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Review: 'Swims' by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett • Poetry School
Elizabeth-Jane Burnett’s compelling ‘long poem taking many forms’ begins by defining the action ‘To Swim’: To give up. To disappear. To appear in Vanity Fair before breakfast. To afterwards destroy economy of Greece. A footnote tells us that the final sentence refers to Christine Lagard, Director of the IMF, describing her morning swim...