palA (palavu)

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aLitOtAnE, pAriyatu paRampE!
n'aLi koL muracin mUvirum muRRinum,
uzavar uzAtana n'Anku payan uTaittE:
onRE, ciRiyilai vetirin n'el viLaiyummE;
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iraNTE, tIm cuLaip palavin pazam UzkkummE;
mUnRE, kozug koTi vaLLik kizagku vIzkkummE;
n'AnkE, aNi n'iRa Ori pAytalin, mItu azin'tu,
tiNi n'eTug kunRam tEn coriyummE.
vAn kaN aRRu, avan malaiyE; vAnattu,
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mIn kaN aRRu, atan cunaiyE; Agku,
maramtoRum piNitta kaLiRRinir Ayinum,
pulamtoRum parappiya tErinir Ayinum,
tALin koLLalir; vALin tAralan;
yAn aRikuven, atu koLLum ARE:
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cukir puri n'arampin cIRiyAz paNNi,
virai oli kUn'tal n'um viRaliyar pin vara,
ATinir pATinir celinE,
n'ATum kunRum orugku IyummE.

tiNai n'occi; tuRai makaL maRuttal.
avanai avar pATiyatu.

128
manRap palavin mAc cinai man'ti
iravalar n'ARRiya vici kUTu muzavin
pATu in teN kaN, kani cettu, aTippin,
annac cEval mARu ezun'tu Alum,
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kazal toTi Aay mazai tavaz potiyil
ATumakaL kuRukin allatu,
pITu kezu mannar kuRukalO aritE.

tiNai atu; tuRai vAzttu; iyanmoziyum Am.
avanai avar pATiyatu.

129
kuRi iRaik kurampaik kuRavar mAkkaL
vAgku amaip pazuniya tERal makizn'tu,
vEgkai munRil kuravai ayarum,
tIm cuLaip palavin, mA malaik kizavan
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Aay aNTiran, aTu pOr aNNal
iravalarkku Itta yAnaiyin, karavu inRu,
vAnam mIn pala pUppin, AnAtu
oru vazik karu vazi inRip
peru veLLennin, pizaiyAtu mannE.

tiNai atu; tuRai iyanmozi.
avanai avar pATiyatu.

140
taTavu n'ilaip palavin n'Ajcil porun'an
maTavan, manRa; cen' n'Ap pulavIr!
vaLaik kai viRaliyar paTappaik koyta
aTakin kaNNuRaiAka yAm cila
5
arici vENTinEmAka, tAn piRa
varicai aRitalin, tannum tUkki,
irug kaTaRu vaLaiiya kunRattu annatu Or
perug kaLiRu n'alkiyOnE; annatu Or
tERRA Ikaiyum uLatukol?
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pORRAr amma, periyOr tam kaTanE?

tiNai atu; tuRai paricil viTai.
avanai auvaiyAr pATiyatu.

150
kUtirp parun'tin iruj ciRaku anna
pARiya citArEn, palavu mutal porun'ti,
tannum uLLEn, piRitu pulam paTarn'ta en
uyagku paTar varuttamum ulaivum n'Okki,
5
mAn kaNam tolaicciya kuruti am kazal kAl,
vAn katirt tiru maNi viLagkum cenni,
celvat tOnRal, Or val vil vETTuvan,
tozutanen ezuvER kai kavittu irIi,
izutin anna vAl n'iNak kozug kuRai,
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kAn atar mayagkiya iLaiyar vallE
tAm van'tu eytAaLavai, oyyenat
tAn jeli tIyin viraivanan cuTTu, 'n'in
irum pEr okkaloTu tinm' enat tarutalin,
amiztin micain'tu, kAypaci n'Igki,
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n'al maran n'aLiya n'aRun' taN cAral,
kal micai aruvi taNNenap paruki,
viTuttal toTagkinEnAka, vallE,
'peRutaRku ariya vIRucAl n'an kalam
piRitu onRu illai; kATTu n'ATTEm' ena,
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mArpil pUNTa vayagku kAz Aram
maTai ceRi munkaik kaTakamoTu Ittanan;
'en' n'ATO?' ena, n'ATum collAn;
'yArIrO?' ena, pErum collAn;
piRar piRar kURa vazik kETTicinE
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'irumpu punain'tu iyaRRAp perum peyart tOTTi
am malai kAkkum aNi n'eTug kunRin,
paLigku vakuttanna tIm n'Ir,
n'aLi malai n'ATan n'aLLi avan' enavE.

tiNai atu; tuRai iyanmozi.
avanai avar pATiyatu.

158
muracu kaTippu ikuppavum, vAl vaLai tuvaippavum,
aracuTan poruta aNNal n'eTu varai,
kaRagku veL aruvi kal alaittu ozukum
paRampin kOmAn pAriyum; piRagku micaik
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kolli ANTa val vil Oriyum;
kAri Urn'tu pEr amark kaTan'ta,
mAri Ikai, maRap pOr malaiyanum;
UrAtu En'tiya kutirai, kUr vEl,
kUviLag kaNNi, koTum pUN, eziniyum;
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Irn' taN cilampin iruL tUgku n'aLi muzai,
arun' tiRal kaTavuL kAkkum uyar cimai,
perug kal n'ATan pEkanum; tirun'tu mozi
mOci pATiya Ayum; Arvam uRRu
uLLi varun'ar ulaivu n'ani tIra,
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taLLAtu Iyum takaicAl vaNmai,
koLLAr OTTiya, n'aLLiyum ena Agku
ezuvar mAyn'ta pinRai, 'azivarap
pATi varun'arum piRarum kUTi
iran'tOr aRRam tIrkku' ena, virain'tu, ivaN
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uLLi van'tanen, yAnE; vicumpuRak
kazai vaLar cilampin vazaiyoTu n'ITi,
Acinik kaviniya palavin ArvuRRu,
muL puRa mutu kani peRRa kaTuvan
tuyt talai man'tiyaik kaiyiTUup payirum,
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atirA yANar, mutirattuk kizava!
ivaN viLagku ciRappin, iyal tErk kumaNa!
icai mEn'tOnRiya vaNmaiyoTu,
pakai mEmpaTuka, n'I En'tiya vElE!

