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'rpe;jidr; nry;tH’ vopyd;

mtHfspd;

ntspaPl;lfk;:

Gjpajy;y... GJikAky;y

c.j.g.,. jiyikafk;

kNyrpah.

kpd;D}y; Mf;fk;:


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Rw;Wg; gfpHe;J nfhs;Nthkh? fOj;J fUj;J Cf;fk; ,jak;

epkpHe;jpUe;jhy; fk;gPuk; tUk;. caHe;jpUe;jhy; vOj;jhSik tUk;. njhlh;e;jpUe;jhy; vOj;jhw;wy; tUk;. jpwe;jpUe;jhy; fUj;jhok; tUk;.

ekJ tho;f;ifapd; kpfg; ngupa mjpH\;lq;fs; Jd;gq;fSk; Jauq;fSk; Vkhw;wq;fSk;jhd; vd epidj;Jf; nfhz;L mbf;fb ehd; vdf;Fs;NsNa rpupj;Jf; nfhs;tJz;L. Vnddpy; kdpj rf;jpiaj; Jhz;btpLfpd;w khngUk; Mw;wy; ,tw;Wf;Fj;jhd; cz;L. vy;yhk; ,Ug;gtdpd; jpUg;jp vg;nghOJNk ngha;ahfTk; jd;idr; Rw;wpapUf;Fk; ngha;ikfis czHe;J tUe;jpf; nfhz;L Vq;fpf; nfhz;bUg;gJthfTNk ,Uf;Fk;. Vio grpf;fhfNt ciof;fpwhd;. Mdhy; mjdhy; mtdJ cly; gapw;rpapy; jd;idAk; ,aw;ifahfNt <LgLj;jpf; nfhs;fpd;wJ. trjpkpf;ftdpd; clNyh mjw;F vjpH khwhf Rfj;Jld; nraw;glhj JUg;gpbf;Fk; ,Uk;ghfp tpLtjdhy; NehAk; gytPdKk; nfsutkhd vjpupfshf mtid mOj;jp tUj;Jfpd;wd. ehd; vOe;jJk; cz;L. tpOe;jJk; cz;L. trjpAlDk; ,Ue;Njd;. tWikapYk; cod;Nwd;. Mdhy; NeHikahfNt ,Ug;gJ vd;w vz;zj;ij kl;Lk; ,ad;w kl;Lk; nfhs;ifahf tFj;Jf; nfhz;L tho;e;Njd;. tho;fpd;Nwd;. mjw;Ff; fpilj;j #oypd; gl;lk; vd;d njupAkh? gpiof;fj; njupahjtd;.


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Mdhy; mijj; je;jtHfSf;F xU cz;ikahd Kjw; nrhy;iy kl;Lk; toq;fplj; JzptpUf;ftpy;iy. mJjhd; “Va;j;J” vd;w nrhy;. jha; ehl;by; vdf;F mwpKfkhf ,Ue;j gy gpugyHfspdhYk; ehd; epidj;jpUe;jhy; kiyasT caHe;jpUf;fyhk;. Mdhy; nghJg;gzp %yk; ehd; ngw;w me;j mupa njhlHGfis vd;iwf;FNk ehd; jtwhfg; gad;gLj;jpaNj ,y;iy. ,jdhy; vd;idf; Fiw ghbatHfSf;Fk; Fw;wk; rhl;l fpilj;jjpy;iy vd;gJjhd; vdf;Fg; ngupa ntw;wpahf ,Ue;jJ.

MjhuNk

fl;bypy; Japd;why; jtwpf; fPNo tpOe;J tplf;$Lk;. ghapy; gLj;jhy; vg;gbf; fPNo tpo KbAk; vd;W nrhy;tjpy; vj;Jiz ngupa cz;ik ,Uf;fpd;wJ ghHj;jPHfsh? ,e;jg; Gyk;ngaH tho;tpYk; ehd; khwhky; ,Ue;jJk; ,Ue;J tUtJk;jhd; vd;idr; #o ,Uf;Fk; gy ,khya gythd;fspd; gYhd; cUtq;fisr; rupahf milahsk; fhz itj;jJ vdyhk;. khngUk; gYhd; xU rpd;d Crpf;Fj; jhf;F gpbf;Fkh? mJNghyj;jhd; jPikfspdJk; tQ;rfq;fspdJk; re;jHg;gthjq;fspdJk; Vkhw;Wf;fspdJk; lhk;gPf ehlfq;fs; ek;kplk; NeHik cz;ikahf ,Ue;jhy; ek; Kd; Njhw;Wg; NghFk;. ek;Gq;fs;. ehd; ahUf;FNk vd;iwf;FNk jPikNa nra;jjpy;iy. Mdhy; vdf;F kde;njupe;J jPik nra;jtHfs; ,Ue;jhHfs;. ,d;iwf;Fk; ,Uf;fpd;whHfs;. vd; epiyapy; ePq;fSk; rpy rkak; ,Uf;fyhk;.


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,jpypUe;J vd;d njupfpd;wJ vd;why; gyd;fs; khwp tUtjw;fhd fhuzk; ehk; jtwhd ,lq;fisj; njupT nra;J rupahd gzpfisr; nra;fpd;Nwhk; vd;gJjhd;. ,e;j E}iy ehd; vOjp mJ te;j gpd; mijg; gut tplhky; jLj;j cj;jkHfSk; cz;L. Mdhy; mij kjpj;J tho;j;jp vd;id cw;rhfg;gLj;jpatHfSk; epiwa cz;L. midj;jpw;Fk; Nkyhf ed;ikf;Fk; jPikf;Fk; Vw;w gyd; fpilf;Fk; vd;gijNa fhyNjtd; vdf;F czHj;jpapUf;fpd;whd;.

vg;gbAk;

vd; ,jaKzHe;j ey;Nylhfpa G+tuRf;F ehd; vOjj; njhlq;fpa gpd; vdf;F mwpKfkhfpa mjdhrpupaH jpU. ,e;J kNf\; kw;Wk; jk;gp ,uh[d; KUfNty; MfpatHfSldhd mwpKfKk; mg;gbj;jhd;. re;jpj;j ehs; Kjy; jd;ik khwhj vOj;jhsHfshf mtHfis ehd; ,d;Wk; fhzf; fpilj;J tUtJ jw;nrayhdjy;y. mJ vdJ tho;f;ifapy; ehd; itj;jpUf;Fk; ek;gpf;iff;F ,iwtdhy; fpilj;j gupR. vdJ ,e;j Ehy; ,izatyaj;jpd; %yk; ,d;W ntspahtjdhy; vd;id kiwj;jtHfspd; Kfq;fisf; Fdpa itj;jpUf;fpd;whs; jkpod;id. ,ij ehd; nrhy;tJ Mj;jpuj;jpdhyy;y. ed;wpAld;. Vnddpy; mtHfs; vd;idr; rPz;bapUf;fhtpl;lhy; vd; vOj;Jg;gzp cg;Gr;rg;gpy;yhky; NghapUf;fTk; $Lky;yth? ey;y gzpfSk; ey;y Nehf;fq;fSk; ahH nra;jhYk; rup tuNtw;fg;gl Ntz;Lk;. Cf;Ftpf;fg;gl Ntz;Lk;. nty;y top nra;a Ntz;Lk;.mij tpl;L mt;thNw nrhy;ypf; nfhz;L rKjhaj;jpy; Nghypikia Cf;Ftpj;jhy; Ks;isg; gapH nra;J mWtilf;Ff; fhj;jpUf;Fk; Kl;lhs;j;jdkhfp tpLk;. ,e;j EhYf;Fs; Eiotjw;F Kd;ghf vdjd;G thrfHfsplk; ehd; Nfl;Lf; nfhs;tJ ,ijj;jhd;.


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rKjhaj;Jf;fhfntd;W VjhtJ ey;yjhf ehk; vg;gbr; nra;jhy; ey;yJ vd;gij ,ad;wtiu mbf;fb cq;fSf;Fs;NsNa Nfl;L thUq;fs;. Vnddpy; ,iwtd; cq;fSf;Fs;spUe;J nfhz;L cq;fspd; %ykhfNt ,e;j cyfj;ij ,af;fpf; nfhz;L ,Uf;fpd;whd;. mtdJ gilg;GfSf;F cjt kWg;gJk; mt;thW epidg;gJk; ek;ik ehNk Fw;wg;gLj;jpf; nfhs;Sfpd;w topfs; vd;gij kwthjPHfs;. ,J Gjpajy;y...GJikAky;y... ,Jjhd; ekf;F Vw;w epajp vd;W Md;NwhH fz;L nfhz;l top. ,dpa “jkpoKjk;” ,izatyaj;Jf;Fk; mjw;Fs; vd;id <Hj;Jf; nfhz;l jk;gp ,uh[d; mtHfSf;Fk; cq;fSf;Fk; vdJ md;igAk; ed;wpfisAk; njuptpj;Jf; nfhs;fpd;Nwd;. ed;wp. vd;Wk; md;Gld; cq;fs; vopyd; 15.12.2004


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vk;Kiu 'rpe;jidr; nry;tH’ vopyd;…! Gfyplj; jkpo; ,yf;fpa cyfpy; kpfTk; gupr;rakhd ngaH. ftpijfs;> fl;Liufs; vd jkpopyf;fpag; gug;gpy; kdpjj;ij tpijg;gtH. jpU. vopyd; mtHfspd; KjyhtJ E}y; ‘Gjpajy;y.. GJikAky;y..’ vDk; E}yhFk;. gy rhd;NwhHfsJ mzpe;JiufSld; ntspte;j E}y;. kdpjj;Jtj;jpd; ngWkjpia curpg;ghHf;Fk; Mf;fq;fshy; epiwe;j E}y; vd;whYk; kpifapy;iy. 1995y; ntspahd ,e;E}iy ‘jkpoKjk;’ kpd;D}yhf ntspapl Ntz;Lk; vd tpUk;gp mtUld; njhlHGnfhz;lNghJ> ngUkdJld; mDkjpaspj;j jpU. vopyd; mtHfSf;F vkJ ed;wpfisj; njuptpj;J> vopydpd; ‘Gjpajy;y… GJikAky;y…’ vDk; ,e; E}iy ,g;Gj;jhz;bd; Muk;gj;jpNy ij khj ntspaPlhf ntspapLtjpy; kpfTk; ngUikAWfpNwhk;. tzf;fk;. 'jkpoKjk;’ 1.01.2005


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Pudhiyadalla... Pudhumaiyumalla -A collection of Poems in Tamil Language

by Ezhilan First Edition : December 1995

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rkHg;gzk; vdJ ,e;E}iy... rj;jpaj;ij Nerpj;jtHf;Fk; Nerpg;gtHf;Fk; ePjpia kjpj;jtHf;Fk; kjpg;gtHf;Fk; cz;ikf;fha; cioj;jtHf;Fk; ciog;gtHf;Fk; md;igNa nja;tkha; Vw;wtHf;Fk; Vw;gtHf;Fk; kw;wtHf;fha; tho;e;jtHf;Fk; tho;gtHf;Fk; Rje;jpuj;ij tpioe;jtHf;Fk; tpiogtHf;Fk; kdpjj;Jtj;ij kjpj;jtHf;Fk; kjpg;gtHf;Fk; rpe;jpj;Jr; nrayhw;w Kide;jtHf;Fk; KidgtHf;Fk; eLepiy gpwohJ tho;e;jtHf;Fk; tho;gtHf;Fk; jkpod;idf;Fz;ikaha; gzpGupe;jhH GupthHf;Fk; thoitf;f topNjLk; cj;jkHfs; midtHf;Fk; vd;Ds;sj;Js; jkpo; Cw;iw Cl;bl;l vd;jha;f;Fk; fhzpf;ifahfr; rkHg;gpf;fpd;Nwd;. - vopyd;


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ml;ilg;gl tpsf;fk; fUNkfk; #o;e;jpUf;f cyfnkq;Fk; ,UNshL ,b kpd;dy; jhf;Fk; fhl;rp ,Uz;bl;l kdq;fspd; mjpfupg;ghy; ,Uf;fpd;w #oiyf; fhl;lntd;Nw! Aj;jKk; rz;ilAk; cyifj; J}f;Fk; Af;jpia kpd;dYk; ,bAk; fhl;l fhHNkfk; ePq;fpl;l ePythdk; NeHkhwp cUthFk; fhl;rp vd;d? xUgf;fk; gifikAk; gopAk;#o> kWgf;fk; mjw;nfjpH Md#oy; cUthfp tUjiyf; fhl;lntd;Nw fUNkfk; ePykha; khWk; fhl;rp! ,U tz;zq;nfhs; iffs; cyfpYs;s epwNgjk; kjNgjk; midj;Jg; Ngjk; tpul;blw; FyNfq;Fk; epiyiar; nrhy;Yk; gwitAk; kw;wJk; mikjp nrhy;Yk;. nkhj;jj;jpy; ek;Ks;sk; midj;Jk; Vq;Fk; epj;jpak; Mdey; mikjp Ntz;Lk; vj;jid nfhLj;NjDk; mjidf; fhz rj;jpak; ntd;wplw; Fiof;fr; nrhd;Ndd;. -vopyd; vd; fUj;jpw; FapH nfhLj;j glj;ij tiue;jtH 13 taJ rpWkp jahdh. tz;zq;fs; J}upifapdhyy;y gQ;rpdhy; kl;LNk jPl;lg;gl;Ls;sik


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Fwpg;gplj;jf;fJ. mjid khjpupahf itj;Nj Kfg;Gr; rpj;jpuk; tiuag;gl;Ls;sJ. %yg;glk; gpd; ml;ilapd; cs; glkhf gpuRukhfpAs;sJ.


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gjpg;Giu cyfj; jkpo;g; gz;ghl;L ,af;fj;jpd; n[Hkd; fpisapd; nghJr; nrayH vopyd; mtHfspd; KjyhtJ ftpij E}iy ntspapLtjpy; kpfTk; kfpo;r;rpailfpd;Nwhk;. ,af;fg; gzpfspy; ngaiuNah GfioNah jpzpf;fhJ jpahf czHNthL Jbg;Gld; nrayhw;Wk; tPu kwtH mtH. c.j.g. ,af;fj;jpd; cyfj; jiytH NguhrpupaH tPug;gdhH mtHfs; nfhLj;j cw;rhfj;jpdhYk; ijupaj;jpdhYk; cWJizapdhYk; vopyd; mtHfs; ,f;ftpijg; gilaiy E}YUtpw; je;Js;shH. ,ij jkpOyfk; Vw;W> mtH NkYk; gy gilay;fisj; ju MjuT ey;f Ntz;Lnkdf; Nfl;Lf; nfhs;fpd;Nwhk;. ,e;E}y; ntsptu KOKjw; fhuzkhaike;jtUk; tPug;gdhH mtHfNs. mtuJ mwpKfj;jpdhy; ,e;E}iy kpf cd;djkhd mikg;gpy; jahupj;Jj; je;jtH ,sk;gpiw vk;.V. u`;khd; mtHfs;. ,tHfSf;Fk;> tho;j;Jiu mzpe;Jiufs; toq;fp rpwg;gpj;j mwpQH ngUkf;fSf;Fk; vk; Mo;e;j ed;wpiaj; njuptpj;Jf; nfhs;fpd;Nwhk;. ntspaPl;lfk; c.j.g.,. jiyikafk; kNyrpah.


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tho;j;Jiu NjhoH vopyd; vdf;F ve;j tpjj;jpYk; mwpKfk; MdtH my;yH. MdhYk; ,tiuf; fbjk; %yk; vdf;F mwpKfg;gLj;jpa kNyrpaj; jkpo; mwpQH ,u.e. tPug;gd; mtHfSk; ,e;jpa - ,yq;if jkpowpQH vk;.V. uFkhd; mtHfSk; vdf;F kpf kpf Ntz;batHfs;. xU jiyKiwf; fhy msT neba gof;fk; cilatHfs;. ,tHfspd; mwpKfj;JlNd jpU. vopydpd; ,e;j Vl;ilg; gpupj;Njd;. ftpijfs;> nky;ypir nkl;Lg; ghly;fs;> ciu tPr;Rfs; vd;Dk; %d;W tbtq;fspy; jkJ fUj;Jf;fis ntspg;gLj;jpAs;shH vopyd;. 'rKjhar; rpWikfNs Gj;jfk; KOtJk; vLj;Njhjg;gl;Ls;sdNt’ vd;W gbg;gtHfs; Fuy; nfhLg;ghHfs; vd;gij czHe;J> “,e;E}ypd; Nehf;fk; rKjhaj;ijf; Fiw fhzy; my;y – rKjhaj;jpd; Fiwfis milahsk; fhz KayNy MFk;"" vd;W Kd;Diuj;Js;shH vopyd;. ,e;j Kd;dPl;bd; vOj;J tbtq;fshfNt gilg;Gf;fs; midj;Jk; ntspg;gl;Ls;sd. njhlf;fkhf cs;s ml;ilg;gl tpsf;fNk> gVOlgl<!$p<f<kqVg<g!dzgolr<Gl<! -VOtiM!-c!lqe<ez<!kig<Gl<!gim<sq! -V{<cm<m!ofR<Sgtqe<!nkqgvqh<hiz<! -Vg<gqe<x!$pzqjeg<!gim<m!oue<Ox"!

vd;Dk; ghlyhfj;jhd; tbntLj;Js;sJ. Gj;jfj;jpd; gf;fq;fisg; Gul;lg; Gul;l> kjj;jpd; NguhYk; murpaypd; NguhYk; Vkhw;WfpwtHfisg; gw;wpa rpj;jpuq;fNs te;J te;J tpupfpd;wd. mjd; CNl> “rKjhaj; jPikapy; khngUk; jPik> fisjid kynud Vw;wply;jhNd"" vd;Dk; vr;rupf;iff; FuYk; Nfl;fpwJ. “cz;ikiag; ngha; Va;f;fg; Gupahky; epd;wtd;> fz; Kd;Nd fatiuj; jiytuha;f; fz;LNk fz; cs;s FUldha; mijg; ghHj;J epd;wdd;"" vd;Dk; tpsf;fkhfTk; tpupfpwJ.


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nghJ tho;tpy; Gd;ik gug;Gk; jPatHfisf; fz;L fz;L rpte;j ,tUila cs;sj;Jf;F cw;whH cwtpdH $l ek;g KbahjtHfshfj;jhd; Njhw;wkspf;fpwhHfs;. dxuqeI!dx<xuI!we<gqe<x!OhIgt<! d{<jlbqz<!dk<klI!we!fl<hqmiOk!

vd;Wk;> “jsuhj kdKs;s tPuDf;Fk;> cld;gpwe;Nj Fop ntl;b itf;Fk; tPzuhy; my;yNth Nrjk;> ma;Nah!"" vd;Wk; ,tH FKWk;NghJk;> 'cld;gpwe;Nj nfhy;Yk; tpahjp’ vd;Dk; mDgtj;ij ,tH kpFjpahfNt ngw;wpUf;fpwhH vd;gJ njspthfNt Gyg;gLfpwJ. fhyk; fiyQHfis cUthf;FfpwJ. MdhYk; vy;yhf; fiyQHfisAk; xNutpjkhf cUthf;Ftjpy;iy. rpyiu vOe;J jpkpUk; gilQuhf cUthf;Ffpd;w fhyk;> NtW rpyiu> ,Of;Ffisf; fz;L ,be;J FKWk; neQ;rpduhf cUthf;FfpwJ. <oj; jkpoHfSf;F mike;j tho;T ,d;iwf;F khngUk; Nrhjidf; fskhf mike;Js;sJ. Nghypj;jdq;fSk; Vkhw;Wj;jdq;fSk; me;jf; fsj;jpy; fzprkhd ,lj;ijg; gpbj;Jf; nfhs;StJ ,ay;Ng. mitfspd; jhf;fj;jhy; Vw;gl;l kd cisr;ry;fspd; CNlAk;> uQcz<zi!lg<gtqe<!hiKgih<H!–!fz<z! uQomie<xqz<!njlf<kqMl<!we<X!osie<eiz<?! ficz<zi!lg<gtqe<!fqjzjl!we<e!–!osif<k! fiomie<X!–!d{<jlbi!osiz<Z!jlbi"!

! vd;Dk; cupikf; FuiyAk; ekJ vopyd; vOg;gpapUf;fpwhH. Gz;gl;Lg; NghapUf;Fk; mtUila neQ;rj;jpy; ,JNghd;w tapu vz;zq;fs; fhy;nfhz;L nropf;f Ntz;Lk; vd;W kdkhu tho;j;JfpNwd;. 'ntl;l ntl;lNt jspHf;Fk; Ntq;if khkuk; - me;j tPW fz;L jk;gp eP ngUf;flh cuk;!’... nrd;id -86 ,se;jpiuad;

NguhrpupaH rhiy


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tho;j;Jiu N[Hkdpf; ftpQH vopyd; cUthf;fpa ftpij E}iyf; fhz NeHe;jJ. gy;NtW rkaq;fspy; mtH vOjpa ftpijfspd; $l;Lj; njhFg;G ,e;E}y;. jkpoHfs; may;ehL nrd;wNghJk; jkpo; czHitNa Ve;jp tho;fpwhHfs; vd;gjw;F ,e;E}Yk; xU rhd;W. ftpij kl;Lkd;wp MrpupaH jk; ciueilj; JZf;FfSk; njhFg;gpy; ,lk;ngw;Wf; fUj;J kzj;ijg; gug;Gfpd;wd. vOj;jhsUf;Fr; rKjha czHT ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk; vd;W ,tH vLj;Jf; fhl;LtJ Fwpg;gplj;jf;f nra;jp. ‘njUNthNl nry;fpd;whH vy;yhUk; cwthNkh? mUfpdpNy elf;fpd;whH vy;yhUk; el;ghNkh?’ vd;gJ nka;ahd jj;Jt tpdh. ‘gpiofisr; Rl;bdhy; ntWg;igf; fhl;bf; nfhs;tha;’ vd;gJk;> ‘me;ehSk; ,e;ehSk; cz;ik xd;Nw’ vd;W ciug;gJk;> ‘gzj;ij kjpj;jhy; nfl;ltNu Kd; epw;gH’ vd;w fUj;Jk; neQ;rpy; epw;git. jk;ikg; Gyg;gLj;jpf; nfhs;s Ntz;Lk; vd;w Ntl;ifNa gilg;Gf;F Kjy; fhuzkhfpwJ. me;Nehf;Fld; rKjhaj;ij vLj;J epWj;j Ntz;Lk; vd;w vz;zKk; $Lk;NghJ gilg;ghsp xU gb caHe;jpUf;fpwhd;. ghtyH vopyd; jhd; gilg;ghsp vd;gij kl;Lkd;wp jkpo;r; rKjha epidg;ghsp vd;gijAk; ,j;njhFg;G %yk; epWTfpwhH. GJr;Nrup mwthzd;

f.g. jkpopay; Jiwj; jiytH> GJitg; gy;fiyf; fofk;.


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cyfj; jkpo;g; gz;ghl;baf;fj; jiytH ngUkjpg;gpw;Fupa NguhrpupaH

jpUkpF ,u.e. tPug;gd; mtHfspd; fUj;jpdpy;... nrhy; VUotd; vOj;Jk; gilg;Gk; ghHKOJk; gutplNt Ntz;Lk;! ‘tpy;NyH cotH gifnfhspDk;> nfhs;sw;f nrhy;NyH cotH gif’ vd jpUts;StH md;W Vd; nrhd;dhH njupAkh? el;Gj;jpwidAk; mwpa Ntz;Lk;> gifj; jpwik vg;gbg;gl;lJ vd;gijAk; mwpe;J nfhs;s Ntz;Lk;. ,U gf;f mwpTiu> ,bj;JiuahfTk; ,jidf; nfhs;syhk;. tpopg;G Cl;LtNj mtuJ Fwp. el;Gf; Fw;wKk; gifr; Rw;wKk; ed;wy;y. VUotd; kz;iz cOfpwhd;. tpy;yhsd; tpy;iyj; njhLf;fpd;whd;. nrhy;NyUotd; ahH? ,td;jhd; ,iwikAld; gilg;Gyfj;ij cUthf;Ffpwtd;. vOj;jhsdJ gifkl;Lk; $lNt $lhJ vd;gJjhd; Fwspd; Fwpf;Nfhs;. tpy;NyUotHfshy; jkpoPok; ghJfhf;fg;gLfpwJ. ,t;thW gifg;Gyk; tPWld; mq;F epfo;tJ ,iwahz;ik. Mdhy; Gyk;ngaHe;j kf;fspd; cs;sKk; czHTk; gz;gLj;jg;gLtJ ahuhy;? FbEiothy; gy;yhaputH Vjpypfshfg; gy ehLfspy; czHtpoe;J tUfpd;wdH. ,tHfsplk; fyhrhuk;> fij> fhl;rp vd nghOJ Nghf;Fr; Rtbfis tpw;why;> mwptpay; tsUkh? mwptpay; Gyg;gLkh? kugwpT Vw;gLkh? Vw;glh. fhyk;> #oy;> ,lk;> jpwk;> epiy vd;w Ie;Jk; el;GwTld; tsHf;fg;gl Ntz;Lk;. gytifg; giftHfs; nrhe;j ,dj;jpNyNa cz;L. jpwk; njupjy;> gif Gupjy; ,uz;LNk nrhy;yhsd; vd;Dk; vOj;jhsd; rpe;jid. tpisahl;lhf> Ntbf;ifahf> UrpNgjr; Ritf;fhf vOjg;gLk; gilg;Gfs; ekf;F ,g;NghJ Ntz;bajpy;iy. jkpoPo kyHr;rpNa ekJ Gyndy;yhk;


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cUthf;Fk; rPupa tpisahly;. INuhg;gpa ehLfspy; gy VLfs; jkpo; kf;fisr; rpe;jpf;fr; nra;atpy;iy. VJ gif? Vd; mJ NeHe;jJ vd mwpe;Jk; tpopg;gwptpd;wp gy gfilatHfs; ntl;bf; fijfis vOjpf; Ftpf;fpwhHfs;. Nrhw;Wf;Fk; Rfj;Jf;Fk; ge;j ghrj;jpw;FkLj;j Kjyplk; toq;FtJjhd; ePjpah vd ,d;iwa rpe;jidr; rpj;jHfs; vOe;Jtpl;lhHfs;. Ks;kuq;fis mopj;Jj; jPUtNj mwk;! fs;spfisf; fisnaLf;fhtpl;lhy; jPikfs; jPahfg; guTk;. giftif njupe;J jpwd;Kuz; Gupe;J vOJk; vopyd; mtHfspd; gilg;Gfs; gytw;iwg; gbj;jpUf;fpNwd;. ,tUila murpay; jpwdha;T cj;jpfs; caHe;jit. ,tuJ rpj;jk; fdpthd nka;AzHT nfhz;lJ vd ehdwpNtd;. cs;sj;jpd; cs;sk; tPWilaij mtupd; eilapy; fhz;fpNwd;. jkpoUtp Vl;by; mtuJ gz;ghl;Lr; rhay; gzpTilikia ey;fp tUk;. XH Vl;bd; fij rhjpg;gijtpl jpwdha;Tf; fiyNa – fl;LiuNa gad; kpFjpiaj; jUk;. vopydJ Md;kh ,J: vd;dehd; vOjplw; nfz;zpl;l NghJk; vd;kdk; cz;ikiar; nrhy;yply; Ntz;Lk; vd;dehd; nra;jplj; Jzpe;jpl;l NghJk; vd;kdk; NeHikapy; epiynfhs;s Ntz;Lk;. ,tuJ jkpo;g;gzp njhlq;fptpl;lJ ftpij tPr;rhf! jkpOf;Fj;jhd; Kjy; kupahij vd;fpwhH. mJ jha;ikapd; gz;G. Mdhy; gyH khw;whe;jha; kbapy; tPo;e;J tpl;ldNu! ,Jjhd; ePz;l ehshf ,tuJ kdf;Fiw. mjidf; fiwahff; fhl;b tUNthH Rw;wKk; nfhw;wKk; kl;Lky;y! cldpUe;Nj nfhy;Yk; Neha; vd ts;StH $Wtijg; Nghd;wtHfs; jkpOyfpy; Vuhsk; jhuhsk;. tzpf tifahd el;ghsHfisAk; cwtpdHfisAk; rhLtJk; ghLtJk; Fw;wky;y! NfSk; fpisAk; nfl;lhHf;F ,y;iy vd;gij fLkdj;jhH jq;fSf;Fs; khw;wpf; nfhz;ldH. jkpOf;F njhz;L nra;NthH rhtjpy;iy vd;ghHfs;. ,jw;Fk; ghujpjhrd; ghbdhH:


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rhTk;NghJk; jkpo; gbj;Jr; rhf Ntz;Lk; - clyk; NtFk;NghJk; jkpo; kze;J Ntf Ntz;Lk;! jkpOf;Fj; jifik je;j vopyd; vOj;J MsNtz;Lk; vd;W ,q;Nf $Wtjd; cl; nghUs;> ,tiu te;J Ms Ntz;Lk; vdj; jhia Ntz;LtJ NghYs;sJ. ,J ey;y jkpo; kuG! ,iwikNa nty;Yk;> vjpupiaf; nfhy;Yk; vd;gJ NghYs;sJ. ehd; ftpijapy; ahg;gwpT Muha;r;rpapy; ,q;Nf ,wq;ftpy;iy! vJif Nkhidapy; kuGKiw cz;lh vdTk; njhltpy;iy! cyfpay; cz;ikfis kpf kpf vspikahf ,g;ghlypy; czHj;JfpwhH. XH md;gpjak; vg;gb JbJbf;Fk; vd;gJ ,jpy; njspTgLj;jg;gLfpwJ. fukjpy; vOJNfhy; Mfp vd;fpwhNu> ,Jjhd; nrhy;NyUotupd; capHG. nrhy;yhl;rpAk; nrhw;nghUshf;fKk; ,dpa ftpj;Jtg; Gyidf; fhl;Lfpd;wd. vd;WNk vOj;J Ms Ntz;Lk; vdg; ghuhl;LfpNwd;. <oj;jpd; vOr;rpNa ,jd; fU. ngha; Kfq;fs; vd;w ghlypy; vj;jid vj;jid Nfs;tpfs;! %d;W tif ntwpfshy; Xupdk; kw;w ,dj;ij xopg;gJ vg;gb epahak;? rpe;jpf;f Kbahj kf;fis vg;gbNah> ahH ahNuh> vq;nfq;Nfh Vkhw;WfpwhHfs;. top fhl;l KbahjtHfis ftpQH vopyd; topelj;jpr; nry;fpwhH. fw;wypy; Nfl;lNy ed;W. Mdhy; nrtpg;Gyd;fisr; nrtplhf;fp tpl;lJ vj;jH cyfk;! ,jdhy; mikjpaw;wjhfptpl;lJ ekJ Vkhsp cyfk;. ahiug; ghHj;Jf; nfhQ;rk; epy;Yq;fs; vd;fpwhH? jkpoDf;F ehby;yhj epiyfis eakhf> njspthf> czHe;J tpilaspff ; pwhH. re;jk; Xirahf vOk; ,irg;ghly; ,J. Mapuf; fzf;fpy; tpLjiyg; Nghupy; FUjpf; nfhil nfhLj;J khz;l ,isQHfs; ,q;Nf epidTf;F tUfpwhHfs;. nre;jkpo;g; guk;giuapdH je;jpuk; czuhj ke;ij vd;gJ ctik moF. Jd;gj;ijNa ,d;gkhff; nfhz;L tho;tJk; vLj;Jf; fhl;lg;gl;lJ. nrtpg;giw gOjhdtHfshy; rpe;jpf;fNt KbahJ. ,J ,d;W gy jiytHfspd; Gz;gl;l fhyk;. mwpTiuahd ftpij ,J. ey;yit nra;Nthkh vd;why; nra;aj;jhd; Ntz;Lk; vd;gJ gz;ghL. mwpTiuia ek;ghj cyfk;


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mOfpaijNa ehLk;. Ik;GyDf;F mwpTkpy;iy kdKkpy;iy vd;W mwpT%is Vd; ,bj;Jiuf;fpwJ vd;gjw;F ,Jjhd; fhuzk;. gs;spapy; rupahfg; gbj;J> ngw;Nwhuhy; gz;gLj;jg;gl;l ghuk;gupa kugwpNt xUtidr; nrk;ikg;gLj;Jk;. ,jw;fhfj;jhd; gy ey;ywpTf; $w;Wf;fis vopyd; ,q;Nf gilj;Jg; ghLfpwhH. mofpa ctikfs; tskhfj; njwpf;fpd;wd. Gjpajy;y… GJikAky;y… vd nghJikf; fUj;Jf;fs; ,q;Nf njspf;fg;gl;bUf;fpd;wd. ry ry vd;w ePNuhl;lk; fhzg;gLk;NghJ Vw;gLk; ctifiaj; jUtJNghy xU kdRfk; vdf;F ,jpy; Vw;gLfpwJ. <uKs;s tPud; xUtDf;F ,J czHj;jg;gl;lJ. nrq;FUjpia ,bf;Fk; Nghuhsp ntq; FUjpg; Nghupy; ntd;wtdhf vg;gb ,Ug;ghNdh> mtd; vd; vjpupy; epw;gJ Nghd;w gpuik vdf;F Vw;gl;lJ. mJ nghd;Wk; NghJk; nghd;wh tPuidf; fhl;baJ. NghHg;guzp ghLtJ NghyTk; xU jha; jd; xNu kfid NghUf;Fr; nrd;W ntd;W th vd tpil nfhLj;jDg;gpaJ NghyTk; vd; kdg; Gyj;jpy; tPuf; fhl;rpfs; glnkLj;J MLfpd;wd. je;ijaH jhapdH nra;j Fw;wk; vd;gJ xU E}w;whz;L r%ftpjp! ,e;j tuyhw;Wf; nfhLik Mupa> INuhg;gpa rjp. ,e;j tiyapy; mfg;gl;l jkpopdk;> tpLjiy Ntl;ifapy; <Lgl me;j E}w;whz;Lfs; tPzhapd. rhjp kj ,d ntwpahl;lq;fs; vy;yhNk xd;W NrHe;J fl;rp – murpay; fy;tpf; NfhshWfis cUthf;fp gy jilfisf; Ftpj;jd. ,tw;iw ntl;b tPo;j;jpg; Gwg;gL vdg; ghLfpwJ ftpij! rhLfpwJ vopydJ %r;R! xOq;fhf topfhzhj Xupdj;jpd; Mz;ik – ngz;ikapd; gz;gwk; fijahff; $wg;gLfpwJ. fz;zfpapd; khz;Gk; ts;Stdpd; Nkd;ikAk; vLj;Jf;fhl;Lk; mofpa tupfs; nrwpthfg; ghlg;gLfpd;wd. vOj;jhsDk; jiytDk; vd;d nra;jhy; topjpwf;Fk; vd;w topKiw toq;fg;gl;lJ ,jpy;.


