Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzp
mtHfspd;

nrhHzk;kh
(rpWfijj; njhFg;G)
ntspaPl;lfk;:

kzpNkfiyg; gpuRuk;>
nrd;id – 17.
kpd;D}y; Mf;fk;:

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

ntspaPl;Liu
nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzp. N[HkdpapNy epfOk; ngUk;ghyhd fiytpohf;fspNy ,tuJ ftpauq;FfisAk;> gl;bkd;wq;fisAk; fz;L fspj;jtHfs; Vuhsk;! Vuhsk;!! fUj;NjhL eifr;Rit fye;J ghHitahsHfisj; jd;trg;gLj;Jk; Mw;wyhsH. vdpDk; ,tuJ vOj;Jf;fs; vd;dNth xU Fwpg;gpl;ltPjj;jpNyNa rQ;rpiffspYk; ,izaq;fspYk; mt;tg;NghJ ntsptUfpd;wd. Mdhy;> jhafj;jpNy gy rpWfijfis vOjpf; Ftpj;j vOj;jhsH. fij khe;jHfisAk; fij epfOk; fsj;ijAk; me;j kz;zpd; thridAld; thrfH Kd;Nd epWj;Jk; rf;jp ,tuJ vOj;Jf;F cz;L vd;gij> ,e;E}iy thrpg;gtHfs; epr;rakhfg; Gupe;Jnfhs;thHfs;. Vw;nfdNt ‘kzpNkfiy gpuRukhf’ ntspte;j ‘nrhHzk;kh’ vDk; ,e;E}y;> jw;NghJ ‘jkpoKjk;’ %ykhf kpd;D}yhf ntsptUtjpy; ngUkfpo;r;rp milfpNwhk;. ,e;E}iy kpd;Dhyhf;f mtHfSf;F ed;wp$Wfpd;Nwhk;. ‘jkpoKjk;’ kpd;D}y; ntspaPL.  mDkjpaspj;j nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzp

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

E}y; tpguk;
E}y; jiyg;G MrpupaH nkhop gjpg;G Mz;L gjpg;G tpguk; cupik jhspd; jd;ik E}ypd; msT  nrhHzk;kh  Ky;iy nghd;: Gj;jprpfhkzp  jkpo;  2000  Kjy; gjpg;G  MrpupaUf;F  11.2 fp.fp.  fpnusd; ir];

mr;R vOj;J msT  11 Gs;sp nkhj;j gf;fq;fs; E}ypd; tpiy ml;ilg;gl Xtpak; NyrH tbtikg;G  260  &.50.00  jpU. uhK  fpwp];l; b.b.gp. nrd;lH> nrd;id – 24.

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mr;rpl;NlhH E}y; fl;Lkhdk; ntspapl;NlhH

 ];fpupg;l; Mg;n]l;> nrd;id – 94.  ijay;  kzpNkfiyg; gpuRuk; nrd;id – 17.

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Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

nghUslf;fk;
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1. nrhHzk;kh 2. gl;bg;G+

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3. xspkakhFk; czHTfs;

4. gpzthil ........................................................................................ 5. ee;jpf;fly; ....................................................................................... 6. mts; vdf;Ff; fbjk; vOJths; 7. Mj;k jpUg;jpf;fha; ...................................

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8. $dpf;FWfp> xU Fw;wthspahf!

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Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

gjpg;Giu
Gyk; ngaHe;J n[Hkdpapy; thOk; vOj;jhsUk;> ftpQUkhd nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzp mtHfs; gj;jpupif epUgUk;$l. rpwe;j mDgtrhypahfTk; cs;s ,tuJ ‘nrhHzk;kh’ rpWfijj; njhFjpia ntspapLtjpy; kzpNkfiyg; gpuRuk; ngUik milfpd;wJ. ,j;njhFjpapy; vl;Lr; rpWfijfs; mlq;fp cs;sd. xt;nthd;Wk; gbf;fg; gbf;f tpWtpWg;ig Cl;b rpe;jidiaj; J}z;Lk; tifapy; mike;Js;sd vd;gij thrfHfs; gbf;Fk;NghJ czHthHfs;. MrpupaH fij nrhy;Yk; ghzpNa jdp. ciuahliyf; Fiwj;J> fhl;rpfisf; fz;Kd; nfhz;Lte;J epWj;Jtjpy; ifNjHe;jtH vd;gJ ,tuJ fijiag; gbj;Jg; ghHj;jhy; njupAk;. fw;gid Fiwe;J> ajhHj;jk; ,tuJ fijapy; mjpfk; kpspHtjhy;> fijiag; gbf;Fk;NghJ jpiug;glk; ghHg;gJ Nghd;w czHT Njhd;WtJ cWjp. MrpupaUf;Fr; r%f Nritapy; MHtk; ,Ug;gJ mtuJ fijfspYk; gpujpgypg;gijf; fhzyhk;. ‘gpzthil’ vd;w fijapy; fjhehafd; kidtp fkyhit kUj;Jtkidapy; gwpnfhLj;Jtpl;L> ,we;JNghd me;jg; gpzj;ij thq;fg; gl;lghl;ilg; ghHf;Fk;NghJ rKjhak; ve;j epiyapy; ,Uf;fpwJ vd;gijg; glk;gpbj;Jf; fhl;LfpwhH.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

xt;nthU fijAk; rpwe;j fUitf; nfhz;L rpe;jpf;fj; J}z;Lfpd;wd. thrfHfSf;F ey;y tpUe;Jjhd;. Ritj;J kfpOq;fs;.

- gjpg;ghsH
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mwpKfTiu
Kd;gpd; njupahj xUtUf;Fj;jhd; mwpKfk; Njit. jpU. nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpiag; nghWj;jkl;by; mtH gpwe;j ehl;bYk; rup> Gfyplk; Nfhupg; GFe;j ehl;bYk; rup> mtuJ Mw;wy;fs;> nraw;ghLfs; %yk; mtiug;gw;wpa gyUk; ed;F mwpe;Js;sdH. mg;gb mwpahjpUf;Fk; rpyUf;fhf ,e;j mwpKfTiu. jpU. nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; fiy> ,yf;fpa> r%fg; gzpfs; mtuJ gpwe;j Cuhd Ky;iyj;jPtpNyNa Muk;gkhfpaJ. gj;jpupif cyfpy; epUguhf> tpkHrfuhf> tpNrlr; nra;jp Nrfupg;gtuhfj; njhlq;fpa mtuJ gzp ehsiltpy; ,tiu ,yq;ifapy; XH rpwe;j vOj;Jyfg; gpuKfuhf ,dq;fhz itj;jJ. ,yq;ifapy; gpuRukhFk; jkpo; ehNsLfspy; ngUksT thrfHfisf; nfhz;L tpsq;Fk; ‘tPuNfrup’ nra;jpg; gpujk ,lk; ,tiu ehb te;jJ. ,jw;fpilapy; jdJ nrhe;j Cuhd Ky;iyj;jPtpy; ghku kf;fspilNa fiy> fyhr;rhu> gz;ghl;L vOr;rpia Vw;gLj;Jk; Nehf;Fld; kd;wq;fs; mikj;J r%fj; njhz;bYk; Kd;dzp tfpj;jhH. ,e;E}ypy; ,lk;ngWk; fijfspy; my;yw;gl;L mtjpAWk; kf;fSf;fhf mtH neQ;rk; nfhz;l jtpg;ig kz;thridNahL kpf mUikahf ntspg;gLj;jpAs;shH. nrhe;j Cupy; mtuJ Fj;jpaJ. mjdhy; gy Mshf;fg;gl;lhH. jkpohHtk; jlitfs; MSk; tHf;fj;jpd; fz;izf; jhq;fnthzhr; rpj;jputijf;F

xUKiw fhty; epiyaj;jpy; gupG+uzkhfg; gjk; ghHf;fg;gl;l mtuJ ntw;Wlk;G> Jbg;G mlq;fptpl;lJ vd;w fzpg;Gld; J}f;fp ntspNa

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

vwpag;gl;lJ. ghNyhL jkpioAk; Cl;b tsHj;j mtuJ jhahH gr;rpiyr;rhW %ypiffs;> vz;nza; Kjypad nfhz;L jkJ ifAk; nka;Ak; NrhUk;tiu ,uT gfy; tpopj;jpUe;J jd;Dapiu tUj;jp ,tH capiu kPl;Lj;je;jhH. GwehD}w;W ,yf;fpaj; jhahUf;F ,izahf tpsq;Fk; ,tuJ jha; ,d;Wk; ngUkpjj;Jld; tho;e;J nfhz;bUf;fpwhH. ehl;bd; mikjpaw;w Mgj;jhd murpay; #o;epiy fhuzkhf jQ;rk; Nfhup jpU. Gj;jprpfhkzp mtHfs; N[Hkdp te;J NrHe;jhH. capUf;Nfh clikfSf;Nfh cj;juthjkw;w epiyapy; gy <oj; jkpo; ,isQHfs; md;dpa ehLfspy; murpay; jQ;rk; GFe;j fhyfl;lk; ,J. vq;fpUe;jhYk; vq;fs; ehl;L kuGfisAk; gz;ghLfisAk; Ngzpf; fhf;fNtz;Lk; vd;w xg;gw;w gzpapy; <Lgl;l jpU. Gj;jprpfhkzp mtHfs; jhd; GFe;j ehl;bYk; kd;wk; mikj;Jr; Nritahw;wpdhH. jkJ epUthfj; jpwikahYk; Gd;KWty; khwhj KftrPfuj;jhYk; Ntw;WikfSf;fpilapy; xw;Wikia Vw;gLj;jp vq;fs; jkpo;f; Foe;ijfSf;Fj; jha;nkhop mwpT> fiy fyhr;rhu gz;ghl;Lg; ghuk;gupa mwpT vd;gtw;iw epiyepWj;jg; ghlrhiy mikj;jhH. ,tuJ jkpohHtk; N[Hkdpapd; gpw khepyq;fSf;Fk; gutpaJ. gl;bkd;wq;fs;> tpthj Nkilfs;> ftpauq;Ffis ,tH myq;fupf;fj; njhlq;fpdhH. gl;bkd;w nrhw;Nghupy; jdf;nfd xU ghzp tFj;J mOj;jk; jpUj;jkhfj; jkJ thjq;fisr; nrhy; eaj;NjhLk;> RitAzHNthLk; vLj;Jiuj;J rigNahupd; VNfhgpj;j ghuhl;ilg; ngw;WtpLthH. xU re;jHg;gj;jpy; mtuJ ftpij GidAk; Mw;wiy ehd; Neupy; fz;L tpag;gile;Njd;. tpNrl miog;gpy; xU gl;bkd;wj;jpy; fye;J nfhs;s rpd;irk; vd;w Nkw;F N[Hkd; efUf;Fj; jpU. Gj;jprpfhkzp te;jpUe;jhH. gf;fj;J Cupy; vq;fs; kf;fshy; nfhz;lhlg;gLk; thzp tpohtpy; fye;J nfhs;SkhWk; ,tH miof;fg;gl;lhH. jpU. Gj;jprpfhkzp thzp tpohTf;F tUif je;jnghOJ mq;F Nkilapy; GJf; ftpijfs; muq;Nfw;wk; eilngw;Wf; nfhz;bUe;jJ. vq;fNshL ghHitahsH tupirapy;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

mkHe;jpUe;j jpU. Gj;jprpfhkzp mtHfs; clNd jdJ Ngdhit vLj;J me;j ,iur;ry;> Fog;gq;fSf;F kj;jpapYk; ftpij Gidaj; njhlq;fptpl;lhH. fhl;lhw;W nts;sk; Nghyf; ftpijg; gputhfk;! Nkilapy; Vwpj; jkJ gilg;ig muq;Nfw;wpdhH. nrhy;tsk;> nghUs;tsk; kpf;f ftpijiaj; jk; Fuy; tsj;NjhL vLj;Jf; $wr; rigNahH nka;kwe;jdH. mw;Gjkhd mj; jpBHf;ftpijf;F mNkhf tuNtw;G! kf;fs; vOe;J epd;W funthyp vOg;gpdH. ,d;Dk; gy Jiwfspy; ,t;thW MHtKk;> Mw;wYk; kpf;f jpU. nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzp mtHfspd; rPupa jkpo;j;njhz;L gy;yhz;L njhlul;Lk;! jkpo; $Wk; ey;Yyfk; KOtJk; mtuJ ngaUk; GfOk; gutl;Lk;! mtuJ gilg;Gf;fs; fhy nts;sj;jhy; mopahJ rpuQ;rPtpahf epiyj;J epd;W tuyhw;Wg; ngUik kpf;fdthf tpsq;fl;Lk;! kbg;ghf;fk;> nrd;id – 600 091> 2-8-2000. Jiu ghyrpq;fk; (Xa;T ngw;w fy;Y}up Kjy;tH) fhq;Nfrd;Jiw ,yq;if

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Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

vd;Diuapy;
,e;jr; ‘nrhHzk;kh’ rpWfijj; njhFg;gpy; gjpndl;L ,UgJ tUlq;fSf;F Kd; vOjpa rpWfijfNs mjpfk;. ‘gl;bg;G+’> ‘mts; vdf;Ff; fbjk; vOJths;’> ‘ee;jpf;fly;’> ‘gpzthil’. ,e;j ehd;F fijfSk; jhafj;jpy; ehd; tho;e;j fhyj;jpy; vOjpait. ,tw;Wld; NrHj;J ,UgJ rpWfijfs;. midj;ijAk; NrHj;J xU njhFg;ghf;fp Gj;jf tbtpy; nfhz;L tuNtz;Lk; vd;W epidj;jJz;L. me;j Mir epiwNtwhky; Ngha;tpl;lJ. vd;Dila INuhg;gpag; gazk; mjw;Fj; jilahf mike;jJ. 1984k; Mz;L njhlf;fk; N[Hkdp tho;f;if. mjd; gpwF VjhtJ vOJNthk; vd;W gy jlitfs; epidj;jJz;L. xU rpy ehlfq;fs;> ftpijfisj; jtpu NtnwijAk; vOjtpy;iy. ,e;j ehl;Lr; #oy; Muk;gfhyj;jpy; mjpfk; tpuf;jpiaAk;> ftiyfisAk;jhd; Vw;gLj;jpaJ. cwTfs;. ehl;ilg; gpupe;j Vf;fk;. fbjj;ij vjpHghHg;gJk;> te;j fbjq;fSf;Fg; gjpy; NghLtJkhff; fhyq;fs;. rpyNtisfspy; Vd; ftiyg;gLfpNwhk; vd;W njupahkNy kdk; ftiyg;gLk;. epWj;jp> epjhdpj;Jj; NjLtJ gof;fkhfptpl;lJ. fhyepiy> fyhr;rhuk;> gz;ghL vy;yhtw;wpYNk tpj;jpahrk;. ,ae;jpuq;fNshL NrHe;J ,ae;jpuq;fshf iffs; vOj;Jg; gapw;rpia kwe;J gy tUlq;fs;. nrhe;jq;fs; ez;gHfSf;F vOJk; fbjq;fisj; jtpu jhafj;jpy; tPuNfrupg; gj;jpupifapy; gzpGupe;j Ntisapy; nra;jpahfTk;> fl;LiufshfTk; epiwaNt vOjpapUe;Njd;. me;jj; jpUg;jp ,g;NghJk; cz;L. gj;jpupifj;Jiwapy; vdf;F tpUg;gk; mjpfk;. ,e;j tho;f;ifapy; vd;dhy; njhlu Kbatpy;iy. Gyk;ngaH ehLfspy; Gjpa vOj;jhsHfs; epiwaNt vOjpf; nfhz;bUf;fpd;whHfs;. thrpf;Fk;NghNj tpag;gpy; Mo;j;Jk; mstpw;Fj; jukhd jkpo; ,yf;fpaq;fs;. ,e;j ,yf;fpaq;fs; vd;idAk; jl;bnaOg;g Kaw;rpj;jd. ,e;jNtisapy;jhd; ehDk; vOjyhk; vd;fpd;w Mir gpwe;jJ. Gyk;ngaH ehLfspy; tho;e;J jkpo; ,yf;fpaq;fSf;F jk;khyhd njhz;Lfisr; nra;JtUk; ey;y vOj;jhsHfSf;F vdJ ghuhl;Lf;fs;.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

,e;j tupirapy; Gyk;ngaH ehLfspy; thOk; vOj;jhsHfis Cf;Ftpf;Fk; tifapy; mtHfspd; Mf;fq;fis E}y; tbtpy; ntspapl;L jkpo; ,yf;fpa cyfj;jpw;Fj; njhz;lhw;wp tUk; kzpNkfiyg; gpuRuj;jhupd; Nritiag; gj;jpupiffspy; thrpf;f NeHe;jJ. rNfhjud; jpU. ,uh[fUzhTk; ,Jgw;wpa tpgukhd tpsf;fk; je;jNghJ vOjNtz;Lk; vd;w MHtk; cj;Ntfk; fz;lJ. gyKiw njhiyNgrpapy; njhlHG nfhz;L vOJq;fs;> cq;fs; Mf;fq;fSk; eilngWk; ntspaPl;L tpohtpy; ntspaplg;gl Ntz;Lk; vd;W md;Gj;njhy;iyfs;. mtuJ E}y;fSk; ,e;jg; gpuRuj;jhy; Vw;fdNt ntspahfpapUe;jd. vd;Dila ,e;j Kaw;rpf;F mtHjhd; Kjw;fhuzk;. vd;Wk; vdJ ed;wpfs;. vdJ kidtp uhjhTk; gf;fthl;by; cw;rhfj;Jld; cijj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. Nrhk;gy; rw;Wf; fiye;jNghJ ‘nrhHzk;kh’ rpWfijj; njhFg;gpw;F Kaw;rpfis Nkw;nfhz;Nld;. ehd; vOjpa gioa rpWfijfspy; ehd;if khj;jpuk; njupT nra;Njd;. ‘gl;bg;G+’ vd;fpd;w rpWfij Vw;nfdNt ‘gl;bg;G+ thLfpd;wJ’ vd;w jiyg;gpy; md;W ,yq;if thndhypapy; ,irAk; fijAkhf xypgug;ghfp gyupd; ghuhl;ilg; ngw;wJ. me;jf; fij ,j;njhFg;gpy; ,lk;ngWtJ Fwpj;J kfpo;r;rpNa. rpW rk;gtk;. kpFjp fw;gidapy; fijahdJ. ‘mts; vdf;Ff; fbjk; vOJths;’ Gjpjhf xU fpuhkj;jpy; tUk; ,sk; ngz;izg; gw;wpaJ. me;jg; ngz;izg; gw;wpa rpd;dj; jfty;fis itj;J r%f kl;lj;jpy; Ngrg;gl;l fUj;J Nkhjy;fs;> ehnshd;wpw;F vt;tsT tsHr;rp ngw;wJ vd;gij tpgupj;jpUf;fpNwd;. ,jpy; vy;yhNk fw;gid vd;W ,y;iy. ‘gpzthil’ md;iwa fhyj;jpy; Vw;gl;bUe;j epHthfj;ijAk; rhjhuz nghJkf;fs; gLk; mt];ijiaAk; ghj;jpuq;fs; %yk; ntspg;gLj;jpapUf;fpNwd;. yQ;rk; nfhLg;gJk; thq;FtJk; Raeyj;jpd; top te;jit. mjw;F ,UghyhUNk Fw;wthspfs; vd;gij tpsf;Fk; tifapy; ,e;jf; fij. ‘ee;jpf;fly;’ vq;fs; Cupy; tsk; NrHf;Fk; ePHg;gpuNjrk;. tUlj;jpy;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

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Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

nrhHzk;kh!

