The regular bludgeonings of chance and circumstance are troubles from eternity, and shall not fail. If we remain expectant and persistent, adversity can be born, and if we can we must. Endure to conquer. Root on, little pig, root on…
A Trespass of Swinethe 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 necessity of nutrition – pig or man, nothing is more interesting than those things that you eat. But while idealism – perfection, utopia, beauty, etc. – is food for the soul, a different mind-set is required to feed our bodies. Our appetites can have ideals, yes, but compromise, workability, and the pragmatism of necessity often play the major role.
Being an optimist can be as simple as altering one’s aspect to the world’s commotion, and like the pig, make the best possible use of the present moment’s provisions.
Here are some recent additions to the Best Loved Pig Poetry section of the Arnold Ziffel Memorial Library. Poets ask us to consider the pig in the context of nursery rhymes, morals, allegory and more.
The only way out is the way through. There is no Muse, or mystical experience that will abide until you build the dream. Both simple sustenance and incredible conceptions are for you to capture, of your own application.