Christina Georgina Rossetti

If A Pig Wore A Wig

Christina Georgina Rossetti was an English poet who wrote various romantic, devotional, and children's poems. "Goblin Market" and "Remember" remain famous. She wrote the words of two Christmas carols well known in the UK: "In the Bleak Midwinter", later set by Gustav H…

If a pig wore a wig,
What could we say?
Treat him as a gentleman,
And say ‘Good day.’
If his tail chanced to fail,
What could we do? -
Send him to the tailoress
To get one new.