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Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

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mtisf; Fspg;ghl;b jdJ gioa NriyiaAk; cLj;jptpLths;. ey;y rhg;ghnld;why; itj;Jf; nfhLg;ghs;. 'vd;d ,tis ,d;Dk; fhztpy;iy?" vd;W mtNs Nfl;lhs;. 'vq;if vz;L njupatpy;iy. ghtk; epiwkhjk;. vq;if eidapNjh?" ts;sp Mr;rp ftiyg;gl;lhs;. gyjlit ts;sp Mr;rp jd;Dld; itj;jpUg;gjw;F Kaw;rp nra;jhs;. rpyNtisfspy; igj;jpak; Kw;wpaNghJ fbj;Jk;tpl;lhs;. 'mtis itj;jpUf;NfyhJ jk;gp." gyjlit Rfhjhug; gFjpahy; te;J Vw;wpg; NghthHfs;. mts; vg;gbNah jg;gp rpyehspy; jpUk;gTk; te;JtpLths;. 'ehd; gLf;fg; Nghwd;" vd;W nrhy;yptpl;L ntspapy; te;Njd;. kio ,d;Dk; tpltpy;iy. glk; ,ilNtis tpl;bUe;jJ. ntspapy; toikahff; Nfl;fpd;w me;jg; ghl;Lf; Nfl;lJ. ,ijj; jtpu ctq;fSf;F NtW ghl;by;iyg;Nghy. vdf;F vupr;ryh ,Ue;jJ. kdjpy; epk;kjpaw;w tho;f;if. VNdh jhNdh vd;W tho;fpd;Nwd;. nfhQ;r ehl;fshf vdf;F ,g;gbj; Njhd;Wk;. tpahghuk; mt;tsthf ,y;iy. Mdp> ij> khrp gpwe;jhy;jhd; kdjpy; kfpo;r;rp. filapy; epw;fpd;w kw;wg; ngbaidAk; epWj;jptplj; Njhd;Wk;. ghtk; vd;id ek;gpNajhd; mtd; FLk;gk;. ehd; jdpf;fl;il. mtid ek;gp MWNgH. fjitr; rhj;jptpl;L gLg;gjw;Fj; jahuhNdd;. rhg;gplTk; kdkpy;iy. nfhQ;rk; jz;zPH Fbj;Jtpl;Lg; gLj;Jf;nfhz;Nld;. gioa vdJ tPl;L epidTfs; jpUk;gTk; te;jd. rP Ntz;lhk;. vdJ ciog;igkl;Lk; cupikahf;fp cwit mWj;njwpe;j me;jr; Nrhfr; rk;gtk; Ntz;lhk;. NtW VjhtJ epidg;Nghk;. vijg;gw;wp epidg;Nghk;? tpsq;ftpy;iy. tYf; fl;lhakhf vijahtJ Nahrpf;f ehd; Kaw;rp nra;fpd;Nwd;. jpUk;gTk; me;jr; rk;gtk;. ~ahiuahtJ jpUkzk; nra;jpUf;fyhk;. mts; %yk; tho;f;ifapy; khw;wk; VjhtJ te;jpUf;Fk;. rpyNtis ehd; kfpo;r;rpahf ,Ue;jpUg;Ngdh?| kdjpy; rpyNtis me;j MirAk; te;JNghFk;. Vd; ehd; mij tpUk;gtpy;iy? me;j ehl;fspy; mk;kh vt;tsT

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

tw;GWj;jpapUg;ghs;! Ntz;lhnkd;W jl;bf; fopj;Njd;. rNfhjuHfspd; gbg;G> vjpHfhy tho;f;if gw;wp rpe;jpj;Njd;. ahUk; kjpf;ftpy;iy. midj;ijAk; kwe;Jtpl;lhHfs;. kPz;Lk; ,ijg;gw;wp Vd; epidf;fpwha; vd;W vdJ kdk; nrhd;dJ. ~kilah> jpUk;gj; jpUk;g Vd; epidj;J kdijf; Fog;Gfpwha;?| ehNd vd;idg; Ngrpf; nfhz;Nld;. ntspapy; kio Nrhntd nga;tjd;%yk; vj;jid NgUila tapW epiwAk;. vdJ fz;fspy; rw;W epj;jpiu tUtjw;fhd rhay;. ~Uzp. ,ts; vq;F Ngha;tpl;lhs;? ghtk;.| mtis epidf;Fk;NghJ mbf;fb ,ijr; nrhy;ypf;nfhs;Ntd;. ifapy; gl;bg;G+it khj;jpuk; Vd; itj;jpUf;fpd;whs;? NtW G+ fpilf;ftpy;iy vd;gjhyh? gl;b kuk;. twz;l kzy;ntspapYk;> Fg;ig Nkl;bYk; mjpfkhf tsUk;. ey;y nta;apypYk; kuk; nfLtjpy;iy. ahUk; Njitf;Fk; vLg;gjpy;iy. mofhd G+f;fs; Kw;wntsp kzy; Nkl;by; epiwe;J fhzg;gLk;. nts;isf;fhuH ,e;jg; gFjpia Ml;rp nra;j fhyj;jpy;> rtf;fhiy me;j ,lj;jpy; ,Ue;jjhk;. mjw;Fupa rhd;Wfs; mq;Nf fhzg;gl;ld. fl;lg;gl;l fy; mLf;Ffspd; ,ilntspia epug;gp mofhfg; G+j;jpUf;Fk;. NjLthuw;w gl;bkuk; xU fhyj;jpy; ,Ue;j ,lk; njupahky; kiwe;JtpLk;. ,Jjhd; ehd; mwpe;jJ. mtSf;F khj;jpuk; me;jg; gl;bg;G+f;fs; kPJ vt;tsT Mir! nfhs;is Mir! mts; tho;f;ifAk; ,J Nghyj;jhd;. mijj; njupe;Jjhd; mts; NjHe;njLj;jhNsh? 'INah> mk;kh!" vd;W rpyNtisfspy; mts; mOJ nfhl;Lths;. gf;fj;jpy; nrd;W ghHj;jhy; kpuz;L nfhs;ths;. mol;Lk;. mts; mikjpahf mol;Lk; vd;W ehd; tpyfptpLNtd;. ngz;ik nkd;ikahdJ. ehd; thrpj;j Gj;jfq;fs;. tho;f;ifapy; Neubahff; fz;l cz;ik epiyikfs;. ~mts;kPJ Mirnfhz;L> jd; cly; Mirf;Fj; jPdp Njba me;j kdpjd; epk;kjpahf cwq;fpapUg;ghd;. ,y;iy> ,d;Dk; ahiuj; NjLfpd;whNdh? vd;d kdk;! mtisg; ghHj;jhNy mg;gbnahU Mir tUkh? mts;kPJ gl;LtUk; njd;wy; fhw;Wf;$l mRj;jkhfp tapw;iwf;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Fkl;lr; nra;Ak;. mt;tsT mRj;jk;. fhk czHr;rp vOk;NghJ ,it vy;yhk; re;jzkha; kzf;FNkh? vd;d kdpjH!| vdf;Fs; kPz;Lk; vupr;ry; fpsk;gpaJ. fWg;G tisakpl;l fz;fs;. ghrp glHe;j gw;fs;. fz;fspd; ,Lf;Ffspy; nts;isaha;f; fopT. fiyj;J tplg;gl;l $e;jy;. mts; fOj;jpy; khiyaha; Cj;ijg; glyk;. cLg;Gfisr; nrhy;yNt KbahJ. ehwp kzf;Fk; eilg;gpzk; xd;W elkhbj; jpuptJNghy;. kio rw;Wk; Fiwatpy;iy. ,e;j epidTfSld; te;j epj;jpiu kWgbAk; Nghapw;W. ,tHfs; fhkntwpaHfs;! mOfp ehw;wnkLf;Fk; ngz; gpzj;jpy;$l> me;j ntwpiaj; jzpf;f Kw;gLthHfs;. czHr;rpfs; vOk;Gk;NghJ mjid mlf;fj; jtWgtd; kdpjNd ,y;iy. Nfl;gjw;F Ms; ,y;iy> fl;Lf; fhty; ,y;iy vd;why; vijAk; nra;ayhk; vd;w epidg;Gfs;. ,g;gbr; rKjhaj;jpy; vj;jid NgH. ntspapy; mts; mOfpd;w Fuy;. 'INah! mk;kh!" mtNsjhd;. ts;sp Mr;rp eidQ;r fr;rhid tWf;fpd;w rj;jk; vdf;Fk; Nfl;lJ. mts; gaq;fukhff; Fowpdhs;. ntspapy; nrd;Nwd;. ifapy; Nuhr;ir vLf;fj; jtwtpy;iy. xspiag; gha;r;rpNdd;. Uzp Ntjidapy; mOfpd;whs;. cly; KOtJk; kioapy; eide;jpUe;jJ. vdf;F XusT tpsq;fpaJ. vd;id epkpHe;J ghHj;jhs;. mbtapw;iwg; gpbj;Jf; nfhz;L mOfpd;whs;. ts;sp Mr;rpiaf; $g;gpLtijj; jtpu vdf;F NtW top njupatpy;iy. ehd; gyKiw fjitj; jl;bNdd;. ts;sp Mr;rp fjitj; jpwe;J> 'vd;d jk;gp?" vd;W Nfl;lhs;. 'ntspapy; te;J ghUq;fs;." mtspd; mOFuy; kPz;Lk; xypj;jJ. ',Jjhd; ehs; Nghy jk;gp. vd;d

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

nra;apwJ? MRg;gj;jpupf;Ff; nfhz;LNghf NtZk;." kio tpl;l ,ilntspia epug;g Ntfkhfg; nga;jJ. ',e;j kioapy; vq;if NghwJ?" mts; mUfpy; te;j ts;sp Mr;rp mtis ed;whf CLUtpg; ghHj;jhs;. 'jk;gp> fdNeuk;; Nfl;fhJNghy. gd;dPHf;Flk; cilQ;rpw;WJ. tPl;Lf;Fs;s nfhz;L Nghtk;." vj;jid gps;isfisg; ngw;w mDgtk; ,uz;L NgiuAk; fhg;ghw;w KbahJ." mtSf;F. 'tpl;lnkd;why;

mtisj; njhl;lNghJ cly; mdyhff; nfhjpj;jJ. kioapy; ed;whfNt eide;Jtpl;lhs;. ~vg;gb te;jhs;? mJTk; vd;idj; Njbj;jhNd milf;fykhf.| vdf;F mOif te;JtpLk;Nghy ,Ue;jJ. mts; clypy; eLf;fk;. fha;r;ry; te;jpw;WJ. ts;sp Mr;rp RWRWg;ghf ,aq;fpdhs;. mts; jiyiaj; Jilj;J Nriyiaf; fow;w Kw;gl;lNghJ ehd; ntspNa te;Njd;. vdf;F ntspapy; epw;f Kbatpy;iy. gpurt Ntjidapd; nfhLikiar; rw;W Neuj;jpw;Fs; me;jg; igj;jpag; ngz; %yk; ehd; mwpe;J nfhz;Nld;. ~ghtk; ,e;jg; ngz;. ahH ngw;w ngz;Nzh? ve;jg; ghtp Jbaha;j; Jbj;J ,tisg; ngw;whNsh? tho;f;ifapy; vj;jid Jd;gq;fis ,ts; mDgtpj;jpUg;ghs;?| kioapd; Ntfk; mjpfupg;gJk; FiwtJkhf ,Ue;jJ. FspHfhw;W> ,ilf;fpil kpd;dYld; $ba ,bKof;fk;. ee;jpf; fly; epuk;gpapUf;Fk;. mjidAk; ehd; epidf;fj; jtwtpy;iy. tPl;bw;Fs; me;j mOFuy; rj;jk;. ntspapy; ts;sp Mr;rp te;jhs;. 'jk;gp> gps;is gpwf;fg; NghFJ. nfhQ;rNeuj;jpw;Fs; gpwf;Fk;. fha;r;ry; te;jpw;WJ. vq;NfNah ey;yh eidQ;R Nghdhs;. rd;dpahf;fhky; ,Ue;jhy; guthapy;iy. vd;d elf;fg; NghFNjh njupatpy;iy. MRg;gj;jpupf;F nfhz;L Nghtjw;Fs; Foe;ij gpwe;jpLk;."

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

jdf;nfhU kfs; ,Ue;jhy; ,e;j epyikapy; vg;gb ele;J nfhs;thNsh> me;jg; gupTld; mts; ele;J nfhz;lhs;. 'nfhQ;rk; ,U." mtrukhf mts; jdJ tPl;bw;Fs; GFe;J goe;JzpAld; ntspapy; te;jhs;. ifapy; xU mupf;fd; yhk;G. fwz;l; ,y;yhjjw;Fj; Jizahf ,Uf;Fk;. filapd; gpd;gFjpapy; ghapy; Uzpiag;: gpurtj;jpw;fhfg; gLf;f itj;jpUe;jhs;. vdf;F mtisg; ghHf;f Ntz;Lk;Nghy; ,Ue;jJ. klhH vd;W xU rj;jk;. tPjpapd; kw;wg; gFjpapy; epd;w Mykuj;jpd; fpisnahd;W mbj;j fhw;wpy; Kwpe;J tpOe;jJ. ,d;Dk; mts; Ntjidapy; Fowpf; nfhz;bUe;jhs;. vl;bg; ghHj;jNghJ vd;dhy; ek;gNt Kbatpy;iy. ts;sp Mr;rp mofhf Rj;jk; nra;J jdJ rhwpiaAk; cLj;Jtpl;bUe;jhs;. mts; Kfj;jpy; me;jf; fisg;gpYk; xU xsp njupe;jJ. Ntjid. Kfj;jpy; NtHitj; Jspfs;. vdf;F mq;Nf epw;gJ rupahfg; gltpy;iy. kUj;Jt jhjpf;Fupa flikfisj; jdJ mtrukhfr; nra;J nfhz;bUe;jhs; ts;sp Mr;rp. 'jk;gp> nfhQ;rk; RLjz;zPH je;jhy; guthapy;iy." mtrukhf mLg;ig %l;b RLjz;:zPiuf; nfhLj;Njd;. ts;sp Mr;rpiag; ghHf;f ngUikahf ,Ue;jJ. ~mDgtj;jpd; flikfs;. ,jaj;jpy; ,uf;fk;. jha;f;Fupa jd;ikfs;!| kdjpw;Fs; tho;j;jpf; nfhz;Nld;. mts; tPwpl;L mywpdhs;. ehd; ntspapy; te;Njd;. ~rpyNtisfspy; ,e;jf; Foe;ijg; Ngw;Wld; igj;jpak; njspe;JtpLNkh?| ,g;gbnahU fhl;rp gy jpiug;glq;fspy; ehd; ghHj;jpUf;fpNwd;. ~flTNs> mg;gb ele;Jtpl Ntz;Lk;.| mDgtj;jpd; %yk;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

,b Kof;fj;Jld; kio> ey;y fhw;W. ,g;gbf; fhl;rpfs; jpiug;glq;fspy; mikj;jpUg;ghHfs;. me;j Neuj;jpy; mtrug; gpurtk;. fjhehafd; kioapy; eide;J nfhz;bUg;ghd;. ahuhtJ fjhehafpiag; gpurtk; ghHg;ghHfs;. ,e;j neUf;fbapy;jhd; Foe;ij gpwf;Fk;. ,Nj epiyapy; ,d;W ehDk;. vdJ cwnthd;iw cs;Sf;Fs; mkHj;jptpl;L mts; %yk; ,e;j cyfj;jpw;F mwpKfg;gLj;jtpUf;Fk; Gjpa cwnthd;iwg; ghHf;fpd;w Mty;! me;jj; jtpg;G! ehd; NtW ve;jr; rpe;jidapYk; ,y;iy. mts; gLj;jpUe;j ,lj;jpy; me;j xU fl;Lg; gl;bg;G+f;fs; kioapy; eide;J nfhQ;rk; cjpHe;J Ngha;f; fple;jd. mtw;iw vLj;J mts; gf;fj;jpy; itf;fNtz;Lk; Nghy; ,Ue;jJ. cs;Sf;Fs; vd;d elf;fpd;wNjh vd;fpd;w Vf;fk;! ts;sp Mr;rp ePz;l Neuk; ntspapy; tutpy;iy. Kd; fjitj; jpwe;J fy;yhtpd; Nghj;jYf;Fs; fple;j xU RUl;il vLj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. vg;NghJk; ehd; Gifg;gjpy;iy. kdjpy; rQ;ryk; Vw;gLk;NghJ vg;NghjhtJ Gifg;gJz;L. RUl;il vLj;Jg; gw;w itj;Jf; nfhz;L ntspapy; te;Njd;. tPwpl;L me;jr; rj;jk;. ,J mtspd; Fuy; ,y;iy. me;jf; Foe;ijapd; Fuy;. Foe;ij gpwe;jpw;WJ vd;gJ kl;Lk; njupAk;. kfpo;r;rp jhq;ftpy;iy. VNjh vdf;Fg; gpwe;jJ khjpup nfhz;lhl Ntz;Lk;Nghy; ,Ue;jJ. rpwpJ Neuj;jpy; ts;sp Mr;rp ntspapy; te;jhs;. ntw;wpapd; fspg;G mts; Kfj;jpy; njupe;jJ. 'jk;gp> Foe;ij gpwe;jpw;WJ. ngz; Foe;ij. Uzp... mts; nfhQ;rk; kaf;fk;. eP Ngha;g; ghud;." ehd; mtrukhf cs;Sf;Fs; nrd;Nwd;. Foe;ijia mts; gf;fj;jpy; tsHj;jpapUe;jhs;. vd;d nra;tnjd;W vdf;Fj; njupatpy;iy. kaf;fk;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

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Ngha;tpl;lNjh|

mts; vijNah nrhy;y tha; jpwf;fpwhs;. ehd; epidj;jJ rup. mtSf;F igj;jpak; ,y;yhky; Ngha;tpl;lJ vd;W tha;tpl;Lf; Fow Ntz;Lk;Nghy; ,Ue;jJ. 'nrhy;Y Uzp" vd;W Fuy; nfhLj;Njd;. vijNah nrhy;y epidj;jts; nrhy;yhkNy mtsJ fz;fs; vd;idg; ghHj;jgb epiyFj;jp epd;wd. vdf;F tpsq;fptpl;lJ. mts; Ngha;tpl;lhs; ,e;j cyfj;ijtpl;L. mtsJ iftpuy;fs; Foe;ijapd; jiyapy; tUbagb epd;wd. 'Mr;rp!" vd;W mtrukhff; $g;gpl;Nld;. ts;sp Mr;rpf;Fk; tpsq;fptpl;lJ. 'jk;gp> me;jf; fha;r;ry; te;jpUf;ff; $lhJ> ghtk;." vd;id mwpahkNy vd; fz;fs; <ukhapd. ntspapy; mts; tpl;Lte;j gl;bg;G+f; fl;L. mts; mUfpy; itj;Njd;. mts; ePz;L gLj;jpUe;jhs;. mikjpahf> mofhfj; J}q;FtJNghy;. vd;id kl;Lk; mts; tpopfspy; ve;j cwtpy; vLj;Jf; nfhz;lhs;. ,d;Dk; mts; fz;fs; tpopj;jgbNa. Ntz;Lk;Nghy; vdf;Fj; Njhd;Wfpd;wJ. me;jf; fz;fisg; ghHf;f

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

ts;sp Mr;rp nkJthf mts; fz;fis %btpl;lhs;. Foe;ijiaf; ifapy; vLj;Njd;. NjLthuw;w gl;bkuk;. xU fhyj;jpy; ,Ue;j ,lk; njupahkNy kiwe;JtpLk;. 'Mr;rp> ,e;jf; Foe;ijia ehNd tsHf;fg; NghfpNwd;." mOfpNwd;. mtSf;fhfth njupatpy;iy. ~Va; Uzp> eP Ngha;tpl;lha;! ,e;jf; Foe;ijia ehd; tsHj;J Mshf;FNtd;. ,J gl;bg;G+ty;y. Nuh[h.| kdjpw;Fs; nfhz;lhs;. KbntLj;Njd;. ts;sp Mr;rp Foe;ijia thq;fpf;

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Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

xspkakhFk; czHTfs;

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mtSf;F Mj;jpuj;Jld; mOifAk; NrHe;Jnfhz;lJ. 'vy;yhk; ePq;fs; nfhLj;j nry;yk;jhd;. mJf;Nfw;w khjpup tsHj;jpUf;f Ntz;Lk;." 'mJf;fhf ehs; KOf;f milfhf;f Ntz;LNk!" FkHg;gps;is vd;why;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

'Muf;fh ,ij vjpHghHj;jJ. fhjy; fj;jpupf;fha; vd;whNy vupQ;R tpOths;. mts; neUg;G. me;j kDrd; neLf mg;gbj;jhd; nrhy;Yk;. ,g;g Ntiyf;Fg; NghNfyhky;> tPl;Lf;Fs;s ,Ue;J epidr;R epidr;R thLJ." fdfh mOjNghJ yjhthy; Kd;jpdk; me;jg; ngbaNdhil mf;fh. vq;fil FLk;gj;jpy; fijr;rhy; Nfl;ghs; vd;W xU nuypNghd; mbr;rdhd;." jhq;f Kbatpy;iy. xNu kfs; New;W Xbtpl;lhs;. 'xUj;jUf;Fk; nrhy;Nyy;iy ePqfSk; xUj;jpkhjpup. ePqfs; te;J ; ; eg;ghir. mJjhd; cq;fSf;F kl;Lk;

