The poetry of Henry Lawson, arranged alphabetically

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          The poems here are arranged alphabetically, ignoring initial articles (i.e. "a", "an" and "the"). For example: "The Song of Australia" will be listed in the "S" section.

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          Aaron's Pass
          Above Crow's Nest (Sydney)
          Above Lavender Bay
          The Absent Jack
          Absolution - for the Woman
          Advertisement for Hean's Essence
          After All
          The Afterglow
          After the Battle (MS)
          All Ashore!
          The Alleys
          "All Unyun Men"
          Along by Merry Christmas Time (MS)
          And the Bairns Will Come
          And What Have You to Say?
          Andy Page's Rival
          Andy's Gone With Cattle
          Andy's Return
          Another Song of General Sickness and Tiredness
          Antony Villa
          Antwerp (1914)
          Archibald's Monument
          Archie Ward
          The Army of the Rear
          Arthur Desmond
          As Far As Your Rifles Cover
          As Good As New
          As Ireland Wore the Green
          As It Is in the Days of Now
          As It Was in the Beginning
          At the Beating of a Drum
          At The Sign of the Rotten Egg
          At The Tug-of-War
          Auld Scottish Sangs (MS)
          The Auld Shop & the New
          An Australian Advertisement
          Australian Bards and Bush Reviewers
          Australian Engineers
          The Australian Marseillaise
          Australia's Forgotten Flag
          Australia's Peril
          The Author's Farewell to the Bushmen

          The Babies in the Bush
          The Babies of Walloon
          A Backward Glance
          The Ballad of Mabel Clare
          The Ballad of the Black-Sheep
          The Ballad of the Casual Lunatic (MS)
          Ballad of the Cornstalk
          The Ballad of the Drover
          The Ballad of the Elder Son
          The Ballad of the Hundred and Third
          The Ballad of the Rouseabout
          A Banquet of Stinking Fish (MS)
          The Bar
          The Bard and Disbarred
          The Bard Gets Massaged (MS)
          The Bard of Furthest Out
          The Bard's Triumph
          The Bards Who Lived at Manly
          Barents (MS)
          The Battling Days
          Beaten Back
          Beautiful Maoriland
          The Beauty and the Dude
          Because My Father's One
          Because of Her Father's Blood
          Before We Were Married
          The Belfries of Strassburg
          Ben Boyd's Tower
          Ben Duggan
          Biddy O'Dowd (MS)
          Bill and Jim Fall Out
          Bill Beach (MS)
          The Bill of the Ages
          Billo's Point of View
          Billy Boy
          Billy of Queensland
          Billy's "Square Affair"
          Black Bonnets
          The Black Bordered Letter
          The Black Tracker
          The Blessings of War
          The Blue Mountains
          Bonnie New South Wales
          The Bonny Port of Sydney
          Booth's Drum [I]
          Booth's Drum [II]
          The Boss 0ver the Board
          The Boss's Boots
          "Bound for the Lord-Knows-Where"
          Bound Over (MS)
          The Brass Well
          Break o' Day
          Brighten's Sister-in-Law
          The Briny Grave
          "Broken Axletree"
          Brother-in-law and I
          Brother Piet (MS)
          Brother, You'll Take My Hand
          The Bulletin Hotel
          The Bursting of the Boom
          The Bush Beyond the Range
          The Bush Fire
          A Bush Girl
          The Bush Girl
          "Bush Hay"
          Bushman Sailor (MS)
          But What's The Use

          The Cab Lamps
          Callaghan's Hotel
          The Calling of the Gods
          The Cambaroora Star
          Cameron's Heart
          The Captain of the Push
          The Captains
          Captain Von Esson of the "Sebastopol"
          The Cattle-Dog's Death
          Charity (MS)
          Charley Lilley
          Charley Turner
          Cherry-Tree Inn
          ["Christmas Day"] (MS)
          The Christ of the "Never"
          The City Bushman
          The Cliffs
          Clinging Back
          The Cliques of the Who'll-Get-In
          The Cockney Soul
          Commodore Blue
          Constable M'Carty's Investigations
          Corny Bill
          The Country Girl
          ["Cribs to be Cracked!"]
          The Crossroads
          'Cross the Border
          The Crucifixion
          Cruise of the "Crow"
          Cypher Seven