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,jw;fhfNt %ba tpop jpwf;fl;Lk; vd Mzpj;jukhf vOj;jhsH miw $TfpwhH. fy;yhj fz;fs; Gz;fs; vd;w ts;Stupd; thf;F> ,q;Nf fz;fspUe;Jk; fhzhjijg; Gz;fs; vd;W mbj;Jr; nrhy;tJ Ez;zwpT. mfkJTk; KfkJTk;. mfj;jpd; moF Kfj;jpy; njupAk; vd;gJ ts;Stk;. mfkJTk; KfkJTk; xd;wh? ,uz;lh? ,J ey;y cUtfj; jiyg;G. mfj;jpd; mOf;fhW Fzj;ijNa khw;wptplf;$ba kdpj Kfq;fs; - Gd;Kfk; fhl;br; rpupg;gij mk;gyg;gLj;JfpwJ ,g;ghl;L. xOq;F fw;gpf;Fk; Mrhdhf tUtjh vdr; rPWfpwhH. Gy;yHfSk; fs;sHfSk; ey;ytHfsha; ebg;gJ cz;L vd cyfpay; eilKiwfs; ,jpy; ifahsg;gLfpd;wd. ed;ikapd; vil vd;d vdf; Nfl;Fk; ngha;aDk; jiytdhf ,Ug;gJ cz;L vd;fpwhH. ghl;bd; filrpapy; xU fw;gidr; rpwF mw;Gjkhf cs;sJ. ,jaj;jpy; ,d;gk; tpistJ mikjpia tsHf;f. my;yhtpby; gfw;fdTjhd;. vg;gb Kfpy;kPJ mkHtJk; KJikapy;yhky; tho;tJk;? ey;y ctikapy; xU fUj;J Gyg;gLfpwJ. MrpupaH eakhd fw;gidr; rpwfbj;Jg; gwf;fpwhH. ,e;j ,U tupfs; moFf;F moF. vjpHfhyk; njupahky; jLkhWk; kdpjupd; vjpHfhyj; jiytuha; vjpupAk; epw;fpwhH! ,Wjpahf> vopydtHfs; vOJk; tupfs; nka; rpypHf;f itf;fpd;wd. vOj;jhsdJ vz;zk; - nrhy; - nray; %d;Wf;Fk; NtWghby;iy. ,jid CWgLj;jpf; nfhs;gtd; Mwwpthsdy;y. mtd; xU nghJ kfd; frld;. vOJNfhy; vd;tpuyhy; cUthf;Fk; vOj;J vd;dd;id nkhoptho topfhl;l Ntz;Lk;. vd;kf;fs; gpionra;Ak; top nrd;wplhky; vd; tho;f;if mtHf;fhd topfhl;l Ntz;Lk;.


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vOJNfhYk; tpuYk; fUj;jy;y: fUtpfs;. kdKk; rpe;jidAk; gz;ghz;ikAld; ,iwikia xspHe;JtpLfpwJ. ,JNt ,wthg; gilg;G. ,J md;idapd; fz;zPH. ,iw tzf;fk; ghLtJ ftpQH kuG. Mdhy; ,J ftpij kughfTk; ,Uj;jNy nkhopapd; gz;GilikahFk;. ,e;jg; NguoF kpspH gy nrhy;Nyhtpaq;fis vopyd; gilj;jpUf;fpw ghq;F nrg;gkhfTs;sJ. tho;f vopyd;. ,e;j E}y; nrHkdpapy; kl;LNk tyk; te;jhy; NghJkh? NghjhJ. INuhg;ghitr; Rw;wp tlGy topahf cyftyk; te;J> ,d;iwa kdr;RtLfspd; ,yf;fpa tsj;ijg; gug;gNtz;Lk;. jkpOyfk; Nghw;wpg; Guf;f Ntz;Lk;. tho;f! NguhrpupaH ,u.e. tPug;gd;

jiytH

cyfj; jkpo;g; gz;ghl;L ,af;fk; kNyrpah.


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ngUq;ftpf;Nfh th.K. NrJuhkd; mtHfs; ngUkdJld;

toq;fpa fUj;Jiu jkpoPoj;jpy; Vw;gl;l neUf;fbahy; <okf;fs; vz;zw;w Nrhjidf;Fk; Ntjidf;Fk; Mshfp miye;J cyfnkq;Fk; Jbj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jhYk; ,jidf; fle;J kpfg; ngUk; rhjidfisAk; epfo;j;jpf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;wdH. me;jr; rhjidjhd; ige;jkpio cyfnky;yhk; tho itf;Fk; rhjid. mtHfs; VjpypaHfshff; FbNawpa INuhg;gpa ehLfshf ,Ue;jhYk;> fdlh> mnkupf;fh Nghd;w ehLfshf ,Ue;jhYk; mq;nfy;yhk; Kj;jkpOk; Kof;fkpLfpd;wJ. E}w;Wf;Fk; Nkw;gl;l jkpopjo;fs; ntspte;J nfhz;bUf;fpd;wd. ftpijfs;> rpWfijfs;> ehty;fs; ntspapLfpwhHfs;. ,irauq;Ffs; xypj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;wd. vy;yh tifapYk; jkpo; nropj;Jf; nfhopj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;wJ. jkpoha;Tfs; tpQ;rp epw;fpd;wd. nrd;w ,lj;jpy; nre;jkpo;j;jhia tho itf;fpwhHfs;. mg;gb tho itf;Fk; jpwKk; mwKk; rhHe;j mUik ez;gHfSs; jiyrpwe;j nrhw;nghopthsUk;> kdpj Neak; nfhz;ltUk;> ,iw mUs; czHthsUk;> kpfr; rpwe;j ftpQUkhd vOr;rpf; ftpQH vopyd; mtHfisr; re;jpf;Fk; tha;g;Gf; fpilj;jJ ehd; ngw;w ngUk; NgNw MFk;. nrd;w Mz;L 1993,y; nrHkdp NgHypdpy; gd;dhl;L jkpOwT kd;w %d;whk; khehL elj;jptpl;L> nkf;rpNfh khd;l;up nrd;W gjpdhd;fhk; cyff; ftpQH khehl;by; fye;J nfhz;L> mnkupf;fhtpy; gy jkpo;r; rq;fq;fspy; ciuahw;wp> kPz;Lk; nrHkdp te;J nuapd; jkpo;r; rq;fj;jpd; tpohtpy; fye;J nfhz;Nld;. kpfr; rpwe;j neQ;rk; nfhz;l vd; ,dpa ez;gH fNzrypq;fk;> mtHfspd; capuida ez;gH vopyd; mtHfis vdf;F mwpKfg;gLj;jp itj;jhH. nrayhw;wYk; jpz;zpa neQ;rKk; cila gz;Gr; nry;tH jkpo;r; rq;fj; jiytH jdghyRe;juk; mtHfSk; ez;gHfSk; jkpo;f; ftpijfspd; Nghf;Ffs; gw;wpg; Ngrp kfpo;e;Njhk;. jd; ,y;yk; mioj;Jr; nrd;W vopyd;


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mtHfs; tpUe;jspj;jij ,jak; kwf;ftpy;iy. ey;tpUe;J itj;j vopyd; nrhy;tpUe;J xd;iw itj;Js;shH. ,g;nghOJ vOr;rpf; ftpQH vopyd; mtHfs; Gjpajy;y GJikAky;y… vd;w ftpijj; njhFg;ig Mf;fp cs;shH. Gjpa Gjpa czHTfSk; GJik tha;e;j fUj;Jf;fSk; nfhg;gspj;J Eq;Fk; EiuAkhfr; nry;Yk; ftpij nts;sj;jpw;F khWgl;l ngaiur; #l;bapUg;gJ vopydpd; mlq;fpa gz;igAk; mlq;fhj mwpitAk; fhl;LfpwJ. tPu Rje;jpuk; Ntz;b epd;whH – gpd;dH Ntnwhd;Wk; nfhs;thNuh! vd;gJ ghujpapd; thf;F. ftpQH vopyd; Rje;jpuk; gw;wpf; $WfpwhH. Rje;jpuk; re;ijapy; thq;fpLk; gz;lky;y rhtpNy tho;e;jpLk; fiyapjlh! fly;fSk; kiyfSk; jilfsy;y cly;fNs kiyfsha;f; Ftpe;j NghJk; cld; gpwe;Nj Fop ntl;bdhYk; Rje;jpuk; vk;Ks;sq; ifapy; epw;Fk;. vd;d mw;Gjkhd rpe;jid! jkpo; <oj; jkpoHfs; fly;fs; kiyfisj; jhz;bg; gy ehLfspy; tho;fpwhHfs;. jkpoPoj;Nj kiyfshf cly;fs; Ftpfpd;wd. cld; gpwe;j fhl;bf; nfhLf;Fk; fatHfs; Fop gwpf;fpwhHfs;. ehq;fs; vq;Nf tho;e;jhYk; vq;fs; ,jak; jkpo; <o Rje;jpuj;jpy; tho;fpwJ. jkpoDf;nfd;W xU jd;dhl;rpj; jkpoPok; ngWNthk; vd Koq;FfpwhH vopyd;. Gul;rpf; ftpQH ghujpjhrd; Rf;fh kpsfh Rje;jpuk; vd;whH. vopyNdh Rje;jpuk; re;ijapy; thq;fpLk; gz;lky;y – rhtpNy ngw;wpLk; fiy vd;fpwhH.


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kdpj rKjhaj;jpd; md;gpNy mk;G ijj;Jf; fplg;gijf; fz;L mfk; NehfpwhH. cz;ik cd; cs;sj;jpy; ,Ue;jplhky; - ve;j ed;ikAk; cd;dhNy cyFf;fpy;iy vd;fpwhH. cz;ikapy;yhj Nghypj;jd;ikahd ciog;gpdhy; xU gaDk; ,y;iy. fPo; kdk; nfhz;ltHfs; Nky; kfd; Nghy; Ntlk; NghLfpwhHfs;. mOf;fhW epiwe;j ,ope;j cs;sk; gpwiu mo itj;J Mde;jkilfpwJ. ,j;jifa mopT NjLk; gpwH Jd;gj;ijr; Ritj;J thOk; khe;jHfs; tpyq;Ffs; - capUs;s gpzq;fs; vd;W rhLfpwhH vopyd;. vopydpd; ftpijfs; xt;nthd;Wk; ,jaj;ij <Hf;fpd;wd. cd;id eP czHe;jpL vd;w ftpijapy; xU NeHik cz;ikthjpf;F xU ez;gUk; fpilf;f khl;lhH vd czHj;JfpwhH. XH mwpQd; nrhd;dhd;. gyNuhL goF. ahiuAk; giff;fhNJ! xUtid ez;gdhf;fpf; nfhs;. me;j xUtid ehDk; NjLfpNwd;. xt;nthU ez;gUk; xt;nthU fhy fl;lj;jpy; fhiy thup tpl;L tpLfpwhHfs;. mtHfs; Kd;G ed;wpiag; Nghw;wj;jhd; Ntz;Lk;. vdpDk; ek;gpatiuf; fOj;jWf;f vj;jdpg;gJ ngUk;ghYk; gofpa ez;gHfspd; jpUtpisahly;fs; Mfpd;wd. ,e;j mDgtk; vopyDf;F kpFjpahfNt fpilj;jpUf;fpd;wJ. vdNt mtUila ftpijfspy; cz;ik tPr;Rf;fs; gPupl;L tUfpd;wd. NeHikf;F Kjyplk; nfhLj;J eP ghH NtHtpl;l ez;gUk; tpyfpg; NghthH gpiofisr; Rl;beP fhl;bNa ghH fisNghy cd;idNa mtH ntWg;ghH vd;W ftpQH ghLtJ rupahd mDgt Kj;jpiufs;. kw;wtHf; FjTjy; Nghyf;fhl;b kw;wtHNky; tho;gtH. gznkhd;iw kl;Lk;ehb ghupNy ebg;gtH.


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tpsf;fNk ,y;yhky; tho;e;J tpyq;fpDk; Nkhrkha; ,Ug;gtH. ,tHfis milahsk; fhl;Lk; ftpQH xU Gjpa jj;Jtj;ijf; $WfpwhH. kdpjNd! eP cz;bLk; czT cd; cliy tsHg;gjy;y. cz;ikapy; cs;sk;jhd; cd;id tsHf;Fk;. vdNt cz;ikia tsH. gpwH tho cjT. ,JNt gz;ghL vd;fpwhH. vd;Nd vOr;rpf; ftpQupd; ,dpa capHj; Jbg;G! rpupf;fpd;w gy;ypd; gpd;Nd cs;s vupf;fpd;w ghHit. csk; jpwe;J Ngrp tpl;L cs;sj;jpy; fs;sk; epidf;Fk; tQ;rk;. fz;Kd;Nd Gfo;e;J fsj;jpy; fhiy thUk; fatH. ,tHfis vy;yhk; milahsk; fhl;LfpwhH ftpQH. Kbtpy; tpop jpwe;J thOk;eP – vd;Wk; tpopg;NghL tho;e;jpllh! mopg;gNj Nehf;fk; nfhz;lhH – jk;kpd; topg; ghij mwpe;jpllh! vd;fpwhH. ehDk; cyfnky;yhk; Rw;WfpNwd;. ,e;j tQ;rfHfis mwpa Kbatpy;iyNa! vopydpd; ftpijahtJ ,dp vdf;F top fhl;Lkh? xU ngupa mupa jj;Jtj;ij vopyd; kpfr; rhjhuzkhf xU ctikahy; vj;jid mofhf $wpapUf;fpwhH ghUq;fs;: nts;isiaf; fWg;ghahf;fy; rhj;jpak; MdjhFk;. nts;isaha;f; fWg;ig Mf;fy; vt;tz;zk; MFka;ah! fs;skha; cs;sKs;NshH ntz;kdk; nfhs;s khl;lhH. nts;isiag; G+rpitj;j


26 !

fy;yiw mtHfsa;ah! cz;ik kdpjHfSf;Fk; Nghyp kdpjHfSf;Fk; cs;s NtWghL. xU Flk; ghy; nts;is. xU Jsp tplk; fWg;G. fWg;G nts;isiag; gho;gLj;Jk;. Mdhy; nts;is xU Flk;. fWg;G xU Jsp tplk;. jpUj;JtJ vspjh? mitfs; nts;is G+rpa fy;yiwfs;jhd;. mofhd> cs;Sk; NjhWk; cs;sp tpaf;Fk; jj;Jtf; fsQ;rpakhfj; jpfo;fpwhH vopyd;. ey;yijAk; jPaijAk; gpupj;Jg; ghHf;f Kbahj kf;fs; thOk; ehl;il ey;yghk;nghg;ghNu Msf;$Lk;. nghJ kf;fs; rpe;jid njspthf ,Ue;jhNy ngha; kf;fs; Mshj rKjhak; mikAnkd;fpwhH. $uhd mwpthsp Vio vd;why; mtidg; ghuhj rKjhak;> xOf;fj;ijf; FopNjhz;bg; Gijj;jtidAk;> gpwH ngaH nfLg;gijNa nghOJNghf;fha;f; nfhz;ltidAk; ghuhl;LtJ fz;L FKWfpwhH. ,e;jj; jPiknay;yhk; ePq;fs; Ntz;Lnkd;why; ts;Std; vd;w ngupa Nkijapd; fUj;Jf;fis ms;sp mUe;jp cs;sk; rpwf;f top $WfpwhH. jkpod; ,y;yhj ehby;iy – Mdhy; jkpoDf;nfd;NwhH ehby;iy. cyfj;jpNy ehby;yhj ,dk; jkpopdk;. ehL fhzf; FUjpapy; kpjf;Fk; nfhs;ifahsHfspd; JaH fz;L ePjpNa! eP vq;Nf njhiye;jha;? vdj; jtpf;fpwhH ftpQH. ,j;jid mtyq;fisAk; ghLk; ftpQH ek;gpf;if newpapy; Mf;fk; fhz;fpwhH. cz;ik vOj;J MSk; vd;w cWjpia tpijf;fpwhH. vOr;rpf; ftpQH ftpj;jpwk; cyfhs;f! caHf! Xq;Ff! tzf;fk;.

ngUq;ftpf;Nfh th.K. NrJuhkd; vk;.V. gp.vr;.b.


27 !

md;dpa kz;zpy; tho;e;jhYk; ek;kpd ed;ik kwf;fhjtH Gjpajy;y… GJikAky;y… vd;w GjpaJk; GJikAk; epiwe;j E}ypidj; je;Js;s vd; ez;gH ftpQH> vOj;jhsH vopydtHfisg; gw;wp ehd; vdJ fUj;Jiuia toq;fhtpby; INuhg;gpa jkpOyfpw;F jkpopd caHtpy; mf;fiwAila xU jkpo;j; njhz;lid mwpe;Jk; mwptpf;fj; jtwpa gpioiar; nra;jtdhNtd;. ehd; mtiuf; fz;l ehs; Kjy; kw;wtuhyy;y kw;wtHf;fha; tho;tjd; mtrpaj;ij mtH typAWj;Jtij mtjhdpj;jpUf;fpNwd;. nghJj; njhz;ilj; jd; Ratpsk;guj;jpw;fhfg; gad;gLj;Jk; gr;Nrhe;jpfis mtH milahsk; fz;lhYk; mtHfis mtH ntWj;jjpy;iy. kdpj gytPdj;jpd; xU gFjp mJ vdNt mtH mijf; fUjpdhH. jkpoUtp Vl;bNy mtuJ vOj;Jf;fs; thrfH ,jaq;fisf; ftHtjw;Ff; fhuzk; mit kf;fSf;F vijr; nrhy;y Ntz;LNkh mijNa nrhy;y tpioe;jikjhd; vd;why; kpifahfhJ! jha; kz;iz tpl;L tpl;L cyfnky;yhk; rpjwp thOk; ek; kf;fSf;F tpopg;GzHT Cl;Ltjpy; mtuJ vOj;Jg;gzp tfpj;JtUk; gzpf;fhfj; jkpo; NgRk; ey;Yyfk; mtiu mwpe;J itj;jpUf;fpwJ. n[Hkdpapy; kl;Lky;y gpuhd;];> ,q;fpyhe;J> kNyrpah> ,e;jpahtpYk; $l mtuJ ew;fUj;Jf;fSf;F mwpQHfs;> fy;tpkhd;fs; kl;by; ngUkjpg;gpUg;gJ cz;ikapy; ekf;Fg; ngUik juf;$ba nra;jpahFk;.


28 !

cyfj; jkpo;g; gz;ghl;baf;fj;jpd; nrayhsuhfTk; gzp GupAk; mtH> vkJ cyfj; jiytH ngUkjpg;GkpF ,u.e. tPug;gd; mtHfspd; Ngud;Gf;Fk; kjpg;Gf;Fk; cupatuhfj; jpfof; fhuzk; ,tuJ vOj;Jf;fspd; fUj;Jf;fs; mtuJ cs;sj;ijj; njhl;Ltpl;l cz;ikNaahFk;. jkpoUtp gj;jpupif elj;jpa ftpijg; Nghl;bapy; mtH vOjpa Rje;jpuf; fhw;Nw vidj; jPz;L vd;w ftpij Kjw;guprhd jq;fg;gjf;fj;ij ntd;wikAk; jq;fg; gjf;fj;ij I.eh. rigapy; Kjy; Kof;fk; nra;j ngUkfd; itFe;jthrd; mtHfNs mzptpj;J nfsutpj;jikAk; jkpoUtp MrpupaH ez;gH eapid tp[ad; mtHfs; mf;ftpijapy; kdk; <He;j epiyapy; jhkhfNt rig eLtpy; mf;ftpijiag; gbj;Jg; gutrg;gl;Lg; gutrg;gLj;jpaijAk; ,d;Dk; gRikahf vd;Ds;sk; epidtpy; itj;Js;sJ. ,d;DnkhU jkpo; Vlhd G+tuR elj;jpa ftpijg; Nghl;bapYk; ,tuJ vq;Nf eP tho;e;jhYk; vd;d? vd;w ftpij ,uz;lhtJ gupir ntd;wpUf;fpwJ. mJ kl;lky;y. ,tuJ gy Mf;fq;fisAk; nfhz;L G+tuR NkYk; kzk; tPrj; njhlq;fpAs;sJ. jkpod; ghuPrpypUe;J ,tuJ gilg;Gf;fis INuhg;gpa ,y;yq;fSf;nfy;yhk; mwpKfg;gLj;jj; njhlq;fpAs;sJ. nkhj;jj;jpy; jkpOyfpd; ghHitapy; vopydpd; gilg;Gf;fs; glj; njhlq;fptpl;ld. ,tuJ Kjy; gilg;ghd ,e;E}y; thrfH ,jaq;fspy; ftHr;rpiaay;y fUj;Jf;fis tpijf;fpd;wJ. Ntz;batH Ntz;lhjtH vd;w ghFghbd;wp cz;ikiar; nrhy;y KaYfpd;wJ. ,e;jf; ftpij E}ypy; kzk; tPRk; ftpijg; G+f;fs; ek; rKjhaj;jpw;F topfhl;lty;yit. mtuJ rpe;jidfs; ek; cs;sq;fspy; gjpa Ntz;bad. mtuJ gzpia tho;j;JtJ vdJ flik kl;Lky;y> jkpOyfpy; midtupdJk; flik. NkYk; gy ey;y gilg;Gf;fs; mtuhy; ,yf;fpa cyfpw;Ff; fpilf;f tho;j;JfpNwd;. tho;f jkpo;. Nf.up. fNzrypq;fk;.


29 !

XH vOj;jhsupd; fz;Nzhl;lj;jpy;… ciueil ,yf;fpak; fdpf; nfhj;J> Mapd; ftpij ,yf;fpak; mf;fdpf;nfhj;ijg; gpope;njLj;j fdpurkhFk;. fdpapd; Ritr;rhW midj;ijAk; rpy Jspfspy; mlf;fp tUtJ fdpurk;. mj;jifa rpwg;GilaJ ftpij – ftpijf;fiy. ftpijf;fiy ,yFnkhopf; ftpijahf khwpaNghJ> mt;tpyF eiliag; gad;gLj;jp Gw;wPry;fs;Nghy; ftpQHfs; Njhd;wpdhHfs;. vz;zpwe;j ftpij E}y;fs; gilf;fg;gl;ld. tHf;ff; fz;Nzhl;lk;. rKjha – gFj;jwpTf; fz;Nzhl;lk;. ngz;Zupikf; fz;Nzhl;lk;. murpay; fz;Nzhl;lk;. vd;wpt;thwhfg; gy Jiwfspy; gilf;fg;gl;ld. Jujpl;ltrkhf mtw;wpNy mjpfkhdit – fUj;jhoKk; - nkhopr;RitAk; - Mo;e;j czHTfSk; nfhz;litahfNth> thrfH cs;sq;fspy; eag;GzHitj; J}z;LtdthfNth ,y;iy vd;gJ Ntjidf;Fupa cz;ik. fhyj;ijf; flj;jf;$bad kpfr; rpythfNt cs;sd. ,e;epiy NkiyehLfspy; thOk; jkpoHfsplk; kpFe;J fhzg;gl;lJ. ,e;jr; #oypy;jhd; ftpQH vopyd; mtHfspd; ftpij E}y; gpwg;ngLj;jpUf;fpwJ. vopyd; mtHfspd; ftpijfisg; gbj;j NghJ – gapYk; NjhWk; E}y;eak; GjpJ Gjpjhfg; G+j;jJ fz;L ,d;Gw;Nwd;. mtuJ nkhopg; GyikAk;> mJ mtUila r%fr; rPHNfLgw;wpa Ke;Jk; kdntwpfspy; GFe;J ntspg;gl;bUf;fpw ghq;Fk; mw;Gjkhf mike;Js;sd.


30 !

mtUila ,f;ftpij E}ypNy ve;j xU ftpijjhDk; mfj;Jiw rhHe;njotpy;iy vd;gijAk; mwk; nghUs; ,uz;bize;j Gwj;Jiw rhHe;Nj vOe;Js;sd vd;gijAk; fhZk;NghJ - ,f;ftpQDila ftpjhNtrk; r%fr; rPHNfLfisf; fz;Lk; - jd;khdkw;Wf; Fdpe;J fplf;Fk; jkpoHfisf; fz;Lk; mlf;FKiwahsuhy; mope;njhopAk; jkpopdj;ijf; fz;Lk; - kjk; rhjp vd;fpd;w kdpjk; jtwpa rPHNfLfis r%fk; gw;wp epw;gijf; fz;Lk; cile;J ntspg;gl;bUf;fpwijg; Gupe;J nfhs;s Kbfpd;wJ. mtDila neQ;rk; cjpuk; nfhl;bapUf;f Ntz;Lk;. me;j ,ja ntbg;gpd; ntspg;ghNl ,f;ftpijfs;. ,f;ftpijfs; frg;G kUe;Jfs; Nghy; Njhd;wpdhYk; - r%fj;jpd; Neha; jPHf;Fk; rf;jp nfhz;l – fhyj;jpd; fl;lhaj;jpy; Njhd;wpaitahFk;. ,f;ftpijg; ngUf;fpNy rpy Jspfis ,q;F rpe;Jfpd;Nwd;. Rje;jpuk; kdpjDf;F Ntz;Lk;. mjw;F tPuk; Ntz;Lk;. me;j tPuj;jpw;F ,aw;ifapd; - vjpupapd; jilfs; jilfsy;y. cld; gpwe;j ,dnkd;w NgupYs;s fhl;bf; nfhLj;jpLk; fatHfs;. ,tHfNs jil. ,e;jf; nfhbatHfs; Rje;jpu tPuidf; fhl;bf; nfhLj;J kfpo;fpwhHfNs> nfhLik! ,J vdf; FKWfpwhh;. Rje;jpuk; ,d;wp kdpjDf;Fg; ngWkjpapy;iy. Rje;jpuk; fhZk; Ntl;ifapy; khAk; kdpjNuh vd;Wk; kuzpg;gjpy;iy vd;W fatHfSf;F tPuj;jpd; caHit mbj;Jf; $WfpwhH. fhl;bf; nfhLg;Gf;fshy; tPuk; jho;e;jjpy;iy. jkpod; jkpohy; xd;Wgl Ntz;batd;. mt;TzHNt mtDf;F caHT jUk;. kj> rhjpr; rz;ilfisj; J}uitj;J jkpopak; vd;w czHtpDs; ,izf vd;W kdKUfp Ntz;LfpwhH. jkpopaj;jpy; ,izfpd;w rKjhak; csj; J}a;ikAilajhf mika Ntz;Lk; vd;gij ts;Std; topepd;W ms;spj; jUfpd;whH. gpwupNy gpio fhZk; gpio Fzk; tpl;L mg;gpiofs; cd;dpNy ,y;yhky; nra;> gpiofNs mfd;WtpLk;. ePAk;jhd; ehDk;jhd; vd;fpd;w ftpijapNy jhd; fz;nlLj;j kdpjidj;


31 !

NjLfpd;whH – fhzg;gltpy;iy. ,j;jhtu rq;fkj;Js;s Nfhbf;fzf;fhd kdpjidAk; fhz Kbe;jijf; fz;L> capupdk; Nfhbapy; xd;W Nghy cz;gJk; cwq;fYk; vd;W epd;whH vd Ntjidg;gLfpd;whH.

capupdq;fisg;

NghyNt

kdpjj;ijf; iftpl;l kdpjd; jhd; nra;fpd;w jtWfis – jg;Gf;fisf;$l flTspd; ngauhNy nra;tijf; fz;l ftpQH nja;tNk xd;Wjhd; vd;Dfpd;wha; - me;j nja;tNk kjq;fshy; vj;jidjhd;. nja;tj;jpd; ngauhy;eP nra;tnjy;yhk; - ve;j nja;tj;jhy;> vd;dj;jpw; nfd;W nrhy;tha;? vd;W kjg; Nghypfisr; rhLfpd;whH. nja;tj;jpd; ngauhNy eP nra;fpd;w mePjpnay;yhk; vd;dj;jpw;F vd;W nrhy; - vd;W Nfs;tpAld; epWj;jptpl;ljd; %yk; kiwKfkhd vr;rupf;if tpLf;fg;gl;Ls;sJ. vd;dj;jpw;F nrhy;? ghtq;fSf;F jz;lidAz;L. MfNt cdf;F nja;t jz;lid ,Uf;fpwJ vd;gij mwptha;! vd;gJ mtUila vr;rupf;if. ,j;jifa “Kd;gpd; ,q;nfhzhj” vd;dj;jf;f ftpijfisj; je;j ftpQH jha;j; jkpofj;Jj; jkpodpd; jLkhw;wg; Nghf;Ffs; gw;wp rpe;jpahjJ Vd; vd;gJ Gupatpy;iy. vopyd; mtHfspd; ,f;ftpijj; njhFg;G XH cd;djg; gilg;ghFk;. ,g;gilg;gpid midtUk; ngw;Wg; gbj;J fUj;Jf;fspy; fUj;J}d;wp njspe;J gad; ngw Ntz;Lnkd;gJ vd; Ntzth. md;gd; moyhb.


32 !

GwehD}w;Wg; ghijapy; Gjpa Gwg;ghL ,yf;fpak;. ,yf;F Nehf;fp miktJ! rpw;gk; Nghy; fy;iyf; fhag;gLj;jp tbj;njLg;gJ. mg;gbj;jhd; ,yf;fpaj;jpd; Gwg;ghLk; ,Uf;f kdijf; fPwp Gjpa Mf;fk; nra;jpl Ntz;Lk;.

Ntz;Lk;.

gbg;gtupd;

cyfpy; thOk; jkpod; ve;j %iyapy; ,Ue;jhYk; mtDf;F Vw;gLk; tho;tpay; mDgtq;fs; Vwf;Fiwa xd;whfNt mikfpd;wd. jkpoDf;F Vw;gLk; Nghuhl;lf; thHj;njLf;fg;gl;litahfNt mike;Js;sd.

fsq;fs;

xNu

mr;rpy;

md;G cupik cilik Rje;jpuk; tsHr;rp - ,g;gbahf vy;yhj; JiwfspYk; jkpod; NghuhbNa ntw;wp ngw;whf Ntz;ba epiyAs;sJ. ,g;Nghuhl;lf; fsj;jpy; jkpoDf;Fg; NghH thshf… ,uj;jk; rpe;Jk; MAjkhf… nksd ntw;wpahf miktJ ,yf;fpaNk!


