Komorebi is a Japanese word, and it's one we English speakers need to steal at once.
Komorebi describes the peace and delight people feel when they see sunlight dancing through the leaves of trees.
photo by Bob Jones
We must all have experienced komorebi; but how much more magical and valuable it will seem now we have a word for it.
Hey, you know something? I don't know that's faintly depressing, or not.
But as the sun is shining and my view from my garret entirely consists of trees and sky, I think I'll say not.
Word To Use Today: komorebi. This word is Japanese. Komorebi, 木漏れ日, means light that filters through the trees. 木 means tree or trees, 漏 means escape and 日 is light or sun.