Glass Jar World

I am afloat
no eyes, no touch
in this senseless
cadaverous world.
Dreams dissipated,
vapid despair.
I am afloat
in this fragile world.
A glass shard,
in your no-touch world.



About the Poet:
Lillian Hallberg is an emeritus dean of MBA programs who prefers the word rejuvenatement rather than retirement. She lives in Boston and begins her mornings with a steaming cup of coffee, reading and writing poetry. Published in Provincetown Magazine and North End Waterfront, she was invited to read her poetry at Bermuda’s World Poetry Day in March 2016. Her poetry and flash fiction can be found at 


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