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Art and Poetry: Daydreamer

Mohan is a family physician, film and TV aficionado, a keen bibliophile and an eclectic scribbler.

Art of Michael and Inessa Garmash

Art of Michael and Inessa Garmash

Lost in Reverie

I love watching someone lost in a state of dreamy meditation. I feel like hitchhiking on their musing, following the paths it may take. If only we could tap into the dream state of others, go to places they go to ( and hope it is a pleasant one!).

Do you daydream? Do you lose yourself in a pleasant reverie, a state of fanciful meditation, hopping on clouds, racing among cornfields, wading through waves?

Do you dream alone or wish you could take someone with you on those musings?

How wonderful would it be if we could take along the one we love with us to those hazy places.

While watching someone daydream may bring a smile to your face, it can be frustrating too. Wishing you could read their thoughts, wishing you could bring some of it home, surprise them by making some of their daydreams come true...

When I saw these paintings of the artistic couple Michael and Inessa Garmash, I was hooked on their ability to capture together the pleasant state of reverie. What is fascinating is the art of co-creation, how two of them could a bring a painting to life - the ability of each other to see into their individual daydreams, perhaps.

I fell in love with these Daydreamers...

Daydreamer



Fell in love with a daydreamer

Flying high in the clouds she may

Wander on the pastures white

See the gold of sunshine bright



Fell in love with a daydreamer

Drifting close to the waves she may

Sail away on the oceans blue

Looking for some pastures new



Is there a place, is there a place

In the dreams that fill your mind

Will your memories still be kind

Is there a place, is there a place

For an image of me still there

Are there dreams for me to share



Fell in love with a daydreamer

Walking along the garden she may

Run her hands on the petals soft

Sending bees into flight aloft



Fell in love with a daydreamer

Hugging legs on the couch she may

Stare into the night so deep

Counting stars still she falls asleep



Is there a place, is there a place

In the dreams that fill your mind

Will your memories still be kind

Is there a place, is there a place

For an image of me there

Are there dreams for me to share



Fell in love with a daydreamer

Sitting close to the piano she may

Play the keys till they sing sweet

Making songs that my ears greet



Fell in love with a daydreamer

Looking into the mirror she may

Try on all her rainbow shades

Dancing till her sorrow fades



Is there a place, is there a place

In the dreams that fill your mind

Will your memories still be kind

Is there a place, is there a place

For an image of me still there

Are there dreams for me to share...



Fell in love with a daydreamer

Watching seagulls in air she may

Wish to join them in the glide

Letting thoughts of me slip and slide...


❤❤❤

-Mohan Kumar -

Art of Michael and Inessa Garmash

Art of Michael and Inessa Garmash

Inessa and Michael Garmash

Inessa and Michael Garmash

Michael and Inessa Garmash

Romantic Impressionists Michael and Inessa Garmash have been creating wonderful together much to the delight of art lovers worldwide.

Michael ( Mikhail) was born in a little town of Lugansk in Ukraine in 1969. He showed early promise when he started drawing and painting at the age of three. At school his art astounded his teachers who encouraged him to enter many competitions. Michael was winning the appreciation of panels and juries ever since. Early wins and exhibitions were across the Eastern block countries, mainly the then Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and many more. After graduation in Lugansk, Michael began teaching art.

Inessa Kitaichik was born in Lipetsk, Russia. A passionate artist since her childhood, she also excelled in ballet, music and gymnastics. She entered the Lugansk school art at 15 and continued in her journey of becoming an artist. The meeting of Michael and Inessa was artworld's blessing.

In a curious incident Inessa secretly 'fixed' a piece of Michael's painting when their daughter playfully painted over it. when Michael discovered this secret act of repair, it occured to both of them how they could collaborate together. They never looked back. Now their wonderful work is sought after and exhibited all over the world.

Art of Michael and Inessa Garmash

Art of Michael and Inessa Garmash

© 2013 Mohan Kumar

Comments

Mohan Kumar (author) from UK on November 08, 2016:

Thank you all for your kind words and appreciation, I've been remiss in my gratitude and thanks. Better late than never. It's good to come back and read your comments. It reminds me again how great it is for a creative spirit to be read, relished and remembered.

drbj and sherry from south Florida on November 01, 2013:

I have bookmarked this hub, Mohan, so I may return to it again and again and feast on the delights of the creative work by these three superlative artists: Mikhail Garmash, Inessa nee Kitaichik Garmash, and (drum roll here, please) ... Mohan Kumar.

You, dear Docmo, have exceeded any standard that could possibly exist for producing a spectacularly beautiful and emotional piece of art with this hub. The emotion is almost palpable. Trust me.

Voted way, way up and sharing all over the place. :)

Jamie Lee Hamann from Reno NV on October 29, 2013:

Incredible hub, I love the artwork and the bio about the artists and the poetry is well written and beautiful. Good job. Jamie

Suzette Walker from Taos, NM on October 29, 2013:

What a beautiful poem! To fall inove with a day dreamer is a wonderful thing. I love this art and poetry series you create. The artists and their paintings are beautiful and Iove them too. These are so ethereal. As you say the dreaminess comes through their paintings. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Nithya Venkat from Dubai on October 28, 2013:

Great poetry! Beautiful paintings! Enjoyed reading.

Nell Rose from England on October 28, 2013:

Loved this Mohan, those paintings were amazing, and your poetry set it off really well, wonderful! And great to see you back, nell

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on October 28, 2013:

Voted up and awesome. Incredible paintings and lovely poetry. Enjoyed and looking forward to more. Passing this on.

RihanaFansite from NYC on October 27, 2013:

good video and nice paintings. good job

Dianna Mendez on October 27, 2013:

Your poetry connects the readers mind well with the idea of daydreaming. The photos are the visual prompt to embracing the romance. Excellent!

Daisy Mariposa from Orange County (Southern California) on October 27, 2013:

Mohan (Docmo),

You've done it again! Your poetry and the work of Michael and Inessa Garmash are a combination that was meant to be.

Thank you for publishing the latest in your Art and Poetry series...a stunningly beautiful addition.