Reason for Everything

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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"Don't build at night

You need a little light

How else you going to see

What it is going to be like!"

Depeche Mode, "Monument"

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He could count on one hand

the reasons he was so glad

to g.r.a.d.u.a.t.e

He was only the 2nd eldest,

but being any type of older

gave him that itchy feeling to

"getup&go"

Maybe that was why he saw her to begin with

(that pretty Muggle Studies teacher, see)

She was bubbly and sweet and cute

& just the perfect fling for

a Gryffindor boy

just breezing through his 7 yrs. of schooling

& he was just the perfect accessory

to make her feel younger again

But it all came to a head—

"You prefer dragons over me?"

That was how he knew to fly

(because who wants someone clingy?)

So… "Yes"

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Ooh, Charlie the lothario… He had to have been a heartthrob at Hogwarts, I swear! Don't you agree?

Thanks for reading, and please review!

-mew-tsubaki ;D

2017 note: *lol* Tbh, I get the feeling that Charity Burbage would've been a very new, very young teacher when Charlie started. Ahh, I wanna develop headcanons about her… :O