A Full Moon Is Rising
Illustrated by: Julia Cairns
Published by: Lee & Low, 2011
Awards: Book Links' Lasting Connections, 2011; Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best, 2012
Copyright © Marilyn Singer 2011

A Full Moon is Rising



New York City, USA

It waits behind skyscrapers,

a brilliant actor in the wings,

ready for its monthly debut.

On the sidewalk, an audience of one

watches and silently applauds

when it grandly appears.