veLLivIti

147. pAlai
Ogkumalaic cilampil piTavuTan malarn'ta
vEgkai veRit tazai vERu vakuttanna
Un poti avizAk kOTTu ukirk kuruLai
mUnRu uTan InRa muTagkar n'izatta,
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tuRukal viTar aLaip piNavup paci kUrn'tena,
poRi kiLar uzuvaip pOz vAy ERRai
aRu kOTTu uzai mAn AN kural Orkkum
n'eRi paTu kavalai n'irampA n'ILiTai,
veLLi vItiyaip pOla n'anRum
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celavu ayarn'ticinAl yAnE; pala pulan'tu,
uNNA uyakkamoTu uyir celac cAay,
tOLum tol kavin tolaiya, n'ALum
pirin'tOr peyarvukku iragki,
marun'tu piRitu inmaiyin, irun'tu vinaiilanE!

celavu uNarttiya tOzikkut talaimakaL colliyatu. - auvaiyAr