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mg;gh> mk;khTf;F cjtpahf ,Uf;fpwk;" vd;W fdfh gyKiw $wpa NghJk; Nkhfd; mij tpUk;gtpy;iy. 'Nghdhy; vy;NyhUk; Nghtk;. ehd;kl;Lk; NghNfy;iy." kWj;jNghJ fdfhthy; jl;l Kbatpy;iy. %tUkhf ntspf;fpl;L te;J gjpide;J tUlq;fs; ,e;jh> me;jh vd;W Ngha;tpl;lJ. Muk;gj;jpy; NkhfDf;Fk; fdfhTf;Fk; ,e;j ehl;L tho;f;ifapy; mt;tsthf tpUg;gkpy;iy. 'vd;d tho;f;ifapq;Nf. ,ae;jpuq;fs; NghNy! %r;Rtplf;$l Neuk; tUtjpy;iy" vd;W mYj;Jf; nfhs;tJ tof;fkhf ,Ue;jJ. ,g;gbNa nrhy;ypr; nrhy;yp fhyq;fs; Ngha;tpl;lJ. gps;isfs; tsUk;NghJ vjpHfhy tho;f;ifapd; mr;RWj;jy;fs; ,UtiuANk ghjpj;jJ. ~vd;d nra;tJ ek; ehLNghy tUkh?| fyhr;rhuk;> gz;ghL> kjk; vd;nwy;yhk; Kw;wpYk; khWgl;l #o;epiy. gps;isfisf; fz;bj;J tsHg;gjpYk; fbdk;. mtHfSk; tPl;Lf;Fs;Ns Klq;fpf;fple;J uPtpiag; ghHg;gjpy;jhd; fhyk; NghfpwJ. ,e;jf; ftiyfs; njhlUk; gpur;ridfs;. tpilNaJk; fhzKbahky; ,UtUk; jtpj;jhHfs;. ,j;jidf;Fk; NkhfDk;> fdfhTk; fhjy; jpUkzk; nra;jtHfs;. fdfhtpd; tPL tw;whg;gis. Nkhfdpd; tPL Ks;spatis. Nkhfd; tpj;jpahde;jhf; fy;Y}upapy; gbf;fpd;w Neuj;jpy; fdfhTk; tpj;jpahde;jhf; fy;Y}upapy; gbf;f tUths;. %d;W tFg;G tpj;jpahrk;. ,Ue;jhYk; ,UtUNk nrhe;jf;fhuHfs;. Nkhfd; gbg;gpy; gLRl;b. V.vy; gbf;fpd;w fhyj;jpNyNa upA+l;lup elhj;jp Fiwe;j tFg;G khztHfSf;Fg; gbg;gpj;J te;jhd;. me;j upA+l;lupf;Ff; fdfhTk; gbf;f tUths;. Nkhfd; gbf;fpd;w fhyj;jpNyNa gy khztpfspd; Vf;fq;fSf;F Mshdhd;. eLj;ju cauk;. khepwk;. RUz;l Nfrk;. vg;NghJk; rpupg;gJNghy; Kfk;. mLf;fhd mofhd ntz;zpwg; gw;fs;. ghHj;jTld; mtd;kPJ midtHf;Fk; xU gpbg;G Vw;gLk;. mjpfk; Ngrkhl;lhd;. ,e;jf; ftHr;rp

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fdfhtpw;F mtd;kPJ fhjiy tsHj;jpUe;jJ. tPl;by; rz;il gpbj;J mtdJ upA+l;lupapy; NrHe;J nfhz;lhs;. gpwnfd;d> gbg;G xUGwk;. mts; fhjy; KjpHr;rp kWGwk;. Nkirapy; gLj;jgbNa mtidNa ghHj;Jf; nfhz;bUg;ghs;. Muk;gj;jpy;> NkhfDf;F tpsq;ftpy;iy. ehl;fs; nry;yr;nry;y mtDf;F tpsq;fptpl;lJ. mtNs mtDf;F tpsq;f itj;jhs;. nksdr; rhkp fdfhtplk; khl;btpl;lij ,g;NghJk; fdfh epidj;Jr; rpupg;ghs;. mts; jd; tpUg;gj;ijr; nrhd;dNghJ> mtd; cly; eLq;fpaij mts; ,d;Dk; kwf;ftpy;iy. “fdfh ,J jg;G. vq;fSf;F ,Jgw;wpr; rpe;jpg;gjw;F taJ NghjhJ. vd;Dila vjpHfhyj;ijg;gw;wp ehd; vt;tsNth fdT fz;L tho;fpNwd;. me;jf; fhyk; vg;NghJ tUNkh> mjd; gpwF Nahrpg;gk;.” ,Ue;jhYk; fdfhkPJk; NkhfDf;F cs;Su tpUg;gk; ,Ue;jJ. mts; $wptpl;l me;jr; rpd;df;fPwy; ngupjhfp cilg;ngLj;JtpLk; Nghy! mts; jg;gpj;jtwp upA+l;upf;F tuhtpl;lhy; mtDf;F VNjh khjpup ,Uf;Fk;. gbg;gpg;gjw;Ff;$l kdk; tUtjpy;iy. fdfh nghJepwk;jhd;. tl;lkhd mofhd Kfk; JUJU vd;W fz;fs;. rg;igAk; ,y;yhky;> $uhfTk; ,y;yhky; me;j %f;F> njj;jpg;gy;Y> vg;NghJk; fyfyntd;W rpupj;Jg; NgRk; Rghtk;. ,it NkhfDf;Fk; tpUg;gk; tUk; fhuzq;fs;. nfhQ;rk; Fz;L khjpup. Mdhy; Fz;by;iy. vg;NghJk; kQ;rs; fye;j cLg;Gf;fisj;jhd; tpUk;gp mzpths;. mJ mtSf;F mofhfNt ,Uf;Fk;. nfhQ;rk; trjpahd FLk;gk;. tw;whg;gisapy; ,Ue;J Ky;iyj;jPTf;Fg; NghFk; me;jg; ghijapy; mtHfSf;F xU tay;fhzp. tUlj;jpy; %d;W Nghf tpisr;ry;. Nkw;Nf mike;jpUe;j Cw;wq;fiuf; NfzpapypUe;J tw;whJ Cw;nwLf;Fk; me;j rpd;df;Nfzp. mjpypUe;J ghAk; ePH gy E}W Vf;fH tay;fhzpfSf;F tsk; NrHj;jpUe;jJ. mjpy; gjpide;J Vf;fH fhzpf;Fr; nrhe;jf;fhupahff;

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fdfh ,Ue;jhs;. ,uz;L mz;zd;khUf;F mts; jq;if. Nkhfd; me;j mstpw;F trjpahdtd; my;y. rNfhju rNfhjupfSk; epiwaNt. mtd;jhd; %j;jtd;. mtdJ gbg;gpw;F mtNd nrytopj;jhd;: upA+l;lupapy; ,Ue;J fpilf;Fk; tUkhdk; mtdJ gbg;Gr; nryTf;F cjtpaJ. Nkhfdpd; gjpyhy; fdfk; NrhHe;Jtpltpy;iy. Ntz;Lnkd;Nw re;Njfq;fs; tUtJNghy; Nfs;tpfs; Nfl;ghs;. xUehs; Ks;spatisapy; ,Ue;J tw;whg;gis Clhf Ky;iyj;jPTf;Fg; Nghfpd;w t]; jz;zP&w;wpy; gOjile;Jtpl;lJ. khiy Ie;J kzpahfpAk; t]; tutpy;iy. me;jg; gpujhd ghijapy;jhd; upA+l;lup ,Ue;jJ. mjw;F Kd;dhy; t]; epw;Fk;. upA+l;lup Kbe;J gps;isfs; Ngha;tpl;lhHfs;. fdfh kl;Lk; jdpahf ,Ue;jhs;. “kh];uH!” mts; mg;gbj;jhd; mtidf; $g;gpLths;. “t]; ,y;iyg;Nghy. ey;y re;jHg;gk;. ,uz;L NgUk; jdpikapy;. vdf;nfz;lhy; rk;kjk;. ePq;fs; vd;d nra;jhYk; guthapy;iy.” mts; FWk;ghff; fijj;jJ NkhfDf;Fg; gakhf ,Ue;jJ. cs;Sf;Fs; tpUg;gj;ijr; Rkg;gtDf;F mtspd; ,e;jg; Ngr;R c];zj;ij Vw;gLj;jpaJ. mtdJ Kfj;jpy; me;j khw;wj;ij fdfh vjpHghHf;fTk; ,y;iy. “vd;d kh];uH> ngha; nrhy;yhijAq;Nfh. tpUk;Gfpwpas;Nghy. cq;fs; Kfj;jpy; mrL topAJ.” mtd; mUfpy; te;J mtsJ ePqfSk; ; vd;id

ifiaj; njhl;lNghJ mts; rw;Wk;

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vjpHghHf;fNt ,y;iy. kwpf;fTk; ,y;iy. ‘mg;gbNa fl;bg;gpbj;J Kj;jkpLthdh?’ vd;gJNghy; Kfk; rptf;f mtidg; ghHj;jhs;. me;jf; FWk;G mtistpl;L ntFJ}uk; Ngha;tpl;lJ. me;j taJf;Nfw;w ngz;Zf;Fupa jd;ikfs; mtis mizj;Jf; nfhz;ld. clypy; rpd;djhf cjwy; vLj;jJ. “kh];uH” vd;W kPz;Lk; Fuy; nfhLj;jNghJ Nkhfd; RaepidTf;F te;jhd;. rlhnud iffis vLj;Jf; nfhz;lhd;. ‘nrhwp’nad;W nrhy;yptpl;L mts; Kfj;ijNa jpUk;gpg; ghHf;ff; $r;rg;gl;ltdha; ntspapy; te;jhd;. mtSf;F vy;yhk; tpsq;fptpl;lJ. Cikr;rhkp vijAk; nrhy;yhJ.’ ‘vd;kPJ vt;tsT Mirfs;!

kWehs; tFg;Gf;F te;jNtisapy; Nkhfd; Kfj;ijg; ghHf;fNt ,y;iy. ‘Vd; ehd; ,g;gb khwpNdd;? mts; vd;id rPz;btpl;L Ntbf;if ghHf;fpd;whsh? ehd; mg;gb ele;jpUf;fNt $lhJ.’ jdf;Fj;jhNd Ngrpf; nfhz;lhd;. fdfhNth> ‘vd;id ,td; Gupe;Jnfhz;lNj NghJk;. tho;e;jhy; ,tDld;jhd; tho;tJ’ vd;W kdjpy; tupj;Jf; nfhz;ltshf> md;W ele;j epfo;r;rpf;fhfr; re;Njhrg;gl;lhs;. vy;NyhUk; tpilngw;wNghJ mts;kl;Lk; NghtJNghy; nra;Jtpl;L jpUk;gTk; te;jhs;. “vd;d kh];uH> ,uT te;jpUf;fhNj> vdf;Fk;jhd;.” ghrhq;F epj;jpiu

“fdfh> gpsP];> vd;id kd;dpj;JtpLq;fs;. New;W ele;j epfo;r;rpf;fhf ehd; ntl;fg;gLfpNwd;.”

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“Vd;? vjw;F?” mts; rhjhuzkhfNt Nfl;lhs;. “,jw;fhfj;jhNd ehd; ,j;jid ehl;fs; fhj;jpUe;Njd;. vd;kPJ vt;tsT Mir itj;jpUf;fpwPHfs;! cq;fisf; fhjypf;fj; njhlq;fp vj;jid ehl;fs;. mjw;F New;iwa jpdk;jhd; gjpy; fpilj;jJ. re;Njhrk;. vd; fhjiy Vw;Wf;nfhz;ljhfNt epidf;fpNwd;. vdp ehd; upA+l;lupf;F tu Ntz;Lk; vd;fpd;w mtrpak; ,y;Ny. cq;fs; yl;rpak; <NlWk;tiu ehd; nghWj;jpUg;Ngd;. mjw;Fg; gpwF cq;fs; ,];lk;. ,e;jf; fdfh vd;Wk; cq;fSf;Fj;jhd;.” mtd; mtisg;: NgrtplNtapy;iy. “fdfh! nrhy;Ytijf; NfSq;fs;. vt;tsT fhyk; vdf;fhff; fhj;jpUg;gJ? vdf;F ,uz;L jq;iffs; ,uz;L jk;gpkhH. ,tHfspd; vjpHfhy tho;f;if vd;id ek;gpj;jhd;. vdpg; gbj;J cj;jpNahfk; ghHj;J...” “mjw;F ehd; jilahf ,Uf;fkhl;Nld;. ePq;fs; vd;id kwf;fTk; khl;BHfs;. me;j ek;gpf;if vdf;F epiwaNt ,Uf;fpwJ. ehd; ,q;F njhlHe;J tUtjhy; cq;fs; ,yl;rpaq;fSf;Fj; jilfs; Vw;glyhk;. ,ij ehd; czUfpNwd;.” “mjw;fhf ePq;fs; tuhky; tplNtz;lhk;. ePq;fSk; njhlHe;J gbf;f Ntz;Lk;.” Nkhfd; nrhd;dNghJ fdfhTf;Fr; rpupg;G te;jJ. tuhky; tpl;blhij vd;W nfQ;RtJNghy; me;j Kfghtk; ,Ue;jJ. “,y;iy kh];uH> vdf;Fk; me;j ijupak; ,y;iy. cq;fs;kPJ itj;jpUf;Fk; md;gpdhy; vd;idNa ehd; ,oe;jpLNtd; vd;fpd;w gak;

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vdf;fpUf;fpwJ. cq;fspd; Miria New;iwa jpdNk ghHj;Jtpl;Nld;.” mts; fpz;lyhfr; nrhd;dNghJ mtd; MNkhjpg;gJNghy; ntl;fg;gl;lhd;. “,q;Nf njhlHe;J ehd; te;jhy; ek;k ,yl;rpak; ntFtpiutpy; Foe;ijiaf; nfhQ;Rtjhfj;jhd; ,Uf;Fk;. mjw;fhf ehd; re;jpf;fhky; ,Uf;fkhl;Nld;. ePqfSk; vd;idr; re;jpf;fhky; ,Uf;fkhl;BHfs; vd;w ; ek;gpf;ifAk; ,Uf;fpwJ. ,J gpupty;y. epue;ju cwTf;fhd njhlf;fk;.” mts; tpilngw;wNghJ mtd; mtisNa ghHj;Jf;nfhz;L epd;whd;. ‘vdp vg;gb ehd; ,e;j upA+l;lupapy; mts; ,y;yhky; gbg;gpg;gJ?’ vd;w Nfs;tpfs; mtd; kdijf; Fila Muk;gpj;jd. fhyg;Nghf;fpy; vy;yhNk nfhQ;rk; nfhQ;rkhf khwpaJ. mtd; vjpHghHj;jpUe;jgb gy;fiyf;fof mDkjpAk; fpilj;jJ. ,UtUNk vg;NghjhtJ re;jpj;Jf;nfhs;tJz;L. mts;$l V.vy;. guPl;ir vLj;jpUe;jhs;. “vdf;Fk; fk;g]; fpilf;fNtz;Lk; vd;W ehd; epidf;ftpy;iy. gbf;f Ntz;Lk; cq;fSf;Fr; risj;jts; my;y vd;fpwJNghy;.” mts; fpz;lyhfr; nrhy;ypf; nfhs;Sths;. mtd; Miraha; mtsplk; fbe;J nfhs;Sthd;. md;W khiy mts; fhl;L tpehafH NfhtpYf;Fj; jhAld; te;jpUe;jhs;. mts; md;W tUtjhf Vw;nfdNt mwptpj;jpUe;jhs;. “re;jpf;Fk;NghJ xU re;Njhrkhd tpraj;ijr; nrhy;ypwd;. jq;fr;rpahl;fisAk; $l;bf;nfhz;L ePq;fSk; NfhtpYf;F thq;Nfh!” mts; nrhd;dgbNa mtDk; jq;fr;rpahl;fSld; NfhtpYf;Fg; NghapUe;jhd;.

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md;W fdfh vt;tsT mofhf Jz;Lj; jhtzp> new;wpapy; xw;iwj; ,e;j cLg;gpy; vt;tsT moF. NeNu Jbg;G. vd;d nra;tJ? mts; mUfpy;

,Ue;jhs;. kQ;rs; fyupy; me;jj; jpUePW> jiyepiwaf; fdfhk;guk;. nrhy;yNtz;Lk; vd;fpd;w Nkhfdpd; mk;kh ,Ue;jhs;.

G+ir Kbe;jJk;> “kh];uH vg;gb ,Uf;fpwpas;?” mts; mUfpy; te;J Nfl;lNghJ mtd; mre;JNghdhd;. “Nkhfd;> cq;fSf;F gy;fiyf; fof mDkjp fpilr;rpUf;fhk;. ePq;fs; mq;fhiyg; gf;fk; thwij mbNahil tpl;bl;bas;. Nghd tw;whg;gisg; nghq;fYf;F te;jJ.” “ePqfs; VNjh mbf;fb thwJkhjpup. thq;f tPllNghapw;W Nghtk;.” ; ; Nkhfd;jhd; Nfl;lhd;. “gpwF xU ehisf;F thwk;. ,e;jf; Fkupiag; nghz;Z Nfl;L” vd;W fdfhtpd; jha; Nkhfdpd; jq;if <rhitg; ghHj;J nrhd;dNghJ> <rh jpUjpUntd;W tpopj;jhs;. Nkhfd; vJTk; njupahky; fdfhitg; ghHj;jhd;. ,njy;yhk; ek;k Ntiyjhd; Iah vd;gJNghy; mts; xU rpupg;Gr; rpupj;jhs;. ‘mb fs;sp> vy;yhk; cd;Dila Ntiyjhdh?’ vd;W kdjpw;Fs; Mirahfj; jpl;bf; nfhz;lhd;. mtd; gy;fiyf;fofk; NghapUe;jhd;. tPl;bypUe;J fbjk; te;jpUe;jJ. ‘jk;gp> <rhTf;Fj; jpUkzk; Ngrp Kw;whfptpl;lJ. rPjdk; xd;Wk; Njitapy;iy. mtHfs; kfs; fdfhTf;F cd;id khw;Wr; rk;ge;jkhff; Nfl;fpdk;. fdfhTf;Fg; G+uz rk;kjk; vd;W jq;fr;rpahl;fSf;F cdf;Ff; fbjk; vOJk;NghJ vOjr; nrhd;dhshk;.’ fUk;G jpd;df; $ypah? vy;yhNk rpwg;ghf Kbe;jpUe;jJ. midj;Jk;

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fdfhtpd; fha; muf;fy;jhd;. mtd; gbj;j ghlrhiyapNyNa mtDf;F thj;jpahH Ntiy. khiy Neuq;fspy; upA+l;lup tFg;G. kr;rhd;> khkh> khkp vy;NyhUk; ey;y kjpg;G itj;jpUe;jhHfs;. fdfh xU tUlj;jpNyNa jdJ ,yl;rpaj;ij mile;jhs;. mJjhd; kQ;R gpwe;jJ. mg;NghJjhd; tpLjiy ,af;fq;fs; tsHe;j Neuk;. Jz;Lg; gpuRuq;fs;> ,isQHfisr; NrHj;jy; Nghd;w eltbf;iffs;. re;Njfj;jpd; Ngupy; gy ,isQHfs; ,uhZtj;jhy; ifJ nra;ag;gl;L rpj;jputij nra;ag;gl;lhHfs;. mtHfspd; md;ghd kfpo;r;rpahd tho;f;ifapy; mJ ele;jJ. NkhfDk; ,af;fq;fSf;F Ml;NrHj;J mDg;Gtjhfr; re;Njfpj;j ,uhZtk; ,uT gLf;ifapy; itj;J ifJ nra;jJ. me;j epfo;r;rpiaf; fdfh> ,g;NghJ epidj;jhYk; jiyiar; Rw;wpf;nfhz;L tUk;. ‘vj;jid rpj;jputijfis ,e;j kDrd; mDgtpr;rJ.’ Ky;iyj;jPT ,uhZtKfhkpy; jiyfPohff; fl;bg;Nghl;L mbj;jhHfshk;. gpwF tTdpah KfhKf;F. gy ehl;fs; gr;irj; jz;zPH$l gy;ypy; glhky; fdfh gl;l Ntjidfs;> gjpide;J gjpdhW ehisf;Fg; gpwF elf;Nfyhky; Nkhfd; tpLjiyahfp tPlbw;F te;jhd;. vj;jid Ngiug; gpbj;J mYty; ghHj;J> ; vt;tsT fhR nryT! mjd; gpwFjhd; ntspehl;Lf;FG; NghtJ vd;fpw KbT. cwTfistpl;L tUk;NghJ Jbj;j Jbg;Gf;fs;! N[Hkdpapy; te;J ,wq;fpaJk; Kw;wpYk; khWgl;l Gjpa tho;f;if. FspH cliy tpiwf;f itj;jJ. Vd; ,q;Nf te;Njhk;? jpUk;gpg; Ngha; mq;NfNa thoyhk;. mq;Fs;s epiyikfs;> NkhfDf;F ele;j me;jf; nfhLikahd rk;gtq;fs; me;j epidit mbNahL khw;wpapUe;jJ. N[Hkdpapy; vj;jid ,lq;fspy; khwpapUf;f Ntz;ba epyik. Gupahj ghi\. N[Hkd; ehl;Lg; ghiriag; gbf;fhky; vJTk; nra;aKbahJ vd;fpd;w epiy te;jNghJ ghiriag; gbg;gjpy; mjpf ftdk; nrYj;jpdhd;. te;J Ie;J tUlq;fs;. Ntiy nra;tjw;Ff;$l mDkjp

