Daryl Horton


Daryl is the founder of Abolitic, a small publishing company devoted to exploring the world through creative mediums. As a poet, author, artist, and photographer, his work focuses on capturing lived experiences and translating these experiences into something we can all share and feel.

Born with pen in hand, Daryl spent his early adult years traveling the world as a U.S. Marine, documenting what could be seen, heard, touched, and felt. Daryl currently resides in South Carolina where, besides writing, he tries to do too much with too little just like any good Marine.


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The Four Phases of Love
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Not soon after Melik and Tasha fall in love, Tasha goes missing. Melik will do anything to get her back. Will he find her? This book explores the phases of love using a creative mashup of screenplay, poetry, and art.
Deployed: A State of Human Conflict
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Screenplays » War
Thump, Thump, Thump... That wasn't the sound of his heart pounding. That was the sound of enemy mortars slapping the ground all around him with thunderous fury. As he dove to the ground, the only person he could think of was his wife. This book presents a view of military combat using a creative mashup of screenplay, poetry, and art.