Guilty By Association

A HariPo freeverse piece

by mew-tsubaki

Note: The Harry Potter characters belong to J.K. Rowling, not to me. This pairing is a Mew and Mor's Weird Pairing, which you may find in the M&MWP forum (see my profile for details). Check out and join the forum FUN! Read, review, and enjoy! Originally written for Morghen.


"It's not so tragic if I don't look down." —La Roux, "As If By Magic"


There was so much you could've done

You're the adult here (barely)

You're the one with experience (perhaps)

You should've stopped him



You've steeled yourself against such types

The boy toys

The bad boys

The smart ones

The "built" ones

But who could've guessed a merely

h-a-n-d-s-o-m-e one?


It's fun to tease them all

But with him, you're


It's strange

You poke and prod with his brother & his friends

Yet you see a…lost


in those dark,




You hoped for the best

Really, you did

You hoped that his skulking around would stop

He'd get new


He could be the hero, not his brother

You thought you knew best

You listened & kept quiet

just to see his heartache-inducing smile.


Now it's all blown to bits

&& p.i.e.c.e.s

He's gone, they're all gone


And in the end, he was a


& you still keep his "locket" a secret

Who can you blame but yourself?


This pairing is too sweet! I think I have plot bunnies for them…

Thanks for reading, and please review!

-mew-tsubaki ;)

Thanks as always to Morghen for beta'ing! XD

2017 note: I find most Regulus ships intriguing, tbh. But I remember kind of running with this idea with Rosmerta back in 2010… :O