aNTiran

237. pAlai
n'ani mikap pacan'tu, tOLum cAay,
pani mali kaNNum paNTu pOlA;
in uyir anna pirivu arug kAtalar
n'Ittu n'ITinar ennum pulavi
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uTkoNTu UTinRum ilaiyO?-maTan'tai!-
uvakkAN tOnRuva, Ogki-viyappuTai
iravalar varUum aLavai, aNTiran
puravu etirn'tu tokutta yAnai pOla,
ulakam uvappa, Otu arum
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vERu pal uruvin, Ertarum mazaiyE!

tOzi urai mARupaTTatu.-kArikkaNNanAr