A hat to look the part,
A familiar for companionship,
An inferno to awe,
A hex to transfix,
A chant to bewitch.

A potion to fall in love,
A ward to soothe heartbreak,
An alchemical formula to rebuild,
A lightning bolt to annihilate,
A typhoon to punish.

A wand to focus your might,
A word of power to challenge the gods,
An enchantment for sustenance,
A bound angel for heavenly guidance,
A pact with evil for infernal privilege.

Witch, wizard or warlock,
You choose your own magic,
You choose your own brand of sorcery,
You choose your own way.


  1. Shawn Colletti says:

    I really like this! Especially that second stanza. But I wonder, did you mean ‘sooth’ or ‘soothe’? Because I read it as soothe but sooth is actually a word so I’m just checking.

    • Osharlequin says:

      Thank you kindly sir! Now, I’m unsure which I meant. I feel that the spell check on here doesn’t always coincide with how I spell things due to the whole American-British divide in the English language. Thanks for pointing that out though. šŸ™‚

      The Oldschool Harlequin

  2. Osharlequin says:

    Reblogged this on WorldofHarley and commented:


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