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

toq;fg;gltpy;iy. Ntiy NjLtJk;> fpilj;j Ntiyf;F mDkjp kWf;fg;gl;lJk; kdr;NrhHit Vw;gLj;jpapUe;jJ. Cupy; ,Ue;JtUk; fbjk; ,jaj;ij ciwa itj;jd. mfjpfshf ek;ktHfs; ehl;iltpl;L ntspNawp> N[Hkd; gpuhd;]; yz;ld; fdlh nfhyz;l; vd;W ngUkstpy; Ftpaj; njhlq;fpdhHfs;. ,e;jf; fl;lj;jpy;jhd; Nkhfdpd; mfjp tpz;zg;gk; Vw;Wf; nfhs;sg;gl;L Ntiy nra;tjw;Fk; mDkjp toq;fg;gl;lJ. Rk;kh ,Ue;jNghJ gbj;j gbg;G mtDf;Ff; if nfhLj;jJ. tNahjpgH Kfhkpy; ey;y Ntiy. mtHfisg; guhkupj;J cjtpfs; toq;FtJ. mjpy; mtDf;Fj; jpUg;jp. tNahjpg fhyj;jpy; jha; je;ijiag; ghHg;gJNghy; Muk;gj;jpy; mtd; kl;Lk; Ntiy nra;jhd;. gpwF Vida ek;ktHfisAk; Nru;j;J tpl;lhd;. jdk; gpwe;J gbf;f Muk;gpj;jNghJ fdfhTf;Fk; Ntiy fpilj;jJ. mts; gFjp Neuj;jpy; khj;jpuk; Ntiy nra;jhs;. Nfhg;yd;]; mtHfs; tho;ej ,lj;jpd; ngaH. ,aw;ifapd; moF ; mq;Fjhd;. kiyKfLfs;. mjw;Ff; fPo; tise;J XLk; ejp. jpuhl;irj; Njhl;lq;fs;. nta;apy; fhyj;jpYk; rup> gdpf;fhyj;jpYk; rup> kpfTk; mofhfNt ,Uf;Fk;. Vuhskhd Rw;Wyhg; gazpfs; tUle;NjhWk; te;J NghFk; Nfe;jpu Kf;fpaj;Jtk; tha;e;jJ. NkhfdhfNt ,e;j ,lj;ijj; NjHe;njLj;jpUe;jhd;. kQ;R ey;y nfl;bf;fhup. gbf;fpd;w ghlrhiy khztHfspy; mjpf kjpg;ngz; ngWgts;. ghlrhiyahy; ngw;NwhHfis mioj;Jg; ghuhl;Lk;NghJ> NkhfDk; fdfhTk; G+upj;Jg; NghthHfs;. nfhO nfhOntd;W tsHe;J gUtj;ij mile;jNghJ ehl;bd; ehfuPfk;> fyhr;rhur; rPHNfL ,itfs; gps;isfspd; vjpHfhyj;ijg; ghjpj;JtpLk; vd;fpd;w Vf;fk; mtHfSf;Fs; vOe;J tpRt&gnkLj;jJ. %d;W tUlq;fSf;F Kd;jhd; Nfhghyd; te;jpUe;jhd;. ,Ugj;jp%d;W taJ. mtd; te;j fij Nfl;lhy; fz;zPHjhd; tUk;. vj;jid Kiw

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Vn[d;rpf;Ff; fhR fl;b> Vkhe;J> nkh];Nfhtpy; ,Ue;J jpUg;gp mDg;gp> ,uhZtj;jhy; nfhOk;gpy; itj;Jf; ifJ nra;J> gy rpj;jputijfis mDgtpj;J> kPz;Lk; Nrh;gpah> cf;fpiud;> nrf;Nfh vd;W khjf;fzf;fpy; rhg;ghL jz;zPH ,y;yhky; fhl;Lf;Fs; ele;J te;J> fpof;F N[Hkdpapy; gpbgl;L jpUk;g nrf;NfhTf;Fg; Ngha; vYk;Gk; NjhYkhf te;J NrHe;jhd;. ,tNdhL te;jtHfspy; ehY ngz;fs; Mw;iwf; flf;Fk;NghJ> Mw;NwhL Ngha;tpl;lhHfs;. mtd; te;J NkhfDf;Fj;jhd; nuypNghd; vLj;jhd;. Vw;nfdNt Nfhghydpd; jfg;gd; ey;yhd; nfhOk;gpy; epd;W nuypNghd; fijf;Fk;NghJ> “Iah> cq;fis ek;gpj;jhd; gps;isia N[HkDf;F mDg;gpwd;. mtDf;F cjtp nra;Aq;Nfh.” ey;yhDk; Ks;spatisiar; NrHe;jtd;. Nkhfdhf;fspd; ePz;lfhy Fbik. ryitj; njhopyhsp. Nkhfdhf;fspd; FLk;gj;jpw;F khj;jpukpy;yhky; fdfhTf;Fk; ey;yhid ed;whfj; njupAk;. me;j tl;lhuj; JzpfisAk;> ey;yhdpd; FLk;gk;jhd; ryit nra;thHfs;. ,uz;L FLk;gj;jpYk; ey;yhd; kjpg;gpw;Fupatd;. tajpy; Fiwe;jtHfs;$l ey;yhidg; NgH nrhy;ypf; $g;gpLk;NghJ> Nkhfd;kl;Lk; ‘mz;zd;’ vd;W kupahijahff; $g;gpLtJz;L. “Iah ePq;fs; Ngha; vd;id...?” mtd; jiyiar; nrhwpe;jNghJ Nkhfd;> “vq;fs; jiyKiwNahlhtJ ,e;jr; rhjpf;nfhLik xopaNtz;Lk;. kdpjUf;F kdpjH vd;d NtWghL? vy;yhNk njhopy;jhd;. ek;k Jzpfis ehq;fs; ryit nra;Ak;NghJ kl;Lk; ,e;jr; rhjp vq;Nf NghFk;?” kjpf;fj; njupe;j gps;is. ey;yhdpd; kdJ ghuhl;Lk;. ey;yhDf;F vl;Lg; gps;isfs;. %j;jJ ehYk; Mz;fs;. mLj;jJ ehYk; ngz;fs;. Nfhghyd; ehyhtJ Mz;. kw;iwa %tUk;> ngz;fspy; %j;jtUk; jpUkzk; nra;J tpl;lhHfs;. ,e;jj; jftiy NkhfDf;Ff; Nfhghyd;jhd; nrhd;dhd;. ehl;Lr; #o;epiy> FLk;gj;jpy; f];ukhd epyik. “mg;G vt;tsT fhirr; nrytopj;Jg;Nghl;lhH. ghtk;. Iah! ePqfs;jhd; vdf;F VjhtJ cjtp ; nra;aNtz;Lk;.”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

mtd; Nkhfid> ‘Iah!’ vd;W $g;gpl;lJ VNjh khjpup ,Ue;jJ. fdfk;> gps;isfs; ,Uf;Fk;NghJ kdJf;Ff; f];ukhf ,Ue;jJ. “Nfhghy;> gps;isfSf;F eP ahH vd;gJ njupaNtz;lhk;. Vw;wj;jho;Tfs;> rhjp NtWghL vJTk; mtHfSf;Fj; njupaf;$lhJ vd;gjpy; ehd; cWjpahf ,Uf;fpNwd;. ,e;j INuhg;gpa tho;f;ifapy; vy;NyhUNk xd;Wjhd;. ehq;fs; ntspehl;ltH. epwj;jhy; fWg;G. ,e;j ehl;L tjptpl mDkjp ngw;wpUe;jhy;Nghy> ehq;fs; mtHfSf;F epfuhdtHfs; my;y. vg;NghJk; ntspehl;ltHjhd;. ,tHfs; tho;tpy; epuhfupf;ff;$ba fyhr;rhuk; ,Ug;gJ cz;ikahapDk; gpd;gw;w Ntz;ba tplaq;fs; epiwa cz;L. vy;NyhUk; vy;yhj; njhopiyAk; nra;thHfs;. njhopypy; NtWghL fpilahJ. vd;d njhopYf;Fk; njhopy; rk;ge;jkhf Fwpg;gpl;l fhyk; gbf;f NtzLk;. ,jdhy; rhjp NtWghL ,y;yhky; Ngha;tpLfpwJ. ,e;jr; #o;epiyapy;jhd; ekJ gps;isfs; tsHfpwhHfs;. eP jhuhskhfg; gofyhk;. vq;fs; FLk;gj;jpy; xUtHNghy. ehsiltpy; ,jd; cz;ik GupAk;.” Nkhfd; ,ijr; nrhd;dNghJ Nfhghyd; Mr;rupaj;jhy; kfpo;e;J Nghdhd;. ‘mg;G nrhd;dJ rupjhd;.’ mtDf;Fk; Nkhfidj; njupAk;. rpd;d tajpy; ghHj;jJ. ,g;NghJ rw;W clk;G itj;jpUe;jJ. epjhdkhd Nghf;F. mtDf;F kpfTk; gpbj;jpUe;jJ. NfhghyDf;F Ntz;ba cjtpfis NkhfNd nra;J nfhLj;jpUe;jhd;. fhH ghl;]; nra;fpw njhopyfj;jpy; NtiyAk; fpilj;jJ. Xa;T Neuq;fspy; Nkhfdpd; tPl;bw;F te;JNghthd;. kQ;RTk; jdKk; mtDld; ey;ykhjpupg; goFthHfs;. te;j xU tUlj;jpNyNa N[Hkd; ghiria ed;whfg; Ngrf; fw;Wf;nfhz;lhd;. xU tUlfhy ntspehl;L tho;f;if mtd; cUtj;ijAk; kdj;ijAk; khw;wpapUe;jJ. Nkhfd; jdJ gps;isfSf;F Xa;T Neuq;fspy; jkpo; gbg;gpf;fj; jtWtjpy;iy. CUf;Ff; fbjk; vOjp nrhe;jq;fis epidT+l;LtJ vy;yhNk gps;isfs;jhd;. jkpo;g; gj;jpupiffs;> ghujpahH ghly;> ghujpjhrd; ghly;fs;> jpUf;Fws; tpsf;fk; midj;Jk; mj;Jg;gb. xU tpraj;ij

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

tpupthf jfg;gDld; tpthjpf;fpd;w mstpw;F mts; jkpo; mwpT ngw;wts;. me;j tplaj;jpy; NkhfDk; fdfhTk; fz;bg;Gld; ele;J nfhz;lhHfs;. ‘kz;’ rQ;rpif elhj;jpa ftpijg; Nghl;bapy; kQ;RTf;F Kjy; gupR fpilj;jJ. Nfhg;yd;]; rpw;wpapy; mjpf mstpy; ek;ktHfs; ,y;iy vd;whYk;> kQ;Rtpd; tajpy; gjpide;J ,UgJ ngz;fs; ,Ue;jhHfs;. midtUk; xNu ghlrhiyapy;jhd; fy;tp fw;whHfs;. xU rpyiuj; jtpu kw;wg; ngz;fs; ghuhl;lf;$ba mstpw;F fy;tp mwpT. Nfhg;yd;]; rpw;wpapy; ,Ue;J gj;J fpNyhkPw;wH js;spj;jhd; yjh Ml;fspd; tPLk; ,Ue;jJ. mtHfSk; ,e;j ,lj;jpw;F te;J gj;J tUlq;fSf;F Nky; ,Uf;Fk;. J}uj;J cwT. xUtUf;nfhUtH cjtpahf mtHfSf;Fk; ,uz;L ngz; gps;isfs;. %j;jts; fhaj;jpup. kQ;Rtpd; taJ. mLj;jts; yl;Rkp. ,uz;L taJ ,sik. Nfhghyd; Nkhfidj; Njb tPl;bw;F te;jpUe;jhd;. mtdJ Kfk; thbapUe;jJ. fdfk; vg;gbNah fz;L gpbj;Jtpl;lhs;. “vd;d Nfhghy;> Kfk; mt;tsT ey;yhf ,y;iy?” “ehl;iltpl;L ntspNawr; nra;apwnjz;L njupNay;iy.” Nfl;lhd;. nrhy;yp fbjk; te;jpUf;F. vd;d “NyhaH vd;d nrhd;dtH?” Nkhfd;jhd; vg;gbAk; jpUg;gp

“,g;g ,yq;ifahl;fSf;Ff; nfhQ;rk; f];ukhk;. mDg;gj;jhd; ghHg;ghq;fs; vd;W nrhy;ypapw;whH.”

gf;fj;J rpw;wpapYk; Ntiw Ml;fisg; gpbj;J mDg;gpajhf NkhfDk; Nfs;tpg;gl;bUf;fpwhd;. “mg;G ,ij mwpQ;rhy; capiu tpl;bLthH.” “,J vj;jidahtJ juk;?”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

“,uz;lhe;juKk; epuhfupr;Rg; Nghl;lhq;fs;. vq;fil KjyhspAk; te;J fijr;Rg; ghHj;jtH. jhq;fs; xz;Zk; nra;NayhJ vd;W ifia tpupr;Rg; Nghl;lhq;fs;. gjpide;J ehs; tprh Rk;kh Ngg;gupy mbr;Rj; je;jpUf;fpwhq;fs;.” kQ;RTk; jdKk; nksdkhff; Nfl;Lf; nfhz;bUe;jhHfs;. mtd; nrhy;Yk;NghJ fz;fs; fyq;fpaij ,UtUNk ftdpj;jhHfs;. mtidg; ghHf;fNt ghtkhf ,Ue;jJ. “ehd; te;J NyhaNuhil fijr;Rg; ghHf;fl;Nl.” “mJf;nfd;d> mtDk; vdp gj;jhk; jpfjpf;Fg; gpwFjhd; tUthd;.” “cd;NdhL miwapy; ,Ue;j jHkhTf;F vd;d khjpup?” “mtDf;Fk;jhd;. Mdhy; mtDf;Fg; gpur;ridapy;iy. mtDf;Fj; jikad; FLk;gk; ,Uf;Fj;jhNd? MNuh rpw;wprd; ,Uf;fpw gps;isaha;g; ghHj;J Ngrp ,Uf;fpdk;. mLj;j khjj;jpy; ruptUk;Nghy. mjd; gpwF njhlHe;J ,Uf;fyhk;.” “mg;gbnad;why; ePq;fSk; ahiuAk; ghHj;Jf; fl;Lq;Nfhtd;.” kQ;R glhnud;W ,Ue;jJ. “kQ;R Rk;khapU.” fdfk;jhd; jLj;jhs;. mtSf;F mtd;kPJ mg;gbnahU gupjhg czHT. ,e;jg; gpur;rpidapypUe;J mtid tpLtpf;f Ntz;Lnkd;fpd;w Ntfk;. md;W khiy Nfhghyd; mq;Fjhd; rhg;gpl;lhd;. “Ntiyf;Fg; gpur;ridjhd;. tprh ,y;yhtpl;lhy; mtq;fSk; njhlHe;J itr;rpUf;NfyhJ FWf;fpl;L nrhd;dJ vy;NyhUf;Fk; Mr;rupakhf

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

jhNd? ,uz;lhtJ jq;fr;rpf;Fk; fy;ahzk;. mg;G fbjk; Nghl;bUf;fpwhH. vt;tsT rPjdnkd;whYk; gpur;ridapy;iy. ehd; vg;gbAk; mDg;Gtd;. ePq;fs; Ngrp KbAq;Nfh vd;W ehd;jhd; fbjk; Nghl;ldhd;.” ,e;j Neuj;jpy; ,g;gbnahU ,b. “Nfhghy;> ,ijg;gw;wp Nahrpf;fhij. ghHg;gk;. gjpide;J ehs; tprh ,Uf;Fj;jhNd. NyhaH te;jhg; gpwF ehd; te;J fijr;Rg; ghHf;fpwd;.” mtd; tpilngw;wNghJ ,uT gj;J kzpf;F Nky; kQ;RTk; jdKk; gLf;iff;Fg; NghapUe;jhHfs;. kQ;RTf;F epj;jpiu tutpy;iy. Guz;L Guz;L gLj;jhs;. ‘ghtk; Nfhghy;! mtid ek;gpapUf;Fk; FLk;gk;. vd;d nra;ag;Nghfpwhd;?’ NkhfDk;> fdfhTk; epj;jpiu nfhs;stpy;iy. Nfhghiyg;gw;wpNa fijj;Jf; nfhz;lhHfs;. “nka;ag;gh> MUk; rpw;wprd; vLj;j gps;isiaf; fl;bdhy; gpur;ridapy;iyNah!” “Vd;? MiuAk; ghHj;J itr;rpUf;fpwpNah!” Nkhfd; glhnud;W Nfl;lJk;> mrLkhjpupr; rpupj;jhs;. “,y;iyag;gh. me;jg; ngbad; ghtk;. ehq;fshtJ ghHj;J vq;ifAk; Kaw;rp nra;jhy; vd;d?” “nra;ayhk;jhd;. MH Kd;Df;F tug; Nghwhq;fs;. vdpf; fy;ahzk; vd;W Ngrg; Nghdhy;> rhjp rf;fl;nly;yhk; Nfl;L rdk; Jisj;njLf;Fk;. vq;f te;jhYk; ekkilahl;fs; ,ij tplhJfs;.” “rpw;wpapy; mtid vq;fil nrhe;jf;fhuH vd;Wjhd; rdk; epidf;fpJ. mJ vd;W njupQ;rhy;...”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

“Vd;? kw;whf;fs; vd;d rhjpnad;W mwpQ;R itr;rpUf;fpwpNa? Ntz;lhk; fdfk;. mtd; rhjp vd;dntd;W ahUf;FNk njupaf; $lhJ. kw;wtHfSk; ahH vd;W vq;fSf;Fj; njupaNtz;lhk;. mtd; guk;giu vq;fSf;F mbikahdNjhL Kbal;Lk;. ,e;j tho;f;ifapy; mtdpd; FLk;gKk; caUk; vd;W epidj;jpUe;Njd;. ghtkbatd;.” “,g;gb vj;jid Ngug;gh. ehq;fs; te;j Gjprpy ehl;iltpl;Lg; Nghfr; nrhy;yp te;j vj;jid ,isQHfs;> taJ Nghd N[Hkd;fhuf; fpotpfisf;$l fl;bapUf;fpwhq;fs;. ,g;gb tho;fpwijtpl ehl;by; Ngha;r; rhfyhk;jhNd?” “fdfk; tprHf;fij fijf;fhNj! xt;nthUtH FLk;gj;jpYk; Nfhghydpd; FLk;gj;ijg;Nghy; xt;nthU fz;zPHf; fij ,Uf;Fk;. jq;fisj; jpahfk; nra;J ek;gpapUg;gtHfspd; tho;f;ifia tsk;gLj;jpf;nfhz;L vj;jidNgH tho;fpwhHfs;.” “mtHfSf;nfd;d? ,e;j tho;f;ifapy; tpUg;gkh? vd;d?” “Ngrhky; NfhghyDf;Fk; xU rk;ge;jj;ijj; Njb nra;J itr;rhy; vd;d? Mapuk; ngha;iar; nrhy;yp xU fy;ahzj;ijf; fl;b itf;fyhk;. mjpy; ve;jtpj ghtKk; tuhJ.” “xU tud; iftrk; ,Uf;F. mtHfs; khg;gpisf;Fj; Njbj; jpupapdk;. vq;fSf;Fs;s ahUk; ,Uf;fpdNkh vd;W Nfl;ltHfs;.” “ngl;ilf;Fk; rpw;wprd;. gpwF vg;NghjhtJ cz;ik njupa te;jhy;..?” fdfk; Ngrtpy;iy. nksdkhfptpl;L> “vy;yhj;ijAk; ePq;fs;jhd; nrhy;ypwpas;. thq;f gLg;gk;. Neuk; gd;nuz;L kzpiaj; jhz;btpl;lJ.”

