I see her looking at the Shabbat light,

Even though it is very bright.

And I think to myself,

What are her thoughts this very night?

What might she be asking?

And what might she be praying?

It may be for health.

And it may be something more

But I ask myself,

What would I ask for?

Rachel Niyazov, Age 12
Yeshiva Sha’arei Zion
New York, USA