          "The Damanreadabook" (MS)
          Dan, the Wreck
          Dan Wasn't Thrown From His Horse
          A Dan Yell
          Dawgs of War
          The Day Before I Die
          The Days When We Went Swimming
          The Delegates
          Deprived of Liberty (MS)
          A Derry on a Cove
          Did You See Us Sailing Past?
          Dind's Hotel
          A Dirge of Gloom
          A Dirge of Joy
          A Dirge or a Wail, or Something
          The Distant Drum (MS)
          Dog Battler
          The Dog in the Moon (MS)
          Donald Macdonell (MS)
          The Dons of Spain
          Don't Worry, Little Woman!
          Down and Out (MS)
          Down The River
          Do You Think That I Do Not Know?
          The Drovers
          The Drover's Sweetheart
          The Drums of Ages
          The Drums of Battersea
          The Drunkard's Vision
          The Drunken Leader (MS)
          The Duty of Australians (MS)

          The Emigration to New Zealand
          The Empty Glass
          England's Work
          England Yet
          The English Ne'er-do-well
          The English Queen
          Eureka (A Fragment)
          Eurunderee [I]
          Eurunderee [II]
          Evatt's Block: A Drone of the Irrigation Area
          Every Man Should Have a Rifle
          "Everyone's Friend"
          Exceeding Small
          Exit (MS)
          Exploring (MS)

          Faces In The Street
          The Fairy West
          "Fall In, My Men, Fall In"
          A Fantasy of Man (MS)
          A Fantasy of War
          The Fate of the Fat Man's Son
          The Federal City
          The Female Touch (MS)
          The Female Ward (MS)
          A Few Remarks Concerning A Bear
          The Fight at Eureka Stockade
          Fighting Hard
          The Fire at Ross's Farm
          The Firing-line
          The First Dingo
          Five Years Later (MS)
          The Flag of Our Destinies (MS)
          "Flag of the Southern Cross"
          The Flour Bin
          For All the Land to See
          For Australia
          For Being Alive (MS)
          The Foreign Drunk
          Foreign Lands
          The Foreign Legion
          Forgiveness - for the Strollers
          For He Was a Jolly Good Fellow
          Freedom on the Wallaby
          The Free-Selector's Daughter
          The Friendless One
          The Friends of Fallen Fortunes
          From the Bush
          From the Strand to the Never

          The Gathering of the Brown-eyed
          The Gentlemen of Dickens
          Gettin' Back
          The Ghost
          The Ghost at the Second Bridge
          Gipsy Too
          Give Yourself a Show
          The Glass on the Bar
          The God-Forgotten Election
          Golden Gully
          Gold in Their Teeth (MS)
          The Good Old Concertina
          The Good Samaritan
          Grace Jennings Carmichael
          Granny's Specs
          The Great Fight (MS)
          The Great Grey Plain
          The Green Tide
          The Green-Hand Rouseabout
          The Greying of My Hair (MS)
          Grey Wolves Grey
          The Grog-an'-Grumble Steeplechase
          Gypsy Blood
          Gypsy Yet

          Hannah Thomburn
          The Harriet (MS)
          [Harry Stephens]
          The Heart of Australia
          The Heart of the Swag
          Heed Not
          He Had So Much Work to Do
          "He Isn't Long for This World" (MS)
          The Helpless Mothers
          He Mourned His Master
          "Here Died"
          Here's Luck!
          Her Vagabond Friend (MS)
          He's Gone to England for a Wife
          His Toast and Mine
          Hold Out!
          "The Home of the Gods"
          The Horse and Cart Ferry
          The Horseman on the Skyline
          The House of Fossils
          How the Land Was Won
          A Hundred and One
          The Hymn of the Socialists

          I'd Back Again the World
          If They Win To-night
          I'll Tell You What, You Wanderers
          I'm An Older Man Than You
          The Imported Servant
          The Individualist (MS)
          In Flanders
          In Memory of Claude Marquet
          [In Memory of James J. Salter]
          In Possum Land
          In the Days When the World Was Wide
          In the Days When We Are Dead
          In the Days When We Were Young
          In the Height of Fashion
          In the Storm That Is To Come
          In the Street
          I Patched His Pants
          I Read A Song (MS)
          Ireland Shall Rebel
          The Iron Wedding Rings
          It is Not There (MS)
          "I Wish I Could Write My Life!" (MS)

