November 23, 2014 8:43 PM EST

Performing her new number-one single “Blank Space” as the opening act of the American Music Awards, Taylor Swift made it clear she’s not one to be trifled with.

As though by magic, Swift, playing off her boy-crazy persona, set a rose on fire and sent a potential lover flying in the air. She also pulled a bunch of Miss Havisham-worthy faces. Check them out above.

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