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A Window in the Woods
By Grace Marchese

There's a window in the woods where I peer out through
onto nature's canvas
It's beauty seems to pause my gentle breath
and sets it back in motion
A chandelier of pine cones, hangs lazily on twisted trees
small puzzled sections of vanilla sky edges through
breaking up the muted green
A cluster of brown tasseled needles sway
in rhythm with the mid day breeze
brushing over the first images of sprouting buds
There is a reunion of all who slept through winter
and "I" an invited guest
Below the pane and window sill
a wooden path snakes along the blanket of crumpled leaves
it runs to meet the sand and shore
I lay in quiet ever still
The silence broken only by
the fainted sounds of passing birds, peppering the sky
They carry the banner of spring
as I hearken for its return
I am here upon its arrival
and have chosen a flawless spot
A first time visit
yet I feel at home
in this place of familiar wonder
There is a bond that seems to hit my core
a recognized connection
of a path once traveled on
A simply truth seems now apparent
When the time arrives, and I forced to forsake serene and bliss
I will be beckoned again to connected source
Its divine allure will return me back
to my window in the woods
where I peer out from

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Alexander Hamilton House Cape Cod
9 Horseshoe Bend Way
Mashpee, MA 02649
Local Information

Mashpee is located in the Upper Cape between the towns of Sandwich and Falmouth and our inn is right on the shores of Ashumet Pond. Read this section to learn more about the Upper Cape area and how you can swim, boat, sail or kayak in the pond.
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Ashumet Pond



Places To Eat
Places To Eat

There being no shortage of restaurants, let us share with some favorites that are close to the house and some that are a short drive away in towns around the Upper Cape.
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Things To Do

Cape Cod is famous for having a wide variety of activities and attractions for all your interests. From beaches and nature trails to museums, galleries, summer theater and specialty stores, our guide to the Cape will help you plan your stay with us.
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Things To Do