She Would Be Strong

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She would be strong
and she would
free her passions
and taste of pleasures.

A woman
once inflexible
against her weakness
will by a string,
flutter in every wind;

always some desire
draws her on.

 

ABOUT:
This poem was cut from a section of Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, in the Classic Lit Blackout Games shown below:

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