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mtHfs; gLf;iff;F Maj;jkhfp miwiag; G+l;baNghJ kQ;R epj;jpiu tuhky; ntspapy; te;jhs;. ehiye;J ehl;fs; ,Nj fij njhlHe;J tprh jUthHfs; vd;w ek;gpf;ifapy;iy. NyhaUk; ifia tpupr;Rg;Nghl;lhd;. kpQ;rpdhy; ,d;Dk; ,uz;L fpoik-- mjw;Fg; gpwF NtW ehL khwNtz;Lk;. vy;yhNk xNu khjpupj;jhd;. gpbr;R mDg;gpg; NghLwhq;fNsh njupatpy;iy. ,e;j epiyapy;jhd; kQ;R ,g;gbnahU KbntLj;jhs;. NfhghyDf;F ,e;j Kbtpy; ve;jr; rk;kjKk; ,y;iy. mts; ,ijr; nrhd;dNghJ mtd; mbNahL kWj;jpUe;jhd;. “kQ;R> jaTnra;J cq;fs; Kbit khw;wpf; nfhs;Sq;fs;. tPzhf vd;idg; gopfhudhf;fpg; NghlNtz;lhk;. me;j ey;y kDrDf;F ehd; JNuhfk; nra;akhl;Nld;.” “,jpy vd;d JNuhfk;? ehd; cq;fis tpUk;GfpNwd;. jpUkzk; nra;a KbntLj;jpUf;fpNwd;.” “ePqfs; KbntLj;jhy;? mjw;F ; rk;kjkpy;yhky; vJTNk elf;fhJ.” ehDk; rk;kjpf;f NtZk;. vd;

“mg;gbnad;why; ePq;fs; CUf;Fg; Nghf Maj;jkhfptpl;BHfs;. cq;fs; FLk;gj;ij xUKiw rpe;jpj;Jg; ghUq;fs;. ,g;NghJjhd; mtHfs; kfpo;r;rpNahl ,Uf;fpwhHfs; vd;W ePq;fs;jhd; mbf;fb nrhy;YtPHfs;. ,e;j tplak; mwpQ;rhNy mg;G capiu tpl;bLtH vd;W$lr; nrhy;Ywpas;. mg;gbapUf;f ehdhf cq;fis Nerpf;fpNwd;. mLj;jtHfSf;fhf tho;fpd;w tho;f;ifapd; Rfk; re;Njhrk; NtW vJTNk vJTNk ,y;iynad;W mg;gh mbf;fb nrhy;YthH. me;j ,d;gj;ij mila ehDk; Mirg;gLfpNwd;. vd;Nwh xUehs; ehd; ahiuahtJ jpUkzk; nra;aj;jhNd Ntz;Lk;. Vd; ePq;fshf ,Uf;ff; $lhJ.” “,J ve;jtpjj;jpYk; rupg;gl;L tuhJ. ehq;fs; cq;fs; mg;ghf;fspd;

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FLk;gj;jpw;F mbikaha; ,Ue;jtHfs;. rhjhuz ryitj; njhopyhsH. mLj;jtHfspd; Cj;ij cLg;igf; fOtp mjd;%yk; fpilf;Fk; tUkhdj;jpy; tapW tsHj;jtHfs;. cq;fSf;F ,njy;yhk; njupahJ.” “vdf;F mJ njupaTk; Ntz;lhk;. kdpjDf;F kdpjd; mbikahFk; Nkhrkhd tho;f;ifapd; tpsf;fk; vdf;Fj; NjitAk; ,y;iy.” mts; czHr;rptrg;gl;lhs;. mtspd; Kfj;jpy; nrk;ikapd; gbTfs;. ntspehl;by; tsHe;jjw;Fupa nropg;G. fdfh ,sikf;fhyj;jpy; ,Ue;jJ Nghd;w ftHr;rp mtsplk; fhzf;$bajhf ,Ue;jJ. mtis ,g;gbahd Njhw;wj;jpy; mtd; ,Jtiu fz;lNjapy;iy. mts; jplkhd KbNthLjhd; te;jpUe;jhs;. mtdpd; epyikia czHe;jh? ,y;iy kdkhu Nerpf;fpd;whsh? mtSf;Nf ,e;jf; Nfs;tpfSf;F tpil njupatpy;iy. vLj;j KbTkhj;jpuk; mtSf;Fg; gpioahfj; njupatpy;iy. “kQ;R> ePq;fs; ,q;F ,Uf;fpd;w xt;nthU epkplKk; vdf;Fj;jhd; nfl;lngaH. ePq;fs; Foe;ijg;gps;is. ed;ik jPik tpsq;fhJ. ePqfs; ; epidg;gJNghy; ekJ rKjhak; ,y;iy. vy;yhNk ehtpYk; vOj;jpYk;jhd;. khw;wk; vg;NghJ tUk;?” “mijj;jhd; ehDk; Nfl;fpNwd;. ,jw;F KbT Ntz;Lk;. khw;wk; Ntz;Lk; vd;why; ahuhy;> vg;NghJ? cq;fSf;F me;jj; JzptpUf;fh? ,y;iy> vd;idf; Foe;ij vd;fpwPHfs;. ehd; epj;jpiuapy;yhky; vLj;j KbT ,J. vdf;F cq;fisg; gpbj;jpUf;fpwJ. kdpjdhf xU Mzhf. mjpy; vd;d gpioapUf;F. mijtpl jpUkzj;jpw;Fupa jFjpAk; vdf;fpUf;F. ehd; tuk;G kPwp tsHe;jts; my;y. jkpo; ,dj;jpd; gz;ghl;L ,yf;fzj;ij vd; ngw;NwhH %yk; fz;lts;. khw;wj;ij tpUk;Gk; kdpj Neak; nfhz;lts;. ghujp Kjy; ghujpjhrd; tiu> ts;Std; Kjy; mfj;jpaH tiu> mg;gh vdf;Fr; nrhy;ypj; je;jpUf;fpwhH. ehd; epiy

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jLkhwtpy;iy.” mts; gy ,uTfs; tpopj;jpUe;jhs;. mtidg;gw;wpa me;j epidTfs;. ‘ghtk; Nfhghyd;!’ kdk;kl;Lk; ahUf;Fk; njupahky; mOJ nfhz;bUe;jJ. miwapy; vg;NghJk; GOf;fkhf ,Ug;gJ Nghd;w czHTfs;. gLf;ifapy; itj;Jf;$l rpyNgiug; gpbj;J mDg;gpapUf;fpwhHfshk;. ,g;gbahd Neuj;jpy; ek;ktHfs; rpyH> jw;nfhiy$lr; nra;jpUf;fpwhHfs;. mts; epj;jpiu ,y;yhky; Guz;L Guz;L gLj;Jf;nfhs;ths;. ,g;gb jpUg;gp mDg;GfpwtHfis tpkhd epiyaj;jpy; itj;J tprhuiznad;w ngaupy; nfhLikfs;> rpj;jputijfs; nra;tij mts; gj;jpupiffspy; gbj;jpUf;fpd;whs;. vj;jid fdTfs;. mtid ek;gpapUg;gtHfs; f];uq;fis kwe;jtHfsha; jw;NghJjhd; tho;fpd;whHfshk;. vy;yhNk mtd; thahy; mg;ghtplk; xg;Gtpj;jJ. mt;tsitAk; mtSk; mwpths;. mtd; tho;f;ifapd; ufrpaq;fs; epiwaNt ,Uf;FNkh? mtd; vd;d rhjp vd;w tprak; mz;ikapy;jhd; mtSf;Fj; njupate;jJ. Nfhghyid kdf;fz;zpy; epWj;jpg; ghHj;jhs;. jiyKjy; fhy;tiu. mtd; ey;ynjhU kdpjd;. vj;jid ehl;fs; mtd; mtSld; jdpahf ,Ue;jpUf;fpwhd;. NkhfDk; fdfhTk; rpy khjq;fSf;F Kd; mtrukhf RtpRf;Fk; Ngha; te;jhHfs;. jdj;jpw;Fk;> kQ;Rtpw;Fk; ,uTj; Jiz Nfhghy;jhd;. mtDk; ,isQd;. gUtj;jpw;Fupa ghy; czHTfs; mtdplKk; ,Uf;Fk;. xUehs;$l jtwhd ghHit mts;kPJ gLk; mstpw;F mtd; ele;Jnfhz;ljpy;iy. vd;d kupahij! jd;idNa Rw;wptUk; FkhH. mtidg; ghHj;jhNy mtSf;F mUtUg;ghf ,Uf;Fk;. ehfuPfj;jpd; cr;repiy. ngz;fs; vd;whNy mtDf;F NtW rpe;jid ,Uf;fhJ. gbg;gpy;$l Rj;jNkhrk;. ,uz;L fhjpYk; tisaq;fs; mLf;fLf;fhf. mz;ikapy; %f;Ff;$lf; Fj;jpapUe;jhd;. “vd;db tutu khwptpl;lhd;. ek;ikg;Nghy khWfpwhd;Nghy!” mtsJ rpNefpjpfs; fpz;lyhff; fijj;jNghJ mtSk; NrHe;J rpupj;jhs;. mtd; ,tisf; fhjypg;gjhf xUehs; nrhd;dNghJ mts; Mr;rupag;gl

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,y;iy. Nfhgpf;fTk; ,y;iy. “eP tpUk;Gtij ehd; mwpNtd;. ehd; cd;id vg;NghJNk tpUk;gkhl;Nld;” vd;gij mOj;jkhfr; nrhd;dNghJ> mtDk; mijg; ngupjhf vLj;Jf;nfhs;stpy;iy. ,J ,q;Nf tof;fkhfptpl;l xd;W. ,ijnay;yhk; fhjnyd;W xU $l;lk; ek;GfpwJ. ,J mtHfSf;F Ntz;Lnkd;why; gof;fkhf ,Uf;fyhk;. ,J eilKiwahfp tpl;lnjhd;W. mtisg; nghWj;jkl;by; Kbahky; ,Ue;jJ. mg;ghTf;Fk;> mk;khTf;Fk; Nfhghyd;kPJ ey;y tpUg;gk;. mtdJ gpur;ridf;F KbT Njb vq;NfNah miyfpwhHfs;. mk;kh ngha; nrhy;ypj; jpUkzk; nra;ag;Nghtjhff; fijf;fpd;wh me;jg; ngz;Zf;Fk; kQ;RTf;Fk; xNu taJjhd;. ifapy; ntz;izia itj;Jf;nfhz;L vq;Nfh miyfpNwhk; vd;w gonkhopia mtSk; mwpths;. mg;gbapUf;f vd;id Vd; ,tHfshy; njupTnra;a Kbatpy;iy. vd;djhd; jj;Jtq;fs; fijj;jhYk; ekf;nfd;W tUk;NghJ tpyfpj;jhd; epw;Nghkh? mg;ghTf;Fk;> mk;khTf;Fk; [Puzpf;f Kbahj tpraj;ij kw;wtHfs; Vw;Wf;nfhs;s Ntz;Lkhk;. mJTk; kiwKfkhf epidf;Fk;NghJ rpupg;Gj;jhd; te;jJ. ,e;jr; rpy ehl;fis ,uTfspd; ghjpNeuj;ijg; ghy;fdpapy;jhd; fopj;jhs;. mtspd; me;j miwiaj; jpwe;jhy; ghy;fdpf;Fg; Nghfyhk;. kdjpy; Vw;gLk; GOf;fj;jhy; ntspapYk; NtHj;Jf;nfhl;baJ. ,jkhd fhw;W> ejpapy;gl;L mtisAk; jOtpf; nfhs;Sk;. ejpf;fiufspd; ,ilfspy; Xq;fp tsHe;jpUf;Fk; kiyKfLfs;. mjpy; tupirahf mike;j mofhd tPLfs;. gspr;nrd;W njupa itf;Fk; njUtpsf;Ffs;. Rw;wp Rw;wp tise;J nry;Yk; ghijfs;. ,e;j moifg; gyfhykhf urpj;J te;jpUf;fpd;whs;. Mdhy; ,g;NghJ vy;yhNk GjpaJNghy;. Cd;wpf; ftdpf;Fk;NghJ mjpfk; mwpfpNwhk;. ek;ikr; Rw;wp ehwbj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;Fk; rKjha mikg;igAk; NrHj;Njjhd;. ; Nkhfd; epiwag; Gj;jfq;fs; thrpg;ghH. me;jg; gof;fk; mtsplKk;jhd;. mts; epiwaNt thrpj;jpUf;fpwhs;. ,yq;if> ,e;jpa vOj;jhsHfspd; Gj;jfq;fs;> fl;Liu ftpijj; njhFg;Gf;fs;> N[Hkd; Mq;fpyk; gpuQ;r;

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vd;W vy;yh vOj;Jf;fisAk; xd;NwhL xd;W Nkhjtpl;L myrpg;ghHg;ghs;. Gupahj tplaq;fis NkhfDk; tpsq;f itg;ghd;. fyhr;rhuk;> gz;ghL> rhjpaikg;G> caHe;jtd; jho;e;jtd; vd;fpd;w Ntw;Wikfs; vy;yhNk mts; mwpe;j tplaq;fs;. mtNshL tpthjpf;Fk;NghJ NkhfDf;F kfpo;r;rpahf ,Uf;Fk;. fdfk; ,ilapy; eOtptpLths;. jkJ kfspd; mwpit epidj;J ,UtUNk ngUikg;gl;lJz;L. ey;y jpiug;glq;fis Nkhfd; Nghl;Lf; fhl;Lthd;. ,ejpa kf;fspd; tho;f;ifKiw> rPuopTfs; vy;yhtw;iwAk; mtSk; mwpths;. ‘ghujp fz;zk;kh’ vd;w jpiug;glk;. mts; kdjpy; gyehl;fs; tpkHrdj;jpw;Fs;shf;fg;gl;lJ. caHe;j FLk;gj;jpy; rhjpapy; gpwe;j fjhehafp> tPl;by; mbikaha; Ntiy nra;Ak; ehafidf; fhjypg;gJNghy; mtidf;$l rhjpapy; FiwthdtdhfNt jpiug;glk; rpj;jupj;jpUe;jJ. ve;j tpjj;jpYk; ,e;jf; fhjy; epiwNtwhJ vd;gijf; fjhehafd; gyKiw vLj;Jf; $wpAk;> mts; mtidf; fhjypg;gij epWj;jtpy;iy. ,uz;L cs;sq;fNshL curpg; ghHf;Fk; fhjy; cUtpoe;J kuzj;jpy; rq;fkpg;gjhff; fij. ahUf;FNk njupahky; G+l;btplg;gl;l fhjy; cilj;njwpe;J mf;fpdpapy; rq;fkkhdNghJ> mtHfspd; ,ayhikf;fhf mts; mOjpUf;fpwhs;. me;jg; glj;jpy; tUk; jfg;gdpd; ghj;jpuk; epyikia czHe;J> mtdpd; jq;ifiaf; fhjypj;j caHe;j rhjpf;fhuDf;Nf jpUkzk; nra;J kfshf Vw;Wf; nfhs;fpwJ. mJtiu mtH filg;gpbj;j rhjpntwp mNjhL mope;JtpLfpwJ. ,Jjhd; fij. ,ij fjhrpupaH khw;wpapUf;fyhk;. mtshf Jzpe;J Vde;jf; fhjiy jfg;gdplj;jpy; ntspf;fhl;bapUf;ff; $lhJ. Jzpe;J NghuhbapUf;fyhk;. mtshy; KbahJ. guk;giu guk;giuahf Fl;Lg;gl;L> Nfhioahf;fg;gl;L tsHe;jtHfs;. typikAk;> gzr; nry;thf;Fk; mtHfis mbikahf;fp ,Ue;jJ. mtHfs; epkpu vj;jid Nghuhl;lq;fs;> capHg;gypfs;! mts;> mtH rKjhaj;NjhL ,ize;jhy; mtSk; guk;giuahf mbikjhd;. rpyNtis> mtd; fhjy; Vw;fg;gl;L mtNshL ,ize;jpUe;jhy;$l fhyg;Nghf;fpy; mtd;$l caHe;jtdhfptpLthd;. KbT ve;j khw;wKk;

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rKjhaj;jpy; epfog; Nghtjpy;iy. khwhf ,UtUNk xU Gjpa rKjha mikg;igj; Njhw;Wtpj;jpUf;fyhk;. mg;gbNa mtSf;F kdjpy; gl;lJ. ,g;NghJ jd;Dila tho;f;ifapYk; ,g;gbj;jhd; Kbth? mg;gb vd;why; ehd; Nfhghyidf; fhjypf;fpd;Nwdh? ,y;iy. fhjypf;fj; njhlq;Ffpd;Nwd;. ‘vspa rhjpnad;W vtiuAk; itahNj. caHe;j rhjpnad;W xUtd; vg;NghJk; nrhy;Yfpwhd;. mtDf;F eP mLj;jtdhfpd;wha;!’ mts; ,e;jg; glj;ijg; ghHj;j gpd;Ng ,e;jf; ftpij tupfis vOjpdhs;. vq;fSf;F Nky; vg;NghJk; caHthfg; NgRk; rhjpf;F ehq;fSk; vspatHfs;jhd;. ,jpy; vd;d Vw;wj;jho;Tfs;? mg;gbnad;why;> Nfhghyid ehd; Vd; Vw;Wf;nfhs;sf; $lhJ? Gjpa rKjhak; Nghuhbf; nfhz;bUf;Fk; fhyj;jpy; ,td;kl;Lk; Nfhioahfp... vg;gbnad;W mtSf;Fg; Gupatpy;iy. “cyfj;ijg;gw;wp mwptjw;F mg;gb vq;fis rKjhak; vq;Nf tpl;lJ? Ntz;lhikah. ehKz;L ek;Kila njhopYz;L. ‘jd; njhopy;tpl;ltd; rhjpapy; nfl;ltd;.’ mtH mbf;fb nrhy;YthH. ekJ guk;giuahf Vw;Wf; nfhz;l tho;f;ifapJ.” mts; Kjd;Kjy; mtdplk; jd; Kbitr; nrhd;dNghJ mtNd ,ijr; nrhd;dhd;. mtd; Nfhioay;y> ekJ rKjha mikg;G mg;gb khw;wptpl;lJ. mg;gbnad;why; ,e;jg; gonkhop Vd; cUthdJ? mjw;Fg; gjpy; Njl Kw;gl;lNghJ cz;ik ntspr;rk;Nghy; tpupe;J njupe;jJ. ahUf;F ve;jj; njhopy; mjpfk; tUNkh> mjpy; ghz;bj;jpak; mile;J caHtila Ntz;Lk;. khwhfg; gy njhopy;fspy; fhy; itg;gjhy; vjidAk; xOq;fhfr; nra;aKbahJ. N[Hkd; ehl;by; njhopy;fy;tpapd; mtrpak; ,jdhy;jhd; vOe;jJ. ekJ ehl;by; gbf;fpd;w njhopNyhL rhjpg;ngaHjhd; Kjypy; epiyj;J epw;fpwJ. khw;wk; Ntz;Lk;. ehkhf khwNtz;Lk;. mg;gh me;j mstpw;F gpw;Nghf;Fj;jdk; cs;stuy;y. mk;khTk; Nkhrkhdts; my;y. mtHfs; ,UtUNk fhjy; jpUkzk; nra;jtHfs; vd;gij mts;

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mwpths;. ,g;NghJk; ,UtiuAk; cjhuzk; fhl;b mwpe;jtHfs; ghuhl;Lk;NghJ mtNs ngUikg;gl;Lg; Nghths;. midj;jpw;Fk; mk;khjhd; fhuzk; vd;W mg;gh gyKiw nrhy;ypapUf;fpwhH. mg;ghtpd; FLk;gg; nghWg;Gfs; jPHe;jjpy; mk;khtpd; gq;Fjhd; mjpfkhk;. ,e;j epiyapy; mtsJ KbTfs; xU gpusaj;ijj; Njhw;Wtpf;FNkh? gbf;fpd;w rpNefpjpfSld; fijj;jNghJ mtHfSk; ,ij Vw;Wf; nfhz;lhHfs;. rpyNgH jhq;fs; ve;j cyfj;jpy; tho;fpd;Nwhk; vd;W njupahky; tpopj;jhHfs;. mfjpfshf ntspNawp> mq;nfhd;Wk; ,q;nfhd;Wkhf tho;fpd;wtiu ahH ve;jr; rhjpnad;W njupahky; Nghfpd;wJ. jpUkzg; Ngr;Rf;fs; vd;W tUk;NghJ> “Mkhk;> vd;d Ml;fs;? ek;Kila Ml;fNsh?” vd;w Nfs;tpfs;. mwpe;j gpd;G cwtpy; nfhQ;rk; tpupry;. el;gpy; eak; nfhQ;rk; RUjp tpyfp... ,jw;nfhU KbT Ntz;Lk;. vy;NyhUNk KbntLj;Jf; nfhz;lhHfs;. ehq;fs; Vd; Gjpa jiyKiwfshff; $lhJ. ,jw;Fupa fhyq;fs; vq;fs; rKjha tho;tpy; ,Us; tpyfp xspngwl;Lk;. mjw;F Nfhghyd; kl;Lk; kWg;Gj; njuptpj;jJ kQ;RTf;F vd;dNth khjpup ,Ue;jJ. ghujp fz;zk;kh glk;Nghy; Kbe;JtpLNkh? mtid mg;gh> mk;kh epuhfupf;f ve;jf; fhuzKk; ,y;iy> rhjp xd;iwj; jtpu. ey;y gps;is. caHe;j ciog;G. jd;id ek;gpapUg;gtHfspd; tho;f;ifapd; caHTf;F KbAkhdtiu Mw;wptUk; cjtpfs;. ,j;jidf;Fk; ngz;fis kjpf;Fk; mtDf;Nf cupj;jhd me;j ey;yFzk;. rpd;d tajpy; ,Ue;J ghLgl;l Njfk; KWf;Nfwp mofhd Mz;kfd;Nghy;. NghJk;> mtDf;F ,e;jj; jfikfs; NghJk;. ‘mtd; Kbahnjd;whYk; mtid epkpu itg;Ngd;. vd;dhy; KbAk;. mjw;Fupa jd;ikfis ehdhf tsHj;Jf; nfhs;Ntd;.’ ,e;j ehl;bd; rl;l jpl;lq;fs; jUk; Mjuittpl mtsJ ngw;Nwhupd; kPJ mtSf;F ek;gpf;if ,Ue;jJ. vy;yhNk ey;yjhf mtdJ vjpHfhyj;ijg;gw;wp> mts; mg;ghTk; mk;khTk; ftiyg;gl;lNghNj mts; KbntLj;Jf;nfhz;lhs;. ve;jg;

