Glow by Gali Davar

You were glowing that night
You didn’t know it
But I could feel it
Like celestial bodies
Burning billions of light-years away
You glowed like hot tea
Glows in my chest on a blustery cold day
That night
You filled me up with invisible starlight
And fireflies

Accompanying Photo: “Fireflies Gone Wild” © Mike Lewinski licensed under Creative Commons 2.0.
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Gali Davar is from Riverdale, New York. Her mom is from Israel, her dad is from South Africa, and she grew up in a Jewish neighborhood in New York City. She's a senior at the Bronx High School of Science, a specialized public high school.