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Art by KJ Hannah Greenberg 2019

Almost Gone

 

by Henry Bladon

 

 

It won’t be long before I’m gone

and there is nothing I can do.

it all started with my legs

which disappeared overnight

 

and then I noticed my hands were not there

where they should have been.

Then I lost my liver.

My heart will soon stop beating.

 

Now my gut is gradually eroding

being eaten away by a mysterious cause

which means I can no longer eat

my favorite food or anything at all.

 

Soon my bones will melt away

and not long after that

when my head disappears into my neck

all of me will be gone forever.

 

 

 

Henry Bladon is a writer of short fiction and poetry based in Somerset, in the UK. He has degrees in psychology and mental health policy, and a PhD in literature and creative writing. His work can be seen in Entropy, FridayFlashFiction, Mercurial Stories, Potato Soup Journal, The Ekphrastic Review, and Spillwords Press, among other places. 



KJ Hannah Greenberg captures the world in words and images. Her latest photography portfolio is 20/20: KJ Hannah Greenberg Eye on Israel. Her most recent poetry collection is Mothers Ought to Utter Only Niceties (Unbound CONTENT, 2017). Her most recent fiction collection is the omnibus, Concatenation (Bards & Sages Publishing, 2018).

Recently, Hannah’s seventh short story collection was published by Bards and Sages Publishing.

The publisher writes: "Bards and Sages Publishing is pleased to bring readers Walnut Street, our seventh short story collection by KJ Hannah Greenberg. Greenberg’s flair for the peculiar and eclectic shines through in this collection of over fifty flash and short fiction works featuring anthropomorphic starship pilots, angsty authors, strange neighbors, and more."

Walnut Street is available on Amazon:

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Volumes One through Five of the KJ Hannah Greenberg Short Story Collection at 50% off the list in an exclusive bundle only at 

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In Association with Black Petals & Fossil Publications 2019