          Jack Cornstalk [1899]
          Jack Cornstalk [1901]
          Jack Dunn of Nevertire
          Jack Kirkland (MS)
          "Jack Robertson"
          Jim-Jam Land
          John Cornstalk
          Johnson's Wonder
          The Jolly Dead March
          Joseph's Dreams and Reuben's Brethren
          Just Like Home

          The Kangaroo Jack Tar (MS)
          Kangaroo Power
          Keeping His First Wife Now
          Kerosene Bay
          Kiddie's Land
          The King [I]
          The King [II]
          The King and Queen and I
          The King His Crown
          The King of our Republic
          Kiss in the Ring
          Knighthood (MS)
          The Knight of the Garden Spade
          Knocked Up
          "Knocking Around"

          The Labour Agitator
          Lachlan Side
          The Lady of the Motor Car
          Lake Eliza
          The Land of Living Lies (MS)
          The Land of "Missing Friends" (MS)
          The Last Review
          The Latter End of Spring
          Laughing and Sneering
          Lawson's Dream
          The Lay-'Em-Out Brigade
          Lay Your Ears Back and Fight
          The Leader and the Bad Girl
          The League of Nations
          A Leeton Marching Song (MS)
          Leeton Town
          Legal Cant (MS)
          The Legend of Cooee Gully
          The Legend of Mammon Castle
          Lest Dogs Defile! (MS)
          "Let's Be Fools Tonight"
          ["Let the Government Determine..."]
          The Light on the Wreck
          The Lights of Cobb and Co.
          The Lily and the Bee
          The Lily of St Leonards
          The Little Czar
          A Little Mistake
          The Little Native Rose
          The Little Slit in the Tail
          The Local Spirit
          The Lone Mate
          The Lost Punch
          Louis Becke
          The Lovable Characters
          The Love of a "God"
          Lowe and Bee Hold
          The Low Lighthouse

          Macleay Street and Red Rock Lane
          Mallacoota Bar
          Mallacoota West
          The Man Ahead (MS)
          The Man from Waterloo
          The Man Who Raised Charlestown
          The March of Ivan
          Marshall's Mate
          Martin Farrell
          Mary Called Him "Mister"
          Mary Lemaine
          A Mate Can Do No Wrong
          May Day in Europe
          A May Night on the Mountains
          Me an' Mack
          The Memories They Bring
          Men of Hell and London East
          The Men We Might Have Been
          The Men Who Come Behind
          The Men Who Live It Down
          The Men Who Made Australia
          The Men Who Made Bad Matches
          The Men Who Sleep With Danger
          The Men Who Stuck to Me
          The Men Who Went Away (MS)
          Middleton's Rouseabout
          The Ministry of Men (MS)
          A Mixed Battle Song
          A Mixed-Up Business (MS)
          Modern Parasites
          More Echoes from the Old Museum
          The Morning of New Zealand
          Mostly Matrimonial (MS)
          Mostly Slavonic
          The Motor Car
          The Mountain Splitter
          Mount Bukaroo
          Mr Printer's Error (MS)
          The Mucklebraeans
          Mudgee Town
          The Muscovy Duck
          My Army, O, My Army!
          My Father-in-Law and I
          My Land and I
          My Literary Friend
          My Wife's Second Husband

          Native Fruit (MS)
          Ned's Delicate Way
          The Never-Never Country
          The New Chum Jackaroo
          The Newer Things at Home (MS)
          A New John Bull
          New Life, New Love
          Next Door
          Nineteen Nine
          Ninety-one and Ninety-two
          A Nocturne
          The North Shore Business Girl (MS)

          O Cupid, Cupid; Get Your Bow!
          "Of the Bigness of a Hand" (MS)
          O'Hara, J.P.
          The Old Bark School
          The Old Head Nurse and the Young Marchioness
          The Old Horse Ferry
          The Old Jimmy Woodser
          Old Joe Hunt (MS)
          Old Joe Swallow
          The Old Man's Welcome
          The Old Mile-Tree
          Old North Sydney
          The OId, Old Story
          The Old, Old Story and the New Order
          The Old Pens and the New
          Old Portraits
          The Old Push and the New
          The Old Rebel Flag in the Rear
          The Old Ring-Master (MS)
          Old Southerly Buster Gets Lost
          The Old Squire
          The Old Stockman's Lament
          Old Stone Chimney
          The Old Trouble
          Old Tunes
          One Hundred and Three
          On Looking Through an Old Punishment Book
          Only a Sod
          On the March
          On The Night Train
          On the Summit of Mount Clarence
          On the Wallaby
          The Origin of the "Lone Hand"
          The Other Gum
          Our Children's Land
          Our Fighters
          Our Mistress and Our Queen
          Out Back
          Out of Fashion (MS)
          Out on the Roofs of Hell
          The Outside Track
          Over the Ranges and Into the West
          Owed (and Paid) to a Bottle

