This edition is unique in the Canardian Poetry Press Series for having been produced without the help of R.J. Shroyer. Neither his computing skills nor his shrewd insights have contributed to the production of Piggy. Nor have his usual gifts of enthusiasm, advice, and time. This means that responsibility for any errors and shortcomings in the edition resides entirely with him. Nevertheless—and with deep gratitude for help in not a few other places—many, many thanks Dick.