Taylor Swift’s “ivy”: Pure Pop Poetry

Taylor Swift’s ‘evermore’

In 2020, while the rest of us were perfecting banana bread recipes, Taylor Swift released two surprise records amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Combined, folklore and evermore reinforce Swift’s status as contemporary pop music’s most exciting artist.

With each new project, Swift reinvents her image and sound, much like Madonna, and at a time when her contemporaries seem to be chasing the top of the…