My Wand Has Broken

from by Jeff and Maya Bohnhoff

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lyrics

© 2008 Maya Bohnhoff

My wand has broken and soot is raining.

Yes, I've misspoken some magic word.

Hand me that Kleenex or I'll be explaining

Why Dumbledore's phoenix is now a black bird.

Softly your feather floats toward the ceiling.
Poof! goes my pinion and plummets to ground.
My Leviosa gives flight a new meaning:
Professor Flitwick may never come down.

Mine is a bad wand; I wish I could lose it.

Born of a bad tree in a bad wood.

No, please professor, don't ask me to use it!

My spells don't ever turn out as they should.

My wand is broken and should be retired.

But I swear I've spoken no magic phrase.

All that I said was, "Snape should be fired."

Poof! went the prof and set Hogwarts ablaze.

credits

from Grated Hits, released March 12, 2010
Maya Bohnhoff - Lead Vocal
Jeff Bohnhoff - Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Synths
Mary Crowell - Piano

Lyric - Maya Bohnhoff

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Jeff and Maya Bohnhoff San Jose, California

Jeff and Maya have an identity crisis. Their music is sometimes uproariously funny parody (like their spot-on "Bohemian Rhapsody" parody "Midichlorian Rhapsody", or hauntingly beautiful, like "Road to Jerusalem" or "Manhattan Sleeps". One way or another, their music will create strong emotions. Jeff and Maya have been creating music together since 1979, and plan to continue for some time to come. ... more

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