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Take a moment: Poetry and Art by Rich Okun

 A Life of Wisdom and Mystery

When the question

comes up,

about what I aspire

to do and be,

I answer quite simply

to live a life

of wisdom and mystery,

where between each,

sunrise and sunset,

I invest time to know

and grow wise,

then between every 

sunset and sunrise,

I warm a glow

in the mystery

of the moonlight,

and authorize

the way for me to go. 



Rich spent his professional life in various corporate positions. He was the youngest member of the Art Students’ League of New York, and after many years and diverse careers, he now devotes his focus to creative passions. Having lived a lifetime studying many different ancient spiritual belief systems, he was inspired to action when a new little puppy, Maya came to town. He has developed a unique format of quote/poem/illustration using Maya as his muse specifically to help children of all ages understand spiritual and moral issues and to closen the relationships within the family. He is taking storytelling to the next level and these daily meditations can also awaken the child in you.. Rich lives in Connecticut with his wonderful wife, four cats, lots of other animals and Maya.
Rich has 4 published books which he authored and illustrated you can find them all at or the Books tab on his site

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