Delaney Abrams – Author

Teller of tales

Motivation Mondays: Memorial Day

Originally posted on Mirth and Motivation:
“And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier‘s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.”  Joseph…

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Encounters, Old and New

Encounters, Old and New My ticket showed a departure time of 3:40, my watch showed 3:43. I hustled down the concourse, laptop clenched in one hand, raincoat and half-eaten chipotle … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 8 Comments

Dear Dream Reader…

Desperate to text Tanner and Bryce, Seth stopped at Natalie’s door. Seth was the only kid he knew who had to share a cell phone with his sister. He knocked, … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · 7 Comments

Journal excerpt : Esperanza, Nicaragua – hace quince años

Last night, in a room swollen with people, I sat in complete darkness. Listening to them talk, it struck me how different is this culture. Certainly—in part—because of the poverty. … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Urgency

I scorch the hardwood. Pressure cooker? Juggling knives? Inferno? No… Affliction. Every day—hour—minute, I seize them. I affix them. Love words. They love me too—like every leap year. My joy. … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · 2 Comments