"I want to have meaningless legs" -Anne Carson
Meaningless Legs is a collage of spoken word, poetry, conversations and sounds. Drawing on contemporary voices and historical archives, Meaningless Legs is a radio essay of sorts.
The Public is a Slow Moving Riot
"The public is a slow moving riot" - Nina Power
The debut episode of Meaningless Legs loosely takes its form by asking the questions: What is the public? and, Why is power so insistent?
" wisest man I ever mumbled alongside
power with all the wars in it ain’t shit in a flawed system"
Poets and speakers in this episode are: Ama Codjoe, Kelly Mark, Nina Power, Alicia Askenase, Jillian Weise, Joshua Evans, Danez Smith, Samuel Beckett, Harmony Holiday, Anne Waldman, Michael Ondaatje, Matthea Harvey, Gwendolyn Brooks and Christopher Dewdney.