Taylor Swift has been writing songs since she was a teenager.
More than 60 tracks credit Swift as the sole writer, which means she composed the lyrics and melody alone.
These include "Our Song," "Enchanted," and "This Love," the 11th track on "1989 (Taylor's Version)."
Best lyrics: "I tried to take the road less traveled by / But nothing seems to work the first few times."
"Should've Said No"
Best lyrics: "I should've been there, in the back of your mind / I shouldn't be asking myself why / You shouldn't be begging for forgiveness at my feet / You should've said no / Baby, and you might still have me."
Best lyrics: "Our song is the slamming screen door / Sneaking out late, tapping on your window / When we're on the phone and you talk real slow / 'Cause it's late and your mama don't know."
"Christmas Must Be Something More"
Best lyrics: "What if ribbons and bows didn't mean a thing? / Would the song still survive without five golden rings?"
Best lyrics: "I wake up, I'm alive / In only a little while, I'll cry."
"I Heart ?"
Best lyrics: "Wake up and smell the breakup / Fix my heart, put on my makeup / Another mess I didn't plan."
Best lyrics: "Back then, I swore I was gonna marry him someday / But I realized some bigger dreams of mine / And Abigail gave everything she had / To a boy who changed his mind / And we both cried."
Best lyrics: "Romeo, save me, they're trying to tell me how to feel / This love is difficult, but it's real."
Best lyrics: "Hey Stephen, I could give you 50 reasons / Why I should be the one you choose / All those other girls, well, they're beautiful / But would they write a song for you?"
"You're Not Sorry"
Best lyrics: "You had me crawling for you, honey, and it never would've gone away, no / You used to shine so bright, but I watched all of it fade."
"Forever & Always"
Best lyrics: "Was I out of line? / Did I say something way too honest, made you run and hide / Like a scared little boy? / I looked into your eyes / Thought I knew you for a minute, now I'm not so sure."
"The Best Day"
Best lyrics: "And now I know why all the trees change in the fall / I know you were on my side even when I was wrong / And I love you for giving me your eyes / For staying back and watching me shine."
Best lyrics: "We're getting stronger now, find things they never found / They might be bigger but we're faster and never scared."
"Jump Then Fall"
Best lyrics: "The bottom's gonna drop out from under our feet / I'll catch you, I'll catch you / When people say things that bring you to your knees / I'll catch you / The time is gonna come when you're so mad you could cry / But I'll hold you through the night until you smile."
"The Other Side of the Door"
Best lyrics: "With your face and the beautiful eyes / And the conversation with the little white lies / And the faded picture of a beautiful night / You carried me from your car up the stairs / And I broke down crying, was she worth this mess? / After everything and that little black dress / After everything, I must confess / I need you."
"Today Was a Fairytale"
Best lyrics: "Can you feel this magic in the air? / It must have been the way you kissed me."
"Mr. Perfectly Fine"
Best lyrics: "So dignified in your well-pressed suit / So strategized, all the eyes on you / Sashay your way to your seat / It's the best seat, in the best room."
Best lyrics: "You made a rebel of a careless man's careful daughter."
Best lyrics: "Get me with those green eyes, baby, as the lights go down / Give me something that'll haunt me when you're not around."
"Back to December"
Best lyrics: "And then the cold came, the dark days / When fear crept into my mind / You gave me all your love and all I gave you was goodbye."
Best lyrics: "She floats down the aisle like a pageant queen / But I know you wish it was me / You wish it was me, don't you?"
Best lyrics: "All the girls that you've run dry have tired lifeless eyes / 'Cause you burned them out / But I took your matches before fire could catch me / So don't look now / I'm shining like fireworks over your sad empty town."
Best lyrics: "I bet you got pushed around / Somebody made you cold / But the cycle ends right now / 'Cause you can't lead me down that road / And you don't know what you don't know."
"The Story of Us"
Best lyrics: "I'd tell you I miss you, but I don't know how / I've never heard silence quite this loud."
"Never Grow Up"
Best lyrics: "Remember the footsteps, remember the words said / And all your little brother's favorite songs / I just realized everything I have is, someday, gonna be gone."
Best lyrics: "Please don't be in love with someone else / Please don't have somebody waiting on you."
"Better than Revenge"
Best lyrics: "She looks at life like it's a party and she's on the list / She looks at me like I'm a trend and she's so over it / I think her ever-present frown is a little troubling / She thinks I'm psycho 'cause I like to rhyme her name with things."
Best lyrics: "Time turns flames to embers / You'll have new Septembers / Every one of us has messed up too / Minds change like the weather / I hope you remember / Today is never too late to be brand new."
Best lyrics: "Oh, holding my breath / Won't see you again / Something keeps me holding onto nothing."
Best lyrics: "So I'll watch your life in pictures like I used to watch you sleep / And I feel you forget me like I used to feel you breathe / And I'll keep up with our old friends / Just to ask them how you are."
Best lyrics: "And the cynics were outraged / Screaming, 'This is absurd' / 'Cause for a moment, a band of thieves in ripped-up jeans / Got to rule the world."
