Do You Have a “Blank Space” in Your Instagram Caption? We Have “22” Suggestions


Caption inspiration. Whether speaking out about bullying through her song “Mean” or performing “Mr. Perfectly fine”, Taylor Swift has always been an icon. At times, finding the perfect caption for a photo seems impossible, but hopefully, these Taylor Swift lyrics help you out! Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, optioned under Fair Use.

Tisha Kaur, Sci & Tech Editor

“I bet you think about me.”

That hook pulls people in, excites them, confuses them and makes them want to know a little bit more all at the same time. It’s a Taylor Swift lyric from her iconic album, Red (Taylor’s Version) (2020). Quotes like this one will make your Instagram post more unique and memorable, attracting followers faster than a post of Jake Gyllenhaal wearing a scarf.

Therefore, when in need of a caption for your next post, what better way to tie the picture together than to quote everyone’s favorite singer-songwriter? Here is a list of Taylor Swift Lyrics to use whenever inspiration is harder to find than an “old cardigan under someone’s bed”:

For When you Feel on Top of the World

These captions will match posts which focus on celebrating life, spending time with friends and going on adventures.  Use one of these, and your follower count will be “Out of the Woods” in no time.

  • “You know I left a part of me back in New York” – “Hoax”
  • “Welcome to New York, it’s been waitin’ for you” – “Welcome To New York”
  • “I could dance to this beat forevermore” – “Welcome to New York”
  • “This is the golden age of something good and right and real” – “State of Grace”
  • “The best people in life are free” – “New Romantics”
  • “Long live all the walls we crashed through — all the kingdom lights shined just for me and you” – “Long Live”

Confident Captions

These captions give off strong and daring vibes which are sure to leave viewers admiring your bold nature.

  • ‘Cause if I was a man, then I’d be The Man” – “The Man”
  • “I’m the only one of me. Baby, that’s the fun of me” – “ME!”
  • “You can’t spell awesome without me” – “ME!”
  • “He’s so obsessed with me and, boy, I understand” – “I Think He Knows”
  • “I’m sorry, the old [NAME] can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Because she’s dead” – “Look What You Made Me Do”

After a Breakup…

These will help make an impact and show that you are over your ex. By showing that you are moving on, you can sneakily let them know that you are making the most of your life.

  • “Boys will be boys then, where are the wise men?” – “Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince”
  • “I promise that you’ll never find another like me” – “ME!”
  • “I bet you think about me” – “I Bet You Think About Me”
  • “If you come my way, just don’t” – “Bad Blood”
  • “In my feelings more than Drake” – “I Forgot That You Existed”

When you feel like contemplating Life’s Mysteries 

Life is fascinating, but at times, it is also confusing, beautiful and mysterious. These captions will be sure to leave everyone with an interesting thought, setting your post apart and proving just how Fearless (Taylor’s Version) (2021) you truly are.

  • “If one thing had been different, would everything be different today?” – “The 1”
  • “Hold on to the memories, they will hold on to you” – “New Year’s Day”
  • “Luck Of The Draw Only Draws The Unlucky” – “Daylight”

When you are simping for someone

When you think about that one special person, these are the Taylor Swift lyrics to use. Whether entering a relationship or having been in one for years, these captions will help you show your love faster than you can say “Welcome to New York.”

  • “‘Darling, I fancy you” – “London Boy”
  • “I like the way you’re everything I’ve ever wanted” – “Jump then Fall”
  • “You’ve got a smile that could light up this whole town” – “You Belong With Me”

Taylor Swift, to put it simply, always goes above and beyond. By using her quotes as captions to your posts and harnessing the timeless energy of her songs, your followers will soon know All Too Well (Taylor’s Version) (2021) to respect your Reputation (2017), at least for as long as it takes to re-watch the Dylan O’Brien and Sadie Sink short film.