Apparatus of Appearance

apparatus

Origin

early 17th century: Latin, from apparare ‘make ready for’, from ad-‘towards’ + parare ‘make ready’.

appear

Origin

Middle English: from Old French apareir, from Latin apparere, from ad- ‘towards’ + parere ‘come into view’.

Preparation of the place
The prerequisite of appearance
This Earth is an apparatus
My body is an apparatus
I am is what appears, finding You in you.

My apparatus knows only
Mechanically;
I know it, it does not know me.

About Andrew Dettman

Counsellor, poet, cabbie, diction worker. Ministrant.
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