Matthew E. Henry’s the author of the Colored page (Sundress Publications, 2022), Teaching While Black (Main Street Rag, 2020) and Dust & Ashes (Californios Press, 2020). He is the editor-in-chief of The Weight Journal and an associate poetry editor at Pidgeonholes. MEH’s poetry appears in Bending Genres, The Florida Review, Fahmidan Journal, Massachusetts Review, New York Quarterly, Ninth Letter, Ploughshares, Shenandoah, and Solstice among others. MEH’s an educator who received his MFA, yet continued to spend money he didn’t have completing an MA in theology and a PhD in education. He writes about education, race, religion, and burning oppressive systems to the ground at www.MEHPoeting.com.