We start. We start out. We dance into a light. We are seen. We have become. We are embodied.
This is how it begins for us. We are noticed as a being, as a living, as living beings. Addressed.
Some one, some thing, is aware of “us.” We become. Something. Someone.
I am born. I have…”be-come.” And that, a result…a result, resolution, resolublution, happenstance, happening of cum. Plus. Cum (sperm, spermatazoa, DNA transport system) PLUS egg (potentia, potentiality, amorphous stew – DNA resourcing, inchoate, unpredictable, predictable)
CUM + EGG = possibility
A be-cumming. A chance, a shot, a gumbo – ME.
And then I AM.
And that “I am” is a simply recognition, a simply acknowledging, acknowledgment, an awareness, a “noticing” – a THAT – THERE IS – a “There is: That.”
A nothing be-cums (in collusion with egg) a “Nathan” – named, cognized, acknowledged, noticed and noted: Nathan is NOT a Nothing, but is a Some Thing… a “Being,” a “human,” a “boy,” a “creature,” even…a “Person.”
And I become. We. Become. A combination of things cognizable in individuality and commerce. A singularity in multiplicity…
THIS combination of possibilities = Nathan
= THIS one
this ITEM is accounted, is sensed, perceived, listed, catalogued – BECOME.
And so, we start out. Cells of a particular way. Become. Noted, recognized, be-come, be-came, be-CAUSEd. IT. THIS. YOU. (ME).
Held. Cooed. Coddled. Nursed. Murmured and whispered as an “I,” a “You,” an “It,” a “They,” an “A,” a “Him.”
I am a Definite Article.
A/The Some Thing. Being. Organism. Combinatory intricate systemic reality object of cellular operations – genetic, bio-logical(?), “existent,” “happening/happenstance,” as… THIS ONE, THING, REALITY.
And so, we begin.
I try to go back there. To the beginning, that initial “noticing.” (“Honey, I think I might be pregnant”). Effect. A. The. This one. Son. Boy. He. It. Him. Here: a coagulation of cells.
Biology. Psychology. Chemistry. Anthropology. Philosophy. Science. Metaphysics.
“I” began. By being accounted for. Taken note of. Recognized. Attached or detached from. Signaled, symbolized, named and noted.
Here comes a new “One.” (that is, Many). – A “Person.” Awkward, precedented (unprecedented) amalgam equaling a “You” “It” “He/She” “Being” “Person” “Human” “Child.”
NAMED (accounted for and acknowledged, reported AS…)
“Nathan Wayne Filbert”
A-ha! So – this one! That, right there…different from and the same as this other kind…
An observable being, a kind of individual sample, remarkable and marked down, documented, evidential data…A, The, It, An…
Here begins a definite article.
And life goes on.
Here rises/lies Nathan Wayne Filbert,
named and acknowledged,
become, begun, existent,
(such as it is)
(from time to time)