Rid Yourself of Niceties

A HariPo freeverse piece

by mew-tsubaki

Note: The Harry Potter characters belong to J.K. Rowling, not me. This pairing was discovered by my buddy, Morghen, so please give her a little mention if you write them! Thanks! It is one of many of Mew and Mor's Weird Pairings, most of which you may find in my forum topic in the HPFC, found here (Just take out the spaces!): http : / forum. fanfiction. net/ topic /44309 /25299326 /1/ Read, review, and enjoy! And check out and join the forum challenge! This is a sequel to the freeverse "Labyrinth," but you don't have to read it first…though I suggest reading it before or after this. Thanks.


"If for honesty

You want apologies

I don't sympathize

If for kindness

You substitute blindness

Please open your eyes"

—Depeche Mode, "Condemnation"


You wish you knew why he looked at you that way

with a mixture of

pity&l o n g i n g

Even though you know the "pity"

is empathy

& really, there's something much more

between you two

Ah, you know exactly how to

f i x things

Break him down

Tear him apart

Leave scars that he won't show anyone but


Because when it all comes down to it, you just

want someone as damaged as you

&& he ought to learn

that damaged s o u l s

are what make the best loving hearts


I know, short, but it gets the point across more. Especially considering how emotionally driven "Labyrinth" is.

But thanks for reading! Review!

-mew-tsubaki :D