The Fate of the Explorers [poem by Henry Kendall, A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills, 1862]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall, about the Burke and Wills expedition, was published in A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills (broadsheet), 1862.] The Fate of the Explorers. By Henry Kendall. Set your face towards the darkness, tell of deserts weird and wide, Where unshaken woods are huddled, and low languid waters […]

Cui Bono? [poem by Henry Kendall, 1865

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in The Glen of the White Man’s Grave (1865).] Cui Bono? A clamour by day and a whisper by night, And the Summer comes, with the shining noons; With the ripple of leaves, and the passionate light Of the falling suns and the rising moons! And the […]

The Glen of the White Man’s Grave [poem by Henry Kendall, 1865]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in The Glen of the White Man’s Grave (1865).] The Glen of the White Man’s Grave A sky of wind! And while these July gusts Are beating round the windows in the cold, With sullen sobs of rain, behold I shape A Settler’s story of the fierce […]

The Glen of the White Man’s Grave [booklet by Henry Kendall, 1865]

[Editor: This 8-page booklet by Henry Kendall was published in 1865. It consists of two poems by the author. As this publication did not have a contents page, a list of the contents has been provided so as to enable easier access to the text.] The Glen of the White Man’s Grave By Henry Kendall […]

After Many Years [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Songs from the Mountains (1880).] After Many Years. The song that once I dreamed about, The tender, touching thing, As radiant as the rose without — The love of wind and wing — The perfect verses to the tune Of woodland music set, As beautiful as […]