33 !

n[HkdpapypUe;J jkpoH… ghtyH… ,dpa ez;gH vopyd; mtHfs; jhd; vjpHNehf;fpa rpf;fy;fisg; ghly; top nfhz;L tUfpd;whH. ,tH ghtyH… czHNthL cwT nfhz;ltH. jkpodpd; FiwghLfisAk; FiwfisAk; jPHf;f Ntz;Lk; vd;w czHT nfhz;ltH. Fiwfisf; fz;L FKwp vOfpd;whH… vOJfpd;whH. ,tH nra;tJk; xU tif jtNk… xU tif jpahfNk! czHTfis cUf;fp> cs;nshsp ngUf;fpAs;shH. capH tho cupik Ntz;Lk;. cupik tho Rje;jpuk; Ntz;Lk;. Rje;jpuNk capupd; Kjy; jha;. Nehf;Ffpd;whH. Mdhy; Ntfpd;whH.

tpyq;Ffshy;

fl;Lz;l

kdpjiu

kjk; vd;gJ kdpjid kdpjg;gLj;j Ntz;Lk;. kdpjDs; ek;gpf;ifia epiyehl;l Ntz;Lk;. m/jpy;yhky; kjk; xU tif nghUsPl;L tpahghukhfpAs;sJ. epoNy Rl;lhy;… FspUf;F ehk; vq;Nf NghtJ? ghtyH gz;ghsH. ,jkhff; Nfl;fpd;whH. ,jkhf md;gpdhy; ,ize;jplhky; kjq;fshy; kuq;fsha; khwptpl;lhH. ,J xU Kw;Nghf;fhd rhl;ilab. ,dpahtJ jpUe;Jkh r%fk;? xU Gwk;


34 !

kjr; rpf;fiyf; fps;sp ieahz;b nra;jtH kWGwk; ,jd; NjitAzHe;J $Wfpd;whH. tpQ;Qhdk; jidkl;Lk; ek;gpf;nfhz;L nka;Qhdk; kwe;jjhy; cyfkpd;W ngha;apid nka;nad;W Vw;Wf; nfhz;L nra;jpLk; midj;JNk NfLf;nfd;W nghJthf ez;gH vopyd; kdjpid kdpjg; gLj;Jk; Kaw;rpapy; ,wq;fpAs;shH. mjw;fhf mtH vLj;Jf; nfhz;l MAjNk ,e;j ,yf;fpag; gilg;ghFk;. Gjpajy;y… GJikAky;y… mg;gbahdhy; gioaijAk; goikiaAkh ghbAs;shH? Mkhk;! ek; Nghuhl;lq;fs;… mjw;fhd gioikjhd;… gioaJjhd;!

fUtpfs;…

fsq;fs;

ekf;Fg; GJikAk;… GjpaJk; vd;dntd;why;… jkpopd vOr;rp! jkpopd tsHr;rp! jkpopd ntw;wp! ,it ahTk; GJikahdit… Gjpait ekf;F! ,g;GJikia Nehf;fpa Gwg;ghNl vopydpd; ,g; gilg;ghFk;.

ahTk;


35 !

xU jkpod;… jd; ,dj;ijj; jl;bnaOg;Gtjw;F vg;gbapUf;fpwhd; vd;w Nfs;tpfSf;Nf ,lkpy;iy.

vq;fpUf;fpwhd;…

jd; ,dj;ijj; jl;bnaOg;g Ntz;Lnkd;w ,d – khd czHNt NghJkhd jFjpahFk;. mj;jFjp ez;gH vopydplk; epuk;gNt cs;sJ. ,tH ghly;fspy;… vOj;Jf;fs; vOe;J epw;fpd;wd… czHTfs; cilkhw;wpf; nfhs;fpd;wd… ngha;ikfs; cilj;njwpag;gLfpd;wd… cupikfs; tPu Kof;fk; nra;fpd;wd… fly; jhz;b… epyk; jhz;b… xU jkpod; gpwpnjhU jkpoid tho;j;jg; Gwg;gl;Ls;Nsd; jkpo; kf;fs;… xU jkpodpd; Kaw;rpia kjpg;gPL nra;thHfs;. nra;tJ mtHfspd; flik. jkpopdk; eil Nghll;Lk;… Gjpajhf! GJikahf… rP. mUzhryk;


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nkhop ,izj;j cwtjdhy;…

jkpOf;Fj; njhz;L nra;NthH rhtjpy;iy!

fle;j %d;W tUlq;fshf n[Hkdpapy; vOj;Jyfpy; Gfo;ngw;W tpsq;Fk; mUik ez;gH jpU. vopyd; mtHfs; ,iykiw fhahf tho;e;J te;j vOj;jhsH. ftpQH> fl;LiuahsH. mtiuf; fz;Lgpbj;J mwpKfg;gLj;jpg; ngUik nfhz;lJ jkpo; mUtp. gy Mapuk; thrfHfs; INuhg;ghtpy; kl;Lky;y> cyfnkq;Fk; mwpe;J nfhz;l jpU. vopyd; mtHfspd; ftpj;Jtk; kpf tpj;jpahrkhd Nfhzq;fisf; nfhz;ljhFk;. jkpo; mUtp elj;jpa ftpijg; Nghl;bapy; jq;fg;gjf;fj;ijf; fle;j Mz;L jdjhf;fpf; nfhz;ltH. mtuJ gilg;ghd Gjpajy;y… GJikAky;y… ntsptUtjwpe;J kpf;f kfpo;r;rpaile;Njd;. mtH jkJ ftpijg; G+f;fshy; vjpHfhyj;jpy; jkpo; ,yf;fpa cyfpy; rpwe;J> caHe;J> gpufhrpg;ghH vd;gJ vdJ mirf;f Kbahj ek;gpf;ifahFk;. Gyk; ngaHe;j jkpo; kf;fspilNa jkpo; nkhop tsHr;rpapYk; kyug; NghFk; jkpoPoj;jpy;> Gyk; ngaHe;NjhH jkpouhfNt jpUk;gpr; nrd;W tho Ntz;Lk; vd;Dk; Nehf;fj;jpYk; mf;fiwAld; gzahw;wptUk; jkpo; mUtpf;F jd;dhyhd ,yf;fpag;gzpAk; ,yl;rpag; gzpAk; Mw;wp tUk; jpU. vopyd; mtHfis tho;j;JfpNwd;. jkpohy; xd;wpizNthk;! eapid tp[ad;


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nkhop ,izj;j cwtjdhy;…

gilg;gpyf;fpaq;fs; ngUkstpy; ngUf Ntz;Lk; jpU. vopyd; mtHfSf;F! jq;fsJ E}y; ntsptutpUg;gijf; Fwpj;J ghuhl;Ljy;fNshL vkJ ey;tho;j;Jf;fSk;. mz;ikf; fhyj;jpy;jhd; jq;fs; ftpahHtj;ij – jkpohHtj;ij> “G+tuR” fz;L nfhz;lJ. “G+tuR” %ykhf fiy ,yf;fpa MHtyHfshfpa ehq;fSk;. jq;fs; ftpijapy; njhdpf;Fk; kdpj Neak;> r%ff; FiwghLfSf;nfjpuhd Nfhgk;> ,itfSf;F NkyhfNt mtw;wpy; gpujpgypf;Fk; ,dpa jkpopd; eWkzk; ,itfs; vy;NyhH kdq;fisAk; Mokha; cq;fs; czHTfNshL xd;wplr; nra;JtpLfpwJ. gilg;gpyf;fpaq;fs; ngUkstpy; ngUf Ntz;Lk;. jq;fisg; Nghd;w fiy ,yf;fpathjpfs; caHtjd; %yk; ek;jkpo; cau Ntz;Lk; vd;gJ ek; Nguth! ,iwaUNshL vOj;jpd;kPJ Nkhfk; nfhz;l ey;kdj;NjhH MjuTk; jq;fs; vOJNfhYf;F tsk; NrHf;f tho;j;JfpNwhk;. njhlul;Lk; jq;fs; J}a gzp! vd;Wk; md;Gld;> rpd;idah kNf];tud;


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nkhop ,izj;j cwtjdhy;…

cz;ikf; ftpQHfs; ngUf Ntz;Lk; kdpjd; Njhd;wpa fhyj;jpypUe;J ,d;Wtiu cyfpw;F Gjpa Gjpa jj;Jtq;fs; - mwpTiufis toq;fpf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhHfs;. Mdhy; mitnay;yhk; ,t;Tyfpy; Gjpajy;y… GJikAky;y. ,jid kf;fs; ed;F mwpa Ntz;Lk;. ,e;j jj;Jt mbg;gilapy; jpU. vopyd; mtHfs; ftpijfs; cUthf;fpapUg;gJ ey;y gad; cs;s tplakhFk;. jpU. vopydpd; ftpijfspy; cz;ikAk; czHTfSk; ,Ug;gij ,q;Nf fhzyhk;. ehl;by; cz;ikf; ftpQHfs; ngUfpdhy; ehl;bw;F ,d;gk; Njhd;Wk;. me;j tifapy; ek; ftpQH vopyd; ghuhl;Lf;FupatH. gp.rp. ,uh[fUzh


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tzf;fk;! thUq;fs;! xU rpd;dQ;rpW jPtpNy jd;de;jdp kdpjdhf ,Uehl;fs; ,Uf;f NeHe;jhNy ,jak; Jbj;J tpLk;. jdpikapd; nfhLik mg;gbg;gl;lJ. mj;jifa jdpikAzHit ehd; gy jlitfs; mDgtpj;jJz;L. kdpjHfSldhd re;jpg;Gfs; gw;wpr; rpe;jpj;jNghJ> re;jpj;j mDgtq;fspd; gpk;gq;fis mtjhdpj;jjpy; tbTw;w vdJ rpW Kaw;rpNa cq;fs; fuq;fspy; E}yhfj; jto;e;J nfhz;bUf;fpd;wJ. Vkhw;wk; vd;w typia ehd; el;gpy;> ek;gpf;ifapy;> nrhe;jq;fspy;> nghJj;njhz;by;> NeHikapd; guPl;rpg;gpy; vdg; gyjug;gl;l Nfhzq;fspYk; mDgtpj;Jf; fz;l KbT vd;d njupAkh? vjpHghHg;Ng ,y;yhky; ,Ue;JtpLtJ vd;gJjhd;. ,e;E}ypy; - $He;J mtjhdpg;gtHfSf;F – ehd; Vkhw;wj;ijNa gy ,lq;fspy; gpujpgypf;fpwjhfg; glyhk;. mJ rupjhd;. Mdhy; vdf;fhd vjpHghHg;igay;y> ekf;fhd vjpHghHg;igNa ehd; gpujpgypf;fpNwd; vd;gij jaTnra;J njupe;J nfhs;Sq;fs;. Nehahspf;F Nehiar; Rl;bf;fhl;b tpsf;f Kay;tjw;Fk; Nehahspia Nehiar; Rl;bf;fhl;b ,fo;tjw;Fkpilapy; ngupa NtWghLz;ly;yth! gapNuhL tsHe;J tpLk; fisiag; gpLq;fptpl Ntz;Lk;. gapNuhL tsHe;jjhapw;Nw vd;W mijAk; rikaYf;nfLj;Jf; nfhz;lhy;…? ,e;E}ypd; Nehf;fk; rKjhaj;jpd; Fiwfhzyy;y. rKjhaj;jpd; Fiwfis milahsq;fhz cjt KayNyahFk;. cz;ikia czHe;J nfhs;sy; ,yFty;y. czHe;jhYk; Vw;Wf; nfhs;sNyh kpf kpff; fbdk;. ek; Fiwfis ehk; czu kWg;gJk; gpwH Fiwfis czHj;j kWg;gJk; xU tifapy; Nfhioj;jdj;jpd; gpujpgypg;ngd;Nw vdJ kdjpw;Fg;gl;lJ. mij vg;gbr; nra;ayhk; vd;W gy ehl;fs; rpe;jpj;Jk; KbntLg;gJ rpukkhfNt ,Ue;jnjdf;F.


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NguhrpupaH ,u.e. tPug;gdtHfisr; re;jpf;f NeHe;jNghJ vdJ kdf; Fiwia tpsf;fpNdd;. mtuJ cz;ikahd jkpo;g;gw;Wk; gpwHghy; mijr; nrhupe;jpLk; jdpg;ghq;Fk; vd;idf; ftHe;jd. kdk;tpl;Lg; NgrpNdd;. vd;id mtH Gupe;J nfhz;l cz;ikia mtuJ kly;fs; czHj;jpd. ,e;E}ypd; 50 tPj rf;jp mtH je;j cw;rhfNk. jkpo; ,yf;fpaf; fofj;jpd; ntspaPlhf ,e;E}y; ntsptUtjw;F mtHfs; ngupa kdJld; rk;kjpj;jij vd; ,jak; kpfTk; ed;wpAzHTld; epidj;Jf; nfhz;L ,Uf;Fk;. rj;jhd fUj;Jf;fisf; nfhj;jhfj; jpul;b Kj;jhd mzpe;Jiufs; toq;fpa mwpQH ngUkf;fs; vd; ed;wpf;F vd;nwd;Wk; cupj;JilatHfs;. kidtp miktnjy;yhk; ,iwtd; nfhLj;j tuk; vd;W xU ftpQd; vOjpAs;shd;. mtdJ fUj;J rupjhd; vd;W cWjpahf ehd; ek;GfpNwd;. jha;ehl;bYk; rup> may;ehl;bYk; rup gopNaw;gpDk; gpio nra;Nahk; vd;W cWjpNahL ey;yij kl;LNk nra;tJ vd;W tho;tJ rhjhuzkhd fhupaky;y. mJ xU tif jtk;. me;j ey;y kidtp je;j gpd;dzp xj;Jiog;Gj;jhd; ,k; Kaw;rpf;Fg; ngUk; gq;fspg;G ey;fpAs;sJ. ,iwtDf;F ed;wp. md;gd;> vopyd;.


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cs;slf;fk; gFjp 1 1. nghWf;fpg; ghHj;jhy; .......................................................................................................................... 2. ePq;fs;... gtuh? ..................................................................................................................................... 3. mf;fhy Fws; topapy; ,f;fhyj; jkpoofpy;... ................................................................. 4. #o;epiyapd; ifjpfs; .................................................................................................................... 5. rpe;jidAk; ekJ gq;fspg;Gk; .................................................................................................... 6. INuhg;ghtpy; xU kzpf;Fuy; ……........................................................ 7. fw;wtHfSk; fw;wtuha;f; fhz;gtHfSk; …………................................ 8. nja;t ek;gpf;ifAk; kj ek;gpf;ifAk; ………………........................... 9. ,Ue;njd;d? kiwe;njd;d? ………..................................................... 10. ,USk; ntspr;rKk; ……….............................................................. 11. njhl;Lg; ghHg;NghNk! …………............................................................ 12. vz;zr; nrhl;Lf;fs; …………………….………………..………... 13. re;NjfNk! re;NjfNk! …………………….………………..………... 14. CWfha;! ……………………………………………………………

46 48 50 52 54 56 59 62 65 67 70 72 74 75

gFjp 2 15. jkpoh> cd;idj;jhd;! ……………………………….........…………. 16. vOj;Jf;FapH cz;ik ………………………………......…………. 17. ,jdhNyjhd; ……………………………………..............…………. 18. tpop jpwf;fl;Lk;! …………………………………………..………... 19. xspuypy; cz;ik NjL …………………………….……....……….. 20. ePjpAk; Rje;jpuKk; ………………………………….............……….. 21. ekJ ngWkjp vd;d? …………………………………........………. 22. gjpj;J itj;Jf;nfhs; ……………………………….……………... 23. mOf;fhW vDk; NrW …………………………….................……... 24. kf;fspYk; khf;fSz;L …………………………………………….. 25. rKjhaf; Fs;sHfs; ………………….……….........................…….. 26. cd;id eP czHe;jpL! ……………….……………………………. 27. er;Rf;fhw;W tPRfpd;wJ …………….....………………...……….…..

78 79 80 82 83 85 87 89 91 93 95 97 99


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28. ghj;jpuk; mwpa Ntz;Lk; ……………...………………...…………. 29. ehkhf ehk; thoNtz;Lk; …………...…………………….……….. 30. er;Rf; fdpfs; ……………..................………………….………… 31. vd;djhd; NjLfpwha;? …………….......………………….…………. 32. mHj;jkpUf;f Ntz;Lk; …………….....………………...………….. 33. ,td; kdpjdy;y ………………………….......….…….………….. 34. NtjidNa! cdf;F nrtpapUe;jhy;… ………….……….………….. 35. rupjhNdh! gpiojhNdh! …………………………………..………… 36. jpUe;jpd; jpUe;Jk; ………………….……………..................…… 37. gyKk; epahaKk; ………………………………………..............….. 38. tpQ;QhdNk! tpQ;QhdNk! ……………………………...………….. 39. jl;bg;ghH! …………………………………………................……. 40. vz;zq;fs; tYtila Ntz;Lk; …………………………...…….. 41. Mw;wpNy nfhl;bdhYk; …………………………….….………....… 42. ,y;yhik ,foy; Ntz;lh! ……...….………………….…………. 43. ehk; tho;e;jhfNt Ntz;Lk;! ………….........…………...………….. 44. ePjhd; nra;a Ntz;Lk; …………………………….……...……….. 45. nfhQ;rk; epy;Yq;fs; ………………………………................…….. 46. nts;sk; tUk; fhyk; tUk; …………………………..……...…… 47. vOj;J Ms Ntz;Lk; ………………….………..……..………… 48. mfkJk; KfkJk; ………………………………..…...………….. 49. ,y;iy! ,y;iy! ,y;iy! ………………………...…...………….. 50. tpjpNa! ePNa nfhy;! ………………………………...…...…………. 51. ,iwtNd cd;idj;jhd; ……………………………….………….. 52. Gjpajy;y… GJikAky;y …………………………..….………… 53. mirNghl Ntz;Lk;! ………………………………..….…………. 54. Ntlk; fhz;! tpopj;Jf; nfhs;! ………………………....………….. 55. Njha;j;Jg; ghH> GupAk;! ……………………...………..….………….. 56. ngha; Kfq;fs; ………………………………………….………….. 57. edthf;f Ntz;Lk; …………………………………..…….……… 58. nra;Nthkh? ………………….………………..…………………… 59. tpoy; epyq;fs; ………………………………………….....………..

101 102 104 106 108 110 112 113 115 117 119 121 122 124 126 128 130 132 134 136 138 140 141 143 144 147 149 151 152 153 155 157


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60. XlhNj> ele;J Ngh! …………………………………........……….. 61. kzk; tPRk; er;Rg; G+f;fs; ………………………………….....……. 62. ftpij tiue;Njd; ftpij tpioe;Njd;! ……………….….……….. 63. fz;zhbAk; NjitNah? …………………………..…….………… 64. mkHe;J rpe;jp! mtid czHtha;! ……………………….………. 65. Nehf;fk; Gupahapd; ………………………………….............……….. 66. rKjhak; thOkh? ……………………………….….….....……….. 67. nraw;if tpUk;gpfs; ……………………………………………….. 68. vy;yhNk tpjpay;y ………………………………………………..… 69. NtUk; kuKk; ………………….………………..…....................… 70. cdf;Fk; gq;Fz;L …………………………..........……………….. 71. Mf Ntz;Lk;! MFkh? …………………………..……………….. 72. kpd;DnkitAk; nghd;dy;y ………………………….………………. 73. milahsk; fz;blg;gh! …………………………….………….….. 74. Nfl;Lg; ghH! Nfl;Lg; ghH! ………………...………….………….… 75. ePjpNa! eP njhiye;jJ vq;Nf? …………….…………………….…. 76. tsKld; tho;Nthk; ………………….........……………………….. 77. ehafNk! rdehafNk! ……………………….……….………….….. 78. ePAk;jhd;! ehDk;jhd;! ……………..................………………….….. 79. nrhy;Yk; nraYk; ……………………….......…………………...… 80. Gupe;J nfhs;Sq;fs; ………….......................……….…………..… 81. fye;j rpe;jidapy;… …………………........……………………….. 82. fz;lJjhd; vd;d? ………………….........……………………….. 83. kdpjj;Jtk; ………………………………..…………………...…. 84. rw;W Mo;e;J rpe;jpj;jhy;… ……………………………........…..….. 85. ,aw;ifNahbize;J Ngh! ………………………….…………….. 86. nja;tKk; gf;jHfSk; ………………………………………………. 87. rj;jpaj;jpy; rhHe;jNghJ ……………………………………...…..….. 88. ,iwtdh? cd;Dldh? ………………………….…………….….. 89. tpyfp> tpopj;J> caHe;J epy;Y ………………………………….….. 90. fhdy; ………………………………….........................………..… 91. md;dpaUk; md;gHfSk; ………………….…..........……..…………

159 161 162 164 165 166 168 171 174 175 177 179 180 183 184 185 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 195 197 198 200 202 204 205 206 208


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92. ,Jjhd;! ,g;gbj;jhd;! ………………………………...………….. 93. tpsq;f Ntz;Lk;! tpsf;fk; Ntz;Lk;! ……………........………….. 94. ,dpahfpy; nra;ahNj! ……………………………...…....…………. 95. epoy;juhj kuq;fs; ………………………………..…….…...…….. 96. nrhy;ypj;jhd; KbANkh? ……………………………….…..……… 97. ,Wjpahf xd;W…! ……………………………...…….………….

209 211 212 213 215 216


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gFjp 1


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nghWf;fpg; ghHj;jhy;..... fUj;Jf;fs; rpe;jidf; fpzw;wpdpd;W – nrhe;j tpUg;gj;ij kPwpAk; cz;ik nrhy;Yk;. tpUg;gkpy; iynad;w fhuzj;jhy; - ey;y fUj;jpid kWj;jply; ey;yjy;y. jUzj;jpw; Nfw;gNt cUit khw;Wk; - ngha;nrhy; jpUlNd cz;ikia vjpHj;J epw;ghd;. gpwg;gJk; ,wg;gJk; xU Kiwjhd; - mjidr; rpwg;ghf;Fk; NeHikAk; xOf;fKk;jhd;. tpUk;gpLk; midj;ijAk; mDgtpj;jhH – vd;Wk; jpUg;jpaha; tho;e;jtH vd;WKz;lh? mOf;fhW ,jaj;jpy; xl;bf;nfhz;lhy; - vd;Wk; gOf;fhj ,ytjha; ,jak;khWk;. vOj;jhsd; vd;WeP MfNtz;bd; - cz;ik vOj;jjd; MSik czu Ntz;Lk;. gzk; vd;w xd;iwNa ngupJ vd;ghH – me;jg; gzj;ijNa grpj;jpby; Grpg;guhNkh?


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fzg;nghONj fhZKd;wd; tho;f;if Xa! – me;jf; fzg;nghOJs; xUed;ik nra;J ghNud;! Jd;gj;ijf; fz;LeP Jtz;Ltpl;lhy; - vd;Wk; ,d;gj;jpy; epkpHe;JeP epw;fkhl;lha;. fz;zpak; njupahj kf;fSf;F – ve;jg; Gz;zpak; nrhy;ypDk; Gupe;jplhJ. ey;yij ms;sp ehk; nfhl;bdhYk; - vd;Wk; ey;ytHf; fpy;iyNay; jPikfpl;Lk;. fwp Mf;f cjtpw;Nw vd;gjw;fha; - ePAk; vupfpd;w gpok;gpid tpOq;FthNah? vy;yhUk; ey;ytH vd;Wnfhz;lhy; - nfhba ty;Y}Wk; fpspnad;W $wpf; nfhs;Sk;. “fy;ypNy flTisf; fhzy; ed;W” – mHj;jk; fy;iyNa flTsha;f; fhzy; md;W!


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ePq;fs;..... gtuh? ePq;fs; ePjpia Nerpg;gtuh? mg;gbahdhy;..... gpwiu jpUg;jpg;gLj;Jtjw;fhf mePjpia mq;fPfupf;f khl;BHfs;. ePq;fs; epahaj;ij kjpg;gtuh? mg;gbahdhy;..... re;jHg;gthjpfspd; ryryg;Gf;fspdhy; kdKile;J Nghf khl;BHfs;. mtHfshy; cq;fs;kPJ mepahakhd gopfs; Rkj;jg;gl;lhYk; gag;gl khl;BHfs;. ePq;fs; kdr;rhl;rpia kjpg;gtuh? mg;gbahdhy;..... Fw;wthspfis kd;dpj;JtpLtPHfs;. Mdhy; Fw;wq;fis xUNghJk; mq;fPfupj;Jtpl khl;BHfs;. ePq;fs; cz;ik el;igj; NjLgtuh? mg;gbahdhy;..... cq;fisj; jpUj;Jtij tpUk;GtPHfs;.


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mtHfspd; gpiofisr; Rl;bf;fhl;b gpio nra;Jtplhky; jLf;f Kay;tPHfs;. vtH vijr; nrhd;dhYk; Muhahky; KbntLf;f khl;BHfs;. gzj;jpw;fhf> gjtpf;fhf> trjpf;fhf el;igf; iftpl khl;BHfs;. ePq;fs; Gfio tpUk;Ggtuh? mg;gbahdhy;..... cq;fs; jFjpf;Nfw;w Gfio kWf;fhjPHfs;. Mdhy; cq;fisr; rhuhj> ePq;fs; gq;fspf;fhj fhupaq;fshy; Gfo; te;jhy; mjw;Fupatiu mg;Gfo; Nru top nra;Aq;fs;. ePq;fs; eLepiy epw;f tpiogtuh? mg;gbahdhy;..... vjw;Fk; jPHg;ngLf;FKd; mbg;gilia MuhAq;fs;. rk;gtq;fsy;y> rk;gtq;fspd; Nehf;fq;fNs gy gpur;rpidfl;Fk; mbg;gil. fhl;rpiaf; fhl;b> rhl;rpak; NrHg;NghH gyUk; ngha;ia nka;aha;f; fhl;b> Fw;wq;fisr; rupNghy; khw;wp> rKjhaj;jpy; jq;fisj; jg;g itj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhHfs;. kdpj cUtq;fSs;s tQ;rj;ij tpsq;fhky; epahaj;ijf; fhg;ghw;w KbahJ.


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mf;fhyf; Fws; topapy; ,f;fhyj; jkpoofpy;..... rfthrk; my;ypDk; jPjy;y – jPJ jPatH rfthrk; vd;Wk;. if$g;gp tzq;fpNa tuNtw;g – nuy;yhk; ifJ}f;fp tpLt jpy;iy. kw;wtH eyq;fhZk; vz;zkpy; - khe;jH Rw;wNky; tpopj;JeP epy;. gs;spapy; fw;wijf; iff;nfhs;s – ypd;Nwy; gs;spapd; fw;RtH eP. gs;sKk; NkLKd; tho;f;ifapy; - te;Jd; cs;sj;ijg; gyg;gLj; Jk;. fatHfs; ahnud;W milahsk; - fhz caHkf;fs; E}iyg; gb. njd;wypd; ,d;gNk ,y;yhky; - NghFk; njd;wNy Gayha; tupd;.


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tpupthf vjidAk; Muha - ypd;Nwy; GupahJ cz;ik csk;. cupikf;Ff; Fuy;jUk; cupikapg; - ghupy; capuidj; jpw;F Kz;L. cjtpf;F vdtupd; vjpupf;F - MapDk; cjTjy; flik epid. rpWgps;is $l rupnad;W - fz;lhy; kWj;jply; ePjp ay;y. $bg;g yUk;m ePjpf;F - epd;why; rhbv jpHj;jply; NeH. ghijNa gazj;jpw; ftrpak;Nghy; - cz;ik ePjpNa tho;f;ifj; Jiz. jz;zPupd;wp tho capHfspy;iy - cyfpy; fz;zPupd;wp tho kdpjupy;iy. jUkj;ijg; gpwHfhz nra;gtHjhk; - nra;Ak; jUkj;jpd; gydpd;wpr; nra;Jnfhs;thH. ,jaj;jpy; ,y;yhj kfpo;r;rpjd;id - ,e;j ,fkjpy; NtnwJk; jUtjpy;iy.


52 !

#o;epiyapd; ifjpfs;.....

fk;ikr;

Rw;wpYk; Ml;nfhz;Ls;s #o;epiyahdJ> ek; kd tsHr;rpapYk; ngUksT gq;nfLj;J tpLfpwJ. ekJ rpe;jid Mokhf ,Uf;fhtpby; #o;epiyahdJ ekJ jdpj;Jtj;jpd; cupikiag; gwpj;JtpLtijj; jtpHf;fNt KbahJ. rupahfr; rpe;jpf;Fk; Mw;wypy;yhj kdpjd;> #o;epiyapd; ifjpahf MfptpLfpwhd;. mtdJ gf;Ftkw;w kdepiyahdJ mtid “#o;epiyf;Nfw;g Mlhtpl;lhy; tho;tJ ,ayhJ” vd;w gpioahd Kbtpw;F tu itj;JtpLfpwJ. mjdhy; mtd; #o;epiyia mDrupj;Jg; Nghtjhf epidj;Jf; nfhz;L gpioahd topKiwfisg; gpd;gw;Wtijr; rup vd;W vz;zptpLfpwhd;. ,e;jg; gf;Ftkw;w epiyg;ghL cz;ikapy; mDjhgj;jpw;FupaJ. ey;y kf;fs; gyUk; tWikapd; nfhLik jhshky; my;yJ jkJ vjpHfhyk; jfHe;J Ngha;tpLk; vd;w epiyapy; gpio nra;jhtJ jq;fisf; fhg;ghw;wpf; nfhs;s KaYtij ehk; mtjhdpf;f Ntz;Lk;. rKjhak; mtHfisf; fhg;ghw;w Ntz;Lk;. xt;nthU jdp kdpjDk; jdJ mayhdpd; tPo;r;rpiaj; jLf;f ituhf;fpak; nfhz;lhy; xU rKjhaj;jpd; tPo;r;rpia epr;rak; jLj;Jtpl KbAk; vd;gij ehk; czHe;J nfhs;s Ntz;Lk;.


53 !

kd;dk;gpf;if

,y;yhjtd; jd;dpYk; kw;wtd; caHifapy; jd;dhy; mJ rhj;jpak; ,y;iy vd;w cs;kd ce;Jjy; fhuzkhf xUtpj vupr;rYzHitg; ngWfpwhd;. mjd; mupg;ghdJ $lf;$l mJ mOf;fhwhf Mokhf NtHtplj; njhlq;FfpwJ. mij mtdJ Rarpe;jidj; tpsq;fpf; nfhs;shky; jpwdpd;ik mtid mjpy; Cw tpl;LtpLfpwJ mJ> mtdJ gytPdj;ij tsu itf;fpwJ. ,jd; gpujpgypg;ghf gifik czHT cz;lhfpwJ. fhuzkw;w Nfhgj;JlNd mtd; jd; maytid mtjhdpf;fj; Jtq;Ffpwhd;. mtd; GJr;rl;il Nghl;lhy; ,tDf;F KJF vupAk;. mtDf;F VjhtJ elf;ff; $lhjh> gpur;rpidfs; tuf;$lhjh vdf; fhuzkpd;wp ,td; Vq;fj; njhlq;fptpLfpwhd;. ,e;j gytPdkhdJ ek;kpy; ,Ue;jhy; ehk; kpfTk; vr;rupf;ifAld; mij vjpHnfhz;L nty;y Ntz;Lk;. mjw;F> ehk; nra;Ak; vjw;Fk; gyid vjpHghuhj kdg;gf;Ftk; ekf;F tu Ntz;Lk;. cjtp vd;gJ NtW. nfhLf;fy; thq;fy; vd;gJ NtW. rupahfg; Gupe;J nfhs;f!


54 !

rpe;jidAk; ekJ gq;fspg;Gk; ekJ kdq;fSf;Fs; rpf;fpAs;s rpe;jidf;Fupa cz;ikfis czHe;J nfhs;s Ntz;Lk;. ekJ rpe;jidiar; NrhHtila tpl;L tplf; $lhJ. cly; NrhHe;jhy; vOe;Jtplyhk;. csk; NrhHe;jhy;? gbj;jtHfnsy;yhk; rpe;jpf;fj;jf;ftHfnsd;wpy;iy. khngUk; Nkijfspy; gyH> gs;spf;$l epoiyf; $l kpjpf;fhjtHfshf ,Ue;jpUf;fpwhHfs;. MfNt> ePq;fs; xt;nthUtUNk Nkijfs;jhk;. mwpQHfs;jhk;. Mdhy; jPl;lg;glhj ituq;fshfg; nghyptw;wpUg;gjhy; czHe;J njspT mjhtJ> cq;fis ePq;fNs ngwhjpUg;gjhy;jhd; rhjhuzkhdtHfsha; tho;e;J nfhz;bUf;fpwPHfs;. me;j epiy khw Ntz;Lk;. ePq;fsij khw;w Ntz;Lk;. vg;gbAk; thoyhk; vd;gtHfs; fhf;iff;nfhg;ghdtHfs;. ,g;gbAk; thoyhk; vd;gtHfs; ghk;igg; Nghd;wtHfs;. ,g;gbj;jhd; tho Ntz;Lk; vd;wpUg;gtHfNs kdpjHfs;. tho;f;ifapd; ,yf;fzNk ,tHfshy;jhd; vOjg;gLfpwJ. kq;fpa kdq;fisj; Jyf;fpLq;fs;. mijr; nra;atplhky; jq;fs; Raeyj;jpw;fhfg; gpio top elj;Jk; rKjha


55 !

re;jHg;gthj rHg;gq;fis milahsq; fz;L> jg;gp epd;W jdpj;Jtk; fhj;J> rpwe;J> caHe;J thOq;fs;. rpe;jpj;jy; vd;gJ XH mupa fiy. mjidr; rupahfr; nra;aj; njupe;J nfhs;tNjh mijtplg; ngupa fiy. mjid ehk; rupahfg; gofpf; nfhz;lhy;jhd; ek; fz;Kd;Nd elkhLk; Nghypj;jdj;jpd; gpujpgypg;Gf;fis ek;khy; Rygkhf milahsk; fz;Lnfhs;s cjtpahftpUf;Fk;. Fapy; Ntlk; NghLk; fhfq;fs;> kapy; eil NghLk; thj;Jf;fs;> rPtfhUz;ak; gw;wp cgNjrpf;Fk; rpWj;ijfs;> nghJeyg; G+r;Rld; elkhb tUk; Raeyk;> ghrj;ijg; gzj;jpw;fhfTk; tPz; nrhFrpw;fhfTk; tpw;W itf;Fk; gz;gpd;ik ,it kdpj cUtpy;> ek;ikr; Rw;wp tisj;J> ekJ tho;f;ifapd; epk;kjpiaAk; mikjpiaAk; fiyj;J> rKjhaj;ijNa xUtpj nfhe;jspg;gpy; epue;jukhf itj;jpUf;fpd;wd. mtw;iw ehk; ekJ Ra rpe;jidahy; rupahf milahsq; fz;Ltpl;lhy; kl;LNk ekJ jFjpia ehk; czHe;J> rKjhaj;jpw;F ekJ gq;fspg;ig Vw;w tpjj;jpy; ey;f KbAk;. jd;idg; gbj;jtdhf kw;wtHfs; Kd; fhl;bf; nfhs;tjw;fhfg; gl;lq;fisr; Rke;J jpupgtDk;> Rkf;f miygtDk; gad;juj;jf;f kuq;fsy;yH. rKjhak; fha;ifapNy epoy; jug; gad;glhky; rKjhaf; Filf;F cs;Ns Rfk; NjLk; re;jHg;gthjpfs; mtHfs;.


56 !

INuhg;ghtpy; xU kzpf;Fuy; me;j kz;lgk; epuk;gpapUe;jJ. jkpoUtp jdJ KjyhtJ tajpd; G+Hj;jpia thrfg; ngU kf;fNshbize;J nfhz;lhl Kw;gl;Lf; nfhz;bUe;jJ. me;j tpoh ntw;wpapd; ngUk;gq;F xU jdp kdpjdpd; jdpf; Fuypy;jhd; jq;fpapUe;jnjd;why; mJ kpifay;y vd;W $w Ntz;Lk; Nghy ,Ue;jJ vdf;F. kzpnahypnahg;g jdpf;Fuy;. “kzpf;FuNyhd; vd;W vd xU gl;lk; toq;fyhk;Nghy; ,Uf;fpwNj” epidj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. epfo;r;rpfis Nrhil Nghftplhky;> ,urpfHfs; epfo;r;rpfs; Nghubj;jhy; NrhHe;J Ngha;tplhky; me;jf; Fuy;jhd; fyfyg;G+l;bf; nfhz;bUe;jJ. rpyiug; ghHj;j khj;jpuj;jpNyNa gpbg;gpy;yhkypUf;Fk;. rpyH ek;ikawpahkNyNa ek; kdq;fspy; ,lk; gpbj;JtpLthHfs;. vk;.[p.MH mtHfs; ,jw;F ey;y cjhuzk; my;yth! ,e;j kzpf; FuNyhDk; mg;gbj;jhd; vd;idf; ftHe;jhH. ,j;jidf;Fk; ,jw;F Kd; mtiur; re;jpj;jNjh> mtH gq;Nfw;w epfo;r;rpfspy; fye;J nfhz;bUe;jNjh ,y;iy.


57 !

vd;dplk; te;jhH. “mLj;J cq;fsJ ciu ,lk; ngwTs;sJ. cq;fisg;gw;wp vt;thW mwpKfg; gLj;jyhk;?” vd;W vd;dplk; tpguk; Nfl;lhH. ehd; vd;idg;gw;wpa ngUik vd;W nrhy;y vJTkpy;yhjtndd;gij “,uz;L fhy;fs; ,uz;L vd iffSs;s xU kdpjd; vd;whNy NghJk;” mtuplk; nrhd;Ndd;. Kfj;jpy; xU tpj khw;wk; njupe;jJ. vd;id epr;rakhf xU jpkpHgpbj;j jbad; vd;W mtH vz;zpapUf;ff;$Lk;. Mdhy; xyp ngUf;fpKd; epd;W vd;id kpf ey;y Kiwapy; Fwpg;gpl;L> Ngr mioj;jNghJ ehd; kpf epk;kjpaile;Njd;. fhuzk;> jdpr;#o;epiy NtW> nghJr; #o;epiy NtW vd;w tpj;jpahrj;ij mtH nray; czHj;jpaJjhd;. xUehs; jpBnud njhiyNgrp mywpaJ. vLj;jhy; kWgf;fj;jpypUe;J mNj kzpf;Fuy;. “vopyd;! xU Kj;jkpo; tpohtpy; ePq;fs; rpwg;Giuahw;w tpoh Ntz;Lnkd;W tpUk;GfpNwd;. ,aYkh?” mikg;ghsHfs; ,tuplk; nfhLj;j nghWg;igNa mtH gpujpgypg;gJ Gupe;jJ. rk;kjpj;Njd;. tpohtpy; fye;J nfhz;lNghJ vdf;fhf mtH tpNrl mf;fiw vLj;J nray;gl;lJ vd; kdijj; njhl;lJ. jdJ jpwikfis mtH kw;wtHfspd; jpwikfis Cf;Ftpf;Fk; tpjj;jpy; gad;gLj;Jk; gz;G vd;id kpfTk; ftHe;jJ. fly; fle;J tho;e;jhYk; fz;zpak; fhj;J> ew;wkpo; fhj;J> ew;gzp Mw;Wk; me;j ew;wkpo;r; nry;tid INuhg;gpa fiytl;lk; ed;F gad;gLj;j Ntz;Lk;. mtH ahnud;gij nrhy;tjtrpakpy;iy


58 !

nad;whYk; Fwpg;gpLk; flik vdf;Fz;ly;yth! mtHjhd; gpugy mwptpg;ghsH jpU vd;.up.n[fd; mtHfs;. ey;y cs;sj;NjhL gzpahw;Wk; vtiuAk; vj; Jiwapy; fz;lhYk; Vw;W Nghw;Wk; flik ek;nky;yhHf;FKz;L. mt;tifapy; kf;fs; mwptpg;ghsd; jpU vd;.up.n[fd; mtHfisg; ghuhl;bLk; flik vdf;Fz;L. ‘jkpOf;F mKnjd;W NgH – me;j mKjj;jpd; RitAzu n[fd; Fuy; Nfs;... n[fd; Fuy; Nfs;...’ vd;W gakpd;wpg; ghbtplyhk;.