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ngha;Ak; nrhy;yhjtHfs;> mtDf;fhfg; ngha; nrhy;yp jpUkzk; NgRfpd;w mstpw;F khwpapUf;fpwhHfs;. ,Jnthd;Nw Nghjhjh? vd; topf;F vg;gbAk; mtHfs; te;Nj jPUthHfs;. ,y;yhtpl;lhy; ,tHfis ehd; tuitg;Ngd;. mg;gbnahU ituhf;fpaj;ij kdjpy; mts; tsHj;Jf; nfhz;lhs;. vy;yhNk FWfpa ehspy; njspthf vLj;j epahaq;fs;. jdJ kdkhw;wj;jpy; ve;jj; jtWk; ,y;iy vd;gjpy; njspthfNt ,Ue;jhs;. mjd;gpwNf mtd; tPl;bw;F mts; NghapUe;jhs;. “vLj;j KbT rupahdJ. ePq;fs; xU Nfhionad;gij ehd; ,g;NghJ fz;L nfhz;Nld;. ahUf;Fg; gag;gLfpwPHfs;?” mts; Nfhghyidf; Nfl;lhs;. “kdr;rhl;rpf;Fg; gag;gLfpNwd;.” mJkl;Lk; mtd; nrhd;dhd;. “jaTnra;J kQ;R ePq;fs; Nghq;fs;.” mjw;fpilapy;jhd; fdfKk;> NkhfDk; mq;F te;jhHfs;. kQ;R jdJ Kbitj; jplkhfNt nrhy;ypapUe;jhs;. “mg;gh> ehd; vLj;j Kbtpy; khw;wk; ,y;iy. ehd; ,Jtiu kdk; jsHe;jJk; ,y;iy. ePq;fSk; mg;gb vd;id tsHf;fTk; ,y;iy. ‘rhjpfs; ,y;iyab ghg;gh Fyj;jho;r;rp ,fo;r;rp nrhy;yy ghtk;’ vd;W ePq;fs;jhd; vdf;F nrhy;ypj; je;jPHfs;. mLj;jtHfSf;fhf tho;e;J fhl;L. mjpy; ,d;gj;ijf; fhz;gha;. mJTk; ePqfs;jhd; ; nrhd;dPHfs;.” mts; epjhdkhfNt nrhd;dhs;. “rup th> tPl;il Nghtk;.” fdfk; Nfhghyid Kiwj;Jg; ghHj;jhs;. “vy;yhk; cd;dhy;jhd;.” mtd; vJTNk Ngrtpy;iy. ntwpj;Jg; ghHj;Jf;nfhz;L gpuik

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gpbj;jJNghy; epd;whd;. “ehd; ,tiuj; jpUkzk; nra;tjw;F vijj; jilnad;W fUJfpwPHfs;? mk;kh> cq;fisj;jhd; Nfl;fpNwd;. ePq;fs; nrhy;tJ epahakhfg;gl;lhy; ehd; cq;fSld; tUfpNwd;.” fdfj;jhy; vJTNk Ngr Kbatpy;iy. ,Ue;jhYk; mts; Nfl;gjw;F VjhtJ nrhy;y Ntz;Lnkd;W epidj;jhs;. “kQ;R> eP rpd;dg;gps;is. ehq;fs; tho;e;J mDgtg;gl;ltHfs;. czHr;rptrg;gl;L vLf;fpd;w KbTfs; gpw;fhyj;jpy; cd;idg; ghjpf;ff; $lhJ. mjw;fhf Nahrpj;J tUe;Jtha;. Nfhghydpy; vq;fSf;Fk; mf;fiwAz;L. mtDf;F NtW ,lj;jpy; jpUkzk; nra;J itg;gjw;F KbntLj;jpUf;fpNwhk;.” “ahUf;Nfh cz;ikia kiwj;J jpUkzk; nra;J itj;J> me;j cz;ik njupate;J mtupd; tho;f;if ehrkiltijtpl> mtiug;gw;wp mwpe;j ehNd jpUkzk; nra;tjpy; vd;d jtW?” mts; KbthfNt $wpdhs;. Nfhghyd; vt;tsT nrhy;ypAk; mts; Kbit khw;wTk; ,y;iy. Nkhfd; mjpfkhff; fijf;fTk; ,y;iy. mts; $wpaJ epahakhfg;gl;lJ. ,Ue;jhYk; mbkdjpy; xU cWj;jy;. vd;dntd;W mtuhy; ,dk; fz;Lnfhs;s Kbatpy;iy. “fdfk;> ntspf;fpL. tPl;l Nghtk;.” “mg;gh> ehq;fs; cq;fisj; Njb tUtij ehd; tpUk;gtpy;iy. mij tpLj;J Nfhghy; tPl;lhUld; NrUtijAk; tpUk;gtpy;iy. vq;F rhHe;jhYk; mikg;gpy; khw;wk; ,Uf;fg; Nghtjpy;iy. vq;fisj; Njb ePq;fs; thUq;fs;. Gjpa mikg;nghd;W cUthFk;. mq;Nf ve;j Kj;jpiuAk; Fj;Jg;glg; Nghtjpy;iy. xU Gjpa rKjha tbtk; Njhw;wk; ngWk;. ,J ehd;kl;Lk; vLj;j Kbtpy;iy. vd; Njhopfs; vLj;j KbTk; ,Jjhd;.

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Nfhghiy khw;w vd;dhy; KbAk;. xl;L nkhj;jkhf ,dj;jpd; tpbit Nehf;fpg; Nghuhbf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhHfNs ek;ktHfs;> mtHfs; rhjp mbg;gilapy; Nghuhl;lj;ijj; njhlq;ftpy;iy. vy;yhUk; jkpoH vd;w czHtpy;jhd; Nghuhbf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhHfs;.” fdfKk;> NkhfDk; NtW topapd;wp tPL jpUk;gpdH. Nkhfd;kl;Lk; Nfhghypd; KJfpy; Nyrhfj; jl;bf; nfhLj;jhH. cd; kPJ ve;jj; jtWk; ,y;iy vd;gij mJ mtDf;F czHj;jpaJ. ePz;l rpe;jidf;Fg; gpwF fdfh yjhtplk; nrhd;dhs;. “mf;fh> ePq;fs; xUf;fha; Ngha;f; Nfl;Lg;ghUq;fs;. rpyNtisfspy; kdk; khwp tUthNsh njupatpy;iy.” “rup ghHg;gk;. mq;ifjhNd epw;fpwhs;. ePAk; thwpNah?” “Xkf;fh. ehDk; thwd;.” “mtiuAk; Nfl;Lg; ghud;.” “me;jhs; tUFNjh njupahJ.” “,y;iyf; fdfh> ehDk; thwd;. ehd; njspthd KbntLj;Jtpl;Nld;. mts;kPJ ve;jj; jg;Gk; ,y;iy. mts; ,g;gbnahU khw;wj;ij tpUk;Gfpd;whs; vd epidf;Fk;NghNj kdk; kfpo;r;rpailfpwJ.” jj;Jtq;fs; Ngrg;gLtjw;F kl;Lky;y> nray;gLj;jg;glTk; Ntz;Lk;. Gyk;ngaH ehLfspy; rhjpg; gpuptpid Fiwe;Jnfhz;L tUfpd;wJ vd;W ek;ktH xUtH fijj;jNghJ> xUtd; nrhd;dhdhk;> ‘vq;Fk; Ngha;tpltpy;iy. ,e;jf; Fspupy; tpiwj;J ,Uf;fpwJ. nky;y nky;y

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gpzthil!

mtd; mOjNghJ vd;dhy; jhq;fKbatpy;iy. Vw;fdNt xd;W ghjpapy; Ngha;tpl;lJ. ,JTk; vd;dghNlh njupatpy;iy. “kr;rhd;> fkyh ghtklh. vj;jid Ntjidfisr; Rkf;fpwhs;. mts; Kd;dhy; epd;W ghHf;fNt KbahjpUf;fpwJ. vdf;F vy;yhNk mts;jhd;. cdf;F vy;yhk; njupAk;.” mtd; Njk;gpj; Njk;gp mOjhd;. “Nla;! kdijf; iftplhNj. mtSf;F xd;Wk; ele;JtplhJ. mtHfs; ed;whfg; gHhf;fpwhHfs;. ehd; gyjlit ,Jgw;wp mtHfSld; fijj;jpUf;fpwd;. mtHfs; ,g;gb vj;jid Ngiug; ghHj;jpUg;ghHfs;. vy;yhNk ey;yjhf KbAk;. eP xd;Wf;Fk; Nahrpf;fhNj!” ehd; MWjy; $wpAk; mtd; Nfl;ftpy;iy. fkyh jq;fpapUe;j me;j thl;Lf;F Kd;dhy; cs;s kuj;jpd; fPo; ehq;fs; epd;Nwhk;. fkyhtpd; mz;zd; fUzh vq;fSf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy; Xukhfg; Nghlg;gl;bUe;j thq;fpy; cl;fhHe;jpUe;jhd;. mtd; Kfj;jpYk; ftiyapd; rhay; njupe;jJ. thl;il tpl;L nry;yk; kp];]p ntspapy; te;jh. mtit vdf;F Vw;nfdNt njupAk;. tpiue;J nrd;w ehd; fkyhtpd; epyikgw;wp tprhupj;Njd;. “fha;r;ry; msTf;F Nky; FspUld;. kNyupahhf ,Uf;Fk; vd;W nlhf;lH re;Njfg;gLfpwhH. uj;jk; gupNrhjidf;F mDg;gpapUf;fpNwhk;. cld; te;jpLk;. uj;jg;ngUf;F Vw;gl;bUf;fpwJ. ngupah];gj;jpupf;F mDg;GtJ ey;yJ vd;W nlhf;lH nrhd;dhH. mk;Gyd;];Rf;F mwptpj;jpUf;fpNwhk;. mNefkhf mk;Gyd;]; te;JtpLk;. ngytPdkhf ,Uf;fyhk;. epiwa uj;jk; NghapUf;F. gpwrH Fiwe;Jnfhz;L tUfpwJ. ghHg;gk;. gag;glj; Njitapy;iy.” mt xt;nthd;whf tpOq;fp tpOq;fpf;

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fijj;jJ vdf;F xU khjpup ,Ue;jJ. “mtis ePq;fs; New;iwf;Nf nfhz;L te;jpUf;fyhk;.” “,d;iwf;Ff; fhiyapy;jhNd ,J ele;jJ.” ehd; nrhy;YKjNy mt mtrukhf -- mLj;j thl;Lf;Fg; Ngha;tpl;lh. vdf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy; rpth epd;wpUe;jhd;. itj;jparhiy epHthfNk rupapy;iyNghy; mtDf;Fg;gl;lJ. “ctq;fs; VNjh gpiotpl;bl;lhq;fs; kr;rhd;. mJjhd; MSf;nfhU gf;fk; epd;W KORfpdk;. mq;if capUf;fhfg; Nghuhbf; nfhz;bUg;gJ vd;Dila kidtp fkyh kr;rhd;. mtSf;F VjhtJ elf;fl;Lk;. vy;yhiuAk; nfhj;jpg; gpse;J NghLtd;!” mtd; MNtrj;jpy; fj;jpdhd;. “rpth> Ngrhky; ,Ulh. nlhf;lUk; mtSf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy;jhd; ,d;Dk; ,Uf;fpwhH. mg;gbnahd;Wk; ele;jpUf;fhJ. vq;fs; epyikapy; ,g;NghJ mg;gbj;jhd; ,Uf;Fk;.” “vd;id eP rkhspf;fpwha;. mtq;fSf;F vy;yhk; njupAk;. mtisg; ghHf;fTk; tpLfpwhq;fs; ,y;iy. kr;rhd; ePahtJ Ngha;g; ghHj;Jf; nfhz;L thlh.” ehd; cs;Sf;Fg; NghFk;NghNj> “,g;NghJ ghHitahsH Neuk; ,y;iy. ntspapy; Nghq;Nfh! nlhf;lH epw;fpwhH. gpwF vq;fSf;Fj;jhd; Ngr;RtpOk;.” ngz;jhjp xUtH jdJ flik czHTld; nrhd;dNghJ vd;dhy; kPw Kbatpy;iy. “xU epkplk; nlhf;lUld; fijj;Jtpl;Lg; NghfpNwd;” vd;W mDkjpf;Fk; fhj;jpuhky; cl;GFe;Njd;. fkyhtpd; ifiag; gpbj;J nlhf;lH ehb ghHj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jhH. mtH Kfk; ntspwp ,Ue;jJ. fz;fs; %bagb

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miuj; J}f;fj;jpy; ,Ug;gJNghy; nlhf;lH vd;id mz;zhe;J ghHj;jhH. mtH ghHitapy; ,tiu ahH cs;Nstpl;lJ vd;gJNghy; mHj;jk; njupe;jJ. mtH fijg;gjw;F Kd; ehNd Ke;jpf; nfhz;Nld;. “nlhf;lH ,g;NghJ vg;gb ,Uf;fpwJ?” nfhQ;rNeuk; mtH xd;Wk; Ngrtpy;iy. vd;id Kiwj;Jg; ghHj;jhH. “mJjhd; ghHj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpNwd;. njupatpy;iyNah?” gjpy; fhurhukhf te;jJ. mtH me;j itj;jparhiyapd; Kjd;ik nlhf;lH ,y;iy. khtl;l itj;jpa mjpfhup yPtpy; Nghd gpd;G ,tH me;jf; flikfis vg;NghjhtJ ghHg;gtH. kw;Wk;gb ,tH %d;whtJjhd;. mtUf;F taJ Ik;gJf;FNky; ,Uf;Fk;. Vnol;Lg; gps;isfs;. ,e;j itj;jparhiyf;F te;J Ie;J tUlq;fSf;F Nky;. mtiu mq;NfNa jq;f itj;jhHfs; ngd;rd; fhyk;kl;Lk; ,Uf;fl;Lk; vd;W. Nehahspfs; vg;NghJk; ,tiuj; jpl;bf;nfhz;Nl ,Ug;ghHfs;. kDrd; eha;khjpup. md;gha; Mjutha; nfhQ;rkhtJ Ngrf;$lhNjh? ntLf;Fg; gpLf;nfd;W. tUj;jj;NjhL NghdtHfSf;F tUj;jk; mjpfupf;FNk jtpu nfhQ;rKk; FiwahJ. mj;jp G+j;jhw;Nghy; kDrd; vg;NghjhtJ rpupf;Fkhk;. mq;F Ntiynra;Ak; CopaHfNs fijg;ghHfs;. rk;gsehs; fpl;l te;jpw;WJ vd;W fpz;lyhfg; Ngrpf;nfhs;thHfs;. me;j mstpw;Fg; nghUshjhu neUf;fb. gps;isfspd; gbg;Gr; nryT> rhg;ghL> tPl;L thlifnad;W xUtpjj;jpy; ghtk;jhd;! b.vk;.X. yPtpy; NghFk;NghJ> gjpyhf vk;.X.vr;ir epakpj;jpUe;jhH. mt xU ngz;. ,d;W fhiy b.vk;.X vg;gbAk; Ntiyf;F te;jpUf;f NtZk;. me;j ek;gpf;ifapy; vk;.X.vr;. VNjh kfhehl;bw;fhf nfhOk;gpw;Fg; NghapUe;jh. mLj;jJ ,tHjhd;. me;j kDrDf;F Vw;fdNt nud;rd; ,Ue;jhYk; mtUf;F cs;Su tpUg;gk;jhd;. ,d;W mtHjhNd Kjd;ik nlhf;lH. thl; wTz;l;> mtUf;Fg; gpd;dhy; nuz;L NeH];. fk;gPukhf elf;f Kaw;rpj;jhH. tho;f;ifapy; vg;NghjhtJ ,g;gbr; re;jHg;gq;fs; tUtJz;L.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

me;jr; re;jHg;gj;jpy; mjp\;ltrkhf rpy Nehahspfs; jg;gpj;Jf; nfhs;thHfs;. ,d;W ez;gd; rpthtpd; kidtp fkyh ghtk;. mtSf;F ,e;j kDrd; khwp kUe;ijf; FLj;Jtpl;lJ. gf;fj;J ‘ngl;’by; ,Ue;J fijj;j rdq;fs; nrhd;dJ vdf;Ff; Nfl;lJ. vdf;Fs; Nahrpj;Njd;. nlhf;lupd; KfKk; ntspupg;Ngha; ,Ue;jJ. VNjh gpio ele;Jtpl;lJ. “NrH” vd;W nkJthff; $g;gpl;lhu; “,q;Nf ghUk;. vq;fSila flikiag; ghHf;f vq;fSf;Fj; njupAk;. ePH Kjypy; ntspNa Nghk;.” vdf;F Mj;jpuk; nghj;Jf;nfhz;L te;jJ. mlf;fpf; nfhz;Nld;. mJ xU rpd;d thl;. gj;J Nehahspfs; khj;jpuk; gLj;jpUe;jhHfs;. mtHfs; vy;NyhUk; vd;idg; gupjhgkhfg; ghHj;jhHfs;. gf;fj;jpy; epd;w nry;yk; kp];]p ntspapy; NghFk;gb fz;fshy; [hil fhl;bdhs;. ntspapy; ehd; Nghf> rpth vg;gbAk; Nfs;tp Nfl;ghd;. vd;d nrhy;YtJ vd;W njupatpy;iy. mk;Gyd;]; ntspapy; te;J epd;wJ. gugug;G. mtrukhf ,uz;L CopaHfs; ntspapy; ,Ue;J cs;Ns te;jhHfs;. gLj;jpUe;j fkyhitj; J}f;fp mk;Gyd;rpy; Vw;wpdhHfs;. xU ifapy; FSf;Nfh]; Nghj;jy;. nry;yk; kp];]p gj;jpukhf jhq;fp te;jh. nlhf;lH xU gpur;rid Kbe;jJ vd;gJNghy; xU ngU%r;R tpl;Lf;nfhz;lhH. ehd; jpUk;gTk; mtH gf;fj;jpy; NghNdd;. “rhH xd;iw Nahrpr;Rg; ghUq;fs;. vq;fSf;F epyik njupahJ. ePq;fs;jhd; vq;fSf;F MWjy; $w Ntz;Lk;. kidtpapd; epyik njupahJ ez;gd; ntspNa mOJ nte;J nfhz;bUf;fpwhd;. mtDf;F vg;gb MWjy; nrhy;YtJ vd;W njupatpy;iy. XusTf;fhtJ Nehahspapd; epyik vq;fSf;Fj; njupa Ntz;Lk;. ePq;fs; vq;fs;kPJ vupQ;R tpOfpwpas;.” ehd; nfhQ;rk; fhurhukhfNt NgrpNdd;. nlhf;lH vd;id mz;zhe;J ghHj;jhH. nkJthf mioj;J> “nrhwp”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

vd;whH. “fj;jhijAk;. vdf;F cq;fs; epyik tpsq;FfpwJ. ePq;fSk; xd;iw Nahrpf;f Ntz;Lk;. cq;fistpl ehq;fs; Nehahspfs;kPJ ftdKk; mf;fiwAk; nfhs;sNtz;Lk;. xU Nehahspf;F VjhtJ ele;jhy; ehq;fs;jhd; nghWg;G. mjdhy;jhd; mg;gb vupe;JtpOe;Njd;. Nehahspapd; epyik nfhQ;rk; f];uk;jhd;. mjpfkhf uj;jk; Nghapw;WJ. Mdhy; gag;gpLfpw mstpw;F ,y;iy. ngupah];gj;jpupf;F mDg;GfpNwhk;. ,q;f tr;rpUe;J xz;Zk; nra;NayhJ. b.vk;.X.Tk; ,y;iy. vg;gbAk; mDg;gj;jhd; NtZk;.” me;j kDridg; ghHf;fg; ghtkhf ,Ue;jJ. ed;whfg; gae;jpUg;gJ njupe;jJ. “NrH> mk;Gyd;rpy; xUtH Jizf;Fg; Nghfyhk;jhNd” vd;W Nfl;Nld;. “eH]; vd;whH. xUtH $lNt NghthH. Kjy;> mjw;F mDkjpAk; ,y;iy”

ntspapy; mk;Gyd;irr; Rw;wp rdk; Gjpdk; ghHj;jJ. ez;gd; rpth fkyhitg; ghHf;f NtZk; vd;W Nfl;ljw;F mDkjp fpilj;jJ. Xntdf; fjwpdhd;. “kr;rhd; mtSf;F xd;Wk; elf;fhJ. ehq;fs; gpd;dhy; Nghtk;.” fkyhtpd; mz;zd; fUzhTk; mOJnfhz;L gf;fj;jpy; epd;whd;. “jk;gp fUzh> fhiu vLk;. ehq;fSk; Nghtk;.” “tPl;bw;Fg; Ngha; mk;khitf; $l;bf;nfhz;L NghtNk?” fUzh jaq;fpj; jaq;fpf; Nfl;lhd;. “Vd; vy;NyhiuAk;? ,UgJ iky; Ngha;tu Neuk; Ngha;tpLk;. ehq;fs; kl;Lk; Nghtk;.” mk;Gyd;]; Gwg;gl;lJ. rpth mOJnfhz;L fhupy; Vwpdhd;. mtd; jiyia nkJthf tUb vd; khHNghL rhj;jpf;nfhz;Nld;. mtDf;F MWjyhf ,Ue;jJ. “mz;iz ngw;Nwhy; mbf;fNtZk;.” fhH re;jpapy;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

