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.

The pork butcher’s daughter

pork butcher's daughter

For the pork butcher’s daughter, beauty is a paradox, at once eternal and transitory, absolute and particular, yet it is always rendered down in the kettle of our emotions.

Today I met the pork butcher’s daughter and was lost in the soft enveloping green-gold color of her eyes and the antipodean glint — reflected in her blade — of the deeply pulsing arterial purple in each hog’s stretched throat just before she cut.

the Porcine Oracle

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