59 !

fw;wtHfSk; fw;wtuha;f; fhz;gtHfSk;; ,aq;Fnkjw;Fk; rf;jp Ntz;Lk;. me;j rf;jpahdJ rupahfg; gad;gLj;jg;glhjNghJ gyd; fpilg;gjpy; jhkjk; Vw;gLfpwJ. my;yJ gyNd fpilf;fhky; Ngha;tpLfpwJ. vz;nza; ,d;wp tpsf;nfupahJ. mjw;fhf vz;nzia kl;Lk; itj;Jf;nfhz;L tpsf;fpy;yhky; xspNaw;wy; rhj;jpakh? mJNghyj;jhd; fy;tpAk;. fy;tp ey;y rpe;jidf;F mj;jpthuk; Nghl ty;yJ. mjw;fhf fy;tpia kl;Lk; nfhz;L ed;whf rpe;jpj;J tplyhk; vd;W nfhz;L tplf;$lhJ. rpe;jid nra;tjw;Fk; mDgtk; Njit. mjw;fHj;jk; vtUNk rpe;jpg;gjw;F jFjp mw;wtHfnsd;gjy;y. rupahf rpe;jpg;gjw;Nf mDgtk; cjTfpwJ. ek;kpy; gyUk; ek;ik kw;wtHfs; Gfo;fpwhHfs; vd;why; mJ vjw;fhf – mJ rupjhdh vd;gij vy;yhk; Muhahky; Vw;Wf; nfhz;lhy; ek;ik ehk; Vkhw;wpf; nfhs;fpNwhk; vd;gNj nghUs;.


60 !

rpyuplk; rpy tprpj;jpukhd Fzq;fSz;L. rpupj;Jf; nfhz;Nl fijg;ghHfs;. el;Gwit typAWj;jpNa fijapUf;Fk;. mNj rkak; kw;wtHfSld; ekf;F ,Uf;ff;$ba el;G – njhlHG – ey;ygpg;gpuhak; ,itfs; nflj;jf;fjhfg; gf;Ftkhf mtHfisg; gw;wp ek; kdjpy; jg;ggpg;gpuhaq;fis tpijj;Jf; nfhz;bUg;ghHfs;. ehk; mtHfis milahsk; fz;L tplf; $lhJ vd;gjw;fhf ek;ik mbf;fb Gfo;e;J nfhz;bUg;ghHfs;. mtjhdkpd;wp mtHfs; fijia ek;gp ehk; kw;wtHfisg; gw;wpa fUj;ij khw;wpf; nfhz;lhy; mtHfs; ntd;W tpLthHfs;. MfNt> nrhy;thH fijfspd; cs;Nehf;if czu Kaw;rpj;Jf; nfhz;Nl ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk;. vg;nghUs; ahH ahH tha;f; Nfl;gpDk; mg;nghUs; nka;g;nghUs; fhz;gjwpT my;yth? kdpjj;Jtj;ij kjpf;fhjtd; kdpjHfSf;Ff; fhl;lf; $ba ghij ,UshfNt ,Uf;Fk;. gf;jDf;Fk; gfy; Ntlf;fhuDf;Fk; tpj;jpahrk; kdpjj;Jtj;Jf;F mtd; nfhLf;Fk; kjpg;ig itj;J fz;L gpbf;ff; $bajhapUf;Fk;. tpkpuprpf;Fk; fiyiar; rupahfr; nra;tjw;F kw;wtH fUj;ijg; gpujpgypf;fhky; nrhe;jf; fUj;ijj; jf;f epahaj;Jld; vLj;Jr; nrhy;yp – tpkHrpf;fg;gLgtupd; rpe;ijiaj; njhlj; njupa Ntz;Lk;. rupahd tpkuprdq;fs; rupahd rpe;jidapd;wp nraw;gl KbahJ. NjHe;j itj;jpaH mWit rpfpr;irf;Fg; gad;gLj;Jk; mNj fj;jpia mDgtkw;w rhjhuz kdpjdhy; mNj gzpf;Fg; gad;gLj;JtJ vg;gb mrhj;jpaNkh mJ NghyNt ,JTk;.


61 !

fz;izf; fy;tpf;F xg;gpl;ljw;Ff; fhuzk; ghHit Njhw;wg;gLtjpy; kl;Lky;y> Njhw;wg;glhjtw;wpYk; Mo;e;jpUf;f Ntz;Lnkd;gij typAWj;jj;jhd;. njhl;bf;Fs; ePe;Jk; kPDf;F mJNt rKj;jpuk;. mjd; mDgtj;ijapl;L mJ ngUikg;glyhk;. Mdhy; mjpy; mDjhgj;jpd; Njit gpujpgypf;fpwNj! nfhLf;Fk; tiuapy; ez;gdhapUg;gtd; Nfl;lJk; giff;fpwhNd! Vd;? Ntz;batidg; GfOk; tiuapy; rpupf;fpwhd;. gpioiar; Rl;bdhy; giff;fpwhNd! Vd;? xNu gjpy; ,Jjhd;> ngha; Kfq;fs;. rupah gpioah? cq;fs; mDgtj;ijNa nrhd;Ndd;.


62 !

nja;t ek;gpf;ifAk; kj ek;gpf;ifAk;; kdpjd; Mjpapy; jdpikapYk; kdg;gytPdj;jpYk; ,Ue;j NghNj gaTzHT mtid rpe;jpf;f itj;jpUf;f Ntz;Lk;. jw;ghJfhg;gpw;fhf mtd; fz;l topfs; MAjj;ijAk; NrHTzHitAk; Njhw;Wtpj;j gpd;Ng rKjhaq;fs; cUTw;wd. ,e;jg; ghJfhg;GzHtpy; re;Njfk; te;j NghJjhd; jd;dpYk; ngupa rf;jpnahd;wpaq;Ftij mtd; czu NeHe;jpUf;f Ntz;Lk;. ePiu - jPia – fhw;iw nty;y Kbahj cz;ik mtidf; flTis ek;g itj;jJ. mtdJ rpe;jidapd; tsHr;rp vjw;Fk; xU khHf;fj;jpdtrpaj;ij czHj;jpajd; ntspg;ghNl kjq;fs;. mtw;wpd; Nehf;fq;fspy; J}a;ikf;F KjyplkpUf;fpwij kj ntwpAzHTnfhz;l kdpjHfs; kWjypf;f itj;JtpLfpwhHfs;. kdpjUf;F nrhe;jkhd kjj;ij kjntwpad; jdf;nfd;Wkl;Lk; nrhe;jq;nfhz;lhl KidAk;NghJ


63 !

jhd; mjd; nghJj;Jtk; Gijf;fg;gLfpwJ. jhNd Neupy; fhzhj flTSf;F mtNd Vn[z;l; Nghy Ngrpf; nfhz;Lk; - ele;J nfhz;Lk; jd;topapy; kw;wtHfisAk; ,Oj;Jf; nfhz;Lk; Nghtij kdpjk; ,uj;jf; fz;zPUld; ghHj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpwJ. nja;t ek;gpf;ifNahL mjhtJ KO ek;gpf;ifNahL - nray;gLk;NghJ kdk; ijupaj;NjhL nray;gLtJ cWjp. mijNa kj ek;gpf;ifNahL nra;a Kw;gLk;NghJ fg;gq; nfhLj;Jf; flTisf; iff;Fs; Nghl;Ltplyhk; vd;w ek;gpf;ifia kdk; Vw;Wf; nfhs;fpwJ. elf;fg; Nghtij elf;fhky; jLj;Jtplf;$l flTsplk; Nguk; Ngr Kw;gLk; gf;jHfSk;> kw;wtHfs; ehrkhf Ntz;bf;nfhs;Sk; gf;jHfSk;> ghtk; Nghf;fg; G+ir nra;Ak; gf;jHfSkhf ,d;W topghLfspd; Nehf;fq;fSf;F ,Of;Nfw;gl ahH fhuzk;? Vkhw;Wfpwha;> VkhWfpwhd;> VkhWfpwha;> Vkhw;Wfpwhd;. mt;tsTjhd;. gf;jdha; tho;gtd; fzf;Ff; nfhLf;f Ntz;batd;. kdpjdha; tho;gtd; flTstd; NjLgtd;. cz;ikahd kjthjp cyfkfdhf md;igg; gpujpgypg;gNj rkhjhdj;ijf; nfhz;L tUk;. mtDf;Fs;NsapUf;fpw ntwpAzHNt mijj; jLj;J tUfpwJ. flTs; gf;jpapd; gpd;dzpapy; flTis xU Gfo; tpUk;gpahf kdpj kdk; fw;gid nra;j gpiojhd;> gf;fk; gf;fkhfg; Gfo; ghbdhy; ,ue;J gzpe;J topf;F te;JtpLthd; vd;W ek;g itj;J tpl;bUf;fpwJ.


64 !

mjdhy;jhd; gf;jpapy; gzk; Kd;dplk; tfpf;Fk; gupjhgj;ijj; jtpHf;f Kbahj epiy rKjhaj;jpd; jpf;nfq;fpYk; jhz;ltkhbf; nfhz;bUf;fpwJ. nja;tj;Jf;Fg; gag;gLgtd; cz;ikapy; fgldhf ngha;adhf - Ntljhupahf - rKjhaj;ij Va;g;gt dhfNt ,Uf;f KbAk;. nja;tj;jpw;Fg; gag;glhjtd; mtid Nerpg;gtdhf - mtdhy; Nerpf;fg;gLgtdhf jd;id itj;Jf; nfhs;s Kidthd;. gilj;jtd; ek;Kld; gifik ghuhl;LthNdy; gilj;jNj jtnwd;wy;yth fUj tUk;?


65 !

,Ue;njd;d.... kiwe;njd;d.... rup rhHe;J epw;fhj JzpT cz;ikiar; nrhy;yhj ehf;F RaGlk; Nghlhj jiytd; NehAw;NwhH Jd;gk; gopg;gjpy; kfpo;NthH Qhdj;ijj; Njlhj mwpT ,yhgj;ij Nehf;fpl;l el;G tQ;rfk; nra;jpLk; Rw;wk; cyfj;ij czHj;jhj vOj;J CUf;F cjthj Nrit tPl;Lf;F ciof;fhj je;ij ngw;Nwhiu kjpf;fhj gps;is gpwUf;F cjthj nry;tk; twpNahiu ntWf;fpd;w kdpjH ngupNahiu kjpf;fhj ,sik gytPdupy; thOk; jiytd; Gfo;kl;Lk; NjbLk; rq;fk; fUj;Jf;F cjthj fijfs; Raeyq; nfhz;bl;l nrhe;jk;


66 !

ey;yijr; nra;jplw; fr;rk; kf;fisf; fhf;fhj muR kw;wtH Jauj;jpy; kfpo;NthH ed;ikfs; jilngwr; nra;NthH gpwHkdq; nflg; Gj;jp nrhy;NthH gpwH el;igf; nfLj;jjpy; caHNthH nja;tj;jpy; ngha;gf;jp nfhs;NthH gpw NgHf;Fg; gpio nra;a top Njb epw;NghH fw;wijg; gfpHtjpy; mf;fiw mw;Nwhd; Fw;wq; fbe;Jiu nra;ahj ez;gd; Rje;jpuk; mwpahj ehq;fs;.


67 !

,USk; ntspr;rKk; ,jaKk; rpe;jidAk;; ,UshdJ mr;re;juj;jf;fJ. cz;ikia mwpatplhky; kiwj;J itj;Jf; nfhs;sf; $baJ. mij ek;gp gakpd;wp Kd;NdWtJ fbdk;. ,lwyhk;. tOf;fyhk;. Kl;lyhk;. Fj;jyhk;. mj;jidAk; rhj;jpaNk. gpio nra;gtHf;F kl;Lk; epr;rakhd Jizahf ,UspUf;Fk;. fhuzk; cz;ikfs; kiwe;jpUf;Fk; tiujhd; cyfj;ij Vkhw;wyhk;. MfNt – ek; cs;sq;fspy; ,Uf;Fk; ,Uis mfw;wptplf; $ba Jzpit ehk; ngw;Wf; nfhs;s Kay Ntz;Lk;. ,USs;s ,jaKs;shd; ,jakpd;wp ele;J nfhs;thd;. mtdJ ,jaj;jpd; ,uf;fj;jpd; fjTfs; %lg;gl;bUg;gjdhy; ,Us; glHe;jpUf;Fk;. md;G – ghrk; - fUiz – cwT – el;G Nghd;w gz;gpd; gpujpgypg;GfSf;F mDkjp kWf;fg;gl;bUf;Fk;. Mdhy; ntspr;rNkh mjw;F NeHkhwhd Fzj;ijf; nfhz;ljhapUf;fpwJ. gpioia – jPikia – mePjpia mJ Rl;bf; fhl;lj;jf;f typik nfhz;ljhapUf;fpwJ. mJ glHe;jpUf;Fk; ,lq;fspy; njspT #o;e;jpUf;Fk;.


68 !

,ufrpaq;fs; nfhs;Sk;.

epkpHe;J

epw;f

Kbahky;

gJq;fpf;

mJ epiwe;j ,jaj;jpy; rQ;rykpuhJ. gakpd;wp mJ vq;NfAk; Eioe;JtpLk;. xU ngupa tpj;jpahrk;. ,UshdJ tise;J nespe;J vq;Fk; Eioag; ghHf;Fk;. ntspr;rNkh NeuhfNt CLUtpg;glUk;. ,Uis CLUTk; typik ntspr;rj;Jf;Nf cz;L. vt;tsT G+jhfu cUntLj;jhYk; ,Ushy; ntspr;rj;ij CLUtp nry;yy; rhj;jpaNk ,y;iy. ek;ikr; #o epd;W nfhz;L ml;lfhrk; nra;J nfhz;bUf;Fk; mePjpfs; - fglq;fs; - tQ;rfq;fs; nghwhikfs; - jPikfs; Nghd;w ,Uisf; fz;L ehk; mQ;rf; $lhJ. ePjp – cz;ik – NeHik – md;G – ed;ik Nghd;w xspg;ge;jq;fis mtw;iw Nehf;fp caHj;jpg; gpbj;Jf; nfhz;L epw;fj; jaq;ff;$lhJ. mjw;Fj; jaq;Ftjhy;jhd; jtWfs; epahaq;fshfp mePjp ePjpahfg; glnkLj;jhbf; nfhz;bUf;fpwJ. gpioahfj; Njhw;Wk; rup ,Uf;fyhk;. rupahfj; Njhw;Wk; gpio ,Uf;fyhk;. Mdhy; rup gpioahfhJ. gpio rupahfhJ. ,t;tplaj;jpy; njsptpy;iyNah G+uhidg; gl;Lg;G+r;rpnad;Wk; gUe;ijg; gr;irf;fpspnad;Wk; fz;l fz;Zs;s fNghjpauhfp epw;Nghk;. ePjpf;fhf epw;gtHfs; FiwthfNt ,Ug;gjd; fhuzk; Rarpe;jidj; njspTs;stHfs; kpff; Fiwthf ,Ug;gJjhd;. kf;fisr; rupia Nehf;fpj; jpir jpUg;GtNj rpe;jidr; rpw;gpfspd; E}w;whz;L fhyg; gzpahfj; njhlHe;J nfhz;bUf;fpwJ. cz;ik


69 !

frg;ghdJ. Mdhy; ek;ikf; ,dpg;ghdJ. Mdhy; mJ eQ;R.

fhg;gJ.

ngha;ik

Nghypahd eiffs; fpNyh fzf;fpy; rKjhaj;jpd; %iy Kf;nfy;yhk; nrhypf;fpwnjd;dNth cz;ikjhd;. Mdhy; xU fpuhk; vilnfhs; jq;fj;jpw;fit <lhfh. vz;zpf;ifapyy;y. cz;ikapd; ek;gpf;ifapNyNa ehk; KbntLf;f Ntz;Lk;. mg;NghJjhd; tho;tjd; nghUis czHe;jtHfshNthk;.


70 !

njhl;Lg; ghHg;NghNk! rpe;jidapd; mj;jpthuk; mDgtq;fshFk;. mDgtq;fs; ,y;yhky; kdpjdhy; rpe;jpf;f KbahJ. rpe;jidahsd; my;yJ rpe;jidthjp jd;dDgt kpd;Nwy; rKjhaj;Jf;Fg; gaDs;s> gad; juj;jf;f> Gul;rpfukhd fUj;Jf;fis Kd;itg;gJ mrhj;jpak;. ,jdhy;jhd; rpe;jidthjp vg;NghJNk jdpj;jtdhff; fhzg;gLfpwhd;. mtdhy; rhjhuz rKjha tiyf;Fs; rpf;fpf; fhyj;ij tpuak; nra;tJ KbahkypUf;Fk;. fhuzk; rKjhaq;fs; rk;gpujha tiyf;Fs; rpf;fpf; nfhz;lit. jdpj;jit. Rje;jpukhf ,aq;Fk; JzpT ,y;yhjit.

jdJ rKjhaNk Vida midj;Jr; rKjhaq;fspYk; caHe;jJ vd;gjhfNt xt;nthU rKjhaj;jpd; kfDk; epidj;Jf; nfhs;Sk;gbahf fiyfs;> fhtpaq;fs;> fijfs; cUthf;fg;gl;L mtdJ rKjhag;gw;Wf;F cu%l;lg;gLfpwJ.


71 !

,ize;J tho Ntz;Lnkdpy; ,ire;J tho Ntz;Lk;. ,ire;J tho Ntz;Lnkdpy; thOk; top tFj;Jf; nfhLf;fg;gl Ntz;Lk;. ,q;Nfjhd; fyhr;rhuk; gpwg;ngLf;fpwJ. rKjhaj;jpy; rPHNfL jiyJ}f;fp tplhky; jLj;J> top elj;Jtjpy; fyhr;rhuj;jpd; gq;fspg;G Kf;fpakhff; fzpf;fg;gLfpwJ. xOf;fKk; ey;y gof;fKk; kdpjdpd; cs> cly; eyj;jpw;F kpf Kf;fpakhFk;. ,jid myl;rpag;gLj;jp tplhjgbf;F fyhr;rhuj;jpd; topjOtpa rk;gpujhaq;fs; cjTfpd;wd. Mdhy; rk;gpujhaq;fspd; Nehf;fq;fs; njupahky; kf;fs; mijj; jOt KidAk;NghJ> xU tpjj;jpy; %luhfNt nraw;gl;L tpLfpwhHfs;. mjdhy;jhd; jhk; Vw;Wf; nfhz;lij kw;wtUk; Vw;Wj;jhd; jPu Ntz;Lk; my;yJ mtHfs; tpNuhjpfs; vd;gjhf mtHfsJ kdg;ghd;ik tsuj; njhlq;fp tpLfpwJ. ePjpia ehk; Vw;Wf;nfhz;lhy;> ePjpf;fhf epkpHe;J epd;why;> cwtpdHfs;> ez;gHfisAk;$l ,oe;Jtpl NeHe;Jtplyhk;. Mdhy; ngha;ikapy; ngUik ,y;iy vd;w ePjpapd; FuYf;F nrtp nfhLf;Fk; Jzpit> Mw;wiy ehk; ngw;Wf; nfhz;lhy; NghJk;. ekJ jdpj;Jtj;ijf; fhj;Jf; nfhs;s KbAk;.

ngha;ahd Gfopdhy; jd;id caHj;jpf; nfhs;s Kay;gtd; rKjhaj;ij Vkhw;wptpl;ljhf jdf;Fs; epr;rak; vz;zpf; nfhz;bUg;ghd;. Mdhy; cz;ikapy;


72 !

mtd; jd;dplNk ngha; nrhy;yp jd;idNa Vkhw;wpf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhd;.

vz;zr; nrhl;Lf;fs; mwpjYk; mj;jpthuq;fs;.

mwpT+l;lYNk

kdpjj;Jtj;jpd;

ey;yij mwpjy; nfl;lij mwpjy; ,uz;LNk mtrpakhdit. Mdhy; mtw;iwg; gpupj;jwpjNy mj;jpahtrpakhdJ. Nfl;gjpy; mf;fiwAs;std; mwpthsp. Mdhy; Nfl;Lf; nfhz;L kl;Lk; ,Ug;gtNdh Vkhsp. gbg;ghsp ghlq;fis kdjpw;Fs; gjpj;jpUg;ghd;. mwpthsp cyfj;ijNa cs;sj;Js; itj;jpUg;ghd;. gl;lg;gbg;gpy; Njwpa Nrhk;Ngwpiatpl njhopyhsp kjpf;fg;glj; jf;ftd;.

gbg;gwptw;w


73 !

xU ey;y ez;gd; fpilg;gJ ehNk ,U kdpjHfshf ,Ug;gjw;F xg;ghdJ. ehk; ,Utuhf rhj;jpag;glf;$Lk;. Mdhy;..... fs;sid ek;gpdhYk; ek;gNt $lhJ.

ek;gyhk;>

nfl;l

cwtpdHfis

cz;ikfis czu itg;gJ kdpjj;Jt tsHr;rpf;F mj;jpahtrpakhdJ. vOj;jhsd; mijf; flikahf Vw;Fk;NghJ vOj;J mtdhy; Msg;gLfpwJ. Nkilapy; ebg;gtidg; ghuhl;bdhy; ehk; mtdJ jpwikiag; ghuhl;LfpNwhk; vd;W nghUs;. Mdhy; rKjhaj;jpy; Ntlk; Nghl;L ek;ik ey;ytd; Nghy; Va;f;fpwtidg; ghuhl;LfpNwhk; vd;why; ehk; %lHfs; vd;W nghUs;. epiy cau nray; khWNthd; gzKs;s gpr;irf;fhud;. mtd; gl;Lg; NghHit NghHj;jptplg;gl;l gd;wpf;F xg;ghdtd;. Myak; njhOjy; rhyTk; ed;W. mLj;jtHf;F cjTjy; mijtpl ed;W. Nrty; $tp Nrty; $Tk;.

nghOJ

tpbahJ.

nghOJ

tpbe;jhNy


74 !

re;NjfNk! re;NjfNk! re;Njfk; vd;gJ gpujpgypg;ghFk;.

jho;T

kdg;ghd;ikapd;

jd; kidtpapd; elj;ijapy; re;Njfq; nfhs;Sk; fztd; jd;dstpy; elj;ij gpioahdtdhfNt ,Ug;ghd;. fztDf;F re;Njfk; tuhjgbf;F elf;ff;$ba ngz;fs; jq;fisj; jhq;fNs mOf itj;Jf; nfhs;fpwhHfs;. xspf;Fs; ,Us; CLUthJ. kdnkhj;j FLk;gj;Jf;Fs; re;Njfk; FbGfhJ. re;Njfj;JlNdNa goFq;fs;. Vnddpy; fz;zhbj; Jfs;fNs ek;ikr; Rw;wp itu Ntlk; Nghl;Lf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;wd.


75 !

rj;jk; Nghl;L nrgQ;nra;Ak; fs;s QhdpfSf;Fj; jhk; gf;jHfshf kw;wtHfshy; mq;fPfupf;fg;gLNthNkh khl;NlhNkh vd;w re;Njfk; vg;NghJk; ,Ue;J nfhz;NlapUf;Fk;.

CWfha; ,yq;ifapNy jkpoupd; gpur;rpid kpfTk; Jauj;jpw;FupajhfTk; jPHf;fg;gl Ntz;bajhfTk; ,Ug;gij cyfj; jkpopdj;jpd; ftdj;jpw;Ff; nfhz;L te;j – te;J nfhz;L ,Uf;fpw gzpapNy ,yf;fpaj;jpd; gq;fspg;G kpf kpf Kf;fpakhdJ. ehisa re;jjpfSf;F ,d;iwa jiyKiwapd; nraw;ghLfspd; jifik – jpwik – cz;ik – NeHik – jpz;ik vd;gd gw;wpa kjpg;gPL nra;Ak; jUzk; cUthfpwNghJ> gz;ila fhtpaq;fspyy;y> ,d;iwa fhtpaq;fspNyNa KbntLf;f Ntz;ba #o;epiy cUthFk;. mjw;fhd mj;jpthuj;ijg; NghLk; gzp rhjhuzkhdjy;y. jtpHf;ff; $baJky;y. rupj;jpuk; xU jlitNahL vOjg;gl;LtpLk; vd;w epajp ,Ue;jhy; ehk; vd;nwd;Wk; gok; ngUik Ngrpg; NgrpNa fhyj;ij Xl;btplyhk;. Mdhy; rupj;jpuk; jpUk;gj;


76 !

jpUk;g vOjg;gLtJ. mjd; ghjk; gjpe;j RtLfspd; Moe;jhd; xU rKjhaj;jpd; jdpj;Jtj;ij cWjpg;gLj;Jk;. me;j Mokhd cz;ikia cs;sj;jpy; nfhs;shky; vOj;jhsHfs; re;jHg;gthjkhd – mjhtJ jw;fhypff; ftHr;rpia – mij tHj;jf Nehf;FlNdh my;yJ thrf <Hg;G vd;w ,yl;rpaj;JlNdh – gilg;Gfshf kf;fs; Kd; itf;ifapNy mtHfs; gzp nra;atpy;iy. rKjhaj;jpw;Fj; JNuhfk; nra;fpwhHfs;. ve;jf; fl;rp murpaYf;Fk; mg;ghw;gl;lJ? ePjpf;fhfTk; epahaj;Jf;fhfTk; Fuy; nfhLg;gJk; nrtp nfhLg;gJk; vd;gij njl;lj;njspthf ehk; Gupe;J nfhs;s Ntz;Lk;. vOj;jhsHfspd; NeHik – mtHfspd; eLepiy jtwhik – cz;ikia czHj;Jtjpy; mtHfSf;Fs;s nghWg;G vd;gd kjpf;fg;gl Ntz;Lk;. muRfs; mtHfspd; FuNy kf;fspd; Md;khtpd; ntspg;ghL vd;gij czHe;J kf;fSf;Fk; czHj;Jk; fhyk; fdpfpwnjg;NghNjh mg;NghJjhd; rdehafk; jiyepkpUk;. jdpg;gl;l kdpjHfSk; jdpg;gl;l rk;gtq;fSk; rpy rkaq;fspy; kpfTk; ghuJ}ukhd ed;ikia my;yJ ghjpg;ig Vw;gLj;jptplf; $ba #o;epiy Vw;gl;LtpLtijj; jtpHg;gJ ,ayhky; Ngha; tpLtij kWf;f KbahJ. kf;fspd; tho;f;ifapd; ngUk; gFjp tWikapdpd;W kPs;tjw;fhd Nghuhl;lkhfNt ekJ ehLfspy; ,Ue;J tUtJ murpay;thjpfSf;F ntw;wpf; nfhbf;fk;gkhf ,Uf;fpwJ. ,ij vOj;jhsHfs;jhd; jf;fgb kf;fSf;F czHj;jp itf;f Ntz;Lk;.


77 !

kf;fs; tpUk;Gtijf; nfhLg;gijtpl kf;fs; tpUk;g Ntz;baij czHj;JtNj ey;y gzpahFk;. nghJthfNt kf;fs; fhyj;NjhL XLgtHfs;. mtHfspd; Ntfj;jpy; ngUk; gFjp ,yl;rpakw;w ghijapNyNa XbtpLtjhy;jhd; cyfg; gpur;rpidfs; njhq;fpagbNa fplf;fpd;wd. nghJNehf;fhdJ rKjhaj;jpd; mj;jpahtrpak; vd;gij kf;fs; czuj; jiyg;gl;L tpl;lhy; kl;LNk Raeyj;jpd; Njhy; cupf;fg;gl Ntz;bajd; mtrpaKk; czug;gLk;.

gFjp 2


78 !

jkpoh! cd;idj;jhd;! jkponud;w rhjp ,e;jj; juzpapNy xd;Wjhd; juzpapNy ehL mw;w ,dj;jp ypJT nkhd;Wjhd; jd;dyj;jpy; juk; ngaHe;j juf; FiwT xd;Wjhd; jkpopdj;ij jiyFdpe;J epw;fitj;j Jz;ikjhd;. cyfpDr;r epiyapy;epd;w Kd;idkf;fs; ghijia cyfpd;%iy Kf;fpy;thOk; jkpoUzu Ntz;LNk! gyJk;fz;L jiytzq;Fk; Gjpa jkpod; guk;giu gyJk; mtw;wpy; ekJ vd;W czur; nra;a Ntz;LNk! fhtpaq;fs; fhg;gpaq;fs; gw;wp kf;fs; kj;jpapy; Xtpaq;fs; Nghyf;fhl;b fz;lnjd;d? nrhy;YtPH. rhtpnyq;fs; ,dkpUf;f> Njit vd;d kPsNt? ehL md;wp NtW vd;d? vOe;J gjpy; nrhy;YtPH!


79 !

Xupdj;J kf;fnsd;W NkilNjhWk; NgRNthk; ghupye;j Nkypdj;jpy; gj;JNfhb rhjpfs; fhupAkpo;e; jhfpy; kf;fs; Ngjk; Nghf;f Ntz;LNk! ghupy;nrhe;j ehL nfhz;L ehKKau Ntz;LNk! jkpod;tPuk; jkpod;ePAk; jkpondd;w jkpondd;w

FUjpahNy gjpe;JtUk; ehspJ! cs;sk; njhl;L cdJ cjtp nra;jpL! ,dj;jpd;ehisr; re;jjpf;F ePjUk; czHTjhNd re;jjpiaf; fhj;jpLk;!

vOj;Jf;FapH cz;ik cz;ikiar; nrhy;Ytjw;F cs;sj;jpy; cz;ik Ntz;Lk; jpz;ikaha; epw;gjw;F cs;sj;jpy; jpz;ik Ntz;Lk; vz;zj;jpy; cz;ik ,y;yhd; CUf;F cz;ik nrhy;yhd; fz;zpak; cs;std;Nghy; fatDk; fhl;b epw;ghd;. VLfs; E}W vd;d Mapuk; te;j NghJk; ghLjy; gy;ytp Nghy; gzk; NrHf;f kl;L nkd;why; ghLthd; kdk; kjpg;Nghd; ngha;fhuH Ntiynad;Nw! NjLthd; cz;iknrhy;Yk; ey;NyL vq;F vd;Nw. eLepiyepy; tPuKs;shd; fUj;Jf;fs; vOj;jpy; te;jhy; gLFopf;Fs; kf;fs; tPOk; gaq;fuk; jtpuy; $Lk;. tpLjiyapd; gyid kf;fs; tpopg;Gw;W epw;fhtpl;lhy; gLghtpfl;Nf tpw;ghH: gydpoe; jope;Jk; NghthH.


80 !

ePjpapd; gf;fk; epd;W eLepiyiaf; fhj;J epd;W> rhjpf;Fs; Cwpf;nfhz;Nl rkj;Jtk; NgRk; fs;sH Nghjpf;Fk; ngha;ik rhb GJtop fhl;ly; Ntz;Lk; jkpoHf;F mjid ,d;W rupahfr; nrhy;yy; Ntz;Lk;. vOj;jhsnud;W nrhd;dhy; vOj;ijatH Ms Ntz;Lk; vOj;jhsH vOj;jpd; gq;if czHe;jhNy mJTk;$Lk; vOj;jhNy kf;fs; rpe;ij rpjwhky; fhj;jy; $Lk; vOj;jhNy GjpaNjhH Njrk; cUthFk; topAk; $Lk;.

,jdhNyjhd; cs;sj;jpy; jPg;gw;wp vupfpd;w njjw;fhf? cd;kj;jH caHTwey; kf;fs; Jbg; gijf;fhz fz;nte;J rptf;fpwNj> ftiyAld;. vjw;fhf? Gz;zpauha;g; ghtpaNu gutp ,Ug; gjdhNy... NfhtpiyAk; rpy rkak; kdk; ntWj;jy; vjw;fhf? NghypfSk; gf;jnudr; Rw;WfpwhH> mjdhNy. Ntjq;fisj; Njbj;Njb Ma;tJTk; vjdhNy? Nghjidfs; cyfkijj; jpUj;jhj FiwahNy. tpyq;fpDNk caHe;jtuha;r; nrhy;ypLjy; vjdhNy? tpyq;fjdpd; gyFzq;fs; caHntd;Dk; czHthNy. Gyk;ngaHe;J rKjhak; rPuopjy; vjdhNy? gyk;nfhz;L mepahak; nfhbJ}f;Fk; epiyahNy.


81 !

mikjpf;F vd;Wyfk; miyfpd;w njjdhNy? gpionra;thH fhuzj;ij Vw;fpd;whH rupahf ,dNgjk; xopahky; ,Uf;fpd;w njjdhNy? ,dthjp mjdhy;jhd; tho;fpd;whd;> mjdhNy. ePjpf;F epiyahd ,lkpy;iy vjdhNy? ePjpf;F gykhd ,lkpy;iy> mjdhNy. cupikf;Fg; Nghuhl;lk; gbahd njjdhNy? gwpf;fpd;Nwhd; ePjpf;Fg; gzpahj gbahNy. mwpQHfs; topfhl;ly; nty;yhj njjdhNy? mwptw;w %lHfs; topnrhy;Yk; epiyahNy. md;ngd;w Kj;jpidNa Gupe;jtHfs; Fiwthk;> Vd;? gz;gpd;ik md;ngdNt ngha;AUnfhz; ljdhNy.


