Parlor Tricks
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Parlor Tricks

Before You Open that Silly Mouth

A political poem from a 5th grade teacher

with a lack of comprehension,
welcome back to “leaders” on display
showing neither respect for education
nor basic competency for 5th grade

when you wake up in the morning
before your daily affirmations
I would suggest you do some…



The political arena is a farce. You either choose to laugh at it, or you have to go mad. Parlor Tricks chooses to laugh. If we can’t get rid of fake news and propaganda, might as well make a mockery of it. Parlor Tricks publishes political and media satire on Medium.

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Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.