Sedona Lit is a series by Dr. Elizabeth Oakes, an award winning poet and former Shakespeare professor. A Sedonian of three years, she will highlight the literature, written or performed, of Sedona, past and present.
By Elizabeth Oakes
(August 29, 2016)
Light is a thing; it weighs something. Astrophysicists theorize that 160 tons of sunlight hit the earth each year. When we feel heat, we are also feeling (although it is too slight ever to be noticed) weight.
Light is also a major metaphor in literature, metaphysics, songs. It is the true subject of much of art – Monet, for instance, painted it with the form of haystacks just the backdrop. Read More→