Anan'tap paiyuL

228
kalam cey kOvE! kalam cey kOvE!
iruL tiNin'tanna kurUut tiraL parUup pukai
akal iru vicumpin UnRum cULai,
n'anan' talai mUtUrk kalam cey kOvE!
5
aLiyai n'IyE; yAgku Akuvaikol?
n'ilavarai cUTTiya n'IL n'eTun' tAnaip
pulavar pukazn'ta poyyA n'al icai,
viri katir jAyiRu vicumpu ivarn'tanna
cEN viLagku ciRappin, cempiyar marukan
10
koTi n'uTagku yAnai n'eTumA vaLavan
tEvar ulakam eytinan Atalin,
annOR kavikkum kaN akan tAzi
vanaital vETTanaiAyin, enaiyatUum
iru n'ilam tikiriyA, peru malai
15
maNNA, vanaital ollumO, n'inakkE?

tiNai atu; tuRai Anan'tappaiyuL.
avanai aiyUr muTavanAr pATiyatu.

229
ATu iyal azal kuTTattu
Ar iruL arai iravil,
muTap panaiyattu vEr mutalAk
kaTaik kuLattuk kayam kAya,
5
pagkuni uyar azuvattu,
talai n'ALmIn n'ilai tiriya,
n'ilai n'ALmIn atan etir Ertara,
tol n'ALmIn tuRai paTiya,
pAcic cellAtu, Ucit tunnAtu,
10
aLakkart tiNai viLakkAkak
kanai eri parappa, kAl etirpu pogki,
oru mIn vIzn'tanRAl, vicumpinAnE;
atu kaNTu, yAmum piRarum pal vERu iravalar,
'paRai icai aruvi n'al n'ATTup porun'an
15
n'Oy ilanAyin n'anRuman til' ena
azin'ta n'ejcam maTiuLam parappa,
ajcinam; ezu n'AL van'tanRu, inRE;
main'tuTai yAnai kai vaittu uRagkavum,
tiN piNi muracam kaN kizin'tu uruLavum,
20
kAval veNkuTai kAl parin'tu ulaRavum,
kAl iyal kali mAk kati ila vaikavum,
mElOr ulakam eytinan; Akalin,
oN toTi makaLirkku uRu tuNai Aki,
tan tuNai Ayam maRan'tanankollO
25
pakaivarp piNikkum ARRal, n'acaivarkku
aLan'tu koTai aRiyA Ikai,
maNi varai anna mAayOnE?

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
kOc cEramAn yAnaikkaTcEey mAn'tarajcEral irumpoRai inna n'ALil tujcum ena ajci, avan tujciya iTattu, kUTalUr kizAr pATiyatu.

246
pal cAnRIrE! pal cAnRIrE!
'celka' enac collAtu, 'ozika' ena vilakkum,
pollAc cUzccip pal cAnRIrE!
aNil varik koTug kAy vAL pOzn'tiTTa
5
kAz pOl n'al viLar n'aRu n'ey tINTAtu,
aTai iTaik kiTan'ta kai pizi piNTam,
veL eL cAn'toTu, puLip peytu aTTa
vELai ven'tai, valci Aka,
paral pey paLLip pAy inRu vatiyum
10
uyaval peNTirEm allEm mAtO;
perug kATTup paNNiya karug kOTTu Imam
n'umakku aritAkuka tilla; emakku em
perun' tOL kaNavan mAyn'tena, arumpu aRa
vaL itaz avizn'ta tAmarai
15
n'aL irum poykaiyum tIyum OraRRE!

tiNai atu; tuRai Anan'tappaiyuL.
pUta pANTiyan tEvi perugkOppeNTu tIp pAyvAL colliyatu.

247
yAnai tan'ta muLi mara viRakin
kAnavar pottiya jeli tI viLakkattu,
maTa mAn peru n'irai vaiku tuyil eTuppi,
man'ti cIkkum aNagkuTai munRilil,
5
n'Ir vAr kUn'tal irum puRam tAza,
pEr ajark kaNNaL, perug kATu n'Okki,
terumarum amma tAnE tan kozun'an
muzavu kaN tuyilAk kaTiyuTai viyal n'akarc
ciRu n'ani tamiyaL Ayinum,
10
in uyir n'aTugkum tan iLamai puRagkoTuttE!

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
avaL tIp pAyvALaik kaNTu maturaip pErAlavAyAr colliyatu.

280
ennai mArpil puNNum veyya;
n'aTu n'AL van'tu tumpiyum tuvaikkum;
n'eTu n'akar varaippin viLakkum n'illA;
tujcAk kaNNE tuyilum vETkum;
5
ajcuvaru kurAal kuralum tURRum;
n'el n'Ir eRin'tu viricci Orkkum
cem mutu peNTin collum n'irampA;
tuTiya! pANa! pATu val viRali!
en Akuvirkol? aLiyir; n'umakkum
10
ivaN uRai vAzkkaiyO, aritE! yAnum
maNNuRu mazit talait teN n'Ir vAra,
tonRu tAm uTutta am pakait teriyal
ciRu veL Ampal alli uNNum
kazi kala makaLir pOla,
15
vazi n'inain'tiruttal, ataninum aritE!

tiNai potuviyal; tuRai Anan'tappaiyuL.
mAROkkattu n'appacalaiyAr pATiyatu.