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Monday, September 14, 2009


by Peggy Landsman

Supreme Court Revisits Campaign Finance Reform

Corporations need to be one
individual when it comes
time for campaign contributions.
It's one of their best solutions.
We should not control their incomes

by prohibiting them these plums.
What they can do with their huge sums!
What generous contributions!
Corporations need to be one

voice raised in support of freedom
to rewrite the Constitution,
the right to own politicians,
influence legal decisions
so democracy can be fun.
Corporations need to be one.

Peggy Landsman's work has been published in online and print literary journals and anthologies, including Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes (C&R Press), Spindle, The Muse Strikes Back (Story Line Press), Bridges (Indiana University Press), and Iodine Poetry Journal. Much of her work has been translated into Romanian and published bilingually in the Romanian journal, Contemporary & Literary Horizon. Her poetry chapbook, To-wit To-woo, is available from FootHills Publishing. She has also published a contemporary romance novel, Passion's Professor (Midnight Showcase), under the pen name, Samantha Rhodes.