tiNai atu; tuRai vAzttiyal; paricil kaTA n'ilaiyum Am.
kumaNanaip perujcittiranAr pATiyatu.

200
pani varai n'ivan'ta pAcilaip palavin
kani kavarn'tu uNTa karu viral kaTuvan
cem muka man'tiyoTu ciRan'tu, cEN viLagki,
mazai micai aRiyA mAl varai aTukkattu,
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kazai micait tujcum kallaka veRpa!
n'iNam tinRu cerukkiya n'erupput talai n'eTu vEl,
kaLam koNTu kanalum kaTugkaN yAnai,
viLagku maNik koTum pUN, viccikkOvE!
ivarE, pUt talai aRAap punai koTi mullai
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n'At tazumpu iruppap pATAtuAyinum,
'kaRagku maNi n'eTun' tEr koLka!' enak koTutta
paran'tu Ogku ciRappin pAri makaLir;
yAnE, paricilan, mannum an'taNan; n'IyE,
varicaiyil vaNakkum vAL mEmpaTun'an;
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n'inakku yAn koTuppak koNmati cinap pOr
aTagkA mannarai aTakkum
maTagkA viLaiyuL n'ATu kizavOyE!

tiNai atu; tuRai paricil tuRai.
pAri makaLirai viccik kOnuzaik koNTu cenRa kapilar pATiyatu.

320
munRil mujjaiyoTu mucuNTai pampi,
pan'tar vENTAp palA tUgku n'Izal,
kaimmAn vETTuvan kanai tuyil maTin'tena,
pArvai maTap piNai tazIi, piRitu Or
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tIr tozil tanik kalai tiLaittu viLaiyATa,
inpuRu puNarn'ilai kaNTa manaiyOL
kaNavan ezutalum ajci, kalaiyE
piNaivayin tIrtalum ajci, yAvatum,
il vazagkAmaiyin, kallena olittu,
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mAn ataL peyta uNagku tinai valci
kAnak kOziyOTu ital kavarn'tu uNTena,
Ara n'eruppin, Aral n'ARa,
taTivu Arn'tiTTa muzu vaLLUram
irum pEr okkaloTu orugku initu arun'ti,
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tagkinai cenmO, pANa! tagkAtu,
vEn'tu taru vizuk kUz paricilarkku enRum
arukAtu Iyum vaNmai
uraicAl n'eTun' takai Ompum UrE.

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
vIrai veLiyanAr pATiyatu.

374
kAnal mEyn'tu viyan pulattu alkum
pulvAy iralai n'eRRi anna,
polam ilagku cenniya pARu mayir aviyat
taN pani uRaikkum pularA jAgkar,
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manRap palavin mAl varai porun'ti, en
teN kaN mAk kiNai teLirppa oRRi,
irug kalai Orppa icaii, kANvara,
karug kOl kuRijci aTukkam pATa,
pulip pal tAlip pun talaic ciRAar
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mAn kaN makaLir, kAn tEr akanRu uvA
cilaippAR paTTa muLavumAn kozug kuRai,
viTar mukai aTukkattuc cinai mutir cAn'tam,
pukar muka vEzattu maruppoTu, mUnRum,
irug kEz vayap puli vari ataL kuvaii,
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virun'tu iRai n'alkum n'ATan, em kOn,
kazal toTi Aay aNTiran pOla,
vaNmaiyum uTaiyaiyO? jAyiRu!
kon viLagkutiyAl vicumpinAnE!

tiNai pATAN tiNai; tuRai pUvai n'ilai.
Ay aNTiranai uRaiyUr ENiccEri muTamOciyAr pATiyatu.

380
ten pavvattu muttup pUNTu,
vaTa kunRattuc cAn'tam urIi,
........................................g kaTal tAnai,
in icaiya viRal venRi,
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tennavar vaya maRavan;
micaip peyta n'Ir kaTal paran'tu muttu Akun'tu,
n'ARu itazk kuLaviyoTu kUtaLam kuzaiya,
vERupe.....................................................................ttun'tu,
tIm cuLaip palavin n'Ajcil porun'an;
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tuppu etirn'tOrkkE uLLAc cEymaiyan;
n'aTpu etirn'tOrkkE agkai n'aNmaiyan;
val vEl kan'tan n'al icai alla,
.....................ttArp piLLai am ciRAar;
annan AkanmARE, in' n'ilam
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ilampaTu kAlai Ayinum,
pulampal pOyinRu, pUtta en kaTumpE.

tiNai atu; tuRai iyanmozi.
n'Ajcil vaLLuvanaik karuvUrk katappiLLai pATiyatu.