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Take a Moment: Poetry and Art by Rich Okun

Play is magical



O’ innocent child within,

from where we begin,

wake those sleepy eyes,

turn me from how

its always been

and let spirit’s journey reprise.

I know we have

traveled this road before

and many times more,

each is a differing same,

just called by another name.

In our imagination,

all starts and ends,

innocence is the state

that welcomes its intends..






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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