A Trespass of Swine

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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.

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If you ever thought you could (maybe) roast a sucking pig for a holiday occasion, here is some inspiration before you start scouring the interwebs for recipes. Porkopolis presents three works of poetical cookery suitable as poems, ballads or put to music as songs.

G'day, Pig. Choice, Bro!

If you go to the antipodes of this world – Australia and New Zealand – you will see marsupials hopping about the countryside. But this is also Captain Cook’s Pig Farm, so you’ll find pigs there, as well. This anthology looks at the poetic potential of pigs as viewed by Australians and New Zealanders.

Porciphone by Max Vandervorst

Max Vandervorst created the Porciphone, a musical instrument that utilizes a set of tuned PVC tubes into which Vandervorst squeezes ubber squeaky pigs to grunt into them.

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.