Best lyrics: "Don't you worry your pretty little mind / People throw rocks at things that shine."
Best lyrics: "Something in his deep brown eyes has me saying / He's not all bad like his reputation / And I can't hear one single word they say / And you'll leave, got places to be and I'll be OK."
"Electric Touch" (featuring Fall Out Boy)
Best lyrics: "I've gotten used to no one calling my phone / I've grown accustomed to sleeping alone / Still, I know that all it takes is to get it right / Just one time, just one time."
"When Emma Falls in Love"
Best lyrics: "She's the kind of book that you can't put down / Like if Cleopatra grew up in a small town."
"I Can See You"
Best lyrics: "They keep watchful eyes on us / So it's best that we move fast and keep quiet / You won't believe half the things I see inside my head / Wait 'til you see half the things that haven't happened yet."
"Castles Crumbling" (featuring Hayley Williams)
Best lyrics: "Power went to my head and I couldn't stop / Ones I loved tried to help, so I ran them off / And here I sit alone behind walls of regret / Falling down like promises that I never kept."
Best lyrics: "'Cause you got her on your arm and me in the wings / I'll get your longing glances, but she'll get your ring / And you will say you had the best of intentions / And maybe I will finally learn my lesson."
Best lyrics: "That's when I came upon a book covered in cobwebs / Story of a romance torn apart by fate / Hundreds of years ago, they fell in love, like we did / And I'd die for you in the same way, if I first saw your face /In the 1500s off in a foreign land / And I was forced to marry another man / You still would've been mine."
Best lyrics: "So here you are, two steps ahead and staying on guard / Every lesson forms a new scar / They never thought you'd make it this far."
"State of Grace"
Best lyrics: "Love is a ruthless game, unless you play it good and right."
Best lyrics: "Loving him is like driving a new Maserati down a dead-end street / Faster than the wind, passionate as sin / Ending so suddenly."
"I Almost Do"
Best lyrics: "I bet it never, ever occurred to you / That I can't say hello to you and risk another goodbye."
"Stay Stay Stay"
Best lyrics: "All those times that you didn't leave, it's been occurring to me / I'd like to hang out with you for my whole life."
Best lyrics: "Took off faster than a green light, go / Hey, you skip the conversation when you already know / I left a note on the door with a joke we'd made / And that was the first day."
"Sad Beautiful Tragic"
Best lyrics: "And time is taking its sweet time erasing you / And you've got your demons, and darling, they all look like me."
"The Lucky One"
Best lyrics: "And they tell you that you're lucky, but you're just so confused / 'Cause you don't feel pretty, you just feel used / And all the young things line up to take your place."
Best lyrics: "I said, 'Oh, my, what a marvelous tune' / It was the best night, never would forget how we moved."
Best lyrics: "I've been spending the last eight months / Thinking all love ever does is break and burn and end / But on a Wednesday, in a café, I watched it begin again."
"The Moment I Knew"
Best lyrics: "What do you say when tears are streaming down your face in front of everyone you know? / And what do you do when the one who means the most to you is the one who didn't show?"
"Girl at Home"
Best lyrics: "Call a cab, lose my number / You're about to lose your girl."
Best lyrics: "But your jealousy, oh I can hear it now / Talking down to me like I'd always be around / Push my love away like it was some kind of loaded gun / Oh, you never thought I'd run."
"Nothing New" (featuring Phoebe Bridgers)
Best lyrics: "I know someday I'm gonna meet her, it's a fever dream / The kind of radiance you only have at 17 / She'll know the way and then she'll say she got the map from me / I'll say I'm happy for her, then I'll cry myself to sleep."
Best lyrics: "Clear blue water / High tide came and brought you in / And I could go on and on, on and on, and I will."
Best lyrics: "My heart's been borrowed and yours has been blue / All's well that ends well to end up with you / Swear to be overdramatic and true."
Best lyrics: "I get mystified by how this city screams your name / And baby, I'm so terrified of if you ever walk away / I'd never walk Cornelia Street again."
Best lyrics: "And I can still see it all in my head / Back and forth from New York sneaking in your bed / I once believed love would be burning red / But it's golden."
"Christmas Tree Farm"
Best lyrics: "Sweet dreams of holly and ribbon / Mistakes are forgiven / And everything is icy and blue / And you would be there too."
"My Tears Ricochet"
Best lyrics: "And I can go anywhere I want / Anywhere I want, just not home / And you can aim for my heart, go for blood / But you would still miss me in your bones / And I still talk to you, when I'm screaming at the sky / And when you can't sleep at night, you hear my stolen lullabies."
"No Body, No Crime" (featuring HAIM)
Best lyrics: "Good thing Este's sister's gonna swear she was with me / Good thing his mistress took out a big life insurance policy."
Best lyrics: "Picture me thick as thieves with your ex-wife / And she looks so pretty."
"Bigger Than the Whole Sky"
Best lyrics: "I've got a lot to pine about / I've got a lot to live without / I'm never gonna meet / What could've been, would've been / What should've been you."
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