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As if Taylor Swift wasn't already on fire following last month's release of reputation, this week the divisive young singer snagged a place among TIME's people of the year and graced the cover of British Vogue

In TIME, Taylor was recognized for taking a stand against sexual misconduct. She had one of the highest-profile stories this year as she endured a very public trial against Colorado radio DJ David Mueller who groped her at a press event. Taylor won the case and requested $1 in damages.

For Vogue, Taylor pulled a Beyoncé move and did not give access for a full profile about herself. Instead, she posed in couture and penned a poem. 

Characterizations of her in the wake of reputation have varied—some calling her vindictive and petty, others heralding her as the lyricist of a generation—but this poem is a poignant, stripped-down window in the singer's evolution. And it's a piece of art that resonates for sure.

From Vogue, here is Taylor's poem

The Trick to Holding On

Let go of the ones who hurt you
Let go of the ones you outgrow
Let go of the words they hurl your way
as you’re walking out the door
The only thing cut and dry
In this hedge-maze life
Is the fact that their words will cut
but your tears will dry

They don’t tell you this when you are young
You can’t hold on to everything
Can’t show up for everyone
You pick your poison
Or your cure
Phone numbers you know by heart
And the ones you don’t answer any more

Hold on to the faint recognition in
the eye of a stranger
As it catches you in its lustrous net
How quickly we become intertwined
How wonderful it is to forget
All the times your intuition failed you
But it hasn’t killed you yet
Hold on to childlike whims and moonlight
swims and your blazing self-respect

And if you drive the roads of this town
Ones you’ve gone down so many times before
Flashback to all the times
Life nearly ran you off the road
But tonight your hand is steady
Suddenly you’ll know
The trick to holding on
Was all that letting go

Taylor Swift