Early this morning, I was having a dream
featuring a character with a weird name.
I wanted to remember his name, to use in
the story he was telling me, so I woke up.
In the darkness of our room, I reached over
to the bedside table and wrote his name.
Later, when it was day, I read the word
I wrote down: mnemonic. And later on
again, coming downstairs, I looked it up
in the dictionary: "of or designed to aid