Mark Trechock writes from the Great Plains, southwestern North Dakota. He published his first poem in 1974 and took a 20-year hiatus from publishing, starting in 1995. He retired from a career in church and community organizing work and is writing again. Recent publications include Jonah Magazine, Southern Pacific Review, Triggerfish, the Ekphrastic Review, Radius, […]Read more "A History of Christianity"
If the twine unravels to the very end the stuff gathering under my fingernails is being picked off whitewash at the bedside. And the stuff gathering in my ear is their sex-pruned and unfurtherable moss-talk, incubated under lamplight, which will have to be unlearned even though from there on everything is going to be learning. […]Read more "And From These Two a Third"
“Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NLT) A year and a half ago, I discovered something I had been searching for my entire life without fully realizing. Growing up, I wasn’t raised with a specific religion or spiritual belief system, and only went to […]Read more "God Loves Fags, Anarchists, and Hippies."