Being Known
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Being Known


Tai Chi

A story in 100 Words

I answered the phone. There was an urgent need for my blood type, A-.
“Could you come in today?” It was my day off, so I hopped in the car and drove the 20 miles to the Red Cross Northwest headquarters.

I settled in and the phlebotomist checked my usually high blood pressure. “120/70,” she said. I was thrilled! Normal!



Authentically sharing stories and poems from the heart about our experience of being human and our ongoing process of becoming perfectly imperfect. Writing mostly real and raw with a sprinkle of microfiction!

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Sydney Duke Richey

Writing from the heart, I’m inspired by everyday experiences. My poems, haiku and non-fiction come from a slice of my life. *Top Writer in Poetry*