Author Archives: Mona Rose

About Mona Rose

Mona Leigh Rose is an old attorney and a new writer; she asks that you not hold either against her. She uses her middle name to distinguish herself from the thoroughbred who tore up the track in the mid 2000's. The filly's grandfather was Seattle Slew. The writer's grandfather was of humbler origins.

You Be Frodo

“Todd? What’s that you’re wearing?” “Read in TheTimes this can, you know, spice up a marriage.” His voice is muffled. “So what do you think?” “TheTimes said to wear an Elmo costume to bed?” “Not specifically Elmo. It’s called role … Continue reading

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Peace

512px-Autoscheinwerfer_bei_Nacht_(Langzeitbelichtung)_001They sit and listen and imagine until 12:12 a.m. They both gasp when the minute hand lurches forward. It hits them like a truth revealed for the very first time, every time. They hold their breath and each other’s hands. They watch for headlights to appear around the bend in the highway… Continue reading

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