82 !

tpop jpwf;fl;Lk; goq;fhyg; ngUikiag; Ngrpg; Ngrp Goq;fhJ gOjhd nghUs;Nghyhfp xOq;fhd topfhzhj ,dNkahfp xOf;fNk ,y;yhj topfs;$l xOfpLk; ey;top vd;W ek;gp xOq;fw;W tho;fpwhH ke;jp Nghy mOf;fhW ,d;wpehk; xd;W NrHe;jhy; xOq;fhf khw;wyhk; mtHfs; tho;it. vz;zpj;jhd; vj;jid Gj;jp nrhd;dhH vz;zpj;jhd; ghHj;jply; vd;W cz;Nlh fz;izj;jhd; nfhz;Ls;s khe;jnud;why; fz;Zs;s FUlNuh ntl;fkd;Nwh! fz;zfp fw;Gf;F nja;tnkd;why; fz;%b if$g;gp tzq;fty;y fz;Kd;Nd elkhLk; ngz;zpdj;ij fz;zfpNghy; kjpj;njhOfp ele;jplj;jhd;!


83 !

ts;Std; vd;nwhU ngupa Nkij ms;spNa je;jdd; tho;tpd; ghij gs;spapy; Nfhtpypy; re;J nghe;jpy; Gs;sptp gukha;g; NgRfpd;whH fs;sKs; Ss;sj;jpy; Fwspd; ghij Gs;spNghy; rw;NwDk; gjpaNtz;Lk; ms;spNa mtuij kw;wtHghy; njs;Sj;j kpopNy njspf;f Ntz;Lk;.

xspuypy; cz;ik NjL! tpjtpjkha; cLj;Jtjpy; caHTd;idr; NrHtjpy;iy tpjtpjkha; eifazpe;Jk; GjpjhtJ xd;Wkpy;iy gjKw;w kdnkd;Dk; juKd;dpy; ,y;yhky; vjidj;jhd; nfhz;lhYk; gadpy;iy caHtpy;iy. gapUf;F nry;thf;F gjkjpNy jhdhFk; capUf;F nry;thf;F cs;sj;jp dhyhFk; capUs;s fhuzj;jhy; vy;yhUk; xd;nwd;why; capUs;s fhfkJk; kapyJTk; xd;whNkh? ,Ufz;fs; ,Ue;jpl;lhy; NghjhJ mwpthNah? fUj;NjhL rpe;jpj;jy; xUghHit GupthNah? ,UTs;sk; nfhz;ltNu ,fnky;yhk; ,Ug;gjdhy; ,Ue;jpLjy; tpopg;GlNd mtrpaNk! njupthNah!


84 !

cidkf;fs; kjpj;jplYd; cilf;fhf vd;wpl;lhy; cd;kj;jd; cd;Dilia cLj;jpl;lhy; ePahNkh! cd;ngUik cd;nraypy; xOf;fj;jpy; vd;wpl;lhy; cd;jifik eP czHtha;: cyfpd;gak; tpl;bLtha;! njUNthNl nry;fpd;whH vy;yhUk; cwthNkh? mUfpdpNy elf;fpd;whH vy;yhUk; el;ghNkh? tpUk;Gfpd;Nwhk; vd;gjdhy; vy;yhNk czthNkh? fUk;GNghy; nkype;jpUe;jhy; %q;fpYk; ,dpj;jpLNkh? rKjhak; jd;dpy;ehk; fhz;fpd;w kdpjUf;Fs; mKjhfg; NgrpLthH vj;jidNgH ey;ytuhk;? rKj;jpuk; jdpYs;s Ms;nfhy;Yk; kPdpdk;Nghy; rKjhak; jdpYz;L re;Njfk; nfhz;L,U.


85 !

ePjpAk; Rje;jpuKk; Rje;jpuk; vd;gnjhU gokhapUe;jhy; Rakhf mijehd; gwpj;njLj; jpUg;Ngd;. Rje;jpuk; vd;gnjhU tpyq;fhapUe;jhy; Rl;lij tPo;j;jpNa gpbj;njLj;jpUg;Ngd; Rje;jpuk; vd;gnjhU kiyahapUe;jhy; mjd;NkNywpehd; mkHe;jpUe;jpUg;Ngd;. Rje;jpuk; vd;gNjh epahaj;jpd; tpiynad rupj;jpuk; tpspg;gjhy; kiyf;fpNwd;: jpiff;fpNwd;. epahaj;ij kjpf;fhj kdkpUe;jhy; mepahak; epahaj;ij eRf;fpitj; jpUf;Fk;. epahaj;ijf; Nfl;bLk; JzptpUe;jhy; jpahfj;ij ek;kdk; Gupe;J nfhz;bUf;Fk;. epahaNk Rje;jpuk; vdg; Gupe;jhy; ePjpapd; thrid gue;J nfhz;bUf;Fk;. epahaNk ntd;wpLk; epiygpwe;jhy;


86 !

Rje;jpuf;fhw;nwd;dpy; gl;Lf;nfhz;bUf;Fk;. kjkJk; nkhopaJk; ntspapy; Njha;e;jhy; kjq;nfhz;l fspnwd;W kdpjdhthd;. ,jkhd vijANk ,jak; nfhs;sh ,Uk;nghg;g nfhbadha; Mfpg;Nghthd;. rjnkd;W gpioahd ghijjd;id rupj;jpuk; gopf;fNt njhw;wp epw;ghd; mjw;fhfg; gae;Jehk; Rje;jpuj;ij mtykha; tpl;bly; epahakhNkh? cs;sj;jpy; fw;gid NfhlhD Nfhb cw;gj;jp MFNj Rje;jpuk; Njb! cs;sj;jpd; Ntjid jhq;fhJ Xb capHfSk; khANj cynfq;F Nkhb! fs;sNk mjpfhuk; jd;id Vw;W faikaha;r; Rje;jpuk; nfhy;y epw;f> nts;skha; kf;fNs $b epd;W ntQ;rkH nra;fpwhH ePjpf;nfd;W.


87 !

ekJ ngWkjp vd;d? ngWkjp vd;gJ nghUl;fSf;F – vd;Wk; Njitiag; nghWj; jjpy; mike;jpUf;Fk; ngWkjp njupahj kdpjUf;Nfh – ntw;Wg; ngUikNa ngWkjp vd;wpUf;Fk; ngWtjpy; ngupaJ kdpj tho;f;if – vd;W ngupNahHfs; nrhd;dij kwe;Jtpl;L ntWkNd Mlk;g uj;ijehb – kf;fs; ngWkjp ,y;yhky; NghfyhNkh! fUkNk fz;zhf tholh eP! – vd;W flikapd; nghWg;gpidr; nrhy;ypitj;jhH. vUikiag; Nghy;Nrhk;gpj; J}q;Ffpd;whd; - mjdpy; vjidNah flikaha;f; fhZfpd;whd; jUtijg; ngw;wjpy; epiwTnfhz;L – nrhe;j cupikia me;epad; ms;s tpl;lhd;. tWikapy; rKjhak; %o;fp epw;f - ,jak; fUikaha; rKjhak; gopj; jpfo;e;jhd;.


88 !

ruq;fisr; NrHg;gjhy; khiyahFk; - kf;fs; kdq;fisr; NrHg;gNj ghijahFk;. mwq;fspy; NeHikNa Kjd;ikahFk; - me;j mwj;jpidg; gpd;gw;wy; flikahFk;. rpwg;ngd;g Jz;ikapy; xOf;fkhFk; - me;jr; rpwg;Gld; tho;jNy ngUikahFk;. ,wg;gpDk; ePjpehd; gpwokhl;Nld; - vd;w ,Uk;nghg;g nfhs;ifNa tho;tjhFk;. epiwthf tho;tjpy; cWjpnfhz;lhy; - ve;jf; Fiwjidf; fhzpDk; mjpukhl;Nlhk; Fiwthd nry;tNk ,Ue;j NghJk; - vd;Wk; epiwthd kdq;nfhz;L tho Ntz;Lk; fiwkpf;f kdpjNu Fiwfs; nrhy;yp – kw;w kf;fspd; Nky;fiw gba itg;ghH epiwkpf;f rKjhak; Mf Ntz;bd; - ,e;jf; fiwjd;idg; Nghf;fpNa jPuNtz;Lk;.


89 !

gjpj;J itj;Jf;nfhs;! fUj;jpidf; nfhLf;fhj fijfis tiutjdhy; fUj;jpy;yh rKjhak; vdnthd;iw Mf;fplyhk;. fUj;jpd;wpg; ghly;fs; mikj;Njehk; ghLtjhy; kUe;jpw;Fk; gadw;w kuq;fisAk; Mf;fplyhk;. mwpT+l;Lk; E}y;fisehk; myl;rpak; nra;tjdhy; mwpahik jidVw;W mg;gbNa ,Ue;jplyhk;. Gupahj fijfisAk; Gupe;jJNghy; nrhy;Ytjhy; mwpahj rKjhak; mope;jplTk; nra;jplyhk;. rupnad;w xd;wpidNa nra;tjw;F mQ;Rtjhy; rupnra;ahg; NgaHfisr; rKjhak; Fk;gplyhk;. eupjDf;F mQ;RgtH khndd;W mijr; nrhd;dhy; rupnad;W gupe;Jiug;ghH re;jHg;g thjpfs;jhk;. gonkhopAk; nrhy;ypLthd; fsitr;rup Mf;fpLthd; tpsq;fp mtd; jPf;Fzj;ij cjwpAk;eP js;sypd;Nwy;


90 !

fsq;fj;jhy; cd;Ngiuf; nfLj;Nj atd; caHe;jpLthd;. ek;gpeP nfl;ltiu cwntd;Nw nfhz;Ltpl;lhy; fk;gpvz;Zk; epiy$l mtuhNy te;jplyhk;. ntk;gpeP mOjplNt tho;ehspy; elf;fhky; ek;gpeP ,Ue;jpLtha;! cwtpdiu ek;ghky;. cd;gyd; fpilf;Fkl;Lk; cd;NdhL cwTnra;J jpd;ikaha; cdf;Fg;gop nra;jpLk; cwTcz;L. gd;Kiw gl;Ltpl;l mDgtk;! nrhy;Yfpd;Nwd; gd;wpNghy; fopTjpd;Dk; kdpjUk; cwtpYz;L. ey;ycd; nraYk;ey;y cs;sKk; cd;idf; fhf;Fk; ey;yek; Kd;d tHfs; ekf;nfd;Nw nrhy;ypitj;jhH. fs;sKk; #Jk; thJk; gpd;dhNy NfL NrHf;Fk; cs;sj;jpy; ePjpepd;why; nja;tNk $l epw;Fk;.


91 !

mOf;fhW vDk; NrW mOfpl;l gpzq;fspd; kj;jpapy; ehk; mofhf cLj;jpepd; whtnjd;d? mOf;fhW mfnky;yhk; epiwe;jpUg;NghH - #o mtNuhL tho;tjpy; gaDnkd;d? mkpo;jpid ms;speP mspj;jNghJk; ckpo;e;jij cjthky; Mf;fpitg;ghH. ekpy;cs;s rpd;dQ;rpW gpioiaf;$l - $l;b vikg; gpwH Fiwnrhy;y topaikg;ghH. gy;ypNy tplKz;L ghk;Gfl;F nrhy;ypNy tpl Kz;bg; ghtpfl;F fy;ypNy $lTk;<uKz;L - ,e;j fy;kdk; jd;dpNyh jPik cz;L. mOfpl;l gokjpy; thrk; nra;Ak; GOnthg;g kdpjuha; kw;NwhHkPJ


92 !

mOf;fhW nfhz;Ls;sk; ehwpepw;NghH – te;J mOjhYk; mjd;gpd;Nd Mgj;Jz;L. fspg;gpw;Fk; mikjpf;Fk; vjpupahfp cspnfhz;L ew;rpiy ehrk; nra;Ak; moptpNy kfpo;fpd;w kdq;fshNy – vq;Fk; moptpd;wp ed;ikNa ,y;iyad;Nwh! mLj;jtd; ey;Yil cLj;jptpl;lhy; mOf;fhW cs;std; clyk; NtFk;. maytd; cztpd;wp jtpf;ff; fz;lhy; - me;j mOf;fhW mKJz;l Rfj;ijf; fhZk;. mLj;jtH mOf;fhW mLj;jtH mOf;fhW

kfpo;tjpy; kfpoy; fz;lhy; Mj;jpuk; nfhz;L MLk;. thoNt cjtp nra;jhy; - me;j gpiof;fhJ mope;J NghFk;.

nghk;ikf;F capHtUk; ngha;ikf;F ntw;wpNa mfkjpy; ey;nyz;zk; mOf;fhW mjw;Fs;Ns

vd;wpUe;jhy; vd;wpUf;Fk;. mw;wpUe;jhy; - ,e;j tPw;wpUf;Fk;.


93 !

kf;fspYk; khf;fSz;L! xUkuf; fdpfspy; Ntw;WikNa ,y;iy xU,d kdpjupy; xw;WikNa ,y;iy xUFLk; gj;jpNy gpwf;fpd;w gps;is xUNghJk; xd;whff; Fzq;fspy; ,y;iy. xUjhia xUgps;is nja;tkha; Vw;f> xUgps;is mtisNa ngha;nrhy;yp Va;f;f> xUgps;is FLk;gj;jpd; ew;ngaH fhf;f> xUgps;is mg;ngaH ehrNk Mf;Fk;. Va;g;gtd; fztdha; MfpNa tpl;lhy; Nga;f;Fzk; nfhz;lts; Ma;kfs; Mfp> jha;tPl;ilf; nfhs;isNa mbj; jjpy;thOk; jPnahg;g elj;ijia ehlYk; $Lk;. FLk;gj;jpy; xw;Wik $lhjtz;zk; FLk;gj;jpd; mq;fNk nfLf;fpd;w ghtk;


94 !

FLk;gj;Jg; gpioahd cwTfs; nra;Ak; FLk;gj;ijg; gpwH iea topnra;J itf;Fk;. Raeyk; ehbNa Jzpe;njq;Fk; ghtk; gakpd;wpr; nra;jpLk; kdpjuhy; ehrk; fatupd; J}z;lyhy; NkYNk $b maytH thoiy mopf;fTk; nra;Ak;. md;NghL goFjy; Nghy;te;J fhl;b> md;igNa mHj;jkpy; yhjjha; Mf;fp> md;ghd FLk;gq;fs; rpije;jplr; nra;Nj jd;dyk; NgzpLk; tpyq;Ffs; cz;L. cwntd;W nrhy;ypNa tUgit vy;yhk; cwntd;W cz;ikapy; vd;WNk Mfh! gpwHngaH nfLj;jjpy; caHe;jply; ghHg;ghH cwtpdH MapDk; xJf;fpNa itg;gha;!


95 !

rKjhaf; Fs;sHfs; fUthfj; jhats; tapw;wpDs;Ns cUthFk; NghjpNy kdpjdhNdhd; fUj;Jf;fs; khwpl;l fhuzj;jhy; cUkhwp kjthjp Mfpg;Nghdhd;. kdpjdha; thoiy tpl;Ltpl;L fdpNjLk; Fuq;FNghy; cyifr; Rw;wp ,dpjhd tho;Tf;fha; Raeyj;jhy; kdpjj;J tj;ijNa mtkjpj;jhd;. nghJeyk; vd;fpd;w Ngiur; nrhy;yp nghJkf;fs; kj;jpapy; tyq;fs; te;J nghJkf;fs; %luha; MFk;tz;zk; nghJkf;fs; gpiotop elf;fr; nra;jhd;. tWikia epiyahf Mf;fp itj;J rpWikia nea;A+w;wp vupa tpl;L


96 !

ngUikia tha; tPr;rpy; gwf;ftpl;L mUikahk; Rje;jpuk; kwf;f itj;jhd;. fUkj;jpd; flikia kiwj;J tpl;L vUikaha; kf;fis eida tpl;L ngUikia mtd; kl;Lk; Njbf; nfhz;lhd; rpWikiar; rKjhak; Rkf;fr; nra;jhd;. Vf;fj;ij Mz;ltd; Ngupy; Nghl;L Vkhe;J epw;fpd;w kf;f nsy;yhk; Vkhw;Wk; fs;siu Vw;W epd;why; Vkhw;wk; kl;LNk epiyj;Jg; NghFk;. jpwe;J eP cs;sj;ij itj;jpuhky; rpwe;jtd; vd ve;j tpjj;jp yhtha;? kwe;Jk;eP kf;fis Va;j;jplhNj! rpwe;jjha; rKjhak; jhNd MFk;. eikehNk rupahf itj;Jf; nfhz;lhy; eik Va;f;Fk; fs;siug; Gupe;J nfhs;Nthk; ngha;ikiag; ngupjhf vz;zy;tpl;L nka;ikapd; gf;fj;jpy; epiyj;J epw;Nghk;.


97 !

cd;id eP czHe;jpL! kdnky;yhk; Mbl;l epiyapy;$l kdjpNy gak;tu tpl;blhNj! ,dnky;yhk; gpionra;J tho;e;jNghJk; cdJs;sk; gpionra;a tpl;blhNj! jq;fk;eP vq;FNk kq;fpNa vq;FNk

vd;Widf; fz;L nfhz;lhy; vtHf;FNk fyq;f khl;lha; Ngha;tpLk; Nghyp nay;yhk; vd;WNk czHe;J nfhs;tha;.

gyKs;s kdpjuha;f; fhz;gtHfs; rpyNujhd; cz;ikapy;! njupe;J nfhs;tha; fyfj;jpy; nghUs; NrHf;Fk; ghtpfs; ahH? cyfj;ij Va;f;fpd;w Nghypfs;jhd;.


98 !

NeHikf;F Kjyplk; nfhLj;JeP ghH NtHtpl;l ez;gUk; tpyfpg; NghthH gpiofisr; Rl;beP fhl;bNa ghH fisNghy cd;idNa mtH ntWg;ghH. epHthzr; #oypy; cil cLj;jhy; epHthzp cidnas;sp eifj;jy; $Lk; epHthzp Nky;gak; nfhz;L ePAk; epHthzk; rupnad;W nrhy;YthNah? ngUk;ghd;ik vd;fpd;w fhuzj;jhy; ngUk;ghtp fs;$l NjtuhNkh? gpwUf;Fg; gae;JeP tho;e;jplhky; rpwg;gpid cd;dpy;nfhs;: xspHe;J epw;gha;!


99 !

er;Rf; fhw;W tPRfpd;wJ! cz;ikf;F cz;ikapy; ,le;juhjhd; ed;ikf;Fk; jPikf;Fk; ,ilapy;epd;W ed;ikNghy; jPikf;F cU nfhLj;J ek;ikNa Va;f;fpwhd; fz;jpwg;gha;! nra;jpLk; ed;ikf;F rhl;rpitj;J ngha;kfd; #o;r;rpf;F ghij nra;thd; tha;khak; nra;jtd; cd;id Va;g;ghd; Nga;f;Fzk; njupahky; %bitg;ghd;. cd;dz;gd; cd;dplk; NrHe;jplhky; cd;idNa mtNdhL giff;f itg;ghd; ed;ikNa eP vd;Wk; nra;jNghJk; jpd;ikNa nra;jjha;f; fhl;b itg;ghd;. cidr;#o cs;stH ey;kdq;fs;


100 !

cidg;gw;wpg; gpioahf vz;Zk;tz;zk; Gidfij nrhy;ypNa nfLj;J itg;ghd; cidatH Nfshky; nra;Jk; itg;ghd;. eQ;rpid Cw;Wthd; ghdnkd;ghd; gQ;nrd;W ghiwia ek;g itg;ghd; JQ;rNt Kbahky; kdKilg;ghd; mQ;rhky; mepahak; Rke;J epw;ghd;. ehd;FNgH kj;jpapy; kjpg;gpUe;jhy; jPq;Fnra; Njaijf; nfLj;jply;jhd; jPq;Fil kdpjupy; epiwaTz;L thq;fpL kdjpdpy;! tpopj;J epy;Y! #o;epiy NahLeP khwplhky; #o;epiy iantd;W jdpj;Jtk; fhH! tho;ntd;W xd;Wz;L xU Kiwjhd; gho;gl;Lg; Ngha;tpLk; gpio tpOe;jhy;.


101 !

ghj;jpuk; mwpa Ntz;Lk;! jhfj;ijj; jPHj;jpLk; jz;zPiuf; $l jiujdpy; Cw;wpg; gpd; mUe;jply; MNkh? ghrj;ij ms;spNa nfhl;bDk; $l ngha;ahd cwtpNy ed;ikAk; cz;Nlh? ghlypd; ,irajd; ,d;gj;ij ehl fhf;ifiaj; Njbbd; Nftyk; md;Nwh! ghrj;ijg; ngha;ahd cwtpdpy; J}tpd; ghj;jpuk; mwpahj jhdNk md;Nwh! nfl;ltH $bNa ey;ytH Nghy fhupak; rhjpf;f NtlNk Nghl;lhy; fw;wtH $lV khe;JNgh fpd;whH fglj;ijg; ghrkha; Vw;Wf;nfhs; fpd;whH nfl;ltH Raepwk; njupe;jpLq; fhiy foptij czntd;W ek;gpl;l cz;ik gl;nld;W gl;ljhy; kdk; Jbf; fpd;whH guktp Nuhjpaha; ntWj; njhJf; fpd;whH.


102 !

rKjhaj; jPikapy; khngUk; jPik fisjid kynud Vw;wply; jhNd! mKjhf> mOfpl;l goq;fspd; rhiw mUe;jpLk; %lUk; ,Ue;jply;jhNd! gpioahd fhupak; vtH nra;j NghJk; gpionad;W nrhy;ypLk; Jzp tpUe;jhNy gpiogw;wp rKjhak; tpsq;fply; $Lk; gpioapd;wp mJ nry;Yk; fhyKk; $Lk;.

ehkhf ehk; tho Ntz;Lk; gpiofisg; gpwHnrhy;yf; Nfl;Fk;NghJ gpionrhy;NthH rupnadpy; Vw;fNtz;Lk; gpioahfg; gopnrhy;yp cid ,fo;e;jhy; gpio nra;J gopePf;fy; kWf;f Ntz;Lk;. jPaijj; jPajhy; mizj;jyhNy jPa;e;jjd; rhk;gNy kpQ;rpg; NghFk; jPaijj; jPajhy; nty;Yk; vz;zk; jPaijr; rupnad;W Mf;ff;$Lk;. ed;ikeP nra;tijf; nfl;l kf;fs; jpd;ikaha;g; gpwHek;gr; nra;af;$Lk; cd;Nehf;fk; ed;nwdpy; cdJ nra;if ed;ikapd; gyidNa NrHj;Jitf;Fk;.


103 !

Gz;zpak; nra;gtH Nghyf; fhl;b kz;zpid Va;g;gtH cz;L Nfhb vz;zKk; nra;ifAk; ek;ikehb gz;zpLk; fhupak; nra;Ak; Nfhb. gpwujd; fz;Zf;F ey;ytHNghy; rpwg;ghf ebg;gpDk; fs;sNujhd; gpwHfz;zpy; fs;sdha;f; fhZk;ey;Nyhd; ,wg;gpDk; ,Ug;gpDk; ey;ytd;jhd;. ,USw;w miwf;Fs;Ns ,Uf;Fk;NghJ kUsyhk; tPuDk; #o;epiyf;Nf xUFr;rp gw;wpdhy; NghJkd;Nwh ,UNshb xsp#o! cz;ikad;Nwh! tho;f;ifapy; #o;epiy ek;ik Mf;Fk; tho;f;ifapy; #o;epiyf; fQ;r Ntz;lhk; tho;tjpy; #o;epiy ntd;Wepd;W tho;tjpy; ntw;wpiag; ngw;W epw;Nghk;.


104 !

er;Rf; fdpfs; cs;sd;G ,y;yhj kdpjuhNy cyfNk ngha;ikapy; epiwe;j ja;ah! fs;skha;r; Raeyk; fhj;jy; Ntz;b fatUk; ez;guha;g; goFfpd;whH gs;sj;ij Nknld;W nrhy;Yfpd;whH ghjfk; rupnad;W fhl;Lfpd;whH Fs;sj; jdj;jpNy Ftyaj;ij Fog;gNk Mf;fpNa thOfpd;whH. nts;isA sj;NjhL cjT fpd;whH ntwpnfhz;l tpyq;nfhg;g NgaHjk;ikf; fs;sq;nfhs; fatuha;f; fz;blhky; fglj;jpd; nfhLikapy; khl;Lfpd;whH nts;sj;jpy; mbgl;l khLNghy topapd;wp jtpf;ifapy; cjtpNfl;ghH gs;sj;jp NytpOe; jope;jplhky;


105 !

gj;jpuk; nra;jtH ngaH nfLg;ghH. cs;sj;jpy; eQ;rpid itj;Jf; nfhz;L cjl;bNy cwthLk; cwtpdHfs; fs;sj;j dj;ijNa ms;sp itj;Jf; fglkha; el;ghLk; nfhbatHfs; Fs;sj; jdq;fspy; vj;jid NgH Fok;gpNa jtpf;fpwhH itafj;jpy;! Ks;nshg;g ,tHfisf; fise;jply;jhd; KbtpNy ey;ytH fhj;J epw;Fk;. njs;sj;nj spthf cz;ikjd;idj; njupe;jplw; Fk;xU jpwik Ntz;Lk; gs;sj;ij %bNa gdpap Ue;jhy; gdpaJ monfd;W ghayhNkh! fs;sNk mwptpNy $bepw;Fk; faikapy; NfhGuk; fl;b epw;Fk; Ks;nshg;g $uhd mwpT ,d;Nwy; KbahJ milahsk; fz;blw;Nf!


106 !

vd;djhd; NjLfpwha;! Myae; NjhWNk miye;J nrd;W Mz;ltd; cs;shdh vd;W NjLk; Mapuk; gf;jupy; xUtH$l MWjy; cz;ikapy; ngw;wJz;lh? Mz;lth! vdf;nfd;W tPL Ntz;Lk; Mz;lth! vdf; fpd;Dk; fhzpNtz;Lk; Mz;lth! maytd; FLk;gkpd;Dk; Mz;lhz;L Jd;gj;jpy; tho Ntz;Lk;. nja;tNk! eP nrhy;ypr; nra;a khl;lha; nea;A+ w;wp tpsf;Nfw;wp Ntz;bf; nfhz;lhy; ngha;ahd kdpjupd; Ntz;L jw;Fk; nka;ahfr; nrtprha;j;J cjtpnra;tha;. je;jtd; jd;idNa fg;gk; je;J jd;gzpf; Nftplw; nfz;Zk; vz;zk; jd;dwp tpy;yhj kdpjuhNy juzpapy; topghL MdjhNkh! ey;nyz;zk; ,y;yhj kdpjnuy;yhk; ey;ytH NtlNk Nghl;L Ml ey;yNjhH ,lkhf Myaj;ij ed;whf Ntgad; gz;Zfpd;whH. gilj;jtd; NgupNy xd;W$b gilfisj; jpul;bNa nfhy;Yfpd;whH


107 !

gilj;jtd; NgupYs; shyaq;fs; cilf;fTk; kjj;jpdhy; $Lfpd;whH. kjq;nfhz;l tpyq;FNghy; kjq;fshNy kjkhw;wpg; Gz;zpak; NjLfpd;whH ,jkhf md;gpdhy; ,ize;jplhky; kjq;fshy; kuq;fsha; khwptpl;lhH. kdpjj;J tj;jpidf; fhj;jypd;wp kdpjNd! ePnjhw;Wk; kjq;fshNy kdpjj; Jtj;Jld; kjKk;$l khz;LNgha; mopjNy MfyhNk!


108 !

mHj;jkpUf;f Ntz;Lk;! el;ngd;w nrhy;ypw;Nf fUj;jpd;wpg; NghFk; eQ;nrhg;g kdpjupd; el;gpidf; nfhz;lhy;! gz;ngd;w nrhy;ypw;Nf fUj;jpd;wpg; NghFk; gifapid cs;itj;Jg; goFNthH te;jhy;! cwntd;w nrhy;ypw;Nf nghUspd;wpg; NghFk; cs;nshd;W Gwnkhd;W vd tho;tuhNy! cld;gpwg; ngd;gNj ,iynad;W MFk; clyhNy kl;Lk; Nrhjuk; Mapd;! tHj;jfk; vd;gjd; mHj;jNk khWk; tUkhdk; kl;LNk Fwpnadf; nfhz;lhy;! ty;yik vd;gNj tpjpahfpg; NghFk; ey;ytH fz;%bj; jiyrha;j;J epd;why;! kjq;fspd; Nehf;fNk gpioahfpg; NghFk; kjq;nfhz;l kdpjHfs; jiyikapy; epd;why;! ,jkhd rKjhak; ,y;yhky; NghFk; kjkij kl;LNk ngupnjdf; nfhz;lhy;! fy;tpiaf; fw;wjpy; gadpd;wpg; NghFk; nrhy; NtW nray; NtW vdtho;tp Ue;jhy;! rKjhaj; njhz;ljd; gad;nfl;Lg; NghFk; Raeyk; njhz;ldpd; kdNkwpf; nfhz;lhy;!


109 !

gaDs;s gaDs;s gaDs;s gaDs;s

nra;jpiaj; jhq;fhj VL rKjhak; cUthf;f NyJ! rKjhak; cUthf ypd;Nwy; Njrq;fs; cUthj NyJ!


110 !

,td; kdpjdy;y! gpiofisr; nra;gtH cldpUe;J gpiofisj; njupe;JNk ghHj;jpUe;J gpioNahL xj;JeP Raeyj; jhy; gpioahf tho;e;jpby; kdpjdy;y. gpwuplk; cjtpiag; ngw;Wtpl;L jukhf cd;idAk; caHj;jpf;nfhz;L ,uf;fNk ,y;yhky; mtHf;nfjp uha;g; gug;gpdhy; gopAk;eP kdpjdy;y. Gfopidj; NjLjy; vd;gjw; fha; ,fo;e;JeP gpwHGfo; nfLg; gjhapd; mfo;e;js;spr; Nrw;wpidj; jhfe; jPHf;f tpOq;fpLk; %lNd! kdpjdy;y. gad;ngWk; Nehf;fpid kl;Lk;nfhz;L nray;gLk; gpiofisf; fz;Lk; nfhz;L maytH gpioNahL xj;Jg; Nghdhy; gadpy;eP cz;ikapy; kdpjdy;y. ed;ikfs; cUtpNy gpiofs;nra;J ed;kf;fs; tho;Kiw nfLj;Jepw;ghH jpd;Kfk; njupe;Jk;eP mtupd; gpd;Nd epd;wpby; nrhy;fpNwd;: kdpjdy;y. tho;tpNy cWjpeP nfhz;Lepd;W


111 !

tho;tpYk; jho;tpYk; epkpHe;Jepd;W #o;epiy jidntd;W ePjpfhg;gpd; tho;e;jpLk; nja;tk;eP! kdpjdy;y.


112 !

NtjidNa! cdf;F nrtpapUe;jhy;..... NtjidNa! Ntjidf;F Ntjidf;F Ntjidf;F

NtjidNa! cd;idehd; Nfl;fpNwd; cupatHfs; ey;ytHfs; kl;Lkh? cyfpdpNy cz;ikapNy cupatH kw;wtiu Mf;fp epw;wy; ey;yjh?

jpl;lkpl;Lf; nfhLik nra;Ak; <T mw;w ghtpia tl;lkpl;Lj; njhz;L nra;Ak; NgaHifapy; ehLfs; fl;ltpo;j;J tpl;lkhL NkAk; ey;y tanyd gl;lope;J khAk; khe;jH Ntjidiaf; fz;Ljhd; NtjidNa! NtjidNa! cd;id ehd; Nfl;fpNwd;. ehLnfhz;l kf;fSf;F ehL ,y;iy vd;gjha; NfLnra;Ak; nfhbaH nrhy;yf; Nfl;bUg;g njg;gb? fhLNkL tho;e;J rhtpy; tho;TNjbr; nrd;wpLk; tpLjiyapd; tPuHfspd; Ntjidiaf; fz;Ljhd; NtjidNa! NtjidNa! cd;id ehd; Nfl;fpNwd;. tWiknad;w nfhbatl;lk; #othOk; kf;fis rpWiknfhz;l ghtpaHfs; rl;lk; tho tpl;bNly; ngUikapy;iy Rje;jp uj;ij tpl;l ,e;j tho;f;ifapy; mUikkf;fs; rhFke;j Ntjidiaf; fz;Lehd; NtjidNa! NtjidNa! cd;id ehd; Nfl;fpNwd;.


113 !

rupjhNdh! gpiojhNdh! maytd; Jauijf; fz;lgpd;Gk; maytd; mtndd;W xJf;fptpl;L Raeyk; NgzpNa xJq;fp epw;ghH fatNu! jPaNu! njupe;jpUg;gha;. cidj;jPq;F nra;aNt epidj;jpuhiu tpidnra;J nfLf;fNt eP epidj;jhy; tpid mJ cd;idNa rhLnkd;W epidj;jpL! epd;kdk; ed;ikNjLk;. fz;ltH Nky;gop nrhy;ypr; nrhy;yp fz;lJk; vd;djhd; kf;fnsy;yhk;? gz;gJ gpwHed;ik epidj;jply;jhd; cz;ikapy; gpwg;gjd; nghUs; mJjhd;. jdpj;jdp kdpjHfs; $ly; md;wp kdpjHf;F rKjhak; vd;gjpy;iy jdpj;Jtk; rupahff; fhj;j ypd;Nwy; jdpj;Jtk; rKjhak; ngWtjpy;iy. Kd;NdhHfs; tFj;jpl;l topKiwfs; ,e;ehSk; rupahf ,Ug;gjw;F me;ehSk; ,e;ehSk; cz;ik xd;Nw vd;fpd;w cz;ikNa cz;ikahFk;. mOf;fhW cs;sj;Js; Vwpf; nfhz;lhy;


114 !

mOfhj goq;fNs ,y;iyag;gh! mofhf ek;kdk; MfNtz;bd; mOf;fhiw kpjpj;JeP Juj;jplg;gh! Gw;nwhd;W mofhfj; Njhd;Wnkd;why; Gw;wpDs; ghk;Gz;Nlh? vz;zNtz;Lk;. Rw;wpYk; cs;stH ey;ytHNghy; Njhw;wyhk;. cz;ikNah? Njl Ntz;Lk;.


