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"Mine"- Taylor Swift

Do you remember all the city lights on the water?
You saw me start to believe for the first time

When I returned from Sweden, I stayed with my sister a few days. I don't know why this is a vivid memory; there's no real reason for it to be. Perhaps it was some strange cultural adjustment? Nevertheless, I remember chilling in her comfortable family room when my most brilliant friend, Wenli, sent me this new song to enjoy.

I was a relatively new Taylor Swift fan then. THEN. then this happened:


I was hooked. I just remember, lying on my stomach in my sister's living room, listening to this song on repeat. And I was so bummed about leaving Sweden, but this quainty, almost Springsteen or Bon Jovi take on MAKIN' IT (almost, I stress almost, although I love TayTay) etched a joyful hole in my heart. like- things won't be SO bad. 

the whole song paints this picture of some very foolhardy young couple falling in love and moving along quickly together. but it's sweet- Taytay gets all dramatic and shit and me? Me, I just sit there and appreciate it. It's like candy to my bitter ears. 

And how can you deny the CATCHINESS of this track? God!

So first love, last love, etc. My first love was a boy on the bus that looked like Rivers Cuomo. years before, a boy in my first grade class said he would marry me. later on, he turned out to be gay. I was not surprised! 


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