What lies beyond the sash

“At night, I open the window and ask the moon to come and press its face against mine. Breathe into me. Close the language-door and open the love-window. The moon won’t use the door, only the window.” ~Rumi

I love windows with divided light. I find it enchanting.

There is just something about windows with a lace curtain that sets my heart all aflutter.  I find it enchanting-charming-lovely.  I especially love this type of window in old farmhouses, or older homes with character.  Ahh, to sit by a window with a view and just soak up the  sunlight, or to curl up in a chair beside one on a drizzly day.  Windows are perfect to focus on or through while gathering thoughts or ideas or contemplating something.  Pair a book and a window and you have the ideal simple pleasure.

What lies beyond?

How do you feel about windows?  What’s your simple pleasure?


One thought on “What lies beyond the sash

  1. Emily – When I read your post, I felt the need to write – I love your photos of such a warm and cozy home – I love what you allow the reader to see beyond the windows etc – Very nice photography style – I felt you would enjoy my Colonial Farmhouse (built in 1920 – Updated in the 1970s) – I recently took a photo of my lace curtains for a photography online course. There is nothing like a place we can call home!

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