115 !

jpUe;jpd; jpUe;Jk; gpwDf;Fj; jPHg;GeP toq;fplhNj! gpwHngaH nfLj;jply; nra;jplhNj! gpwH nkhop> kjk;> ,dk; njupe;jplhky; gpwHjik ,fo;e;jply; nra;jplhNj! ,iwtdpd; gilg;gpNy kdpjnuy;yhk; Fiw cs;s capHfNs kwf;f Ntz;lh! epiwfhZk; topfNs kjq;f nsy;yhk; Fiwnrhy;ypg; gpio nrhy;ypg; gifj;jy; Ntz;lh! ,dkjpy; kjkjpy; gw;W ed;W. ,dk; ntwp kjk; ntwp gw;wpepd;W Fzq;nfl;l Fuq;FNghy; Nrl;il nra;J rKjhak; nfLj;jply; czuy; ed;W. gpioahd gpioahd gpioahd gpioahfr;

topfNs cWjp nad;W fUj;Jf;fs; vz;z itf;Fk; jiytupd; Ntlk; fhNzy; rKjhak; Mfpg; NghFk;.

cdf;nfd;W cs;snjj; jFjpnad;W cdf;fd;wp gpwHf;fJ njupAkhNkh? cdJKjy; jFjpAidj; jpUj;jply;jhd; cdf;Fs;s Kjy;jFjp eLepiyjhd;. cw;wtH kw;wtH vd;W ghHg;gpd;


116 !

cw;weP jpf;FeP cjtkhl;lha;! fw;wjd; gyDz;ik fhj;Jepw;wy; kw;wtH topfhz topt Fj;jy;. Rw;wKk; #oYk; fz;L mQ;rp kw;wtH gad;ngw ePjpnfhy;Yk; Fw;wKs; Ss;kdk; cdf;fpUe; jhy; rw;NwDk; jaq;fhNj! cidj;jpUj;J.


117 !

gyKk; epahaKk; fhl;bNy tho;fpd;w tpyq;fpypy;yh fLikAk; nfhLikAk; nfhz;ltd;jhd; ehl;bNy kdpjdha; thO fpd;whd; ehepyk; jd;idNa MSfpd;whd; Nfl;bNy kl;LNk rpe;ij itj;Jf; nfLjpia tpijg;gijf; nfhs;isnad;W fhl;bNa mjpy;Gfo; NjLfpd;whd; iffl;b cyfKk; epw;Fijah! gyk;nra;Ak; nra;ifNa ePjpnad;Wk; gjtpAk; Ms;ifAk; mjw;F vd;Wk; gak;nfhz;l kf;fl;Fg; nghUSiuj;jhd; gak;$l;b mtuij Vw;fitj;jhd; Rakhf epahaj;ijf; Nfl;f te;jhH Rje;jpuk; Ntz;LNk! vd;W nrhd;dhy; gaq;fu thjkhk;! nrhy;Yfpd;whd; gaq;fhl;b capHnfhd;W MSfpd;whd;. kjkjd; nfhbjid ePl;b itj;J kjq;nfhz;l tpyq;fpDk; Nkhrkhf ,jukj kf;fisg; gjw itj;jhd; ,jakpy; yhkNy mopT nra;jhd; Rje;jpuk; ,y;yhj kf;fs; vd;W nraw;ifaha; mtHfisj; Njhw;w itj;jhd; gjw;wj;ij ,jaj;jpy; Cw itj;J gf;Ftk; MfNt mlf;fp itj;jhd;. mjpfhuk; nra;gtd; Fw;w nky;yhk;


118 !

mlf;fg;g lhkNy Nghtjw;F mjpfNk fhuzk; kf;fNs jhd; mbikfs; Nghy;nfhz;l vz;zNkjhd; gjtpf;F mQ;rpNa jPik fz;L gJq;fpLk; Nfhiofs; tpopj; njOe;jhy; cjthj gjtpfs; xopjy;$Lk; cyfKk; ePjpia (c)Urpj;jy; $Lk;.


119 !

tpQ;QhdNk! tpQ;QhdNk! tpQ;Qhdk; jidkl;Lk; ek;gpf; nfhz;L nka;Qhdk; kwe;jjhy; cyfkpd;W ngha;apid nka;nad;W Vw;Wf; nfhz;L nra;jpLk; midj;JNk NfLf;nfd;W! ,y;yhj jpy;epd;W kdpjdhNy ,y;iyNa vJTNk gilg;gjw;F? ,Ug;gjpy; ,Ue;Jjhd; fz;Lnfhz;lhd; ,Ug;gpDk; ,Wkhg;G mjpfk; nfhz;lhd;. ,aw;ifia mlf;fplw; nfd;W nrd;w ,tdJ mwpTjhd; fz;lnjd;d? ,Ug;gij mopj; jij xopg;gjpy;jhd; ,Ug;gjha; mwptpay; nghUs; gjpj;jhd;. ,aw;ifNah bize;jtd; tho;e;j NghJ ,Ue;jpl;l ,d;gj;ijj; njhiyj;Jtpl;L nraw;ifapy; mijj;Njb XLfpd;whd; ,aw;ifapd; jz;lid thq;Ffpd;whd;. tpijg;gjd; gaDz;L vd;wTz;ik tpQ;Qhdk; nra;jpLk; tpidf;FKz;L tplkhfr; #oiy Mf;fptpl;L tpopg;gNjd;? tpQ;Qhdk;! cz;ikjhNd! Mf;fYf; fhfNt ghtpf; fhky; mopTf;F mwptpidg; ghtpj;j jhy;


120 !

mikjpiaj; NjbNa mfpynkq;Fk; miyfpwhH midtUk;! NjitNa jhd;! mikjpNah cyfpNy vq;Fkpy;iy mikjpapd; jFjpapy; vtUkpy;iy mtutH cs;sj;jpy; mikjp Njhd;wpd; mfpyj;jpy; cz;ikapy; mikjp Njhd;Wk;.


121 !

jl;bg; ghH! fz;izeP jpwf;fhky; ,Uf;fpd;w NghJ tpz;zpy;jhd; ,Ue;jhYk; gandd;W VJ? Gz;zhf cd;kdk; nfl;Ls;s NghJ kz;Zf;Fg; gzpnra;jhy; gandd;d? $W. Gz;zpak; nra;tjha;f; fuk;$g;gp epd;W tpz;ztd; G+irapy; gyd;Njbr; nrd;W gz;zpirj; Njvd;d gad;fhZ fpd;wha;? kz;zpid Va;f;fpd;w kdpjNd! nrhy;tha;! fz;zhb Kd;epd;W mo$l;L fpd;wha; fz;zpak; ,y;iyNay; monfd;d fz;lha;! jz;zPupy; kPd;thOk; eP thoy; MNkh! cz;ikapy; xOfhky; Gfo;Njl yhNkh. jpz;lhLk; kdpjHf;F cjtply; nrhy;yp nfhz;lhLk; kdpjupd; Raeyk; gw;wp tz;lhfg; gwe;NjeP rKjhak; nrhy;yp Jz;lhl Ntz;LNk ngha;ikiag; gw;wp.


122 !

vz;zq;fs; tYtila Ntz;Lk; vd;Ds;sk; typj;jjhy; vd; fz;fs; gdpj;jd vd;Ds;sk; tYj;jjhy; vz;zq;fs; tYj;jd vz;zq;fs; cz;ikf;F ,le;Njb miye;jjhy; tz;zj;ijg; G+rpl;l fhfq;fs; fiye;jd. gz;nzd;W fhfj;jpd; fiujiy, urpj;jtd; cz;ikiag; ngha;Naa;f;f Gupahky; epd;wtd; fz;Kd;Nd fatiuj; jiytuha;f; fz;LNk fz;Zs;s FUldha; mijg; ghHj;J epd;wdd;. tpz;zpNy Njtdpd; mUfpNy thoyhk; kz;zpNy %ldha; mij ,ij ek;gpdhy;! Gz;zpak; vd;gjd; mHj;jNk ngha;auhy; kz;zpDs; ,t;thW GijAz;L NghdNjd;? cz;ikf;F capiuAk; nfhLj;jpLk; jPuUk; cz;ikapy; mtHngaH jdpy;thOk; jPaUk; cz;ikapy; xd;nwd;W ciuj;jply; ek;gpehk; cz;ikapy; cz;ikiaf; fhf;fth NghfpNwhk;? cz;ikf;F vd;WNk rpue;jidj; jho;j;jpL cz;ikia kjpg;gtH caHe;jplw; Fioj;jpL kz;jid Va;g;gtH milahsk; fz;bL jpz;ikaha; mtHgpio tsuhky; jLj;jpL.


123 !

cz;ikapy; fisjidg; gpLq;fhky; tpLtJ kz;tsk; jUk; gad; fpilf;fhkw; nra;jpLk; gz;gl;l epykhf cd;kdk; ,y;iyNay; Gz;gl;L kz;tho;tpy; tpUg;gw;Wg; Ngha;tpLk;.


124 !

Mw;wpNy nfhl;bdhYk;..... flTisj; Njbr; nrd;W iftpupj;J Ntz;LthH ifk;ngz;zpd; ifapUg;igf; fsntLj;J thOthH gbj;jtH NghyNt Ntlq;fs; NghLthH gytopAk; NjLthH gznkhd;Nw ehLthH. jpUbAk; gpiof;FnkhU rupahd fhuzk; mUikaha; cUthf;fp gpwHek;g itj; jijg; gf;Ftk; MfNt njhlHe;jpLk; Mw;wiy kf;fSk; rupnad;dr; nra;tNj mtHfiy. miof;fhky; EiothHfs; mDjhgk; Njb Eioe;jgpd; tPl;ilAk; #iwNa Mb tpiuthHfs; ngha;ahfg; gifikiaf; fhl;b ,iuNjLk; ghk;nghg;gH> tpopj;jpUg; gha;eP! cwtpdH cw;wtH vd;fpd;w tHfs; cz;ikapy; cj;jkH vdek;gp lhNj! cd;Dz;ikg; ghrj;ij myl;rpak; nra;Nj cd;ngaiuf; nfLj;NjDk; mtUaug; ghHg;ghH. fs;sDd; jk;gpaha; fs;sNd mjdhNy cs;stH nrhe;jj;J fs;sUk; ngha;aUk;

,Ue;jplf; $Lk; ePAnkd; whNkh? topapNy vd;gjhy; nrhe;jnkd;whNkh?

jz;zPiuf; Fbf;fyhk; vd;gjw; fhf jz;zPupy; %o;fpby; jhfkh jPUk;?


125 !

ghrj;ij kdk;NjL fpd;wjw; fhf ghtj;jpd; gpk;gq;fs; nrhe;jkh Ntz;Lk;? ey;yijr; nra;jeP mepahak; nra;jjha; ey;ytH ek;gTk; nfl;ltH nra;ayhk; ey;yij ey;ytH ghHj;JeP nra;jpby; ey;yij ey;yjha; ey;ytH nrhy;YthH.


126 !

,y;yhik ,foy; Ntz;lh! tWikapy; thbLk; kf;fisf; fz;L rpWikaha; epidg;gtH kf;fNs my;yH ngUikaha; Mlk;g uj;ijNa nfhz;L ,Ug;gtH ngUikf;F cupatH my;yH. ,y;yhJ ,Ug;gtH kdk; NehFk; tz;zk; nghy;yhj kdpjNu ele;jply; $Lk; nrhy;yhJ kdjpw;Fs; Ntfpd;w Jd;gk; nfhy;yhJ NghfhJ nghy;yhj cs;sk;. nry;tk; vd;Nw Nfl;Fk; nrhy;Yf;F cs;Ns nry;Nthk; vd;NwAz;L khngUk; cz;ik jupj;jpLk; vd;wpLk; nrhy;ypidf; Nfl;lhy; jupj;jpNuhk; vd;wJ nrhy;ypLk; cz;ik. ,y;yhik ,y;yhky; vd;whjy; Ntz;bd; ,y;yhik ,jaj;jpy; ,y;yhik Ntz;Lk; nghy;yhj ghtj;jpy; jiyaha ghtk; ,y;yhHf;F cjthj Raeyk; MFk;. Vo;ikapy; tho;e;jtd; #o;epiy khwp Vw;wj;jpy; tho;fpwhd; vd;gjw; fhf Vo;ikia Vioia mtkjpj; jpl;lhy; Vo;gpwg; ngLg;gpDk; ,opkfd; jhNd! kdpjiu kjpj;jply; gzj;jpNy vd;why;


127 !

kdpjupy; nfl;ltH Kjd;ikapy; epw;ghH kdpjupd; gof;fKk; xOf;fKk; vd;why; kdpjupy; kjpg;gpw;F cupatH epw;ghH.


128 !

ehk; tho;e;jhfNt Ntz;Lk;! jkpo; tho Ntz;Lnkd;why; jkpod; tho Ntz;Lnkd;Ngd;! jkpod; tho Ntz;Lnkd;why; jkpod; Nru Ntz;Lnkd;Ngd;. jkpod; Nru Ntz;Lnkd;why; jkpoHf;fpjak; Ntz;Lnkd;Ngd; jd; kjk; rhjpiaj; J}uitj;J jkpodha; xd;wply; Ntz;Lnkd;Ngd;. juzpia Mz;bl;l vk;kpde;jhd; juzpapy; rpjwpNa fplg;gnjd;why; jukhd rpe;jid tsHj;jypd;wp juq;nfl;Lg; Nghdjhy; te;jnjd;Ngd;. cukhd ,dkhf ,Ue;j ehq;fs; cukhfg; gpwDf;F Mfpg; NghNdhk; cwthf md;gpidf; fhj;jpUe;jhy; cjthj epiyte;jp uhJ vd;Ngd;. mUe;jpLk; NjePiu(c) Urpf;Fk; NghJ mbikaha; ek; kf;fs; kiyfs; NkNy tbj;jpLk; fz;zPUk; nre;ePUk;jhd; Fbj;jpLk; ghdkhk; vd;W fz;Nld;. ,yf;fpak; NgrpLk; rigfnsy;yhk; ,yq;ifapd; epiygw;wpg; NgrNtz;Lk;


129 !

Jyf;fkha;j; jkpoupd; Rje;jpuj;ij cyNfw;fr; nra;jply; Ntz;L nkd;Ngd;. gpwf;ifapy; jkpodha;g; gpwe;j cd;idg; gpupg;gij kjkJk; nra;Akhapd; Gupe;JeP kjntwp vjpHj;J epd;W jkpopak; fhj;jply; Ntz;Lnkd;Ngd;. FUjpNa jkpoidj; jkpodhf;Fk; cWjpaha; ,t;Tz;ik kwe;jplhNj! FWkdk; nfhz;ltH cdJ cs;sk; FWfNt NgRthH ftdnkd;Ngd;.


130 !

ePjhd; nra;a Ntz;Lk;! ehLk; ehKk; eyNk tho tha;g;gpidj; je;jpL ey; ypiwth! NeHikahf thOk; tho;Nt Njitnad;W nfhz;L vy;yh ehLk; ehKk; eyNk tho tha;g;gpidj; je;jpL ey; ypiwth! jtwpid ,iog;ghH ,Ue;jhy; kdjpy; jpUe;jpLk; topapidf; nfhLj;jpL nfhLj;jpL. ghH cyfpidg; ghH cd;topjhd; jtWNj ghuhah? Vd; nfhbatiu epd; gzpiag; Gupe;jpl itj;jhahk;? <rid topglTk; ,d kjf;FNuhjka;ah! md;gJ ,y;iy Iah! ,iwtDdhy; xw;WikNa midtupd; ,jaKk; epiwe;jpl ehLk; ehKk; eyNk tho tha;g;gpidj; je;jpL ey; ypiwth! eh tpdpYidg;Gfo; $l;lk; ehrj;jpy; kdehl;lk; epd;ngaH jdpytH MbLk; gpio ahTk;


131 !

epiyaha; xopAk; epiyAk; vOe;jpl eP top ju Ntz;Lk; jPikfs; xope;jplTk; cz;ik caHTwTk; NeHik epiwe;jplTk; ,iwNa mUs; Guptha; gjk; gzpfpNwhk;. ehLk; ehKk; eyNk tho tha;g;gpidj; je;jpL ey;ypiwth! NeHikahf thOk; tho;Nt Njitnad;W nfhz;L vy;yh ehLk; ehKk; eyNk tho tha;g;gpidj; je;jpL ey;ypiwth!


132 !

nfhQ;rk; epy;Yq;fs; NeHikiag; Nghjpj;jy; ey;yijah – ePq;fs; NeHikapd; ghijapy; nry;tnjd;why; kf;fspd; jiytuha; Mtjd; Kd; - ePtpH kf;fspd; kdq;fis MSikah. Nghjid nra;jply; ey;yijah – nrhy;Yk; mt;top ePUNk ele;Jtpl;lhy; rhjid vd;gNjh kf;fSf;F – ey;y tho;tpidj; jUtNj! cz;ik Iah! tPby;yh kf;fspd; ghJfhg;G – ey;y tPnlhd;wpy; mike;jpLk; vd;W nrhd;dhy; ehby;yh kf;fspd; epiyik vd;d? – nrhe;j ehnlhd;W! cz;ikah? nrhy;Yikah! ehnld;W nrhy;tNjh jkpoDf;F – Kd;G ghlypy; kl;LNk ,Ue;jJz;L ehnlhd;W ,Ue;jJ: ekf;F Ntz;Lk; - vd;W ghbdhd; tPukha; ,isQd; ,d;W! je;jpuk; czuhj ke;ijiag; Nghy; - md;W nre;jkpo;g; guk;giu tho;e;j ghtk; ,d;Wek; gps;isfs; FUjpahNy – Rj;jk; vd;whFk; epiy ngUq; nfhLikad;Nwh?


133 !

ek;kf;fs; Jd;gj;jpy; ,d;gkhf – tho ek;kf;fs; ntspehl;by; tpUk;GKz;ik ek;kf;fs; kdq;fspy; ciwf;f Ntz;Lk; - mjid eakhf> njspthf> czHj;Jikah!


134 !

nts;sk; tUk; fhyk; tUk;! capnud;w xd;wpUe;jhy; ePnad;gha;: ehndd;Ngd; capUd;id ePq;fpw;Nwh ahH ePjhd; eP epid capupd;Nwy; cd;dd;id je;ijAk; cd; fz;zpy; capuw;w gpznkd;W ngWk; ngaH m/wpiz. kukhf ,Ue;jhYk; gok; jUk;: epoy; jUk; rukhf kyH$l ,ize;Nj kzk; tPrpLk; jukhf gilg;gpNy caHe;jtd; vd;fpwha; cukhfr; nrhy;yTd; cs;sKk; nry;Ykh? fw;wij kw;wtH Kd;nrhy;ypg; Gfo;jidg; ngw;wjhy; fw;wpl;l ey;yijr; nrhy;YeP! fw;wtH MfNt kw;wtH Mfpl fw;wijg; gfpHe;jpLk; flikiaf; filg;gpb. ey;yijf; nfl;ljha;f; fhl;bNa nfl;lij ey;yjha;f; fhl;bLk; fy;tpapy; vd; gad;? ey;ytd; vd;Wid kw;wtH nrhy;yNt ey;ytH fl;FeP fsq;fNk nra;tNjd;? Njitf;F mw;wij mjpfkha;r; NrHj;jpby; Njitf;F cupaij vwpaTk; Neuyhk; ePitj;J ,Ug;gjpy; jPaijj; js;spL! Nritf;F jFjpNa mjpNyjhd; cs;sJ. nts;skha; kf;fSk; Vkhe;J $lyhk;


135 !

fs;skha; eP$l kf;fis Va;f;fyhk; gs;sj;Js; epw;gtd; nts;sj;ij ,foyhk; nts;sKk; te;jNjh KOikAk; NghFNk!


136 !

vOj;J MsNtz;Lk; nts;sj;jhy; cilikfs; mope;J NghFk; - nfl;l cs;sj;jhy; cyfNk mope;J NghFk; ms;spNa Eiuapidj; je;J jhfk; - jPHf;f fs;skha;r; nrhy;ypLk; jiytuhNy cs;sKk; nfl;lJ cyfKk; nfl;lJ – nrhe;j cs;sk; nrhy; NeHikapd; ghijAk; nfl;lJ cs;sj;jpy; ,UNshq;fpf; fUq;Fif ahdJ – J}a cs;sj;jpd; xspNaw;w NeuKk; MdJ. murpay; Nkilapy; midtUk; ngha;aH – Mf murjd; mq;fq;fs; midj;jpYk; tQ;rk; gpwujd; cupikiag; gwpg;gJk; $l – kf;fs; gpwHf;Fnra; flikapy; xd;nwd;fp whHfs; ,uf;fNk ,y;yhj kdpjHf shNy - ,JTk; eufNkh vd kf;fs; ntWg;GWk; Ntis fukjpy; thnsd vOJNfhy; Mfp – rj;jpak; rpukjpy; gjpj;jply; Ntz;Lk;. cz;ikiaj; NjbNa XbLk; kf;fs; - fz;l cz;ikNah cz;ikapy; vq;FNk ,y;iy cz;ikia cskjpy; cwq;fitj;jpl;L – ve;j cz;ikia vOJNthd; je;jply; $Lk;? cz;ikia cz;ikaha;r; nrhy;ypLk; NghNj – me;j cz;ikf;F capH tUk; njupe;jply; Ntz;Lk; cz;ikf;Fj; JiztUk; vOJeH kl;Lk; - ek; cz;ik vOj;jhsH vd;wply; Ntz;Lk;.


137 !

vz;zpYk; vOj;jpYk; ,aq;fpLk; cyfk; - ey;y vz;zq;fshNy epuk;gply; Ntz;Lk; fz;nzhg;g gilg;Gfs; vd;wplw;Nfw;g – ey;y vz;zq;fs; vOj;jhfp topfhl;l Ntz;Lk; jpz;iknfhs; khe;jiu cUthf;f Ntz;Lk; - me;j ed;ikia vOj;jhsH jhd;nra;a Ntz;Lk; cz;ikapy; cyfJ ca;jply; Ntz;bd; - mjw;F cz;ikapy; cyfij vOj;jhs Ntz;Lk;.


138 !

mfkJk; KfkJk; “mfkjpd; mofpid Kfkjpy; fhzyhk;” md;wtH nrhd;dijr; rupnad;W nfhs;tjh? mfkjpy; mOf;fhW epiwe;jtd; ek;kplk; md;gjd; ,yf;fzk; gbg; gpf;f tUfpwhd;. ,d;DapH Fbg;gjpy; ,d;gj;ijf; fhz;gtd; ,izapyhj; jiytdha; caHe;Njjhd; fhz;fpwhd; kw;wtH thoNt nghWf;fhj kdpjUk; kw;wtHf; Ftikaha;g; Nghw;wNt gLfpwhH. jhd;ngw;w cjtpiag; gpwUf;F kWg;gtH jhNdgpwH fhtyd; vdf;fhl;b epw;fpwhH gpwH ngaH nfLg;gNj nghOjhff; nfhz;ltH gpwUf;fha; tho;e;jpLk; nghJeyj; njhz;luhk;. xOf;fj;ijf; FopNjhz;bg; Gijj;jq;F mkHgtd; xOf;fj;jpd; ,yf;fzk; gbg;gpf;f tUfpwhd; ed;ikapd; vil vd;d vdf;Nfl;Fk; ngha;aDk; ek;kf;fs; jiytdha; efHtyk; tUfpwhd;. vjpHfhyk; njupahky; jLkhWk; kdpjupd; vjpHfhyj; jiytuha; vjpupAk; epw;fpwhH Gjpuhfg; nghJkf;fs; vjpHfhyk; fhl;bNa rjpuhl murpay; nra;gtH epw;fpwhH. ,jaj;jpy; ,y;yhj ,d;gj;ij mikjpia


139 !

,fkjw; fspj;jply; ,aYkha; ,Ue;jpby; Kfpy;kPJ mkHe;Jehk; gwe;jply; $Lk; KJikNa ,y;yhky; thoYk; $Lk;.


140 !

,y;iy! ,y;iy! ,y;iy! jkpo nud;W nrhy;yplNt jFjp vkf; fpy;iy jkpoUf;F vd;W vq;Fk; ve;j ehLk; ,y;iy juzp jd;id Mz;l me;jj; jkpoupd;W ,y;iy jkpoH ,d;W mfjpahf NtW ehLk; ,y;iy. xOq;F Kiw nfhz;l ey;y tho;f;ifnad;g jpy;iy xOFjw;F Vw;wghij Njl nyd;gjpy;iy xOq;Fjtwp NaDk;gzk; NrHg;g jd;wp ,y;iy xOf;fkij kjpj;njhOFk; kdpjndq;Fkpy;iy. Nkilajpy; epw;gtdpd; Ngr;rpYz;ik apy;iy NeHikgw;wp nrhy;gtNdh mjdpd; epoypypy;iy Ngidnfhz;L vOJgtd; neQ;rpYz;ik apy;iy Nridfz;L mQ;Rktd; JNuhfkjd; vy;iy. nrhy;yp Yz;ik NeHikapd;wp kdpjd; ePAkpy;iy Js;spepd;W ePjp Nfl;Fk; jFjp Adf;fpy;iy tho;Tkhwp caHe;j NghJk; caHe;jtd;eP ,y;iy thokf;fs; fhl;Ltop! cdf;F epfH ,y;iy.


141 !

tpjpNa! ePNa nrhy; kQ;rj;jpy; JapYfpd;w kf;fSf;Fk; gQ;rj;jpy; JapYfpd;w kf;fSf;Fk; neQ;rj;Js; MLfpd;w czHTfl;Fs; nfhQ;rNkh tpj;jpahrk; cs;snjd;W... tpjpNa! ePNa nrhy;. ez;guha;g; goFfpd;w xU rpyHf;Fk; ez;gHNghy; goFfpd;w xU rpyHf;Fk; cz;ikapy; tpj;jpahrk; fhz;gjw;F vz;zpdhy; vt;thW rhj;jpakhk;? tpjpNa! ePNa nrhy;. nghJeyk; gw;wpNa nrhy;gtHf;Fk; nghJeyg; ghijapy; nry;gtHf;Fk; nghJ Nehf;F ,y;iyNa vd;W Vq;Fk; nghJkf;fs; vd;djhd; nra;a Ntz;Lk;? tpjpNa! ePNa nrhy;. tpopNghy;Kd; NdhHfhj;j xOf;fnky;yhk; fopntd;W xJf;fpNa itg;gtHfs; topfhl;Lk; cj;jkHfs; vd;W te;jhy; topnad;d? fjpnad;d? khdplHf;F. tpjpNa! ePNa nrhy;.


142 !

fs;siur; rKjhak; Vw;Wf;nfhs;s ey;ytH ,lkpd;wpj; jtpg;gnjd;why; ey;yNjh? ed;ikNah? NjitjhNdh? ,y;iyNah ,e;epiy ePq;f top? tpjpNa! ePNa nrhy;.


143 !

,iwtNd! cd;idj;jhd; tho;T jh ,iwtNd! topiaj; jh ,iwtNd! rup gpio czu epd; mUisehd; tpiofpNwd;. ,UspNy nry;gtH fhz Ntz;Lk; xsptuy; ,y;iyNay; vd;d thFk;? jdpadha; ehndidf; fhZfpd;Nwd; - vd; jdpikiag; Nghf;feP vd;dpy; Ntz;Lk;. Gz;zpak; nrhy;fpwhH nraypypy;iy fz;zpak; fhj;jply; vd;gjpy;iy mtH ngaH Xq;fey; kf;fs;jho – Vd; tpl;lid fhl;bNld; epahak;tho. Jauj;jpy; Njha;e;jpLk; kf;fnsy;yhk; JauNj rPtpak; vd;W nfhz;lhy; ,Uspidg; Nghf;fpLk; xspAkpy;iy – cd; mUspidj; NjbLk; topAkpy;iy.


144 !

Gjpajy;y..... GJikAky;y...... FUjpiar; rpe;jpNa khe;jH jq;fs; kdpjj; Jtj;jpidf; fhf;f Ntz;b cWjpaha; epd;wik Gjpajy;y Rje;jpuf; fijnahd;Wk; GJikay;y ,Wjpaha;g; Nghtnjt; TapHfSf;Fk; ,fkPJ capnuhd;W kl;LNkjhd; cWjpaha; ePjpaha; vd;W Nghapd; capUf;F vd;Wz;L ngUikNajhd; mUikaha; mikfpd;w kdpj tho;f;if mLj;jtH eyk;Ngzw; fhfNtz;Lk; kWgpwg; ghfNt xd;Wte;jhy; kdpjdha; kPz;LNk te;Jjpj;jhy; “rpWikaha; thohj ngUikAs;Nshd;! rupahf tho;e;jtd; te;Jtpl;lhd;” ngUikapt; thWd;idr; NruNtz;Lk; G+ Nyhfk; cidr;Rl;bf; fhl;l Ntz;Lk;. je;jpuk; MfNt kf;fs; tho;itf; nfha;Jjhd; nfhbatH tho;e;Jepw;f ke;jpuk; my;ylh cdJ tho;f;if je;jpuk; fz;bL vd;W nrhy;yp ke;ijNghy; tho;e;jtH fz; jpwf;f khngUk; Nkijfs; Kd;gpUe;jhH re;ijapy; thq;fpLk; gz;lky;y rhtpNy tho;e;jpLk; fiyapjg;gh! je;ijaH jhapdHnra;j Fw;wk; Rje;jpuk; re;ijf;Fg; Nghapw;wg;gh! Ke;jpl;l re;jjp ,d;W ,y;iy


145 !

vjpHfhyk; xd;Wjhd; cs;sjg;gh! je;jpuk; ntd;wpLk; rf;jpkpf;f Rje;jpu tPuNd! cd; fuk;jhd; me;jed; ehspid kPl;nlLj;J Rje;jpuf; fhw;wpid tPr itf;Fk;! fly;fSk; kiyfSk; jilfsy;y fhl;bf;nfh Lj;jpLk; fatHfs;jhd; cly;fNs kiyfsha;f; Ftpe;j NghJk; jsuhj kdKs;s tPuDf;Fk; cld;gpwe; NjFop ntl;bitf;Fk; tPzuh yy;yNth Nrjk; INah! fld; vd;W gpwHtho toprikf;Fk; Raeyk; mw;wtH moptpyy;Nyh cld; gpwe;j ,dnkd;w NgupYs;s kf;fNs kfpo;fpwhH nfhLik INah! cld;gpwg; ghfNt xl;bepd;W cly;nghUs; Mtpiaj; je;Jepw;Fk; flikapd; tPuDk; cdJ gps;is mtDapH epd;DapH vd;W nfhz;L flikapy; gq;Fnfhs; fhyk; te;jhy; Rje;jpuk; cd;Ds;sq; ifapy; epw;Fk;. Rje;jpuk; vd;gJ filr; ruf;fy;y ifePl;b thq;fpl ntWk; nghUs; my;y Rje;jpuk; ke;jpuk; nrhy;ypNa te;J ehl;bid kPl;bLk; rf;jpAk; my;y Rje;jpuk; vd;gJ kw;wtH je;J kfpo;e;jplw;nfd;w guprspg;gy;y Rje;jpuk; vd;w xd;wpidf; fhz Kbahj kf;fs; NfhlhD Nfhb


146 !

Rje;jpu khd %r;rpDf;fhf Xlhfj; Nja;fpwhH cynfq;Fk; Xb Rje;jpuk; vd;w xd;wd;wp ,e;j cyfpdpy; kdpjdpy; ngWkjp ,y;iy Rje;jpuk; fhZk; Ntl;ifapy; khAk; khe;jNuh vd;Wk; kuzpg;g jpy;iy Rje;jpuk; vq;fs; %r;rpdpy; te;jhy; mjdpYk; ,d;gk; Ntnwhd;W kpy;iy.


147 !

mir Nghl Ntz;Lk;! flTisf; if$g;gpf; Fk;gpLk; NghJ flikiaf; iffl;Fs; fz;bly; Ntz;Lk; cilikf;F tuk; Nfl;L epw;fpd;w khe;jH cupikf;F cioj;jply; epidj;jply; Ntz;Lk;. kupahijjd;idv jpHghHf;Fk; NghJ kupahij nfhLj; jijg; ngw vz;z Ntz;Lk; gpupj;jhSk; rpWFzk; vtupYk; fz;lhy; GupahHf;Ftpsf;fp atH Fzk; fhl;l Ntz;Lk;. tUkhdk; jidNtz;b tpgr;rhuk; nra;ths; tWikNa fhuzk; vdepahak; nrhy;ths; tWikf;F kUe;njd;W mijNaw;W epd;why; ngUikf;F cupafw; ngd;dj;jpw;fhFk;? filkf;fs; filkf;fs; jilahfj; kilaNuh

rpe;jid jj;Jtk;Mfp rKjhak; xd;nwd;W khfp jPikiar; nra;jpl;l Kd;NdhH vdvz;zr; rKjhak; nra;jhH.

FLk;gj;jpd; J}a;ikf;F ,yf;fzk; je;J mLf;fpdh uwq;fNsh by;ywk; vd;W kpLf;fhd ntspehl;L tho;f;ifiaf; fz;L jLf;fpNa tho;tjh ey;ywk; ,d;W?


148 !

goikapd; cz;ikfs; czuhj khe;jH GJikapd; mbg;gil czuNt khl;lhH xOf;fKk; ey;ytH gof;fKk; ,d;wp gOjhd gokhff; nfLthH: nfLg;ghH.


149 !

Ntlk; fhz;! tpopj;Jf; nfhs;! fOFfs; $l;lkha;f; $b epd;W fOj;jpNy tl;lKs; fpspfs; ehq;fs; tpOq;fpNlhk; gokd;wp NtW vd;W fijnrhy;y tUnkdpy; vd;d nra;tha;? tpopfspy; fz;zPiuf; nfhl;bf; nfhz;L tpspf;fpwhH ngha;f;fij fl;bf; nfhz;L ntspf; ftH fhl;bLk; Ntlk; fz;L gypahfpg; NghfpwhH kf;fs; ,d;W. cd;idNa Va;f;fpwhH gyj;ijf; fz;L cd;idAk; mtHNghy Mf;fpf; nfhz;L fOfjd; gyk;fz;L mjidg;Nghy fps;isAk; MFjy; vd;W Mdhy;? kunky;yhk; epoy;juf; $Lk;. Mdhy; jukjpy; midj;JNk xd;W my;y tpijf;Nfw;w kunkhd;Nw tpisjy; $Lk; mijr; rhHe;j fha;fNs fha;j;jy; $Lk;. kdpjupy; ew;NrHf;if mw;wjhNy kdpjNu tpyq;nfhg;g tho;e;jJz;L kdpjdha; ePtho Ntz;Lnkd;why; kdpjiuj; juk;fz;L gofy; ed;W. ez;giug; Gupe;jply; vd;W te;jhy; gz;gjpy; mtHepoy; fhzNtz;Lk; cz;ikf;F cWJiz Mfepw;Fk; caHFzk; mtNuhL ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk;.


150 !

gzky;y kdpjid caHj;jp itf;Fk;: gz;gpid kjpj;jpLk; caHFze;jhd;! rpe;jpeP! midtUk; ez;guy;y ,e;jpaj; jpy; fhe;jp midtuy;y!


151 !

