A Fleeting Star Can Be Caught By Anyone But Me

A HariPo freeverse piece

by mew-tsubaki

Note: The Harry Potter characters belong to J.K. Rowling, not me. Wow, this is my first Lily/Sirius… Whoa. Well, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MORGHEN! xDDDD Read, review, and enjoy!

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"I am happy

That I have you

Even though you're not here now

I know somewhere

You are dreaming

Though it's definitely not of me"

Depeche Mode, "It Doesn't Matter"

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Lily, dear Lily

How are you

t o n i g h t ?

I know you're asleep somewhere,

somewhere safe

&& at a place where few can reach you

And I k n o w

that though…

No, never mind

I'll bother you

another night

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Lily, sweet Lily

Working for the Order

is s t r a i n i n g

&& my thoughts are

G R I M

(nice little pun, eh?)

But it's the truth

When?

How?

Where?

Who?

I know some day it will happen,

but I don't want to think of

it right now

It's…dangerous out here,

So p l e a s e

keep me in your pra—

No, forget it

You have your life

&&… I'll find mine

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Lily, bright Lily

You are the only one seeing

rightthroughme

(and it stings more than that Curse my brother threw at me last week)

James doesn't see

Not even Remus

But

Y O U

There you are, with that reproving look

& those knowing viridian eyes…

Please, just…

Keep those eyes only on

M E

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Lily, my Lily

Forget the pleasantries

Look at the world around you

The w o r l d in which you live

I know I shouldn't

(I've caught myself a l l those other times)

But I can't stop it

So let me be a snake for once

Let me be human

Let me be a M A N

I know you think of him & love him

(He's more my brother than Regulus ever will be)

But I could make you happier

I could ignite p a s s i o n

in you

So please consider me

This war can't go on forever

&& I

can't go on without you

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First and foremost, this is for you, Morghen. People can love or hate this, but this is yours. So, yes, I finally wrote Lily/Sirius even though I still think he belongs with Ginny. XD But this was fun and very emotional. Sirius is a sweetie; it's the pull of the Black brothers. ;)

WAIT! This has a sequel, everyone! It's "And in the last moment," which is also posted.

So please read and review it after you're done reviewing this. Thanks so much!

-mew-tsubaki :D

And, Mor, I know you had to have caught my little Easter Egg in there… B3