Henry Lawson Poetry: ‘The Song of the Darling River’

I found this Henry Lawson poem about the Darling River. Australia has always suffered droughts, and periods of poor rainfall. Much of the 1890s was dry, and the worst of it became known as the Federation Drought.

In a hard year (Henry Lawson’s birthday)

On Henry Lawson’s birthday, David Wilson with an old-style poetic lament for the Collingwood, Fremantle and Brisbane hordes of 2016. Or for anyone who follows a struggling team.

The club fan buries its de-listed

The fate of the de-listed played (with a nod to Henry Lawson).