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  • Author:agent Philip Hodgins http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hodgins-philip
Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 Things Happen
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Notes

  • Available as a sound recording (read by the author).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1995 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Jillarooi"She's driving through the back country night,", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
The Meaningi"Last night a pair of eyes", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 5-7)
Bucolicai""A paddock is a poem," wrote the man,", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 8)
The Land Itselfi"Beyond all arguments there is the land itself,", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 9)
A House in the Countryi"The first we knew about this hidden force", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
A Decaying Formi"This afternoon, walking along the creek,", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 12-14)
The Drinkersi"All around the dam, sentry spaced,", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 15-16)
A Bird of Preyi"When that brown goshawk sliced past", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 17)
Midday Horizoni"The summer's worn-out paddocks", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 18)
The Snake in the Department Storei"Two farm boys riding bikes along a track", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry humour (p. 19-21)
Spotlightingi"With our big spotlight swivelling", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Woman with an Axei"She sits on the splitting-block", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 24-27)
The Exploding Snakei"The red-bellied black snake", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Nocturnali"On summer nights,", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 30-31)
An Image of the Murrayi"On a summer day in nineteen fifty-eight", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 32)
Two Dogsi"The smell of fox is as strong as burnt hair.", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 33)
Those Yabbiesi"All that day the bulldozer ground back and forth", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
The Creeki"Boc! The empty tinnie", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
The Incident Roomi"We're gathering information, different approaches,", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 41)
Her First Poemi"She writes with patience", Philip Hodgins , single work poetry (p. 42-43)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

"To Love That Well' : Poetry and Autopathography Andrew Taylor , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 52 no. 2007; (p. 63-76)
Discusses works by six Australian poets who have found themselves suffering from cancer, a form of poetry which has been termed 'Autopathography'.
'Things Happen...' in the Poetry of Philip Hodgins Alan Gould , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lemuria , Winter vol. 1 no. 1 2006; (p. 75-79)
Vulnerable Landscapes: Pastoral in the Poetry of Philip Hodgins Brendan Ryan , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 15 no. 1 2001; (p. 26-30)
Pure Description : On the Poetry of Philip Hodgins Gary Catalano , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ulitarra , June no. 13 1998; (p. 49-62)
An Epilogue Les Murray , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: A Working Forest : Selected Prose 1997; (p. 400-402)

— Review of Things Happen Philip Hodgins , 1995 selected work poetry
Poet, Male, Getting on a Bit P. R. Hay , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Spring no. 68 1996; (p. 16-26)

— Review of Skinning Time Graeme Webster , 1996 selected work poetry ; Things Happen Philip Hodgins , 1995 selected work poetry ; The Honeymoon Snaps John Foulcher , 1996 selected work poetry ; Halfway to Eden Ron Pretty , 1996 selected work poetry ; Mermaid : Poems and Illustrations Alan Gould , 1996 selected work poetry ; The Streets Aren't for Dreamers Tim Thorne , 1995 selected work poetry ; Six Improvisations on the River, and, A Song of Praise Dimitris Tsaloumas , 1995 selected work poetry
Lives of Poetry Come to Life Mike Wiley , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 10 no. 2 1996; (p. 156-157)

— Review of The Honeymoon Snaps John Foulcher , 1996 selected work poetry ; Things Happen Philip Hodgins , 1995 selected work poetry
My Dreams, I Only Put Them Down for a Minute Les Murray , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 December 1995; (p. 9)

— Review of Things Happen Philip Hodgins , 1995 selected work poetry
My Dreams, I Only Put Them Down for a Minute Les Murray , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , January-February vol. 40 no. 1-2 1996; (p. 115-116)

— Review of Things Happen Philip Hodgins , 1995 selected work poetry
A Poetry Rich with Art and Courage Geoff Page , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 April 1996; (p. C9)

— Review of Things Happen Philip Hodgins , 1995 selected work poetry
Pure Description : On the Poetry of Philip Hodgins Gary Catalano , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ulitarra , June no. 13 1998; (p. 49-62)
On Philip Hodgin's things happen Dennis Haskell , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Salt , vol. 8 no. 1996; (p. 32-36)
'Things Happen...' in the Poetry of Philip Hodgins Alan Gould , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lemuria , Winter vol. 1 no. 1 2006; (p. 75-79)
"To Love That Well' : Poetry and Autopathography Andrew Taylor , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 52 no. 2007; (p. 63-76)
Discusses works by six Australian poets who have found themselves suffering from cancer, a form of poetry which has been termed 'Autopathography'.
Doggerel and Grace: Australian Poetry in the Mid-'90s Peter Boyle , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite : Poetry and Poetics Review , no. 1 1997; (p. 2,3,4,5,7,9,11)
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