HUMOR

Chocolate Dipped Cynicism

My first theft

Daniel Williams
8 min readJan 28, 2023

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by author

We were a health-food family when I was growing up. The snacks were made of wheat and dust and the drinks had only the sugar our mouths brought to the cup, sugar left over from holidays and the bitter crystallization of our hope and happiness.

At relatives’ houses, I’d watch as this or that cousin opened their snack cupboard and…

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Daniel Williams

A poverty-stricken, soft Batman by night. Illustrator and writing teacher by day. Previously: McSweeney’s, Slackjaw.