• In that moonlit hour, I acquired a sense of the otherness of things. I liked the feeling the moonlight gave me, as if it wasn't the opposite of day, but its underside, its private side, when the fabulous purred on my snow-white sheet like some dark cat come in from the desert.

    Jerry Spinelli (2012). “The Stargirl Collection”, p.15, Knopf Books for Young Readers