aNil

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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.

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Acu Aku en'tai yANTu uLankollO?
kunRattu anna kaLiRRoTu paTTOn;
vampalan pOlat tOnRum; utukkAN;
vEnal vari aNil vAlattu anna,
5
kAna Ukin kazanRu uku mutu vI
ariyal vAn kuzal curiyal tagka,
n'Irum pullum IyAtu, umaNar
yArum il oru ciRai muTattoTu tuRan'ta
vAzA vAn pakaTu Eyppa, teRuvar
10
pEr uyir koLLum mAtO; atu kaNTu,
vej cina yAnai vEn'tanum, 'ik kaLattu,
ejcalin ciRan'tatu piRitu onRu il' ena,
paN koLaRku arumai n'Okki,
n'ejcu aRa vIzn'ta puraimaiyOnE.

tiNai tumpai; tuRai kaLiRRuTanilai.
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