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.
Dallas Crow’s work has appeared in Tar River Poetry and Poet Lore. His book, “Small, Imperfect Paradise,” is due out from Parallel Press this year. He lives in St. Paul, MN and teaches at Breck School. The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota poetry matters, and Minnesota poets prove that every day.