,lJgf;fkhfj; jpUk;gpaJ. mk;Gyd;]; tyJ gf;fg; ghijapy; Ngha;f; nfhz;bUe;jJ. ngw;Nwhy; epug;gp ehq;fSk; Gwg;gl;Nlhk;. vd; kdjpYk; gjl;lk;. Neuk; kjpak; gd;dpuz;L kzpf;F Nky; ,Ue;jJ. ngupah];gj;jpup ,q;fpUe;J njhz;Z}W iky; ,Uf;Fk;. %d;W ehd;F kzpj;jpahyq;fs; gpbf;Fk;. xOq;fhd ghijfsh ek;k Cupy;. fplq;Fk; gs;sq;fSk;. Nghfpd;w gpujhd ghijapy;jhd; vq;fs; tPLk; ,Ue;jJ. “fhiu epWj;jp tPl;lhUf;F nrhy;ypg; Nghl;Lg; Nghtk; kr;rhd;.” “Neuk; NghfhNj?” “mtHfs; NghwJf;fpily ehq;fs; ,ilapy; gpbj;jpLNthk;.” fUzh fhiu vq;fs; tPl;L thrypy; epWj;jpdhd;. rpthTk; vq;fs; tPl;bw;F mbf;fb tUgtd;. rpyNtisfspy; uTZf;F te;jhy; jq;fp kWehs;jhd; tPl;bw;Fg; Nghthd;. mk;khitf; fz;lTld; moj; njhlq;fptpl;lhd;. vJTk; mwpahj mk;kh jpifj;Jg; Ngha; epd;wh. mk;khitf; Frpdpf;Fs; $l;bf;nfhz;L Ngha; ele;jtw;iwr; nrhd;dNghJ mk;khTf;Fk; ftiyahf ,Ue;jJ. ,Ue;jhYk; fhl;bf; nfhs;stpy;iy. “jk;gp> ePq;fs; xd;Wf;Fk; Nahrpf;fhijAq;Nfh. mg;gb xd;Wk; elf;fg; Nghtjpy;iy. ,e;j Neuj;jpy; ngz;fSf;F rpyNtisfspy; ,g;gb Vw;gLtJjhd;. flTs;kPJ ghuj;ijg; NghLq;fs;. vy;yhk; mtH ghHj;Jf; nfhs;SthH.” mtrukhf rpy cLg;Gf;fis vLj;J kbj;J itj;Njd;. mjw;Fs; mk;kh ghj;jpuj;jpy; Nrhw;iwg;Nghl;L Fioj;Jf;nfhz;L te;J> “MSf;nfhU ftsk; rhg;gpLq;Nfh> gl;bdpNahL Nghfhky;.” gupNthL nrhd;dNghJ> “Ntz;lhkk;kh” vd;W rpthTk; fUzhTk; kWg;Gj; njuptpj;jhHfs;. mk;kh tpltpy;iy. fz;bj;J MSf;nfhU ftsk;jhd; nfhLj;jh. vdf;Nf rhg;gpl kdk; tutpy;iy. ,Ue;jhYk; VNjh nfhQ;rk; rhg;gpl;Nld;. ehq;fs; Gwg;gl;lNghJ kjpak; xU kzpahfptpl;lJ. “mk;kh> Nghapw;W

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

thwk;.” “nghWq;f jk;gp!” vd;W VNjh epidj;jtsha; ifapy; xU Njq;fhAk; fw;G+ug; igf;fw; xd;Wk; je;jh. “NghFk;NghJ fd;dpkhUf;F Njq;fhiaAk; mbr;R> fw;G+uj;ijAk; nfhSj;jp Ntz;bf; nfhs;Sq;fs;. vy;yhk; ey;yjhfNt elf;Fk;.” rpth Njq;fhiaf; ifapy; thq;fpf;nfhz;lhd;. vq;fs; tPl;bw;Fg; gf;fj;jpy;jhd; Nfhtpy; ,Ue;jJ. nrhd;dij mtd; epiwNtw;wpdhd;. “jhNa! vd;u fkyhitf; fhg;ghw;W” vd;W rj;jkpl;L Ntz;baNghJ ehNd tpk;kptpk;kp mOJtpl;Nld;. nta;apy; mNfhuk; jhq;f Kbatpy;iy. fhH Ntfkhfg; Gwg;gl;lJ. ghyj;ijf; fle;J mf;fiuf;F te;Jtpl;Nlhk;. rw;W tisthd ghijfs;. ‘,d;Dk; vt;tsT J}uk;? mtSf;F vd;d ele;jNjh?’ vd; kdk; xUKiw epidj;Jg; ghHj;jJ. ‘xd;Wk; elf;fhJ.’ ehNd rkhjhdk; nrhy;ypf; nfhz;Nld;. ,uz;L tUlq;fSf;F Kd;jhd; rpthTf;Fj; jpUkzk; ele;jJ. ngz;izg; ghHj;jjpypUe;J jpUkzk; KbAk;kl;Lk; mtDf;F ey;y MNyhrfuhf ,Ue;Njd;. fkyh vl;lhk; tFg;gpw;F Nky; gbf;ftpy;iy. MdhYk; ey;y Gj;jprhyp. ,e;jj; jpUkzj;jpw;Fg; gpwF rpth> kidtpapd; Guhzj;ijj; jtpu NtW GuhzKk; ghLtjpy;iy. “fkyh! fkyh!” vd;W E}W juk; nrhy;Ythd;. mtHfs; tPl;by; ,Ue;J mtd; Ntiy nra;Ak; fe;NjhH gj;J iky; J}uk; ,Uf;Fk;. mjpfhiy Ie;J kzpf;F vOk;gp rikr;R rhg;ghL fl;b VO kzpf;F t];Rf;F mDg;gp itg;ghs;. khiy rpyNtisfspy; rupahd Neuj;jpw;F t]; tuhJ. ,uT VO vl;L kzpahfptpLk;. mtd; t];]py; ,wq;f> fkyh jhiaAk; $l;bf;nfhz;L te;J t]; jupg;gpy; epw;ghs;. vj;jid jlitfs; ,td; nrhy;ypapUg;ghd;.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

“fkyh> ehd; tuf;$lhJ.”

vd;d

Foe;ijg;

gps;isah?

ehd;

tukhl;ldh?

vdpNky;

“Xk;” vd;W jiyahl;Lths;. ifapy; itj;jpUg;ghs; ntspr;rj;jpw;F. “,utpy; cq;fSf;nfd;d njupAk;?” “Vd; ,tisAk; $l;bf;nfhz;L..?”

me;j G+r;rp

mupf;fd; yhk;G NtW nghl;Lf;fs; elkhLk;.

“vj;jid jlitfs; nrhd;dhYk; ,ts; Nfl;lhy;jhNd jk;gp. kWg;Gr; nrhd;dhy; Nfhgk; te;jpLk;.” fkyh nfhQ;rk; Fs;sk;jhd;. khepwk;. rpthTf;F Vw;w N[hbg; nghUj;jk;. gy jlitfs; mtd; tPl;bw;Fg; NghapUg;Ngd;. “mz;zh mz;zh” vd;W md;ghff; $g;gpLths;. ngUtpUe;Nj itg;ghs;. jd; fztdpd; ez;gd; vd;w fhuzk;. vg;NghJk; rpupj;j Kfk;. jpUkzkhfp---- xU tUlkhfpAk; Foe;ijapy;iy. “kr;rhd;> fkyhTf;Ff; Foe;ij vd;why; nfhs;is Mir.” xUehs; ftiyahfr; nrhd;dhd;. “Nla;> clNd vy;yhk; ele;JtplhJ. rpy NgUf;F clNdjhd;. ,jw;fhf eP ,g;g ftiyg;glj; Njitapy;iy. ehs; ,Uf;F” vd;W MWjy; $wpNdd;. mLj;j khjk; re;jpj;jNghJ mtd; kfpo;r;rpahf ,Ue;jhd;. mts; fHg;gkhf ,Uf;fpwhshk;. “fkyhit eP ,g;g ghHf;fNtZk;. me;j mstpw;F G+upg;NghL ,Uf;fpwhs;.” “rup xUehs; tUfpNwd;. fkyhTf;F vdJ tho;j;Jf;fisr; nrhy;yptpL.” mLj;j fpoik ehd; mq;Nf NghapUe;Njd;. “vd;d fkyh> nra;jp mwpe;Njd;. re;Njhrk;. ghtk; rpth. Foe;ij gpwe;j gpd;G mtidf;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

ftdpf;fhky; tpl;blhijAq;Nfh!” “Nghq;fz;zh!” vd;W Kfj;jpy; njupe;jJ. ntl;fg;gl;lNghJ jha;ikapd; G+upg;G mts;

,e;jr; re;NjhrKk; mjpf ehs; ePbf;ftpy;iy. %d;W khjj;jpy; ,uj;jg;Nghf;F Vw;gl;L> me;jf; Foe;ijiaAk; mopj;jJ. mts; jd;idf; ftdpf;fhky; vy;yh NtiyiaAk; ,Oj;Jg;Nghl;Lr; nra;jpUf;fpwhs;. ngytPdk;jhd; fhuzk; vd;W itj;jpaH nrhd;dhuhk;. MW khjj;jpw;Fs; jpUk;gf; fUj;jupj;jhy; Mgj;J vd;W itj;jpaH NtW vr;rupf;if nra;jhH. fkyhit mjd; gpwF Ngha;g; ghHj;Njd;. Ngaiwe;jts;Nghy; ,Ue;jhs;. Kd;ida kfpo;r;rp re;Njhrq;fs; vJTNk ,Uf;ftpy;iy. vj;jid gfpbf; fij $wpaNghJk; mts; rpupf;fNt ,y;iy. mtDk; NrhHe;J Nghdhd;. mtHfs; tho;tpy; Vd; ,g;gb ele;jJ. vdf;Fk; kdjpy; Ntjidjhd;. ,J ele;J gj;J khjj;jpw;FNky;jhd; mLj;j Foe;ij tapw;wpy; te;jJ. Kd;G ele;jJkhjpup ,y;yhky; mts; mf;Foe;ijf;fhf gj;jpaq;fs; NtW. jhahH ve;j NtiyiaAk; mtisf; nfhz;L nra;tjpy;iy. mts; tpUk;gpa rhg;ghLfs; tpl;lhkpy;f;> NfhHypf;]; vd;W rpth thq;fpf; Ftpj;jhd;. mtSf;Fr; rj;jpAk; ,Uf;ftpy;iy. rhg;gplf; $ba kdKk; ,Ue;jJ. fpspdpf;Ff;Fg; Ngha;te;jhs;. nlhf;lH> “Foe;ij MNuhf;fpakhf ,Uf;fpwJ” vd;W me;j kfpo;r;rpahd nra;jpiar; nrhd;dNghJ fkyhTf;Fk; rpthTf;Fk; re;Njhrk; jhq;ftpy;iy. ,d;W fhiyapy;jhd; ,J ele;jJ. mt;tsntd;wpy;iy. nfhQ;rkhf ,uj;jk;. jhAk; kfSk; FRFRj;jNghJ rpth Nfl;lhd;. mts; Kfk; thbapUe;jJ. “vJf;Fk; jk;gp M];gj;jpupf;Ff; nfhz;L Nghq;f. ,g;gb rpy Ntis elf;fpwJjhd;.”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

khkp vl;Lf; Foe;ijfisg; ngw;w mDgtrhyp. ,Ue;jhYk; kdjpy; rpW mr;rk;. fUzhitAk; mioj;Jf; nfhz;L M];gj;jpupf;Fg; Nghdhd; rpth. NghFk;NghJ mts; jhia mizj;J mOjhs;. jhahH jiyia tUbf; nfhLj;jhH. “gps;is> mJ rpyNtisfspy; ,g;gb tUk;. gpwF ,y;iyg; ghHj;jpNa.” mjd; gpwF mtSf;F ,Uf;ftpy;iyj;jhd;. “ehDk; thwNjh jk;gp.” “Ntz;lhk; khkp. ePqfs; epy;Yq;fs;. ehd; fUzhit $l;bf;nfhz;L ; Nghapw;W thwd;.” itj;jparhiy. mtHfs; ,Uf;Fk; ,lj;jpypUe;J gj;J iky;fSf;F Nky; ,Uf;Fk;. khtl;l itj;jparhiy ,Jjhd;. fkyh ,ilapy; tUk;NghJ NrhHe;J NghapUe;jhs;. if fhy; vy;yhk; eLf;fk;. “FspUJ” vd;W nrhd;dhs;. mtisj; njhl;Lg; ghHj;jNghJ rpth mjpHr;rpaile;jhd;. clk;ngy;yhk; neUg;gha; nfhjpj;jJ. “FspUJ> FspUJ” vd;W fj;jpdhs;. mts; cjLfs;$lj; Jbj;jd. itj;jparhiyf;F ,d;Dk; ghjpj; J}uk; ,Ue;jNghJjhd; ,J ele;jJ. fhupd; gpd; rPw;wpy; mtd; kbkPJ jiyitj;Jg; gLj;jpUe;jhs;. clnyy;yhk; eLq;fpf; nfhz;NlapUe;jJ. fz; jpwe;J mbf;fb> mts; mtidg; ghHj;J mOjhs;. xU Foe;ijiag;Nghy; mtDk;jhd;. “fUzh> nfhQ;rk; nfjpahfg; Ngh.” itj;jparhiy te;jTld; rpthNt mtisj; Xbdhd;. nry;yk; kp];]pjhd; mq;Nf epd;wh. itj;Jg; ghHj;jNghJ mtTf;F mjpHr;rpahf fha;r;ry;. fl;bypy;Nghl;L me;j nkhj;jg; J}f;fpf;nfhz;L thl;Lf;Fs; mtrukhf njHkh kPl;lH ,Ue;jJ. msTf;F Nky; NghHitahy; NghHj;jpAk;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

mtSf;F eLf;fk; epw;ftpy;iy. rpth gf;fj;jpy; epd;whd;. ehDk; md;W jw;nrayhf itj;jparhiyf;F te;jpUe;Njd;. fUzh %yk; nra;jp mwpe;J rpthitAk; fkyhitAk; ghHj;Njd;. mtSf;F MWjy; $wpaNghJ> mts; Nfl;ljhfj; njupatpy;iy. “mk;khTf;Fr; nrhy;yptpLq;Nfh!” vd;:W khj;jpuk; nrhd;dhs;. mjd; gpwF nlhf;lH te;J ghHj;J kUe;J nfhLj;jhH. vq;fs; fhH tpiuthfg; Ngha;f; nfhz;bUe;jJ. fUzhjhd; fijiaj; Jtq;fpdhd;. “M];gj;jpupapy;jhd; VNjh khwp kUe;ijf; FLj;Jg; Nghl;lhq;fs;.” “rP... mg;gbnahd;Wk; ele;jpUf;fhJ.” mg;gbj;jhNd fijf;fpJfs;.” “mtHfSf;F vd;dntd;W njupAk;. Nfl;L xd;Wk; KbntLf;ff; $lhJ.” vq;fil “thl;bypUe;j rdq;fspd;u rdq;fs; fijiaf;

mjw;Fg; gpwF mtd; xd;Wk; Ngrtpy;iy. rpth gf;fthl;by; ntspapy; ghHj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jhd;. mtd; rpe;jid vy;yhk; mtisg;gw;wpajhfNt ,Uf;Fk;. mtd; kdk;gLk; Ntjidia mtd;jhd; mwpthd;. tay; ntspapy; ahUk; ,y;iy. mUtp ntl;b rpy fhzpfspy; mLf;fpapUe;jhHfs;. rpy ,lq;fspy; cg;gl;bfs;. kjpak; Ntiyia Kbj;J ,isg;ghwp kuq;fspd; epoypy; gLj;jpUe;jtHfisAk; ghHf;ff; $bajhf ,Ue;jJ. jpBnud;W flflntd;W rj;jk;. fhH mq;Fk; ,q;Fk; cyhQ;rpaJ. gpd; rpy;Y fhj;Jg; Ngha;tpl;lJ. fhiu epWj;jp ,wq;fpg; ghHj;j fUzh mij cWjpg;gLj;jpr; nrhd;dhd;. “vy;yhk; rdpad; gpbr;rkhjpup.” ,wq;fp uaiu khw;Wtjw;F ehDk; cjtp nra;Njd;. “vd;d kr;rhd; ,g;gbnay;yhk; elf;fpJ.”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

“rpth> tplhNj.”

