song

Feet of the flying, and fierce
Tops of the sharp-headed spear,
Hard by the thickets that pierce,
Lo! they are nimble and near.
Women are we, and the wives
Strong Arrawatta hath won;
Weary because of our lives,
Sick of the face of the sun.

Koola, our love and our light,
What have they done unto you?
Man of the star-reaching sight,
Dipped in the fire and the dew.

Black-headed snakes in the grass
Struck at the fleet-footed lord—
Still is his voice at the pass,
Soundless his step at the ford.

Far by the ...

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Araluen

Take this rose, and very gently place it on the tender, deep
Mosses where our little darling, Araluen, lies asleep.
Put the blossom close to baby -- kneel with me, my love, and pray;
We must leave the bird we've buried -- say good-bye to her to-day;
In the shadow of our trouble we must go to other lands,
And the flowers we have fostered will be left to other hands.
Other eyes will watch them growing -- other feet will softly tread
Where two hearts are nearly breaking, where so many

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