          The Parley Voo
          The Paroo
          The Parsin for Edgerkashun
          The Passing of Scotty
          The Passing Stranger at Burrinjuck (MS)
          Past Carin'
          The Patriotic League
          The Patteran
          The Pavement Stones
          The Peace Maker
          Peddling Round the World
          Peter Anderson and Co.
          Pigeon Toes
          The Pink Carnation
          The Poet's Kiss
          The Poets of the Tomb
          The Port o' Call
          The Ports of the Open Sea
          The Portugee
          Posts and Rails
          The Press Gang
          The Pride That Comes After
          The Prime of Life
          The "Problems" (MS)
          The Professional Wanderer
          A Prouder Man Than You
          The Pub That Lost Its Licence (MS)

          Queen Hilda of Virland (MS)

          Rain in the Mountains
          The Rebel
          Recollections (MS)
          The Recruiting Sergeants
          The Recruits
          Red and Gold
          Red Tape (MS)
          Reedy River
          The Reformation of the Eldest Son
          A Refutation (MS)
          A Regret (MS)
          Republican Pioneers
          The Return
          Rewi to Grey
          The Rhyme of the Three Greybeards
          A Riddle in Remorse (MS)
          Riding Round the Lines
          The Right-O Girl
          Ripperty! Kye! Ahoo!
          Rise Ye! Rise Ye!
          The Road to St Helena
          The Roaring Days
          Robbie's Statue
          The Rose
          The Route March
          The Rovers
          The Row at Ryan's Pub
          The Rush to London
          Russia 1917 (MS)
          "Ryan's Crossing"

          The Sacrifice of Ball's Head
          Said Grenfell to My Spirit (MS)
          Said the Kaiser to the Spy
          Saint Peter
          Say Good-bye When Your Chum is Married
          Sayonara (MS)
          The Scamps
          The Scandal (MS)
          The Scots
          Scots of the Riverina
          The "Seabolt's" Volunteers
          The Sea-Caves
          Sea Children of the Sea (MS)
          Seaweed, Tussock, and Fern
          The Secessionist
          Second Class Wait Here
          The Secret Whisky Cure
          The Separated Women
          The Separation
          "Sez You''
          Shades (MS)
          "Shadows Before" (MS)
          The Shakedown on the Floor
          The Shame of Going Back
          The Shanty on the Rise
          The Shearers
          Shearer's Dream
          Shearers' Song
          Sheoaks That Sigh When the Wind Is Still
          The Ships That Won't Go Down
          The Sign of the Old Black Eye
          "Shut Your Head!"
          Since the Cities Are the Cities
          Since Then
          Skeleton Flat
          The Skyline Riders
          The Sleeping Beauty
          A Slight Misunderstanding at the Jasper Gate
          The Sliprails and the Spur
          The "Soldier Birds"
          Soldier Libertine
          Some New Year Wishes
          Something Better
          The Something That Never Comes (MS)
          Somewhere Up in Queensland
          The Song and the Sigh
          The Song of a Prison
          The Song of Australia
          A Song of Brave Men
          The Song of Broken English
          Sons of Foreign Fathers (MS)
          A Song of General Sick and Tiredness
          The Song of Many
          The Song of Old Joe Swallow
          The Song of Tyrrell's Bell
          The Song of What Do You Think
          The Song of the Back to Front
          Song of the Dardanelles
          The Song of the Darling River
          The Song of the Doodle Doos
          The Song of the Heathen
          The Song of the Kaiser's Mo' (MS)
          Song of the Old Bullock-Driver
          A Song of the Republic
          A Song of the Southern Writers
          The Song of the Waste-Paper Basket
          A Song of Yanco
          ["A Sordid Tale"] (MS)
          The Sorrows of a Simple Bard
          The Soul of a Poet
          The Southerly Bluster
          The Southern Scout
          The Spirit of Sydney (MS)
          The Spirits for Good
          The Spirits of Our Fathers
          Spread the Truth!
          The Squatter's Daughter
          The Squatter, Three Cornstalks, and the Well
          Stand by the Engines
          The Star of Australasia
          The Statue of Our Queen
          Statue of Robert Burns
          Sticking to Bill
          The Story of Marr
          The Stranded Ship
          The Stranger's Friend
          The Stringy-bark Tree
          The Studio
          A Study in the "Nood"
          The Swagman and His Mate
          Sweethearts Wait on Every Shore
          Sydney Town in '91

