Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week #20-Solitude

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more”
George Gordon Byron

Solitude

Time and thoughts stand still

Senses in contemplation

Serenity near

To visit Hugh
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About Olga

I have always had an affinity for artistic endeavors and the beauties of nature. The power of the word combined with photography have become my creative spark.
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41 Responses to Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week #20-Solitude

  1. I see more of that nature theme emerging. Very expressive.

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  2. Beautiful photo, Olga. Where was it taken?
    Thank you for joining me in this week’s challenge. 😀

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  3. Trisha says:

    As a life-long seeker of solitude, all of this speaks to me!

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    • Olga says:

      “Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.” -Barbara De Angelis I thought you’d enjoy this quote. 🙂

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  4. pranabaxom says:

    Love the image and this line “I love not man the less, but Nature more”.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Beautiful and the very epitome of solitude!

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  6. Debbie H says:

    Lovely view of solitude. Love your words too.

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  7. Miriam says:

    Beautiful words and photo. Perfect for the theme.

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  8. tildy1 says:

    Such peaceful shades of blue!

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  9. Beautiful photo and words Olga- a perfect match. Wish I was there 😊

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  10. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature says:

    Beautiful photo and quote. I have always wanted to go to Banff.

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  11. Denis1950 says:

    Beautiful image Olga and a terrific haiku reflecting the effect of the cloud on the writer and reader.

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  12. asthaguptaa says:

    Is this photograph taken in Canada? Such a beautiful place!

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  13. tjparis says:

    Such a beautiful photo and your poem is perfection. The joys of quiet contemplation.

    Like

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