Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Erin Lynn Marsh has been published in Sugarhouse Review, Post Road Magazine, and Paper Darts. She holds an MFA from Lesley University in Boston, is currently working on her Masters in English at Bemidji State University. The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota poetry matters, and Minnesota poets prove that every day.
James C. Henderson is a graduate of Metropolitan State University’s Creative Writing program, and Hamline University’s MFA program. He lives in New Brighton, Minnesota with his wife, granddaughter, and brilliantly clever dog.