          Take It Fightin'
          Taking His Chance
          Tally Town
          "Tambaroora Jim"
          The Teams
          That Great Waiting Silence
          There's a Bunk in the Humpy
          There Was a Song (MS)
          They Can Only Drag You Down
          The Things We Dare Not Tell
          Those Foreign Engineers
          Those Messages from Mars
          A Thousand Friends and None
          The Three Kings [I]
          The Three Kings [II]
          The Three Quiet Gentlemen
          Till all the Bad Things Came Untrue
          To a Fellow-Bard Camping Out
          To an Old Mate
          To a Pair of Blucher Boots
          To Be Amused
          To "Doc" Wylie
          ["To E.J. Brady"] (MS)
          To Hannah
          To Jack
          To Jim
          To My Friends
          To Roumania
          To Show What a Man Can Do
          To the "Advanced Idealist"
          To the Friends that Remain (MS)
          To the Irish Delegates
          To the Land I Love (MS)
          To the Memory of Louisa Albury
          To Tom
          To Tom Bracken
          Tom Mutch's Political Pyjamas (MS)
          Too Old to Rat
          To Victor Daley
          The Township
          The Tracks That Lie by India
          The Tragedy
          The Triumph of the People
          Trooper Campbell
          "Trouble Belongit Mine"
          Trouble on the Selection
          'Twas a Land Set Apart (MS)
          The Two Poets
          The Two Samaritans and the Tramp

          Uncle Harry
          Uncle Samuel (MS)
          The Uncultured Rhymer to His Cultured Critics
          The Universal Brothers
          The Unknown Flower (MS)
          The Unknown God
          The Unknown Patient
          Unwritten Books (MS)
          The Upper Circle
          Up the Country

          The Vagabond
          The Vanguard [I]
          The Vanguard [II]
          The Vendetta
          "The Voice from Over Yonder"
          A Voice from the City
          The Vote of Thanks Debate

          "Wales the First"
          The Wander-Light
          The Wantaritencant
          Waratah and Wattle
          Waratah, My Mountain Queen (MS)
          War on Women
          Watching the Crows
          The Watch on the Kerb
          "The Water"
          The Water Lily
          The Wattle
          The Waving of the Red
          The Way I Treated Father
          The Way of the World
          The Western Stars
          What Have We All Forgotten?
          What Manner of Man Is He? (MS)
          What's in a Name? (MS)
          When All the World Is New (MS)
          When Bertha Comes to Tea
          When Hopes Ran High
          When I Was King
          When Kitchener Shed Tears
          When the "Army" Prays for Watty
          When the Bear Comes Back Again
          When the Bush Begins to Speak
          When the Children Come Home
          When the Duke of Clarence Died
          When the Irish Flag Went By
          When the Ladies Come to the Shearing-Shed
          When There's Trouble on Your Mind
          When the Visitors Go
          When This New Bar is OId (MS)
          When You Get That Kindly Feeling
          When You're Bad in Your Inside
          When Your Pants Begin to Go
          When Your Sins Come Home to Roost
          Who'll Wear the Beaten Colours?
          Who's Dot Pulleteen?
          Wide Lies Australia (MS)
          Wide Spaces
          William Street
          Will Yer Write It Down for Me?
          The Windy Hills o' Wellington
          Wine from the Riverine (MS)
          With Dickens
          Without the Heart Behind It
          Women and Children Again
          The Women of the Town
          A Word from the Bards
          A Word to Texas Jack
          The World Is Full of Kindness
          The Wowsers are Down and Out
          The Wreck of the "Derry Castle"
          Write by Return
          The Writer's Dream
          Written Afterwards
          Written Out [I]
          Written Out [II]

          The Year Fifteen
          Years After the War in Australia
          You'll Triumph Not in This Land
          Young Kings and Old