The ATKT.in Cypher is an exclusive community of some of our favourite artists and talent across categories of artforms. 

For the month of July, here’s the submission of Aditi Dutta from PES Institute of Technology, a member from the ATKT.in (Writers) Cypher on the topic – ‘Magic’. 

 

Voice called magic

Black was the only color

I could see.

Numbness spreading

Through my bones,

Your voice ringing

In my ears,

Your death

Clouding my mind.

 

In clumsy haste, I

Listened to every song,

Read every word

That ever left your mouth.

Looking for signs

That told me

You wanted to be gone.

 

Everytime I fell

I turned to you.

Your cries of help

Reflecting my own.

Your words binding

My mind in black magic.

Your voice

Soothing my soul.

 

You told me

I could work my way through it.

I can do it.

You inspired me.

Now you’re gone

Leaving me.

A magicless, hopeless world.

 

 

All I want to say now,

As I keep hitting forever.

In the end, it did matter.

Someone did I care.

You left us with the magic of your voice,

Your words, your pain…

 

Now when I’m feeling empty,

You’re in my memory.

I have left out everything else.