When is inversion between the subject and the object or the subject and the complement possible?
I stood at the window watching the kids play. <---> At the window watching the kids play stood I.
We were playing football <---> football were playing we.
The notebook stood besides the bed <---> Besides the bed stood the notebook.
I think you understand what I mean already. Are all of these sentences correct? Are there exceptions to that rule? Also, what context are these structures used in? It looks a bit like a literary style to me.