Stepping Stones

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!

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Vic's had Neville

& Blaise

& Viktor

& Draco

& is back to Neville

(she never could stay away)

I've had Lysander

& Lorcan

& Teddy

& Draco

(because all sisters have hand-me-downs)

But Vic's seeing Blaise again

& I don't get it

Can't she be happy with Neville?

I'm not one to speak

I'm alone

& not searching

What pretty pictures

Is he an artist?

Merlin, to do that by hand

& not use his wand…

poor bloke

He can't possibly make a living

Well, I want my portrait

I'll give him some

good business

Nice to meet you, Dean

Oh, you knew Uncle Harry?

What a surprise

Small world, really

A few hours fly by

I'm not interested in

just

the portrait anymore

Dean, do you like coffee?

How about cocoa?

You can't possibly stand this

—it's freezing!

&& it's November

Let me treat you

No, I insist

Time elapses

I'm enthralled

Never have I met

such a man

Dean,

do tell me—

Do you have plans tomorrow?

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This piece is intriguing. I like the progression, that things just fall into Dominique's lap when she kinda doesn't want them…but she can't resist.

Thanks for reading, and please review!

-mew-tsubaki :3

Thanks as always to Morghen for beta'ing! XD

2017 note: Prolly only AO3 can rly handle the formatting for this 2010 FV, but I always loved making the FV stacked like stones…stepping stones. And Dom can have her artist phase. XD