Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

1. `for'Ard' 12/31/2002
2. 39 3/29/2010
3. A Backward Glance 3/26/2010
4. A Bush Girl 3/26/2010
5. A Dan Yell 3/26/2010
6. A Derry On A Cove 3/26/2010
7. A Dirge Of Joy 3/26/2010
8. A Fantasy Of War 3/26/2010
9. A Little Mistake 3/26/2010
10. A Mate Can Do No Wrong 3/26/2010
11. A May Night On The Mountains 3/26/2010
12. A Mixed Battle Song 3/26/2010
13. A New John Bull 3/26/2010
14. A Prouder Man Than You 12/31/2002
15. A Slight Misunderstanding At The Jasper Gate 3/26/2010
16. A Song Of Brave Men 1/1/2004
17. A Song Of The Republic 1/1/2004
18. A Study In The 'Nood' 3/26/2010
19. A Voice From The City 3/26/2010
20. A Word From The Bards 3/26/2010
21. A Word To Texas Jack 3/26/2010
22. Above Crow's Nest [sydney] 3/26/2010
23. Above Eurunderee 1/1/2004
24. Above Lavender Bay 3/26/2010
25. Advertisement For Hean’s Essence 3/26/2010
26. After All 12/31/2002
27. All Ashore! 3/26/2010
28. An Australian Advertisement 3/26/2010
29. And The Bairns Will Come 3/26/2010
30. And What Have You To Say? 3/26/2010
31. Andy's Gone With Cattle 12/31/2002
32. Andy's Return 3/26/2010
33. Antony Villa 3/26/2010
34. As Far As Your Rifles Cover 1/1/2004
35. As Good As New 3/26/2010
36. As Ireland Wore The Green 3/26/2010
37. As It Was In The Beginning 3/26/2010
38. At The Beating Of A Drum 1/1/2004
39. At The Tug-0-War 3/26/2010
40. Australian Bards And Bush Reviewers 12/31/2002
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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At The Beating Of A Drum

Fear ye not the stormy future, for the Battle Hymn is strong,
And the armies of Australia shall not march without a song;
The glorious words and music of Australia's song shall come
When her true hearts rush together at the beating of a drum.

We may not be there to hear it – 'twill be written in the night,
And Australia's foes shall fear it in the hour before the fight.
The glorious words and music from a lonely heart shall come
When our sons shall rush to danger at the beating o

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