August 18, 2011 / Creative Writing
In the poem, MEH considers the draws of appetite and desire, for both food and God, as “sometimes sweet, often bitter…(a) blind rage which pursues us through the day…”
Matthew E. Henry is a once and future English/Philosophy teacher from Boston, who received his MFA from Seattle Pacific University. A Pushcart Nominee, Henry has works appearing in various journals and anthologies, including the Anglican Theological Review, Poetry East, and Relief. Currently, he is a professor of education at a Christian college in Massachusetts.