A Poem from National Library Week: Ad faciendium (ad fay-shee-en-dam): To do, to make

Last week was National Library Week. To celebrate, we asked patrons to choose any book, go to page 43, and write down the text from line 13. A few people participated, and below is the “poem” or “story” that resulted from line 13.

Ad faciendium (ad fay-shee-en-dam): To do, to make

Where will they go?
Charging lions have been known to cover a hundred yards
They cannot live here. So I’m sending them off
of glacial ice.
From the air, the only visual parts of her camp are the tents and the drill
kind of labor would not be toil?
Carr affirmed that mechanics
done something so nice or good that it has emotionally touched
the cheekbones later discovered there by a team of gay excavators are courtesy of regional customs.
A teenager who wears well-pressed jeans to unwell may look present
EU policy’ effect,
affecting the role and room for the activity of such organizations
Remain about the use of cruelty and negative reinforcement through force to train

Let us go then, you and I, when the evening is spread out against the sky like a patient etherized upon a table