+. . . from rain to electricity . . . x
this hangs around -- this mnemonic device
rain
A coalition of words. An incomplete (unfinished) sentence. Of what the device refers to I cannot say, (I shall have to invent a story). Of what the device refers to I cannot remember. It has an archaic ring to it, of ancient and timeless processes, cause and a(e)ffect. Writing out of date - past its use-by... I've kept this meme, or rather, it has kept me, for ten years. I imagined one day I would be able to 'nut' it out, bother it until it gave me its thingness, its secret, (in the way of Francis Ponge). This has not yet born fruit. The best I can do is repeat these sounds aloud, like a mantra.
rain ame
rain ame
rain ame
rain ame
snow
Language is survival's technology. It is the vehicle for a stubborn and tenacious adherence to life.
thunder
Methods for Memory:
MOREOVER, SHELLS ARE PRIZES

LINEAGE COMPOSED OF TWISTED CONNECTED THREADS

PIVOT IS IMPORTANT SECTION OF WOODEN DOOR
lightning
MARROW EXISTS IN MOVING BONES

LIGHTNING STRIKES FIELD IN ELECTRIC RAINSTORM

SAMURAI STANDS ERECT

MARK LEFT OCCUPATION BY FIRE

STORE OCCUPIES BUILDING
shift