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.
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. The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota poetry matters, and Minnesota poets prove that every day.
Listen to our live in studio session with, rising Minneapolis band The Pines and Billboard-charting songwriter Meg Hutchinson from Friday, September 3, 2010.