With COVID we have more opportunities for solitude than ever before. Right? Well, maybe. What if solitude is less about isolation and more about "concentrated fascination" (whatever that means)?
"None of us know what will happen. Don't spend time worrying about it. Make the most beautiful thing you can. Try to do that every day. That's it." ~Laurie Anderson
A famous poet and an English critic read 'The Lord of the Rings' and had surprisingly similar things to say about the function of imagination.