This, the following quote, has to be the most persuasive invitation to tea ever:

Meanwhile, let us have a sip of tea.  The afternoon glow is brightening the bamboos, the fountains are bubbling with delight, the soughing of the pines is heard in our kettle.  Let us dream of evanescence, and linger in the beautiful foolishness of things.

Okakura Kakuzo


7 replies on “How To: Invite Someone Special to Tea

  1. Ahh…this is wonderful … a delight to read aloud and I reckon the door would be beaten down by the hordes answering such a beautiful invitation. Lingering ‘over the foolishness of things’ sounds the ideal way to spend an afternoon

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