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  • Writer's pictureKelsey Thomas

Suspicious Candy: A Haiku & Sketch

A sketch of a candy bar with a torn wrapper labeled "Totally Normal Candy!" next to a haiku poem that reads "Malicious intent / mask razors inside wrappers / MASS HYSTERIA!"

Malicious intent

mask razors inside wrappers -


Anyone else remember the 80s/90s mass hysteria of when razor blades and needles were supposedly hidden everywhere? Canned goods, soda bottles, candy?! I had so much fear about this as a kid. I don't think the hysteria is boring old sharp objects anymore though, now it's just drugs.

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