Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

41. To Roumania 3/27/2010
42. To My Friends 3/27/2010
43. To Jim 3/27/2010
44. To Jack 3/27/2010
45. To Hannah 1/3/2003
46. To Be Amused 1/1/2004
47. To An Old Mate 12/31/2002
48. To a Pair of Blucher Boots 3/27/2010
49. To “Doc” Wylie 3/27/2010
50. Till All the Bad Things Came Untrue 3/27/2010
51. Those Foreign Engineers 3/27/2010
52. They Can Only Drag You Down 3/27/2010
53. The Writer's Dream 3/27/2010
54. The Wreck Of The `Derry Castle' 12/31/2002
55. The World is Full of Kindness 3/27/2010
56. The Women of the Town 3/27/2010
57. The Western Stars 3/27/2010
58. The Way of the World 3/27/2010
59. The Way I Treated Father [A Bush Song] 3/27/2010
60. The Waving of the Red 3/27/2010

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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