Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote: Loneliness (Although I Prefer Solitude) 2

In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable.—- John Steinbeck

Black and white photo of Diamond Head Lighthouse blocked by Kiawe Trees.

Black and white photo of Diamond Head Lighthouse obscured by Kiawe Trees.

Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone. —- Paul Tillich

Looks can be deceiving.

Looks can be deceiving.

The kayaker wasn’t really alone nor was the surfer pictured just above the trees. There was a second kayaker and another surfer hidden from view.

Which word do you prefer loneliness or solitude? Do you have photos and quotes you would like to share? Go to Ese’s Voice to learn how you can join the challenge?

2 comments

  1. Wonderful take on the theme! Looks can be deceiving indeed and it really takes a bit more of time and…yes, wish, effort to see the significant, beyond the surface. Powerful photos.

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