Njha;j;Jg; ghH: GupAk; cs;sj;ij cz;ikf;Fs; Njha;j;njLj;jhy; fs;sNd! kdpjdh vd;W cd;id cs;sNk nrhy;ypLk;: nra;JeP ghH Ks;nshg;g gadw;w cd;epiy ghH. tho;e;jpLk; fhyNkh nrhw;gk; md;Nwh! tho;f;ifia mjw;fpil er;rpy; Njha;j;jhy; tho;f;ifapd; mHj;jNk nfl;Lg; NghNk! tho;gtH topfSk; nfl;Lg; NghNk! fPo;kdk; nfhz;leP Nky;kfd;Nghy; tho;f;ifapy; NtlNk NghLfpd;wha;! gho;nra;J gpwH ehkk; tho;itnay;yhk; tho;tjha; vd;dj;ijf; fz;Lnfhz;lha;? mOf;fhW epiwe;jpl;l ,opa cs;sk; motpl;Lg;: gpwHJd;gk; (c) Urpj;J epw;Fk; Foe;ijfs; tho;tpYk; mopT NjLk; FLk;gq;fs; mopaTk; Ntiy nra;Ak;. capnuhd;W clYs;Ns Cryhl cap Us;s kdpjdhf ePapUg;gha; capupd;Nwy; tpyq;fJk; kjpj;jplhNj! capUs;s gpzNk! eP rpe;jpg;ghNa!


152 !

ngha;Kfq;fs; vd;dehd; nrhy;tJ! vq;Fehd; nry;tJ? vd;Ngr;irf; Nfl;gtH ahnud;W nfhs;tJ? mikjpahk; Njitahk; midtUk; nrhy;fpwhH mikjpaha; mkHe; jtH rpe;jpg;g jpy;iyah? mikjpia cs;sj;jpy; nfhs;shky; ePq;fSk; mikjpiag; Nghjpj;jy; rhj;jpak;jhdh? ghidapy; cs;sij mfg;igapy; nfhs;syhk; ghidf;Fs; fhw;nwdpy; vd;dj;ij ms;syhk;? ghijfs;NjhWNk jiytHfs; epiwe;JshH ghijiaf; fhl;bLk; jifikapy; vtUshH? Rakhf rpe;jpf;f Kbahj kf;fis Raeyf;fhuNu Va;f;fpwhH Ms;fpwhH gakhfr; #o;epiy jid Mf;fp itj;jpby; faikAk; rupahFk; vd;wy;Nyh epidf;fpwhH! topapidf; fhl;lNt topfhl;b Ntz;Lk; topnjup ahjtH vjw;fhf Ntz;Lk;? nkhopntwp kjntwp ,dntwp nfhz;NlhH topnrhy;ypd; rKjhak; vd;dj;jpw;fhFk;?


153 !

edthf;f Ntz;Lk; mlHe;j kuq;fSf;F ,ilapNy ehd; ele;J nrd;W nfhz;bUf;fpNwd; Mdhy;..... mJNt ghiytdkhfj; njd;gLfpwNj! vjdhy;? kdpjH epiwe;j rhiyapy; gl;lg; gfypy; ele;J nrd;W nfhz;bUf;fpNwd; Mdhy;..... kdpjiuNa fhz Kbatpy;iyNa! vjdhy;? ,irkio nghopAk; kz;lgj;jpw;Fs; ,Ue;J ghHj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpNwd; Mdhy;...... kiyf;Fiff;Fs; epyTk; eprg; jj;ij czUfpd;NwNd! vjdhy;? FYq;fpf; FYq;fpr; rpupg;gtHfs; kj;jpapNy Fe;jpapUf;Fk; ehDk; FJ}fypf;f Ntz;Lk; Mdhy;..... tha; jpwe;jhy; tpk;kYk; fz; jpwe;jhy; fz;zPUk;! vjdhy;? ijupakhf elf;fpd;whHfs;. mtHfSld; ehDk; ele;J nfhz;bUf;fpd;Nwd; Mdhy;..... vd; fhy;fs; kl;Lk; gpd;dpg; gpd;dpj; jLkhWfpd;wdNt! vjdhy;?


154 !

rpe;jpj;Jg; ghHf;f Ntz;Lk; Nghy; Njhd;Wfpd;wJ vdNt epjhdkhf epd;W Nahrpf;fpNwd; mjdhy;..... vd;id me;epa czHT jdpikg; gLj;JfpwJ vd;Kd; njd;gl;l midj;jplKk; ehd; ngw;wpuhj XH mDg tk; epiwe;J ,Uf;fpwJ mjd; ngaHjhd; Rje;jpuk; mJ ,Ug;gjhy;jhd; [lKk; capH ngWfpwJ me;j czHtpy;jhd;..... cyfNk efHe;J nfhz;bUf;fpwJ mij ,oe;j ehNdh..... capH ,Ue;Jk; gpzkhf..... tho;tjhf epidj;Jf; nfhz;Nl nrj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;Nwd;. cyfpd; kf;fisg; gpui[fs; vd;ghHfs; vd;id? mfjpfs; vd;fpwhHfNs! mfjpf;Fk; gpui[f;Fk; vd;d tpj;jpahrk;? ehLs;std; gpui[ ehlw;wtd; mfjp. Mf vdJ Rje;jpuk; vdf;F vd;W fpilf;fpwNjh md;Wjhd; ehd; kdpjd; vd;w jFjpiag; ngwNt $l jFjp ngw;wtd; MNtd;. vdNt..... me;jf; fditehd; edthf;f Ntz;Lk;. vdJ flikiag; Gupe;Njw;f Ntz;Lk;.


155 !

nra;Nthkh? ey;yij ey;yij ey;yij ey;yij

kl;LNk kl;LNk kl;LNk kl;LNk

ehk; ehk; ehk; ehk;

vz;z Ntz;Lk; nra;a Ntz;Lk; nrhy;y Ntz;Lk; Vw;f Ntz;Lk;.

nrhy;tij cz;ikaha; ehk; nrhy;y Ntz;Lk; nrhy;tij nkd;ikaha; ehk; nrhy;y Ntz;Lk; nrhy;tijg; gpwHkdk; Vw;wpLk; tz;zNk nrhy;tjpy; fUj;jpidf; $l;bly; Ntz;Lk;. flikfs; vitnadj; njupe;jply; Ntz;Lk; flikiar; nrt;tNd nra;aTk; Ntz;Lk; flikaha;f; fw;wtH Jizapid ehb flikapd; gzpfisg; Gupe;jply; Ntz;Lk;. gpwupNy gpiofhZk; gpioFzk; tpl;L gpwupNy ehk; fhZk; gpiofSk; $l gpwupNy Nghy; ek;kpy; ,y;yhky; nra;J gpwUf;Fk; ctikNghy; tho;e;jply; Ntz;Lk;. ntz;zpwr; RtupNy xU fUk; Gs;sp fz;ltH fUk;Gs;sp vd;Wjhd; nrhy;thH fz;ltH kdk; nrhy;Yk; Fiwapid tpl;L ntz;RtH mofpid ehk; fhz Ntz;Lk;.


156 !

tho;tNjh xU Kiw Mifahy; ehq;fs; tho;tijr; rupahf tho;e;jply; Ntz;Lk; tho;tij kw;wtH rupahfr; nra;a tho;e;Jehk; fhl;lNt njupe;jply; Ntz;Lk;.


157 !

tpoy; epyq;fs; my;Yk; gfYk; ghLgl;Lk; MWj ypy;iy ey;yijNa nra;jpUe;Jk; ew;nga upy;iy ey;ykdk; nfhz;ltiuj; NjbA kpy;iy nrhy;y kdk; NehfpwNj! CH rupapy;iy. fs;skdk; nfhz;ltupd; iffSf; Fs;Ns nts;iskdk; nfhz;ltNu rpf;Ftnjd;Nd! fs;sutH Fs;skdk; ey;ytH jk;ik gs;skjpy; js;splNt vz;Ztnjd;Nd! nfl;ltHfs; nfl;ltHfs; nfl;ljd;wp fl;b vd;d!

$b epd;W fl;bLk; $L jk;ikkl;Lk; Mf;fpLk; fhL kw;wjpy;iy vd;wpLk; NghJ fhj;J vd;d! cz;ikapy; $W!

kz;iz kl;Lk; ek;gp thOk; khdplHf;Fs;Ns fz;iznahg;g khdnkd;w vz;zkpy;iyNay; tz;z tz;z Milnad;d mzpfyndd;d kz;zpw;NrUk; gpzkjw;Fg; gfl; Lilnad;d! Rw;wkJk; #oyJk; #o;r;rpapy; tho> kw;wtiuf; nfLj; jjpNy caHjiy ehl> fw;wtUk; kw;wtHNghy; tho;jypy; epd;why; Rw;wnkd;d #onyd;d mj;jidAk; gho;. Ntjkijr; nrhy;ypr; nrhy;ypf; fz;lJnkd;d? Ntjidapy; epd;W kf;fs; fhj;jpl ypd;Nwy;!


158 !

NfhG uq;fs; Nkfkijj; njhlTaHe; njd;d? jho;e;J nry;Yk; kf;fs;epiy caHe;jpl ypd;Nwy;! fl;blq;fs; fl;bitj;Jf; fw;gpj;j njd;d? Kl;bepd;W ePjpNfl;Fk; JzpT ,y;iyNay;! ntl;brha;j;j kuKk; ePAk; NtW MFNkh! jl;b epahak; Nfl;Fk; tz;zk; rpe;ijapy;iyNay;!


159 !

XlhNj! ele;J Ngh! Xlhj ,lkpy;iy nry;tj;ijj; Njbj;jhd; ghlhj gQ;rkheP gpwd;ehl;by; thoj;jhd; fhlhf csnky;yhk; tpyq;NfhNl tho;fpd;wha; ghlhNjh mjpypUe;Nj igq;Fapy; ey;yjha;! Kd;dtHfs; nrhd;dijNa ehd;kPz;Lk; nrhy;fpNwd; ed;ikah jPikah cd; nraypy; fhz;fpwha;? ey;ytNd vd;fpwha; ehrk;Vd; nra;fpwha;? ey;topiar; nrhy;yth? kdpjj;ijj; NjLtha;! gpioapidr; rupnadpy; gpiorup ahFNkh! cioj;jpLk; topnadpy; gpio rup MFNkh? gpioajpy; caHe;jplw; nfz;zpbd; Nfnsid Kisj;jpLk; gapuJk; Kiwjtwpd; tsUNkh! fhzhj flTis NjbeP miyfpwha; tPzhf mjw;nfd;W nrynty;yhk; nra;fpwha; fhzyhk; kdpjj;J tj;jpNy Njtid Ngzyhk; topghl;bd; gydijr; Nritapy;. kdpjNd! cs;sj;jpy; ,y;yhj ePjpia kdpjHf;F cgNjrk; nra;fpwha;! ePjpNah? kdpjj;J tj;ijNa FopNjhz;b itj;jgpd; kdpjHf;F NriteP nra;tjh? MFNkh?


160 !

tpop%b ntspr;rj;jpd; Kd;epw;ghd; cz;ikapy; ,UspNy epw;fpwhd; mJ mtd; Ngijik fUj;Jf;fs; fly;Nghy gue;njq;Fk; fplf;ifapy; fUj;jpd;wp tho;tNjd;? rpe;jid nra;jpNld;!


161 !

kzk; tPRk; er;Rg; G+f;fs;! Cupd; fz;Nz cj;jkHfs; cs;kdj;Js; vj;jifaH? $wpd;cz;ik vj;jidNgH Kj;jzpe;j nrj;jtHfs;? ghup Ys;s ghjpkf;fs; ghiuVa;f;Fk; ghj fHfs; khwpepd;W – jPikfhf;f ePjpjd;id tpw;g tHfs;. gzk; nfhLj;J fs;srhl;rp nrhy;yitj;J ntd;wtUk; gzj;jpw;fhf ew;F Lk;gk; ehrkhfr; nra;j tUk; gzj;ij tPrp nja;te;jd;id Ntiynra;a Ntz;LthUk; gzj;jpy;ePjp jidr;R Ul;btPrp thOk; ghjfNu! Mj;jp uj;ijj; J}z;btpl;L md;dpaHf;Ff; fhl;b itj;J rhj;jp uj;ijr; rhl;rpitj;J #oy;jd;dpy; gpiotFj;J fhj;jp Ue;J Fopgwpf;Fk; fhupaj;jpYs;stHfs; ghj;jpuj;jpy; ePuUe;jy; $lg;ngUk; ghjfNk! Nritnra;fp whHfnsd;W Ciuek;gr; nra;Jnfhz;L Njitjd;idj; Njbf;nfhs;s Nritnad;w Ngupy;epw;Fk; NrtfHfs; mq;F my;y: ,q;FKz;L. vr;rupf;if! NrtYf;F ,wFG+l;b kapy njd;gH: vr;rupf;if! glnkLj;J ehfkhLk; fhl;rp cs;sk; nfhs;isnfhs;Sk; glnkLj;J kfpoyhk;eP! guptp yjid mZfyhNkh? clynky;yhk; tplKs; khe;jH cyfpd;fz;zpy; cj;jkHjhk; flikf; nfd;W mtiuek;gp> Ma;j ypd;wp mZfyhNkh?


162 !

ftpij tiue;Njd; ftpij tpioe;Njd;! gpwg;gpidf; nfhz;lhb kfpOk; NghNj ,wg;gjd; gbnahd;wpy; VWfpd;wha; rpwg;ghf Gj;jhz;il Vw;Fk;NghNj ,Ug;gjpy; Xuhz;il ,oe;Jtpl;lha;. nfhz;lhb kfpo;jypy; kdk; epiwe;jha; vd;whfpy; kuzj;ij epidj;jJz;lh? md;Wk;jhd; ,d;Wk;jhd; RoYk;fhyk; me;jpkk; Nehf;fpNa cd;idr; NrHf;Fk;. kuzNk KbtpNy vd;gjw;fha; kuzNk tho;f;ifaha; Qhdp nrhy;thd; tho;f;ifapy; tho;f;ifapd; ey;y gf;fk; fhz;gNj rupnad;W kdpjd; nrhy;thd;. kdpjdha; ehd;epd;W ghHj;Jr; nrhd;dhy; “kdpjNd! tUtJk; NghtJk;cd; kdjpw;F xd;nwdf; nfhz;L epd;why; kde;js uhkNy epd;Wnfhs;tha;!” tpj;njhd;W kukhfpf; fdpjuy; Ntz;bd; tpj;Jjd; kuzj;jpy; JaHnfhs;s yhNkh! kdpjdpd; gUtq;fs; khwypy; mr;rk; kdpjNd nfhs;sYk; NjitAk; jhNdh! tpUk;gpdh Yk;ehq;fs; tpUk;ghjNghJk; ,Uk;nghg;g cly; $l rhf;fhL NrUk; fhyj;jpd; foptpidf; nfhz;lhLk; khe;jH


163 !

Qhyj;jpd; Ntfj;ij epidf;fTk; Ntz;Lk;. epiyapy;yh tho;f;ifia czuhkw; Nghdhy; ,iyaw;w kukhf epoypd;wp epw;gha; epiyapy;iy vJTNk rupahfr; nrhd;dhy; epiyj;jtd; topgw;wp epkpHe;jpU! nty;tha;!


164 !

fz;zhbAk; NjitNah! Nkijfs; Ngijfs; Mfp epd;why; Ngijfs; Nkijfs; Mfp epw;ghH Nghijaha;g; Gfo;je;J Va;g;g tHfs; ghijia czHe;jtH jg;gp epw;ghH. kdjpdpy; cWjpaha; cz;iknfhs;shH rdq;fisg; ngha;apid ek;gr; nra;thH kdjpdpy; ,y;yhj md;igf; fhl;b kdq;nfLj; NjatH jiktsHg; ghH. gr;rpsk; ghyfH csq;fs; $l er;rpdpy; CwpLk; topiar; nra;J fr;rpjk; MfNt FbnfLj;J mr;rkpy; yhkNy jik tsHg;ghH. ghrj;jpd; fUj;njd;d vd;WNfl;lhy; gfHgtH rupahf vq;F Ts;shH? gupRj;j ,jaq;fs; ghupnyq;Fk; ghrj;jpd; JNuhfj;jhy; mOjiyg; ghH! el;gpYk; cwtpYk; eQ;R NrHe;jhy; ey;yit vd;gNj mw;Wg; NghNk! ehepyk; thoNt topfs; nrhy;Yk; ey;ytH ahnudj; Njbg; ghNud;!


165 !

mkHe;J rpe;jp! mtid czHtha;! tpz;Zf;Fk; kz;Zf;Fk; ,ilapNy epd;wtd; kz;Zf;F tpz;zjd; tpe;ijiar; nrhy;fpwhd; fz;Zf;F njupahj nja;tj;ij czuNt kz;fz;l tpQ;Qhdk; cjTjhk;! nrhy;YNtd;. ,Ug;gijf; fz;bl;l ngUikia kl;Lk; ngUQ;rhj idnad;W nfhs;fpd;w khe;jh! fUj;jpid Mokha;r; nrYj;jpbd; cz;ikapy; fUg;nghUs; mj;jidf; Fk;ktd; fhz;gha;! mwpntd;W ePfz;L Ftpj;jpl;l njy;yhk; Fwpf;Nfhspy; mopTf;F vd;Wjh dhfp gwpnfhLj; jhapd;W epk;kjp jd;id rupahd tho;tpw;Nfh topnaq;F kpy;iy. tQ;rid #Jfs; thJfs; vy;yhk; jQ;rkha; kdpjDf; fhtNjh ePjp? nfhQ;rKk; jaq;fhJ ruprhHe;J epd;why; mQ;RNk jPikAk; vjpHepw;f ePjp! ,iwtid ek;ghj ,jaq;f nsy;yhk; ,iunahd;wpy; tho;fpd;w gpz;lq;f nsd;Ngd; ,iwtdpd; topfhl;ly; ek;gpeP epd;why; epiwthd epk;kjp epiwe;jpLk; vd;Ngd;.


166 !

Nehf;fk; Gupahapd;..... NfhtpYs; Nfhtpypy; NfhtpYs; NfhtpYs;

Mz;ltd; cs;sndd;why; - mHj;jk; cw; nwq;Fk; ,y;iynad;wh? NghNaDk; epd;WePNa – cs;sf; mtd;thow; fioj;jplw;Nf!

cs;sj;ijf; fy;yiw Nghy itj;J – cs;Ns fs;sj;jpd; JHehw;wk; glutpl;L fhy; Nehf ele;jhYk; gwe;jpl; lhYk; - me;jf; flTspd; epoy;jhDk; neUq;FkhNkh? cyfnky;yhk; NjbeP miye;jjhNy – cd;wd; cs;sj;ij ,iwtNdh bWf;fkhl;lha; cynfy;yhk; ngaHNjLk; gf;jHNghy – cd;id cyNfhL ngha;ikapy; ,izj;Jepw;gha;. ed;ikia kl;LNk nra;a Ntz;Lk; - vq;Fk; ey;ytH ngUfNt ciof;f Ntz;Lk; ehd; tho vd;wpLk; Raeyj;ij – tpl;L ehk;tho vd;Wepy;! nja;tk; NrUk;. ,iwtdpy; ek;gpf;if mw;wkhe;jH – vq;Fk; kjnkd;w NgupNy gpupe;J epw;ghH epiwthd ,iwtNdh kjj;jpypy;iy – cz;ik jidNaw;Fk; kdq;fspy; kl;Lk;epw;ghd;. tHj;jfk; nra;jpLk; kdpjHNghy – kf;fs; mHj;jkpy;yhkNy ,iwtd; Kd;Nd “mijj;jh! eP ,ijj;jh” vd;W Nfl;L – fg;gk; nfhLj;jh fpYk;ngwNt vz;Z fpd;whH.


167 !

,aw;ifaha; ,Uf;fpd;w Mz;ltd;jd; - me;j ,ay;ghd topapid tpl;Ltpl;L ,q;fpy;iy mq;fpy;iy mikjpnad;W – Njb ,fnkq;Fk; miyfpwhH khe;jupd;W. if$g;gpf; ifJ}f;fp tzq;Ffpd;wha; - me;jf; fuq;fshy; ifJ}f;fp cjtp nra;aha; flTNs! flTNs! vd miog;gha; - me;jf; flTNsh tWikapy; thOfpd;whH.


168 !

rKjhak; thOkh? ey;yNj nra;ahj ehrf;fhuH> ey;ytH Nghy; elk; MLk;NghJ> ey;yij kl;LNk nra;jtHfs;> nfl;ltH Nghy; ngaH nfLtnjd;why;? nrhy;tjpy; ed;ikNghy; jPikitj;J> nfLjpfs; nra;gtH caHTWq;fhy;> nrhy;tjpy; nra;tjpy; jPiknra;ahH> jPauha; #o;epiy fhl;Lnkd;why;? ,ytijj; je;jijg; gOf;Fnkd;ghH> ,jkhd kdpjuha;f; fhz epw;f> ,iy! mij ek;ghNj! vd;gtHjhk; ,fkPJ jPatH vd;W nfhz;lhy;? fiyaijr; rKjhaj; Njitf;nfd;ghH> fw;ngd;gijf;Nfyp nra;Jepw;f> fiyj;jtH gpiojLf;fj; JzpT mw;NwhH> rKjhaj; jpy;jiy J}f;fp epd;why;? flTNs flTNs! vd;W fj;jp> fw;gidf; fij nrhy;NthH gf;juhAk;> flikia czHe;jij cz;ikahf> ciog;gtH gadw;NwhH vd;Wk; nrhd;dhy;?


169 !

kjkPJ ek;gpf;if kl;Lk; itj;J> gpwd; kjk;> gifkjk; vd;W kf;fs; kjq;nfhz;L miytijj; J}z;btpl;L> Gz;zpak; NjbLk; epiy kpFe;jhy;? kf;fspd; gytPde;jd;idg; gw;wp> kf;fspd; jiytuha; Md tHfs; khf;fsha; kf;fis kpjpj;jy; fz;Lk;> epahaj;ij myl;rpak; nra;J te;jhy;? kw;wtH cupikia> nkhop fiyia> kjpf;fhj jiyikia Vw;Wepd;W> kw;wtHf;Fk; mij Ntjk; XJk;> rz;lhsH epiy vq;Fk; cau tpl;lhy;? twpatH epiyfz;L tUe;jplhky;> topfz;L mij ePf;f cjtplhky; ngupjha;f; NfhtpYk; FsKk; fl;ly;> nrhHf;fj;jpy; cidr; NrHf;Fk; vd;W nfhz;lhy;? mwpT+l;l khe;jHf;F cjtplhky;> mtHfspd; vjpHfhyk; fhj;jplhky; mtutH Raeyk; fhj;jnyhd;Nw> tpjpnad;W kdpjDk; epidj;J epd;why;? rj;jpak; jidNaw;W ele;jplhky;> rKjhar; Nritf;F toptFg;NghH rj;jpae; jidtpw;Wj; jiktsHf;Fk;> rjpfhu top nty;yj; JizapUe;jhy;?


170 !

gpwDdpy; ek;gpf;if itj;jy;jd;id> gpioahf Rayhgk; Ngzy; Ntz;b> gpwDf;Nf Fopntl;b eP nrapf;f> mijr;rup vd;Wepd; csk; ciuj;jhy;? rKjhak; thOkh? rKjhak; jpUe;Jkh? rKjhak; caUkh?


171 !

nraw;if tpUk;gpfs; rKjha tpyq;fhf kdpjd; jd;dpd; rupahd rpe;jidf; fplk; kWj;J> rKjhaj; jpd;gpio rupiaf;$l> rupahf ,dk;fhzj; jtwptpl;lhd;. rKjhaj; jpw;fhf ciog;gtHNghy; rKjhaf; fs;sHfs; cytf;fz;Lk; rKjhaj; jpd;jiy tpjpnad;W jdf;Fs;Ns ngha;ikapy; mikjp nfhz;lhd;. Myak; mikj; jjDs; ,iwtd; tho> Mtd nra;j mtd; ey;yTs;sk; Myak; kl;bYe;jhd; ,iwtDs;shd; vd;Wjhd; gpioahfg; Gupe;jjhNy Myak; Eioe;jq;Nf fhirtPrpg; Gz;zpak; nra;tjha; vz;Zfpd;whd; Myak; mtDs;sk; ,iwtDf;F vdmwpah mg;ghtp vd;dfz;lhd;? jdf;nfd;W rpWtl;lk; Nghl;Lf;nfhz;L jhDz;L nghOJz;L vdtpUe;jhy; jdf;nfd;W Jd;gq;fs; njhw;wpf;nfhz;L tUj;jpLk;Ngh jtd; vd;dnra;thd;? jdf;nfd;W vdr; nrhy;yw; nfhd;Wkpy;iy ekf;nfd;w rKjhaj; jikg;Gvy;yhk; jdf;nfd;w Raeyk; kl;Lk;nfhz;lhy; rl;lKk; xOq;fJk; ahUf; nfd;ghd;?


172 !

murhq;fk; vdnthd;iw Mf;fpitj;J> midj;jpw;Fk; mjd;Jiz NjLfpd;Nwhk; murhq;fk; rupahf ,aq;Fnkd;why; mikjpapd; mj;jpthuk; mike;jp Uf;Fk; murhq;fk; mikj;jpLk; NjHjypy;jhd; murhq;fk; mikg;gNu jtW nra;jhy; murhq;fk; mtHfshy; mikAk;NghJ ePjpapd; mbg;gil vq;F NghFk;? Fiwapy;yh kdpjNu ,y;iynad;why; Fiwkl;Lk; kdpjupd; nrhe;jkhNkh? Fiwapy;yh epiyfhz Ntz;Lnkd;why; FiwRl;b epiwNjly; gpioAkhNkh? Fiwapy;yhnjJTNk ,Ug;gjpy;iy: Fiwfz;L GupjNy epiwitj; NjLk; Fiwapy;yh topnad;W fz;Lnfhz;lhy; FiwePf;fp epiwthFk; vd;W nrhy;Ntd;. giff;nfd;Nw miyfpd;w kf;fSz;L> gpionra;Nj mjpy; mtH kfpo;tJz;L giff;nfd;Nw re;jHg;gk; Mf;fpitj;Nj> giftiug; gpwHf;fhf;fp itg;gJz;L. giff;nfd;Nw vJTNk nra;jplhUk;> gpioahd kdpjupd; je;jpuj;jhy; giff;nfd;Nw miyfpd;w kdpjuhfg; gpioahfg; glq;fhl;lg; glYKz;L. cd;Ds;se; jidj;njhl;L cz;ikahd> cd;dpiy vd;dntd; nwz;zpeP ghH!


173 !

cd;Ds;se; jhdij cdf;Fr; nrhy;Yk; cd;Ntlk; jtpH vd;W nrhy;ypepw;Fk;. cd;Ds;se; njspthf ,Uf;Fnkd;why;> CUf;Fk; cyFf;Fk; mQ;rkhl;lha; cd;Ds;se; njspthf cid cWj;Jk; cz;ikf;Fj; JNuhfk;eP nra;akhl;lha;.


174 !

vy;yhNk tpjpay;y! cdf;nfd;W ed;ikfs; nra;gtHfs; cd; ed;ikf;fhfth nra;fpwhHfs;? cd;%yk; gyd;fhZk; Nehf;fj;NjhNl cd; ez;gH NghyNt elf;fpwhHfs;. Xblw; Nfw;wnthU tz;bahf Xlhfj; Nja;fpd;w kdpjdhapd; tPNlhb te;JKid mtuizg;ghH khlhf cidr; nra;J mtUaHthH. gl;lq;fs; #l;bNa jikAaHj;j jpl;lq;fs; jPl;bNa thOfpd;NwhH vl;lhj ,l nky;yhk; vl;Ljw;fha; gl;bd;fPo; gifitj;Nj goFfpd;whH. mwptw;w %lid Nkij nad;ghH Fwpitj;J ey;ytH NgH nfLg;ghH gupjhgk; tUk;tz;zk; gofpf; nfhz;L mwpe;Njjhd; gpio nra;J gpwH mopg;ghH. tpjpahf Mgj;ij mDkjpj;jhy; kjpaw;W gpio Xq;f cjtpnra;tha;! fjpnad;W jPikf;F mQ;r Ntz;lh! kjpnfhz;L topnra; eP jg;gp epw;gha;.


175 !

NtUk; kuKk; gps;isf;Fr; rkdhfg; gpwd;gps;is vd;nwd;Wk; ,Ue;jplNyh KbahJ vd;NweP czuhky; gps;isf;F eP nrYj;Jk; ghrj;ijr; nrYj;jpg; ghH fs;skha;g; gpwd;gps;is cidVa;f;Fk; gpd;DzHtha;. gps;is Ad;kWTUtha; ePahfg; gpwe;jpUf;Fk; cd;Dz;ikf; Fzkjdpy; cd;NghNy nfhz;bUf;Fk; gps;isf;Fg; ngw;Nwhiu kw;Nwhupy; gydpy;iy gpwd;gps;is gydJjhd; GupahNah tUk; njhy;iy. E}W ,U E}wpNy tpjptpyf;F vd;Wz;L $wptply; ntFrpukk; mijtpLj;J Nehf;Fifapy; NrWjid kpjpj;Jtpl;L ePupdpNy fOtptpLk; fPwy;Gj;jp nfhz;l Ra Njitf;Nfw;g khwptpLk; ehWfpd;w gpwtpgy eWkyHfs; eLtpYz;L ehq;fsij czuyd;wp cjtpnra;J ghHg;gjhapd; NtWtpid vd;dTz;L vd;W gpd;dH kdk; cilNthk; NtUf;Nfw;g kuk; tUk;Nghy; gpwg;gpw;Nfw;g Gj;jptUk;. Raeyj;jpw; fhfnrhe;jk; vd;Wte;J xl;bepd;W faikjid cs;sk;itj;J cwT vd;W $j;Jnra;J gaidg;ngw;W> gyJk; ngw;W> gifAk; nra;J> ngaH nfLj;J gyupd; fz;zpy; gf;jHNghy gfl;bepd;W caHtH cz;L. faikjd;idg; Gupe;jplhky; nrhe;jnkd;W ek;gpepd;W fOj;jpy; fj;jp itj;jy;fz;L fyq;fpnehe;j kdpjUz;L


176 !

jaTnfhz;L cjty;ed;W vy;iy itj;J cjtyhapd; jz;zPnud;W %f;fpY}w;wy; Nghypg;ghrk; jd;id Vw;wy;. ,uj;jghrk; vd;gjw;Fk; mHj;jkpd;wpg; NghFk;tz;zk; ,jakw;w kdpjuhNy Njhd;WKwT Mf;fYz;L kuj;Jg;Nghf ,jak;nra;J kw;wtHfs; njhlHgWj;J kdq;nfLj;J nrhe;j(,)yhgk; NjLNthHfs; cyfpYz;L. jukwpe;J nrhe;jk;Njlj; jtWk; NghJ nrhe;jk;$l jukpoe;J jtWnra;J jidkwe;J NfLnra;Ak; muf;fupd;W cUtpypy;iy: cs;se;jd;dpy; thOfpd;whH mwpe;Jnfhz;L> msTfz;L> thoNtz;Lk; ehKkpd;W.


177 !

cdf;Fk; gq;Fz;L fl;bLk; fl;blk; ,be;J NghFk; njhl;bLk; nghUl;fSk; mope;JNghFk; fl;bNa ew;rpe; jidtsHj;jhy; nfl;baha;r; rKjhak; epkpHe;J epw;Fk;. rpe;jid ke;ijfs; rpe;jid rpe;jid

vd;gNj mw;W kf;fs; Nghy;tho Neunyd;why; kf;fspd; grpiag; Nghf;Fk; aha;Kjy; khwNtz;Lk;.

grpf;fhf kl;LNk ciog;gtHfs; gupjhgk;! vdkdk; Nehfypd;Nwy; grpaw;w kfpo;r;rpia czukhl;lha; grpePf;fp cd;kdk; kfpo khl;lha;. ehl;Lf;F cioj;jpLk; fliknad;W ehl;bid Ms;gtd; ngha;Aiug;ghd; tPl;bdpy; grpePq;fp thor; nra;ahd; ehl;bidg; ngha;Ntlk; Nghlr; nra;thd;. nghJ kf; fspy;ngUk; ghd;iknaq;Fk; GJtho;Tf; Nfq;fpLk; Vioad;Nwh! GJg;GJj; jj;Jtk; Ngrpnad;d? Gjpjhf mtHtho topAnkd;d? kf;fisg; grpapNy thltpl;L khf;fsha; mtHfis Xltpl;L kf;fspd; Jd;gj;ij epiyg;gLj;jp


178 !

kf;fspd; jiytHfs; thOfpd;whH. grpapd;wp thoiy cWjpnra;J grpaw;w kf;fspd; ciog;igf; nfhz;L Nky;ehL caHtijr; nrd;W fz;L jk;ehl;il caHjplw; Fioj;jy; ed;W. tWiknad; fpd;wNjh nfhLikag;gh! rpWikNah mijePf;f kWg;gjg;gh! ngUikNah kw;wtH grpnahopj;jy; fUkkha; czHe;jpij czHj;jplg;gh!


179 !

Mf Ntz;Lk;! MFkh? nts;isiaf; fWg;ghahf;fy; rhj;jpak; MdjhFk; nts;isaha;f; fWg;ig Mf;fy; vt;tz;zk; MFka;ah! fs;skha; cs;sKs;NshH ntz;kdk; nfhs;skhl;lhH nts;isiag; G+rp itj;j fy;yiw mtHfsa;ah! jPikfs; kl;Lk; nra;J ed;ikfs; nra;gtH Nghy; jPatH ehl;ilahSk; jPepiy khwntd;why; ey;ytH rf;jpjPa rf;jpia nty;y Ntz;Lk;! ty;ytH vq;Fk;ey;y kf;fNs Mf Ntz;Lk;! xspAs;s ,lj;jpnyq;Fk; ,Usg;gf; fhj;jpUf;Fk;! fspg;Gs;s ,lj;jpy;fz;zPH tope;Njhlg; ghHj;jpUf;Fk;! tpopg;Gs;s kf;fs; Ntz;Lk; tPzupd; jiyikePf;f tpopAs;s FUlnud;why; tPzNu tpopj;J epw;ghH! Njitiaf; fhl;bad;Nwh Njrj;ij MSfpd;whH! Njitek; kf;fSf;F cz;ikapy; vd;dntd;W njspthfr; nrhy;gtHjhd; gaq;fu thjpnad;why; topfhl;l vtUkpy;iy vjpHfhyk; vd;gjpy;iy! fz;Zf;Fs; vz;nza;tpl;Lf; fatiuj; Njl Ntz;Lk;! Gz;gl;l cs;sq;fl;F GJg;ghij fhl;l Ntz;Lk;! vz;zw;w ey;ykf;fs; Fzkw;w jiyikahNy fz;zPupy; thLfpd;whH Rje;jpuk; NjLfpd;whH. Rje;jpuk; cs;s kf;fs; Rje;jpuk; mw;wtHf;Fk;


180 !

