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Take a Moment: Poetry and Art with Rich Okun

Love’s firebrand


Become as a little child,

and don’t forget to play,

be still and gather

your inner wild,

and let your divine display.

Commune with the one

who always hears,

and let it fill

your heart and soul,

for as you grow,

all through the years,

life can surely take its toll.

There is so much

we don’t understand,

and if its the ‘truth’

we care to touch,

we would be Love’s firebrand.




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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