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A Trespass of Swine
the Porkopolis blog
Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.
30th November, 2013
Necessary consolations are sought in the distances of slumber. For the swineherd and his charges, dreams are the lens through which the day’s endeavors are dissected. And together, their minds marshal a virtual library of our past circumstances toward that goal.
15th November, 2013
Piggy banks have a powerful force that holds our financial assets tightly to their hearts. The smiling little pig banks look at us as if saying, “do you really want to do this?” when we approach them for some legal tenderness.
30th October, 2013
The truffle is a nut of the earth, found for humans by pigs. In their hot and drowsy world of co-existence, both these creatures find these musky tubers something savory and mysterious…
15th October, 2013
Pigs are known to be devious plotters, but do they really have a geopolitical plan? They take what they are given – the monkey and the plywood violin – and practice every night until they are ready. First Manhattan…
30th September, 2013
A dichotomy of parenthood and husbandry – consider the toil of childbirth and the future demands of parenthood while a peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork.
15th September, 2013
Ambition seems a restless and solitary endeavor, stern, designing, pitiless and totally self-serving. Your potential only realized by solitary accomplishment, fingers stretched towards the next appealing enchantment of rank or fame or power.
30th August, 2013
Cincinnatians may not all want to admit it, but the town will always be Pigcity – a reference to the time during the early to mid-19th century when Cincinnati was known as Porkopolis.
15th August, 2013
Impulse vs. reason is a constant struggle where two mutually exclusive entities move in a continuous contradiction to each other in an arduous quest to capture a pig with a slippery tail.
31st July, 2013
What do you see when you look at a pig? A kindred spirit, a creature much like you? And the very next moment, you see a beast, a stranger, just an animal. Now the pig is a fellow creature, like Freddy, Wilbur, Porky or Piglet… And now he’s just a mouthful of ham.
15th July, 2013
Life takes hours of time from us each day for words and actions, but we must make our own time for sleep. And we should carefully create and nurture that time. For sleep is not just a palliative to regenerate our body and our brain, it is also pleasant and safe to use.