Author:John Shaw Neilson

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John Shaw Neilson
(1872–1942)
Australian poet
John Shaw Neilson


Poetry collections[edit]

  • Green Days and Cherries : the early verses of Shaw Neilson (1914)
  • Heart of Spring (1919)
  • Ballad and Lyric Poems (1923)
  • New Poems (1927)
  • Collected Poems of John Shaw Neilson (1934)
  • Beauty Imposes (1938)

Individual poems[edit]

  • "Marian's Child" (1895)
  • "The Old Man's Worrying" (1897)
  • "In the Street" (1907)
  • "The Land Where I Was Born" (1907)
  • "Old Granny Sullivan" (1907)
  • "The Sundowner" (1908)
  • "Heart of Spring!" (1909)
  • "May" (1909)
  • "The Smoker Parrot" (1909)
  • "The Soldier is Home" (1909)
  • "The Girl with the Black Hair" (1910)
  • "Surely God was a Lover" (1910)
  • "You, and Yellow Air" (1910)
  • "The Green Singer" (1911)
  • "Love's Coming" (1911)
  • "To a Blue Flower" (1911)
  • "Honeythirst" (1912)
  • "The Lover Sings" (1912)
  • "The Petticoat Plays" (1912)
  • "Song Be Delicate" (1913)
  • "The Eyes of Little Charlotte" (1914)
  • "O Lady of the Dazzling Flowers" (1914)
  • "The Loving Tree" (1915)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.


The author died in 1942, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.