Rje;jpuk; vd;dntd;W czHe;jplw; FjtNtz;Lk; kjq;nfhz;L MidNghy; kf;fis mlf;f te;jhy; kpjk;Mfg; Ngrpnad;d mlf;fpNa MfNtz;Lk;!


181 !

kpd;DnkitAk; nghd;dy;y ntSj;jpl;l clyjpd; cs;Eioe;jhy; fWj;jpl;l ,jaNk ,aq;ff; fhz;gha; rpupj;jpLk; kdpjuha;f; fhz;gtHfs; Fwpitj;J cidtPo;j;jf; fhj;jpUg; ghH. gz;ghL gw;wpNa Ngrpr; nry;NthH fz;nzy;yhk; jd;Gfo; jd;dpy; kl;Lk; nrhd;dhNah mtHfl;Nf ,e;j cz;ik ,d;dhNu JNuhfpnad; Widtpspg; ghH. ek;gpf;if vd;gNjh rf;jpapd;ik ek;gpf;ifj; JNuhfNk rf;jp vd;ghH ek;Rw;wk; #oypy; epiwe;jpUg;ghH ek;eyk; nfLj; jjpy; caHe;jpUg;ghH. cg;GePH kPd;$l ntspfple;jhy; cjthJ mOfpNa ehw;w khFk;. gjkhf cg;gpdhy; gjk; nfhLj;jhy; ,jkhd cyHkPdha; czTf;fhFk;. ek;kdk; gytPdk; ek;Kly; Mw;wYk; ek;kdk; gjkhfpj; ek;gyk; ehk;fz;L

nfhs;Sk;NghJ NrhHe;J NghFk;. njspT nfhz;lhy; caHe;J epw;Nghk;.

kdjhu gpioePAk; nra;jplhNj!


182 !

kdjhNy gpionra;NjhH ntWj;jplhNj! kdjhug; gpiogpwH nra;jNghJk; kdjhu gpwHeyk; kl;Lk; vz;Z!


183 !

milahsk; fz;blg;gh! ehrj;jpd; mj;jpthuk; ey;ytH Ntlk; nfhz;L ehnly;yhk; cyTjg;gh! – me;j ehtpNy kpjg;gnjy;yhk; ed;ikNghy; jPik ehKzu Ntz;Lkg;gh! – cz;ik ehKzu Ntz;Lkg;gh! rpupf;fpd;w gy;ypd; gpd;Nd – cs;s rpe;jid czu ypd;Nwy; rpWkjpaH cid kpjpg;ghH – cd;idr; rpuk; Fdpar; nra;jpLthH. csk; jpwe;J NgRKd;Nd – cd;Kd; cs;std; kdk; Gupe;jhy; cd; khdk; fhj;Jf; nfhs;tha; - ,d;Nwy; cd;ideP Rl;Lf;nfhs;tha;. fz;Kd;Nd GfOktd; - cd;idf; fz;ltUk; Fiwepidf;f fij fl;Lk; fatndd;why; - cd;id tijjhNd njhlHe;J tUk;! tpop jpwe;J thOk; eP – vd;Wk; tpopg;NghL tho;e;J ,U mopg;gNj Nehf;fk; nfhz;NlhH – gw;wp tpopg;NghL vd;Wk; ,U.


184 !

Nfl;Lg; ghH! Nfl;Lg; ghH! vq;fspy; vd;djhd; gpioAz;L vd;W vq;fis ehq;fNs Nfl;bly; ed;W vkJxU tpuiyehk; vjpHNehf;fp ePl;bd; vikNehf;fp %tpuy; fhl;bLk; ghUk;. Raeyk; vd;gij ,y;yhky; nra;J Ragyk; ngw;wtH ahnud;W NjL! gankd;g jpy;yhj tPuidg; ghHj;J Rakhf cd;tPuk; jidxg;G Nehf;F! faikaH cd; ngaH nfLg;gijf; fz;lhy; fyq;fhNj! flikiaf; iftpl; blhNj! gpioahf vtH vijr; nra;jpl;l NghJk; gpioahf eP mijg; gpd;gw;wp lhNj! md;gij midtNuh Lk;gfpH: ed;W md;gNj nja;tkhk; ngha;ay;y: ek;G MapDk; XUz;ik cs;sj;jpy; itj;jpU Mw;wpNy ahapDk; mse;NjeP nfhl;bL! ntz;zPuha; ,Ug;gjhy; ghnyd;Wek;gp Rz;zhk;Gj; jz;zPiu mUe;jply; Nghy ,dpg;gjha;g; NgrpLk; jPaiuek;gp ,dpAk;eP Vkhwf; $lhJ> jk;gp!


185 !

ePjpNa! eP njhiye;jJ vq;Nf? ntl;br; rha;f;fg;gl;l gr;ir kuq;fsha; nte;jzypy; nte;J jPa;e;J fplf;fpwhH vl;bj;jhd; cjtplr; nrd;wtH ghijapy; vYk;ngy;yhk; nehWq;fpNa rPtid ,of;fpwhH Fl;baha;j; jha;kbg; ghy; gUFk; fd;WNk Fly;rpjwp jiygpse;J rhFNj ghtNk! jl;bj;jhd; Nfl;fj;jhd; cd;idehd; NjbNdd; ePjpNa! eP vq;Nf njhiye;jha;? gr;rpsk; ghyfH ghijapy; epd;wpl gj;NjhL gjpndhd;wha; ,d;ndhd;Wk; NrHe;jpl mr;rpd;d cyfNk jdpahf Mbl mjpHfpd;w Mjpf;f ntbFz;L tPo;FNj! gr;rpsk; gpQ;Rfs; gQ;rhfr; rpjWNj! ngw;wpl;l neQ;rq;fs; xg;ghup itf;FNj! mr;rtf; Fk;gYs; epd;Wjhd; NjbNdd; ePjpNa! eP vq;Nf njhiye;jha;? VNle;jpg; gs;spf;Fr; nrd;wpLk; gps;isfs; fhNlfpj; Jtf;fpidj; NjhNse;jpr; nry;fpwhH ehNl! vd; ehNl! vd; wtUs;sk; ghbLk; ehjj;ijf; Nfl;ghNah! eP te;J epw;ghNah! tPNl mk; kf;fl;Ff; fhnld;W ,d;whfp tpjpapidf; ifNae;jpr; nry;fpd;whH ghuhNah! ghNld;eP mtNuhL vd;Wjhd; NjbNdd; ePjpNa! eP vq;Nf njhiye;jha;?


186 !

gpwHtho;itg; gwpj;jpl epyk; Nfl;ftpy;iy gpwH eyk; gwpf;fNth mopf;fNth ,y;iy mwk;gpwo;e; NjatH gif Njltpy;iy mbg;gil cupikia kl;LNk Nfl;lhH gpwd;gyk;ePjpeP mope;jplr; nra;ah jpUg;gNj rupnad;W mtH fsk; nrd;whH mwk; mJ vd;gjhy; cidj; NjLfpd;Nwd; ePjpNa! eP vq;Nf njhiye;jha;?


187 !

tsKld; tho;Nthk; fliknad;W nfhs;SNthk; cz;ik nty;y vz;ZNthk; jpwik vq;fpUe;j NghJk; - mjidj; Njbf; nfhs;SNthk;. tWikapid xopj;jpl ehk; xd;W $LNthk; - kf;fs; thOk;tif vd;dntd;W mwpe;J nrhy;YNthk; rpWik ,y;iy vkJ nrhy;ypy; nraypy; vd;DNthk; mwptpy; rpwe;jtHfs; Mf ek;ik Mf;fpf; nfhs;SNthk;. NeHikahd tho;T vkJ vd;W nrhy;YNthk; - kpfTk; $Hikahd mwpTk; vkNj vd;W nrhy;YNthk; fhHKfpy;Nghy; JaHfs; ek;ik #o;e;j NghjpYk; vd;Wk; NeHik top xd;Nw vkJ khHf;fk; vd;DNthk;. kw;wtHf;F cjTtNj vkJ tho;f;ifapy; - nfhs;Sk; kw;w ve;jf; nfhs;ifapYk; ngupnjdf; nfhs;Nthk; fw;wtHfs; Nritapidg; ngw;wplr; nry;Nthk; - vd;Wk; fw;wtHfs; Mf Nrit nra;jplr; nry;Nthk;. nja;tnkhd;W cz;L vd;W vq;Fk; nrhy;YNthk; me;j nja;tkjd; ngaupy; kf;fs; gpupa tpl;bNlhk; nja;tkij topglypy; Ngjk; nrhy;ypNlhk; - ve;j nra;ifapYk; nja;t md;igf; nfhz;L nry;YNthk;.


188 !

ehafNk! rdehafNk! flTisj; Njlhj ,lNkapy;iy – me;jf; flTNs ,y;yhj filAkpy;iy flikiar; nra;ahj kdpjf; $l;lk; - vq;Fk; flTspd; Ngupyh Mly; Ntz;Lk;? Vioapd; rpe;jid tsHr;rpapd;ik – me;jf; Nfhioia Va;g;gtd; gf;fk; rha;f;Fk; Njitia kl;LNk fhl;bf; fhl;b – nrhe;jj; Njitf;Fr; NrHf;fpwhd; MSk;thjp. gzk; nfhLj;Jk; nghUs;nfhLj;Jk; - kf;fs; kdk;nfLj;J ey;y thf;nfLj;J Ms;tjw;NffpLk; nfl;ltHjhk; - ,e;j ehafkhk;rd ehafkhk;. Nehf;fq;fs; midj;ijAk; nfLj;Jtpl;L – ey;y Nehf;fNk mw;wtd; Mstpl;lhy; kf;fNs NjbLk; flTs; $l – te;jhy; khf;fNs! vd;Wjhd; eik tpspg;ghH! tWikiaf; fhl;bNa Ml;rp NjLk; - me;jr; rpWkjp ahsiug; Nghf;f Ntz;Lk;! ngWkjp MdJ vd;dntd;W – kf;fs; rupahf czuehk; nra;a Ntz;Lk;!


189 !

ePAk;jhd;! ehDk;jhd;! cWg;gpdhy; kl;LNk kdpjnud;ghH cyfpid epiwg;gjhy; vd;d fz;lhH? capupdk; Nfhbapy; xd;WNghy cz;gJk; cwq;fYk; vd;W epd;whH. gznkd;w xd;wpid kl;Lk; ehb gfnyd;Wk; ,untd;Wk; vq;FNkhb tpsf;fNk ,y;yhky; thOfpd;whH tpyq;fpDk; Nkhrkha; MFfpd;whH. kw;wtH tho;e;jply; nghWf;fkhl;lhH kw;wtH ew;ngaH jhq;f khl;lhH kw;wtHf; FjTjy; Nghy fhl;b kw;wtH %yNk tho;e;J nfhs;thH. NeupNy khwpNa fhupak; ghupNy

ez;giug; Nghy epw;ghH gpd;dhNy Ngrp epw;ghH rhjpf;f cj;jkH Nghy; ebfNu epiwe;J cs;shH.

cz;bLk; cztJ cliyay;y cz;ikapy; cs;sj;ij tsHf;f Ntz;Lk; cz;ikapy; gpwH tho cjtply;jhd; gz;ghFk;: ehkij czuNtz;Lk;.


190 !

nrhy;Yk; nraYk; rkj;Jtk; Ngrhj NkilAz;lh? – ePAk; rupj;jpuk; ghlhj fhyKz;lh? gpwUf;F ed;iknra; vz;zKz;lh? – vd;W vd;whfpy; cd;ideP Nfl;lJz;lh? nja;tNk xd;Wjhd; vd;Dfpd;wha; - me;j nja;tNk kjq;fshy; vj;jidjhd; nja;tj;jpd; ngaupy;eP nra;tnjy;yhk; - ve;j nja;tj;jhy; vd;dj;jpw; nfd;W nrhy;tha;? ,y;yhj nghy;yhj ntwpfnsy;yhk; - cd;dpy; ,y;yhky; NghtNj ey;y njd;gha; nrhy;Ytha; cd;kde; jidj; jpwe;J – me;jg; nghy;yhj FzKd;dpy; te;jnjt;tz;? md;gpidj; nja;tkha;f; fz;l Kd;NdhH – me;j md;gpNy cyfNk ,aq;ff; fz;lhH ,d;iwf;F cyfpNy md;gpidg; ghH – vq;Fk; mk;Gijj; jpwe;jjha;f; fplg;gijg; ghH. fz;Kd;Nd epw;fpd;w cUtk;$l – ey;y fz;zw;w kdpjHf;F xd;Wkpy;iy cz;ik cd; cs;sj;jpy; ,Ue;jplhky; - ve;j ed;ikAk; cd;dhNy cyFf; fpy;iy.


191 !

Gupe;J nfhs;Sq;fs;! ey;Nehf; fq;fis mwpahj kf;fs; ey;yijj; jPajha;f; fz;bly; $Lk; ey;yij> jPaij juq;fhz ypd;Nwy; ey;yghk; nghg;gNu eikahsy; $Lk;. fhw;whl rw;Nw elf;fpd;w NghJ fhw;NwhL eQ;R ek;neQ;rpy; gl;lhy;? khw;whupy; el;ig ehk; NjLk;NghJ khw;whupy; tQ;rk; ,Ue;jplf; fz;lhy;? fw;wtHNgupNy kw;wtH itf;Fk; fw;wtH vd;fpd;w ed;kjpg; gpw;Fk; nfl;ltH $bNa Fopgwpf; fpd;whH nfl;lNj rupnad;W ek;gitf; fpd;whH. GfOf;Fj; jFjpNa ,y;yhj khe;jH GSfpNa ngupatH Mfpepw; fpd;whH rKjha eydpNy jikahf;fpf; nfhz;L rKjhaj; jiytuha; mtuhF fpd;whH.


192 !

fye;j rpe;jidapy;..... rpe;jpj;Jr; rpe;jpj;Jg; ghHj;jjhNy – vd;idr; re;jpj;j kdpjupy; Ngjk; fz;Nld; rpe;jpj;J mtupNy ey;ytHjk; - ey;y rpe;jid Vw;W ehd; nrhy;Yfpd;Nwd;. NgNuhLk; GfNohLk; thOfpd;whH – cs;sk; Nrwhff; fsq;fkha; ,Uf;ff; fz;Nld; $uhd mwpthsp Vionad;why; - mtidg; ghuhj rKjhak; ekJ! fz;Nld;. jkpOf;Fj; njhz;lhw;Wk; kf;fSf;F – ehq;fs; jdpahd kjpg;gpidf; nfhLf;f Ntz;Lk; ,dpthOk; rKjhak; nrhe;j ehl;by; - nrd;W jdpg;ngUk; GfOld; thoNtz;Lk;. fspg;NghL thOjy; Raeyj;jhy; - my;y fspg;NghL gpwHtho cjtply;jhd; tpopg;NghL ,y;yhjekJ kf;fs; - jk;ik tpopg;Gwr; nra;tJk; jkpo;g; gzpjhd;. cz;ikiar; rupahfr; nrhy;gtH – vd;gtH cz;ikapy; xUrpyHjhd; jpz;ikNah Lz;ikiaf; fhg;gtH – ek;kpNy jkpoPog; gps;isfs;jhk;.


193 !

fz;lJjhd; vd;d? gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? ,bj;Jiuj; NjePjp fhf;fypd;Nwy;! gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? nfhbatHf; fQ;rpNa xJq;fpepd;Nwy;! gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? mbgl;Lk; mjd;Nehit czuypd;Nwy;! gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? gbf;fh jtHf;fij czHj;jypd;Nwy;! gbj;jtd; mbikj;j gbj;jtd; tpbtpw;F

gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? dj;jpid Vw;Wepd;Nwy;! gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? topfhZk;tpopg;G ,d;Nwy;!

gbj;jtd; Fbjdpy; gbj;jtd; Fbfisf;

gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? epk;kjp fhzypd;Nwy;! gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? nfLj;jpLk; gof;f Kz;Nly;!

gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? gbf;fhj kf;fSf; Fjtypd;Nwy;! gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? gbf;fhj kf;fis Va;j;J epd;Nwy;! gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? gbg;gpid moptpw;Fg; gad; gLj;jpd;! gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? gbahfg; gpwUau cjtypd;Nwy;!


194 !

gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? gbj;jjpy; ey;yijf; nfhs;sypd;Nwy;! gbj;jtd; gbj;jjhy; fz;lnjd;d? gbj;jtH rKjhak; Mf;fypd;Nwy;!


195 !

kdpjj;Jtk; kdpjUf; Fjthj kdg;ghd;ik nfhz;lhy; kdpjNd! cd;dpYk; tpyq;fNj Nkyhk; kdpjiu kjpf;fhj kdg;ghd;ik nfhz;lhy; kdpjNd! kdpjNd my;y ehd; vd;gha;. kjkjpy; ntwp nfhz;l kjthjp nad;why; kjq;nfhz;l tpyq;fNj cd;dpYk; Nkyhk; ,jkhf kjkjpy; ,iwtidf; fz;lhy; epjKNk ,iwtid ,jaj;jpy; nfhs;tha;. ed;ikeP nra;ahjp Ue;jhNy NghJk; jpd;ikAd; %yNk Njhd;wh jpUe;jhy; Gz;zpak; nra;ah jpUe;jhYk; NghJk; Gz;zpak; nra;jy;j Lf;fh jpUe;jhy;. NehAw;W cd;Dly; eype;jpUe; jhYk; Nehaw;w epiyahf csk; fhf;f Ntz;Lk; thaw;w NfhioAd; kfndd; wpUe;jhy; Nraw;w kynld;W eP thoy; ed;W. Njrnky;yh Nkhb tho;e;jply; $Lk; ehrQ;nra; cs;sq;fs; #oh jpUe;jhy;> Nerkha; cs;stH cz;ikapy; cz;Nly; <rNd nrhHf;fj;ij cyfj;jpy; itg;ghH. fhRf;fha; kl;LNk tho;gtd; cs;sk; J}Rf;Fk; fhRz;lh? vd;Wjhd; Nfl;Fk;


196 !

Crpf;Fs; xl;lfk; EiojYk; $Lk; VR nrhd;dh uptHf; fpy;iyahk; nrhHf;fk;. kdpjNd! cd; tho;T kz;zhfpg; NghFk; kdpjdha; tho;e;jpby; kz;Zd;idg; Nghw;Wk; kdpjdha; kdpjNd tho;e;jply; vd;why; kdpjj;J tk;fhj;jy; njspe;JeP nfhs;tha;.


197 !

rw;W Mo;e;J rpe;jpj;jhy;...... ,uf;f nkd;g jpy;yh kdpjd; ,ja kpUk;ghy; nfhz;lt dhthd; gpwHf;F cjtpl epidah kdpjd; gpwg;gpd; gaNd mw;wt dhthd;. fUiz tpopfspy; ,y;yh kdpjd; fUtpy; kDTU Ma;tpl;l tpyq;F fUj;jpy; jPikf;F Kjyple; jUNthd; ,Uf;F kplKk; jPf;fplq;fhFk;. cjty; NghyNt Raeyk; fhg;Nghd; cyfpy; nra;jpLk; Nritfs; ahTk; jPapid ek;gp tpOq;fpNa jhfk; jPHj;jpl KidAk; %lik ahFk;. kw;wtH jk;kpd; ew;ngaH ehrk; fw;wtH nra;jhy; fy;tpNa ehrk; nfl;ltH nfhs;ifia xl;bNa epd;why; nfl;ltH nty;thH: nfl;LeP Nghtha;. flTisj; NjbeP fly;fle; Njhlha;! flTSd; Ds;se; jd;dpNy cs;shd; flikiar; nra; eP gad; fUjhky; flTSd; ghij Jiztuf; fhz;gha;!


198 !

,aw;ifNahbize;J Ngh! FUtpAk; jdf;nfd;NwhH ,y;yk; mUikaha; tho;f;ifapy; ,d;gk; ngUikaha; nraw;ifia Vw;Wf; rpWikaha; tho;fpwhd; kdpjd;

nfhz;L nfhz;L nfhz;L ,d;W.

,aw;ifapd; md;ghd mutizg;gpy; ,aq;fhky; mijkPwpg; NghdjhNy caHe;jepd; mwptpdhy; fz;lnjd;d? JaHkpf;f Neha;fspd; mq;fyha;g;Ng! Kiwahf cse;jd;id tsHj;jplhky; Fiwthd gof;fq;fs; Vw;W epd;W fiwnfhz;l Milapd; Fiwiaf; fhzh Fiwkpf;f tpopadha; Mfpg; Nghdha;. Gifg;gjd; jPikia eP gbg;gha; Gifj;jypy; me;Neuk; thapUf;Fk; Gifj;jNy Nfnld;W vOjptpl;L Gifj;jypy; tUkhdk; NjLfpd;wha;. ,aw;ifapd; ruptop fz;L nfhz;L ,zq;fpNa tho;e;jpby; tho;T cz;L ,Wkhg; Gld; mij vjpHj;J epd;why; ,y;yhJ ,d;gNk Mfpg; NghFk;. ,jaj;jpy; ,d;gj;ijf; nfhz;buhky; ,d;gj;ij Mlk;g uj;jpNyjhd;


199 !

,Ug;gjha; vz;zpeP NjLfpd;wha; ,y;yhky; epk;kjp Mf;fpf; nfhz;lha;. ,iwtidf; NfhtpYs; Njb Xlha; ,aw;ifaha; mtndq;Fk; epiwe;J cs;shd; ,aw;ifia kjpj;jpL ,iwtDd;id ,fkPJ ,d;gkha; itj;jp Ug;ghd;.


200 !

nja;tKk; gf;jHfSk; Gz;zpak; NjLjy; vd;W nrhy;ypg; G+ Nyhfk; Rw;wpAk; fz;l njd;d? cz;ikia cs;sj;Js; itj;jpuhky; cynfy;yhk; XbAk; fz;lnjd;d? fz;nzhg;g xOf;fj;ijg; Gijj;Jtpl;Lf; “fz;zpy;iyNah! Nehiaf; Fzg;gLj;Njd;!” fj;jpeP $bNa nrgk; gbj;jhy; flTSk; gae;Jd;id kPl;guhNkh? nja;tj;jpd; ngaupdhy; $l;lk; $l nja;tq;fs; vd;nwhd;iwg; gj;J khf;fp nra;af;$ lhjijr; nra;jy;$l nja;tj;Jf; fhfNt vd;W nrhy;yp nja;tj;jpd; cz;ikia vd;d nra;a nja;tj;jpd; kjq;fshy; rz;il ,q;Nf? nja;tj;jpy; cz;ikAk; ngha;A nkd;W nja;tj;jpy; milahsk; fhl;ly; MNkh? ,iwtid topgLk; kdpjd; vz;zk; ,iwtidg; Gfoypy; nry;ytpy;iy ,iwtdpd; NgupNy G+ir nra;Jk; ,iwtdpy; NjlYk; Raeye;jhd; ,iwapy;yk; vd;nwhd;iwf; fl;btpl;L ,iwtdpy; ek;gpf;if nfhz;L te;NjhH ,iwtidg; gze;je;J cjtp Nfl;lhy; ,iwtDk; jUthdhk;! Ngijik ghH! gQ;rq;fs;> grp> Neha;fs; fz;Lk; $l


201 !

neQ;rj;jpy; Jsp<uk; mw;W thOk; kQ;rj;jpy; coy;fpd;w khe;jH$l nfQ;rhj nja;tNkh cyfpypy;iy gQ;rkh ghjfk; vd;w nrhy;ypd; jQ;rNk vd;Wtho; ghtp$l nfhQ;rk;g zj;ijNa tPrp G+ir mQ;rhky; nra;tNjd;? gf;jpahNkh?


202 !

rj;jpaj;jpy; rhHe;jNghJ rj;jpaj;ij ehNdw;Wf; nfhz;l NghJ rj;jpaj;jpd; jdpj;Jtj;ij czHe;J nfhz;Nld; Rw;wpepd;w ngha;r; nrhe;jk; tpyfpr; nry;y Rj;jpfuk; Mfr; #oy; Mff; fz;Nld;. ez;gnud;W Rw;wpnad;idr; #o;e;jpUe;NjhH eQ;R nfhz;l cs;sk;nfhz;l nud;W fz;Nld; eifg;igA+ l;b mtHfs; nrhd;d fijfs; $l ehrNehf;fpw; fhdNtlk; vd;W fz;Nld;. cw;wtHNghy; fhl;b vd;id ehb te;NjhH fw;wtHNghy; Ntlk; NghLk; Nfhyk; fz;Nld; fw;wtw;wpy; ey;y vz;zk; vJTkpd;wp fatHNghy; ele;J cs;sk; gjw itj;jhH. kw;wtHf;Ff; NfL nra;Ak; cs;sj;NjhL kw;wtHf;Fk; Ntjk; nrhy;Yk; ghtk; fz;Nld; Rw;wq;fs; gpupj;jjw;Fs; Raeyj;jhy; gw;wwNt nra;J mjpy; Rfj;ijf; fz;lhH. cztjw;Fk; cilajw;Fk; Ciu Va;j;J gpzkjidj; jpd;WthOk; fOF Nghd;W Fzkjid tpw;Wtpl;L gpiofs; Vw;W gzkjw;fha; vijAk; nra;Ak; nfhLik fz;Nld;. Myaj;Js; nrd;Wtpl;lhy; kl;Lk; NghJk; fhynky;yhk; nra;j> nra;Ak; ghtk; $l fhir tPrp flTSf;Nf G+ir nra;jhy;


203 !

fope;J NghFk; vd;W ngha;ia ek;gf; fz;Nld;. kw;wtHfs; kd;dpj;jy; kw;wtHfs; kdk;gae;j

vdf;Fg; gpio nra;j NghJ jUknkd;W nghWj;J epd;Nwd; vd;nghWik gopj;J vd;id Nfhionad;W fzpf;ff; fz;Nld;.

ey;yGj;jp nrhd;dNghJ Nfl;l tHfs; ey;y vd;wd; Nehf;fq;$l gpionad;whf;fp ey;y tHfs; cs;sq;$l gpioaha; Mf ey;yghk;G Nghy eQ;ir Cl;lf; fz;Nld;.


204 !

,iwtdh! cd;Dldh! gy;ypy;yhg; ghyfd; rpupf;fpd;w NghJ nrhy;Yz;Nlh! mofij tHzpf;f Ntz;bd; gy;Ys;s ngupatd; rpupj;jpLk; NghJ nrhy;yYk; $LNkh NeHikiaj; Njbd;? ngha;ahd kdpjHfs; epiwe;Js;s ehL nka;ahf ehly;y Nga;thOk; fhL ngha;ahd Gfo; nfhz;l ,af;fq;fs; ahTk; nka;ahfr; rKjhaj; jpy;NrHf;Fk; NfL. ,iwtid ,jaj;jpy; nfs;shj kf;fs; Fiwjidj; jPHj;jpLk; kUj;Jtd; vd;Wk; Gfo;e;jpby; kl;LNk cjTNthd; vd;Wk; GSFNthH nrhy;Nfl;Lg; gpd;NdhL fpd;whH. GfOf;Fk; gzj;jpw;Fk; tPo;e;jpLk; khe;jH GfohYk; gzj;jhYk; ,iwtid Va;j;jy; Gz;zpak; vd;gjha;g; gpioahf vz;zg; Gy;yupd; ngha;fspy; rpf;fpAk; nfhz;lhH. kdpjNdh kdpjdpd; rl;lq;fs; jhNkh kdpjNd! ,iwtid vJTNk nra;ah kdpjj;J tj;jpidf; fhj;JeP tho;e;jhy; kdpjupy; ,aw;ifNah biwtd;, Ug;ghd;.


205 !

tpyfp> tpopj;J> caHe;J epy;Y gokJ gf;fj;jpy; fple;j NghJk; kykNj (c))Urpnad;W gd;wp jpd;Dk; eykhd rpe;jid nra;af; Nfhb cynfyhk; ,Ue;jhYk; mij tpLj;J eyq;nfl;l nfhs;ifia kl;Lk; ehb eykw;w csq;nfhz;L thO fpd;w gykf;fs; ek;kpil gd;wpfs;Nghy; tyk;tuy; cz;L! eP tpyfp epy;Y. ngUq;nfhz;l kf;fspd; njhlHG Ntz;b ngUikf;F cupaey; YaHFzj;ijg; ngUf;fpNa Fg;igapy; Nghl;Ltpl;Lg; ngUikaha; ngha;ikapy; tho;tUz;L mUikaha; Kd;dtH nrhy;yp itj;j mwpTf;Fj; Jiznra;Ak; ew;fUj;Jk; Fwpf;Nfhspy; gpioahd kf;fshNy rupay;y ntdf; fhZk;! tpopj;J epy;Y. nfl;lNj ,yFtpy; kdjpy; NrUk; nfl;ltH el;gNj tpiue;J NrUk; nfl;lij tpl;bly; ,yFty;y nfl;lijf; fw;wYk; fbdky;y fl;lis cs;kdk; NghLk; NghJ rl;nld;W mjw;FeP nrtp nfhLj;jhy; gl;nld;W gpiofz;L tpyfr; nrhy;Yk; fl;lhak; nra;J ghH! caHe;J epy;Y.


206 !

fhdy; ,jak; nrhy;Yk; mj;jidAk; vy;yh Uf;Fk; nrhy;yhNj! ,jak; ,y;yh Ud;fUj;ijg; Gupthnud;Wk; ek;ghNj! mjkk; nra;Ak; kdpjd;jhd; cj;jk dha;Kd; epw;ghNd! mjidg; Gupe;Nj elthNay; mtDk; cd;id kpjpg;ghNd! fuk;ePl;b tUk; cwnty;yhk; cwth? ,y;iy! ek;ghNj! jukw; wtHju khdtHNghy; ehlfk; nra;thH> ek;ghNj! rpWkjpaHjhk; juzpapNy rpwe;jtHNghyTk; jpupthNu! ngWkjpiar; rup gpioAzHe;Nj ruptuf; fzpj;jy; fldhNk! nfhLj;NjeP aijg; ngw;whUk; nfLj;Nj cd;idg; gifg;ghNu! vLj;jha; ePatH cilikfis vd;Wepd; ngaH nfLg;ghNu! cLf;fh cilapid cjwply;Nghy; nfLg;gh Uwtpid cjwpLtha;! jLj;jh Ye;jpUe; jhutupd; njhlHgJ ,y;yh jpUe;jpLtha;! ey;tho; tpd;top fhl;batH caHe;jpliyeP tpioe;jhYk; ey;yh dtndd mtHnrhy;yhH. ehrj; jpd;top jhd;nry;thH. nghy;y utHjk; thHj;ijfSk; ngha;nfhs; er;Rj; JspahNk! fy;yh dhfNt ,Ue;jhYk; fatdpYk; mtd;NkyhNk!


207 !

ghiy tdkjpd; eLtpdpNy gr;ir kunkhd; wpUe;jhYk; NrhiyE}Wf; nfhg;ghFk;. NrhHtw mJNt Jiznra;Ak;. ghiy tdk;Nghy; kdpjupYk; ntWik xd;Nw FzkjpNy fhiy khiy ,unty;yhk; Njbg; ghNud; kdpjidNa! ehNk kdpjH! ek;kwpNt ehk;tho; cyif Ms;fpwjhk;! ehNk mwpahr; rpW tpyq;Fk; ek;kpy; caHtha; tho;fpwNj! ehNk ek;kpy; gifnra;J mwpit moptpy; tpijj;jpl;L ehNk ehNk vd epd;why; ehre;jhNd eikr; NrUk;? Raeyf; fhud; gpiojidNa rupNgh Yyfpy; gjpf;fpd;whd; gaj;jh Nyjhd; kdpjUNk gpioiar; rupaha; Vw;fpd;whH Rarpe; jidapy; yhjtNu nrhy;gtH Ngr;rpy; tisfpd;whH Rakha; rpe;jid eP nfhs;spd; Rje;jpu Kd;dpy; Fbnfhs;Sk;.


208 !

md;dpaHfSk; md;gHfSk; if$g;gp tzf;fnkd; Wiug;gij tpl;L Fl;ld;uhf; (Gutten Tag – Good Morning) vd;gNj ngUiknad;wpl;L fl;iliaf; fhw;rl; ilf;Fl; Nghl;Lf; nfhz;L flikf;F XbdhH jkpoa;ah ,d;W. fye; jtH NgrpLk; nkhopajd; rhuk; nkhoprhHe;j vtUf;Fk; GupahJ ghtk;! gyehL ghHj;jpl;l ngUikahy; ahUk; ngupatH rpwpatH vd;wply; MNkh? iffspy; ePus;spf; Fbj;jtd; md;W Nfhyh tpdhy;jhfk; jPHf;fpwhd; ,q;F iffspy; gpaNuhL tpRf;fpAk; nfhz;L murjd; gpr;irapy; tho;fpwhd; ,q;F. ngw;wtH ngupatH kupahij vd;why; kw;wtHf; Nfw;fhj gz;GNghy; vz;zp %j;jtH fhl;bl;l ghijf nsy;yhk; ePj;jtH jdpahd ,lk; NjL fpd;whH. gd;D}W Mz;Lfs; eP ,Ue;jhYk; md;dpad; jhndd;W mwpe;jply; Ntz;Lk; fz;zPupy; cd;kf;fs; tho;tjpy; thOk; Gz;vd;g Jd;tho;f;if czHe;jply; Ntz;Lk;.


209 !

,Jjhd;! ,g;gbj;jhd;! tpopjidj; jpwf;feP kWj;J epd;why; topaw;w FUlDf;nfhg;G Mtha; Rakhf rpe;jpf;f eP kWj;jhy; gaKs;s Rz;nlypNah vd;W Mtha;! gpwdtd; ngaUf;F fsq;fk; nra;jhy; gpwNjrk; thopDk; gpr;irf;fhud; mLj;jtH ey;top jLj;J epd;why; nfhLg;gJk; vLg;gJk; er;RthFk;. ,dj;jpw;F ew;Nrit nra;tnjd;why; ,dntwp tsHj;jply; nra;jplhNj! kjkjpy; gw;WeP nfhs;s Ntz;bd; kjntwp nfhz;LeP Js;splhNj! fLk;Gay; tPryhk; jhq;fy; $Lk; fLk;nrhy;Ny cs;sj;ijj; jhf;Fk;ghUk; RLk; ve;jr; #l;bYk; ,y;yh NehT fLk;gop nrhy;YthH eQ;rhy; MFk;. kdjpw;Fs; ,y;yhj ey;y vz;zk; kdpjHf;F cjTjy; MFnkd;why; jPapdhy; gQ;rpNy cUtikf;Fk; jpUg;gzp ruptUk;. ek;G! Iah! fz;%b cly;Japy; nfhs;Sk;NghJk; fz;%lh jpUf;fl;Lk; cdJ rpe;ij kz;Zd;wd; cly;nfhs;Sk; fhy kl;Lk;


210 !

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