perun'tiNai

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'malai vAn koLka!' ena, uyar pali tUuy,
'mAri AnRu, mazai mEkku uyarka!' enak
kaTavuL pENiya kuRavar mAkkaL,
peyal kaNmARiya uvakaiyar, cAral
5
punat tinai ayilum n'ATa! cinap pOrk
kai vaL Ikaik kaTu mAn pEka!
yArkol aLiyaLtAnE n'erun'al,
curan uzan'tu varun'tiya okkal pacittena,
kuNil pAy muracin iragkum aruvi
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n'aLi iruj cilampin cIRUr AgkaN,
vAyil tOnRi, vAztti n'inRu,
n'innum n'in malaiyum pATa, innAtu
ikutta kaNNIr n'iRuttal cellAL,
mulaiyakam n'anaippa, vimmi,
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kuzal inaivatupOl azutanaL, peritE?

tiNai perun'tiNai; tuRai kuRugkali; tApatan'ilaiyum Am.
avanAl tuRakkappaTTa kaNNaki kAraNamAka avanaik kapilar pATiyatu.

144
aruLAy AkalO koTitE; iruL vara,
cIRiyAz cevvazi paNNi, yAza n'in
kAr etir kAnam pATinEmAka,
n'Il n'aRu n'eytalin polin'ta uNkaN
5
kaluzn'tu, vAr arip pani pUN akam n'anaippa,
inaital AnALAka, 'iLaiyOy!
kiLaiyaiman, em kEL veyyORku?' ena,
yAm tan tozutanam vinava, kAn'taL
mukai purai viralin kaNNIr tuTaiyA,
10
'yAm avan kiLaijarEm allEm; kEL, ini:
em pOl orutti n'alan n'ayan'tu, enRum,
varUum' enpa 'vayagku pukazp pEkan
ollena olikkum tEroTu,
mullai vEli, n'al UrAnE.'

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
avanai avaL kAraNamAkap paraNar pATiyatu.

145
'maTat takai mA mayil panikkum' enRu aruLi,
paTAam Itta keTAa n'al icai,
kaTAa yAnaik kali mAn pEka!
pacittum vArEm; pAramum ilamE;
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kaLagkani anna karug kOTTuc cIRiyAz
n'ayam purin'tu uRaiyun'ar n'aTugkap paNNi,
'aRam ceytImO, aruL veyyOy!' ena,
iHtu yAm iran'ta paricil: aHtu iruLin,
ina maNi n'eTun' tEr ERi,
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innAtu uRaivi arum paTar kaLaimE!

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
avanai avaL kAraNamAka avar pATiyatu.

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anna Aka: n'in arug kala veRukkai
avai peRal vENTEm; aTu pOrp pEka!
cIRiyAz cevvazi paNNi, n'in van pula
n'al n'ATu pATa, ennai n'ayan'tu
5
paricil n'alkuvaiAyin, kuricil! n'I
n'alkAmaiyin n'aivarac cAay,
arun' tuyar uzakkum n'in tirun'tuizai arivai
kali mayil kalAvam kAl kuvittanna,
oli men kUn'tal kamaz pukai koLIi,
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taN kamaz kOtai punaiya,
vaN pari n'eTun' tEr pUNka, n'in mAvE!

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
avanai avaL kAraNamAka aricil kizAr pATiyatu.

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kal muzai aruvip pal malai n'In'ti,
cIRiyAz cevvazi paNNi van'tatai,
kAr vAn in uRai tamiyaL kELA,
n'erun'al oru ciRaip pulampukoNTu uRaiyum
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ari matar mazaik kaN, am mA arivai
n'eyyoTu tuRan'ta mai irug kUn'tal
maNNuRu maNiyin mAcu aRa maNNi,
putu malar kajala, inRu peyarin,
atuman, em paricil Aviyar kOvE!

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
avaL kAraNamAka avanaip perugkunRUr kizAr pATiyatu.