vEgkai

108
kuRatti mATTiya vaRal kaTaik koLLi
Aram Atalin, am pukai ayalatu
cAral vEgkaip pUj cinait tavazum
paRampu pATinaratuvE; aRam pUNTu,
5
pAriyum, paricilar irappin,
'vArEn' ennAn, avar varaiyannE.

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
avanai avar pATiyatu.

120
veppuL viLain'ta vEgkaic cej cuval
kArp peyal kalitta perum pATTu Irattu,
pUzi mayagkap pala uzutu, vitti,
palli ATiya pal kiLaic cevvik
5
kaLai kAl kazAlin, tOTu olipu n'an'ti,
men mayil puniRRup peTai kaTuppa n'ITi,
karun' tAL pOki, orugku pIL virin'tu,
kIzum mElum ejcAmaip pala kAyttu,
vAlitin viLain'ta putu varaku ariya,
10
tinai koyya, kavvai kaRuppa, avaraik
kozug koTi viLark kAy kOT patam Aka,
n'ilam putaip pazuniya maTTin tERal
pul vEyk kurampaik kuTitoRum pakarn'tu,
n'aRu n'eyk kaTalai vicaippa, cORu aTTu,
15
perun'tOL tAlam pUcal mEvara,
varun'tA yANarttu; n'an'tumkollO
irum pal kUn'tal maTan'taiyar tan'tai
ATu kazai n'aralum cET cimai, pulavar
pATi AnAp paNpin pakaivar
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OTu kazal kampalai kaNTa
ceru vej cEey peru viRal n'ATE!

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
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
5
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.

137
iragku muracin, inamcAl yAnai,
mun'n'Ir ENi viRal kezu mUvarai
innum Or yAn avA aRiyEnE;
n'IyE, mun yAn aRiyumOnE tuvanRiya
5
kayattu iTTa vittu vaRattin cAvAtu,
kazaik karumpin olikkun'tu,
koNTal koNTa n'Ir kOTai kAyinum,
kaN anna malar pUkkun'tu,
karug kAl vEgkai malarin, n'ALum
10
pon anna vI cuman'tu,
maNi anna n'Ir kaTal paTarum;
cev varaip paTappai n'Ajcil porun'a!
ciRu veL aruvip perug kal n'ATanai!
n'I vAziyar! n'in tan'tai
15
tAy vAziyar, n'iR payan'ticinOrE!

tiNai atu; tuRai iyanmozi; paricil tuRaiyum Am.
n'Ajcil vaLLuvanai oru ciRaip periyanAr pATiyatu.

224
aruppam pENAtu amar kaTan'tatUum;
tuNai puNar AyamoTu tacumpu uTan tolaicci,
iru pAN okkal kaTumpu puran'tatUum;
aRam aRak kaNTa n'eRi mAN avaiyattu,
5
muRai n'aRku aRiyun'ar munnuRap pukazn'ta
tU iyal koLkait tukaL aRu makaLiroTu,
paruti uruvin pal paTaip puricai,
eruvai n'ukarcci, yUpa n'eTun' tUN,
vEta vELvit tozil muTittatUum;
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aRin'tOn manRa aRivuTaiyALan:
iRan'tOn tAnE; aLittu iv ulakam!
aruvi mARi, ajcu varak karuki,
peru vaRag kUrn'ta vEnil kAlai,
pacitta Ayattup payan n'irai tarumAr,
15
pU vAL kOvalar pUvuTan utirak
koytu kaTTu azitta vEgkaiyin,
mel iyal makaLirum izai kaLain'tanarE.

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
cOzan karikAR peruvaLattAnaik karugkuzalAtanAr pATiyatu.

265
Ur n'ani iRan'ta pAr mutir paRan'talai,
Ogku n'ilai vEgkai oL iNar n'aRu vIp
pOn'tai am tOTTin punain'tanar toTuttu,
pal An kOvalar paTalai cUTTa,
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kal AyinaiyE kaTu mAn tOnRal!
vAn ERu puraiyum n'in tAL n'izal vAzkkaip
paricilar celvam anRiyum, viri tArk
kaTum pakaTTu yAnai vEn'tar
oTugkA venRiyum, n'innoTu celavE.

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
......................cONATTu mukaiyalUrc ciRu karun' tumpiyAr pATiyatu.

352
tEem koNTa veN maNTaiyAn,
vI...................................................................kaRakkun'tu;
aval vakutta pacug kuTaiyAn,
putal mullaip pUp paRikkun'tu;
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Ampal vaLLit toTik kai makaLir
kunRu ERip punal pAyin,
puRa vAyAl punal vaLa
............................................................ n'oTai n'aRavin
mA vaN tittan veNNel vEli
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uRan'tai anna uraicAl n'an kalam
koTuppavum koLAane
.......................r tan'ta n'Aku iLa vEgkaiyin,
katirttu oLi tikazum n'uN pal cuNagkin
mAk kaN malarn'ta mulaiyaL; tannaiyum
15
ciRu kOl uLaiyum puravi
...................................................................... yamarE.

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
paraNar pATiyatu.

390
aRavai n'ejcattu Ayar, vaLarum
maRavai n'ejcattu AyivALar,
arumpu alar cerun'ti n'eTug kAl malar kamaz,
.........................................................manna muRRattu,
5
Arvalar kuRukin allatu, kAvalar
kanavinum kuRukAk kaTiyuTai viyal n'akar,
malaik kaNattu anna mATam cilampa, en
arik kural taTAri iriya oRRip
pATi n'inRa pal n'AL anRiyum,
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cenRa jAnRaic cenRu paTar iravin
van'tataR koNTu, 'n'eTug kaTai n'inRa
pun talaip porun'an aLiyantAn' ena,
tannuzaik kuRukal vENTi, en arai
mutu n'Irp pAci anna uTai kaLain'tu,
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tiru malar anna putu maTik koLIi,
makiz taral marapin maTTE anRiyum,
amiztu ana marapin Un tuvai aTicil
veLLi veN kalattu UTTal anRi,
mun Urp potiyil cErn'ta men n'aTai
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irum pEr okkal perum pulampu akaRRa,
akaTu n'anai vEgkai vI kaNTanna
pakaTu taru cen'n'el pOroTu n'alki,
'koNTi peRuka!' enROnE uN tuRai
malai alar aNiyum talai n'Ir n'ATan;
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kaNTAR koNTum avan tirun'tu aTi vAztti,
.............................................................................................................................
vAn aRiyala en pATu paci pOkkal;
aNNal yAnai vEn'tar
uNmaiyO, aRiyal? kANpu aRiyalarE!

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
atiyamAn n'eTumAn ajciyai auvaiyAr pATiyatu.