,itnay;yhk;

jw;nrayhf

elg;git.

kdijf;

iftpl;L

ehq;fs; uaH khw;wpf;nfhz;bUe;jNtisapy; vq;fs; mUfpy; me;jf; fhH epd;wJ. “kr;rhd;> khkpahl;fs;jhd;.” khkp mOJtbj;j Kfj;Jld; ,wq;fp rpthitg; ghHj;J tpk;k Muk;gpj;J tpl;lhs;. mOfpwjhy xU gpur;ridAk; jPug; Nghtjpy;iy. mtTld; %j;j kfs; mUzhTk;jhd; te;jpUe;jhs;. “ePqfs; Gwg;gLq;Nfh. ehq;fs; uaiu ; khw;wptpl;L gpd;G tUfpNwhk;.” ehd; ,ijr; nrhy;y mjw;F MNkhjpj;jtHfsha; jpUk;gTk; mtHfs; fhupy; Vwpf; nfhz;lhHfs;. gj;J ikYf;Fs; vg;gbAk; mtHfisg; gpbj;JtpLNthk;. ehq;fs; Ntfkhfr; nray;gl;Nlhk;. vq;fs; fhH Gwg;gl;L xU kzpj;jpahyk; ,Uf;Fk;. me;jr; re;jp. “fUzh> fhiuf; nfhQ;rk; epw;ghl;L.” tyJ gf;fj;jpy; me;jj; NjdPHf; fil ,Ue;jJ. me;jg; gf;fj;jpy; mk;Gyd;]; tz;bfs; Nghdhy; mtHfSf;Fj; njupahky; Nghf tha;g;gpUf;fhJ. ahNuh mtru Nehahspfis Vw;wpr; nry;Yk; thfdk;. vg;gbAk; ftdpg;ghHfs;. fy;yhtpy; ,Ue;j Kjyhspiaf; Nfl;Nld;. “mz;Nz rw;W Neuj;Jf;F Kjy; mk;Gyd;]; xd;W NghapUf;Fk;.” “ve;jg; gf;fj;jhy NghdJ?” mtUk; epjhdpj;J tpsf;fk; nrhd;dhH. “,lJ gf;fkhfj;jhd; jpUk;gpg; NghfpwJ. mNefkhf mtHfs; ,g;g itj;jparhiyf;Fg; NghapUg;ghHfs;. mk;Gyd;]py; nfhz;L nry;Yk; Nehahspfs; nfhQ;rk; f];ukhd epyiknad;why; mjpypUe;J Ie;J iky; njhiytpy; cs;s me;j itj;jparhiyf;Ff; nfhz;L nry;tJ tof;fk;.” vdf;F kdk; glglj;jJ. filapy; ,Ue;jtHfs; vd;idg; gupjhgj;Jld; ghHg;gJNghy; njupe;jJ. rpthit vg;gbj; Njw;WtJ vd;W njupatpy;iy.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

“fUzh> fhiu ,lJ gf;fkhfj; jpUg;G” vd;Nwd;. “Vd; kr;rhd;?” vd;W rpth fyq;fpa Fuypy; Nfl;lhd;. “vnjw;Fk; ghHj;Jtpl;Lg; Nghtk;” vd;W rkhspj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. fUzhTf;F epyik tpsq;fpapUf;f Ntz;Lk;. mtd; fz;fspy; ,Ue;J ePH toptij ehd; ftdpj;Njd;. vy;yhk; KbQ;RNghr;RNghy. vd;d kdpj tho;f;if! New;iwa jpdk; vt;tsT re;Njhrkhf ,Ue;jpUg;ghHfs;. ,d;W> fhyj;jpd; Nfhyk;. Vd; ,g;gb ehd; epidf;fpNwd;? rP> Ntz;lhk;. ey;yjhf epidg;Nghk;. gpujhd ghij. rpd;djhf xU gl;bdk;. thfd neupry; mjpfk;. gy gFjpfspy; ,Ue;J nry;Yk; t];fs; tpiue;J nrd;W nfhz;bUe;jd. nta;apy; NtW mNfhukhf. kdjpy; Vw;gl;l GOf;fj;Jld; NrHe;J NtHj;Jf; nfhl;baJ. rpth tpiwj;jgb ntspapy; ghHj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jhd;. itj;jparhiyapDs; fhH nrd;wJjhd; jhkjk;> “INah! vd;u nry;yk; vd;id tpl;bl;Lg; Nghapw;whslh fUzh” vd;W fkyhtpd; jha; mbj;Jg; gpbj;Jf;nfhz;L Xbte;jhs;. gpwnfd;d? “INah! fkyh!” vd;W me;j itj;jparhiyNa mjpUfpd;w mstpw;F rpthtpd; mOFuy;. ahiuj; Njw;WtJ vd;W njupatpy;iy. itj;jparhiyapy; ,Ue;j NehahsHfs; vy;NyhUk; gupjhgkhfg; ghHj;jhHfs;. ehd; rpthit ,Wf mizj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. vd; fz;fspYk; ePH tope;Jnfhz;bUe;jJ. fkyhtpd; cliy ahUk; ghHf;Nfyhjhk;. rtr;rhbapy; itj;jpUe;jhHfs;. Ngh];khl;lk; nra;Jjhd; cliyj; jUthHfshk;. vdf;F ,J Kjy; mDgtk;. vd;idj; jtpu kw;wtHfshy; me;j epiyapy; ,aq;fTk; KbahJ. mg;NghJjhd; mtd; mwpKfkhdhd;. “vd;Dila ngaH Nkhfd;. ehd; ,e;j itj;jparhiyapy;jhd; Ntiy nra;fpd;Nwd;. VjhtJ cjtp Njitg;gl;lhy; jhuhskhf vd;idf; NfSq;fs;.”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

vg;gbAk; mtDf;F ,Ugj;jp%d;W ,Ugj;jpehY tajpUf;Fk;. nkype;j cly;. Kfj;jpy; rhe;jk;. mtd; vdf;F ,ijr; nrhd;dNghNj vy;yh mYty;fisAk; Kbj;JtpLNtd; vd;fpd;w njd;G Vw;gl;lJ. mtd; iffs; ,uz;ilAk; gw;wpg; gpbj;Njd;. “ed;wp jk;gp> ,g;g ehq;fs; vd;d nra;a Ntz;Lk;?” “mz;iz> cliyg; Ngh];Nkhl;lk; nra;ahky; jukhl;lhHfs;. ,J itj;jparhiyr; rl;lk;. vjw;Fk; ePqfs; b.vk;.X. cld; fijr;Rg; ghUq;fs;. ; mtH epidj;jhy; juyhk;.” fkyhtpd; mk;kh> fUzh> rpth> mUzh vy;NyhUk; jiyapy; mbj;Jf; Fswpf; nfhz;bUe;jhHfs;. ahuplk; vijf; Nfl;gnjd;W njupatpy;iy. gf;fj;jpy;jhd; gpujhd itj;jpa mjpfhupapd; tpLjp ,Ue;jJ. rw;W Kd;jhd; cliyg; nghWg;Ngw;Wtpl;L tpLjpf;Fg; NghapUe;jhuhk;. Neuk; %d;W kzpiaf; fle;jpUe;jJ. Nkhfid mioj;Jf;nfhz;L mtH tpLjpf;Fg; NghNdd;. fjit nkJthfj; jl;bNdd;. mtHjhd; fjitj; jpwe;jhH. eLj;ju taJ. mikjpahd Gd;KWty; G+j;jKfk;. ghHj;jhy; ey;y kdpjH Nghy;gl;lJ. ehd; vd;id mwpKfg;gLj;jpf; nfhz;Nld;. Nkw;nfhz;L ehq;fs; vd;d nra;ayhk; vd mtH%yk; Nfl;Lg; ngWtjpy; MHtkhf ,Ue;jJ. “NrH! vd;d nra;ayhk;?” vd;W Nfl;Nld;. “rup cs;Ns thUq;fs;. cl;fhUq;fs;” vd;W md;NghL mioj;jhH. ey;y kdpjH vd;W kdJf;Fs; epidj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. mtH mikjpahfNt NgrpdhH. “jk;gp> cliy ntl;b gupNrhjid nra;ahky; ehq;fs; juKbahJ. ,J itj;jparhiyr; rl;lk;. fhuzk; jk;gp> me;j Nehahspapd; ,];uwp wpg;Nghl; mDg;gp itj;j> itj;jparhiyahy; vq;fSf;Fj; jug;gltpy;iy. mt vg;gbf; fhykhdh vd;w tplak;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

vq;fSf;Fj; njupahJ. vq;fs; itj;jparhiyapy; itj;jpUe;J ,Ugj;jpehd;F kzpj;jpahyj;jpw;Fg; gpwF ,we;jpUe;jhy; ePq;fs; cld; vLj;Jr; nry;y mDkjp cz;L.” “mk;Gyd;rpy; te;jtHfs; tpguk; jutpy;iyah?” vd;W Nfl;Nld;. “mtHfsplk; ,y;iy. ngaH tpyhrk; kl;LNk vOjpapUe;jhHfs;. me;j Nehahspf;F vd;d tUj;jk; vd;W vOjg;gltpy;iy.” fkyhtpd; cly; epiygw;wp mtuplk; nrhd;Ndd;. “ePqfs; nrhy;tij ehd; kWf;ftpy;iy. vq;fSf;F rl;lk; xd;W cz;L. ; ,J ehd;kl;Lk; vd;why;$lg; guthapy;iy. fpuhkNrtfH> kuztprhuiz mjpfhup (nfhHzy;)> nghyp]; vy;NyhUk; NrHe;Nj KbntLf;f Ntz;Lk;.” mtH nrhd;dJ Kbatpy;iy. rupNghy;jhd; vdf;Fg;gl;lJ. vjpHj;Jf; fijf;f

“ePqfs;> cq;fs; nry;thf;ifg; gpuNahfpj;J juKbahNjh?” vd;W ; Nfl;Nld;. gj;J kzpf;F Kjy; ehq;fs; Ngha;r; NrHe;jpl Ntz;Lk;. me;j Ntisapy; Culq;Fr; rl;lj;ij murhq;fk; mKy;gLj;jpapUe;jJ. mijAk; mtuplk; nrhd;Ndd;. “,jpy; vdJ nry;thf;F vJTk; ,y;iy. mg;gbnad;why; cq;fs; itj;jparhiyapy; ,Ue;J Nehahspapd; ,];uwp wpg;Nghl;il vLj;Jj; jhUq;fs;. ve;jg; gpur;ridAk; ,y;yhky; jUfpNwd;.” “rup> ghHg;Nghk;” vd;W mtuplk; tpilngw;Wf; nfhz;Nlhk;. “vq;Nf nuypNghd; vLf;fyhk;?” vd;W Nkhfidf; Nfl;lNghJ> “mz;iz

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

thUq;fs;” vd;W gf;fj;jpypUe;j jghy; epiyaj;jpw;F mioj;Jg; Nghdhd;. nuypNghd; vLj;jNghJ b.vk;.X.jhd; ,Ue;jhH. vd; ngaiur; nrhy;yp mwpKfg;gLj;jpf; nfhz;Nld;. mtUf;F vd;id ed;whfj; njupAk;. ehd; rhHe;jpUe;j nghJ r%f mikg;gpd; %yk; itj;jparhiyf;F Ntz;ba rpW cjtpfisr; nra;jpUe;Njhk;. me;jtifapy; mtUf;F vd;kPJ ey;y mgpg;gpuhak; ,Ue;jJ. “ePH ,Jf;Fs;s Ngha; vq;Nf khl;Lg;gl;BH?” vd;W Nfl;lhH. ,we;jJ vd; ez;gdpd; kidtp vd;gijAk;> cliyg; ngWtjpy; cs;s rpukj;ijAk; mtuplk; nrhy;yp tpsq;f itj;Njd;. jaTnra;J me;j wpg;Nghl;il mDg;gp itf;f Mtd nra;Aq;fs; vd;gij tw;GWj;jpf; $wpNdd;. jhd; ,e;j itj;jpa mjpfhupAld; fijg;gjhff; $wpdhH. mtH vg;gbAk; fijg;ghH vd;w ek;gpf;if. mtH ,tUld; fijj;jpUf;f Ntz;Lk;. “jk;gp> vdp wpg;Nghl; te;J> ,J elf;fpw fhupakh? ehd; mtiu ek;GfpNwd;. kw;wtHfis ek;g itg;gjw;F vd;d mj;jhl;rp ,Uf;fpwJ. vdf;F Vw;nfdNt ,g;gbnahU mDgtk;. me;j tof;F ,g;NghJk; NfhHl;by; ele;J nfhz;bUf;fpwJ. Nfh\;br; rz;ilapy; xUtd; ntl;Lg;gl;L itj;jparhiyapy; gLj;jpUe;jhdhk;. xUehs; nrhe;jf;fhu tPl;bw;Fg; Ngha; Fspj;Jg;Nghl;L tUfpNwd; vd;W mDkjp Nfl;lhdhk;. mtd; Ngha; vjpuhspia ntl;bf; nfhd;WNghl;L itj;jparhiyapy; te;J gLj;Jtpl;lhd;. mtd; ntl;baijf; fz;l rhl;rpfs; NtW. itj;jparhiyapy; gLj;jpUe;jtd; ntspapy; vg;gbg; Nghdhd; vd;W nghyp]; tof;F itj;jpUf;fpwjhk; nlhf;lUf;F vjpuhf. mtH ,e;jf; fijiaAk; nrhd;dhH. NtW vd;d top ,jw;F vd;W Nfl;Nld;. “ePqfs; ; kw;wtHfisr; rkhspf;f KbAnkd;why; vdf;Fg; gpur;ridapy;iy” vd;whH. vdf;Nf vd;idg; ghHf;fg; ghtkhf ,Ue;jJ. “Nkhfd;> kw;wtHfisr; rkhspf;fpwnjd;why; vg;gb? vdf;F tpsq;ftpy;iy.” “NtW vd;d mz;iz? vy;yhNk gpzk; jpd;Dk; fOffs; Nghy;jhd;”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

vd;whd;. “nfhQ;rk; gzj;ijtpl;L vwpa Ntz;baJjhd;. Kjypy; tpjhidiar; re;jpg;gk;.” fpuhk cj;jpNahfj;jH. mtUila tPL mjpf J}uj;jpy; ,y;iy. Nkhfd; vdf;F topfhl;bahf. “fhupy; Nghtk; jk;gp.” “mJTk; ey;yJjhd;. gf;fj;jpy; kuz tprhuiz mjpfhup nghyp]; vy;yhiuAk; re;jpf;fyhk;.” fUzh! jk;gp mOJnfhz;bUe;J. xU fhupaKk; ele;JtplhJ. ele;j tpraj;ijr; RUf;fkhfr; nrhy;yp re;jpf;f Ntz;batHfspd; mtrpaj;ijAk; typAWj;jpNdd;. Kjypy; tpjhidahH tPlbw;Fg; NghNdhk;. taJ Ik;gJf;F Nky; ; ,Uf;Fk;. mf;fiwAld; Nfl;gJNghy; vy;yhtw;iwAk; Nfl;lhH. “vdf;F xd;Wk; gpur;ridapy;iy jk;gp. Kjypy; nghyprpl;lg; Nghq;fs;. mtDk; nfhHzYk; Xnkd;why; rup.” “nghypir rw;W Kd;jhd; re;jpj;Njd;. mjw;Fg; nghWg;gha; ,Uf;fpwtd; gpd;Nduk; Ie;J kzp t];Rf;F CUf;Fg; Nghfg;Nghwhd;. ,uz;L ehisf;F tukhl;lhd;.” “VjhtJ ifAf;Fs;s itr;Rf; Nfl;Lg; ghUq;fs;.” topiaAk; mtNu nrhy;ypj; je;jhH. ,tUk;> ‘,ij vjpHghHf;fpNwd;’ vd;gij vdf;F ifapy; itg;gjd; %yk; njuptpj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. vdf;F vq;f CH tpjhidahupd; epidT xUKiw te;JNghdJ. ehw;gj;ije;J tajpUf;Fk;. mtH irf;fpspy; tUthH. mtiutpl tajpy; %j;jtHfs; vy;NyhUk; ‘Iah’ vd;W $g;gpl Ntz;Lk;. mtH mtHfis ‘Nla;’ vd;Wjhd; $g;gpLthH. me;j taJ KjpHe;jtHfs; mtupd; irf;fpis

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

cUl;bf;nfhz;L tUthHfs;. vdf;F ,e;jf; fhl;rpfisg; ghHf;Fk;NghJ gj;jpf;nfhz;L tUk;. ,tHfs; vy;NyhUk; cj;jpNahfj;jpd; jd;ikia czuhjtHfs;. fpuhk kf;fspd; NrtfHfshfj;jhd; ,tHfSf;F epakdk; toq;fg;gl;bUe;jJ. ‘ctq;fSf;nfy;yhk; ,Ul;lb mbf;fNtZk;’ vd;W ehDk; ez;gH rpyUk; Ngrpf;nfhz;Nlhk;. te;j fhupak; vg;gbahtJ Kbal;Lk;. mtuplk; me;jg; nghyp]; cj;jpNahfj;jiur; re;jpj;Njhk;. ,Ue;J tpilngw;W

“vdf;F ,z;ilf;F Neuk; tuhJ. ehd; CUf;Fg; NghfNtZk;.” Nkhfd; nkJthf vdf;Ff; fz;izf; fhl;bdhd;. fUzhTf;F tpsq;fp tpl;lJ. E}W &ghit vLj;Jf; iffspy; itj;jhd;. ve;jf; fijAk; ,y;iy. “vd;id Neuj;Njhil tpl;blNtZk;. vg;gbAk; VO kzp t];Rf;fhtJ CUf;Fg; NghfNtZk;.” mtDf;Fk; me;j cj;jpNahfj;jpw;Fk; rk;ge;jkpy;iy. ahNuh xU vk;gpapd; rpghHRNghy. Cjptpl;lhy; tpOe;JtpLthd;. mg;gbnahU Njhw;wk;. “cq;fisg; ghHf;fg; ghtkhf Ntz;baJ cq;fs; nghWg;G.” ,Uf;F. kw;wtHfisr; $wpdhd;. rkhspf;f vdf;F

Fwpj;j Neuj;jpy; itj;jparhiyf;F cs;Sf;Fs; GOq;fpf; nfhz;bUe;jJ.

tUtjhff;

vdp> kuz tprhuiz mjpfhup. nghyp]; epiyaj;jpypUe;J nfhQ;rj; J}uk;jhd; me;j mjpfhupapd; tPL. Fr;R xOq;iffs;. fhH Xl;br; nry;tJ nfhQ;rk; rpukkhf ,Ue;jJ. ghijfs; rPuhf ,Uf;ftpy;iy. xOq;iffspy;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Foe;ijfs; tpisahl;L ikjhdj;jpy; epd;W tpisahLtJNghy;. vq;fs; fhiuf; fz;lTld; Gjpdk; ghHf;f Ntypfspy; ngz;fs;. Xntd;W eha;fs; Fiuj;jgb... “,Jf;FNkNy fhH NghfhJ. fhiu epw;ghl;btpl;L ele;J Nghtk;.” “fUzh> eP fhUf;Fs;s ,U. ehDk; NkhfDk; Ngha;tpl;L tUfpNwhk;.” NghFk;NghNj Nkhfd; mtiug;gw;wpr; nrhd;dhd;. jz;zpr;rhkpaz;iz. cjthj kDrd;. re;jpj;j ce;jhSf;F cq;fshy; FLj;Jf; fl;Lg;gbahfhJ.” “ce;jhs; ey;y Ml;fSf;Fs;s

mtupd; tPlL thrYld; me;j xOq;if Kbe;jpUe;jJ. NeNu tPL. ; ‘fbeha; ftdk;’ vd;W thrypy; vOjpg;Nghl;bUe;jJ. mJ Ntiw kdJf;Fs; gak;. vjw;Fk; ntspapy; epd;W $g;gpLtk;. “Iah! Iah!” vd;W Nkhfd;jhd; $g;gpl;lhd;. xU rj;jKk; ,y;iy. gpd;gf;f tstpy; fl;bapUe;j eha;kl;Lk; vq;fSf;fhff; Fuy; nfhLj;jJ. rj;jj;ijf; Nfl;lJk;> my;Nrrpadhfj;jhd; ,Uf;Fk; vd;W KbntLj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. gha;Q;rhy; ehq;fs; mt;tsTjhd;. gy jlitfs; $g;gpl;l gpd;G ntspf;fjT jpwe;jJ. jpwe;jJ xU rpWkpjhd;. ghHj;jTld; njupe;jJ> tPl;L Ntiyf;fhug; gps;isnad;W. fhJfspy; xd;Wk; ,y;iy. mts; mzpe;jpUe;j cLg;G> mts; Njhw;wk;> vy;yhNk! “Iah ,Uf;fpwhNuh?” vd;W Nkhfd;jhd; Nfl;lhd;. “mtH epj;jpiu.”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Nkhfd; ,uz;L> %d;W jlitfs; te;jpUf;fpwhd;. mtd;jhd; ,ijr; nrhd;dhd;. tPlbd; Kd; Kw;wk; mt;tsT Jg;Guthf ,Uf;ftpy;iy. ; mq;fq;F ntw;wpiy ghf;Fj; Jg;gy;. Nfhopfs; jd;ughl;by; mq;fq;F ,Ue;J itj;jpUf;fpd;wd. tPL fy;yhy; fl;lg;gl;bUe;jJ. nts;is mbj;jpUf;ftpy;iy. ntsp tpwhe;ijapy; ML xd;iwf; fl;bapUe;jhH. nfhOj;j fplha; ML. NkNy mjw;fhf xU Fiof;fl;L. vq;fis xUKiw jpUk;gpg; ghHj;jJ. ntUstpy;iy. me;j tpuhe;ij Ml;Lj;njhOtk; khjpup kzj;jJ. jpdk; Ml;fs; te;J gof;fk;Nghy;. gf;fj;jpy; FRdp. “jq;fr;rp> eha;....” “gag;glhijAq;Nfh. mJ gpd;Df;Ff; fl;bapUf;F.” fijapy; njupe;jJ ,e;jg; gps;is kiyehl;Lj; jkpoH vd;W. ek;ktupd; Mjpf;fk; kiyehl;Lj; jkpoHkPJ mg;NghJ nfhbfl;bg; gwe;jpUf;fpwJ. mtHfspd; Vo;ik> Rje;jpukw;w tho;f;if> ehlw;w gpui[fs; vd;W gyte;jkhf jpUg;gp mDg;gg;gLfpd;w epiy. Fiwe;j rk;gsj;jpw;F Ntiy tha;gig toq;fpf; nfhz;bUe;jhHfs; ek;ktHfs;. ,e;j Cupd; Rw;W ; tl;lhuq;fspy; kiyafj; jkpoHfspd; FbNaw;wq;fs; mike;jpUe;jd. mts; mzpe;jpUe;j cLg;G> mq;fq;F fpopry;. mij kiwg;gjw;F nghUj;jkw;w xl;Lj;Jzpfs; %yk; ijj;jpUe;jhHfs;. jiyia ed;whf thup ,Of;ftpy;iy. mtisg; ghHf;fNt ghtkhf ,Ue;jJ. “jq;fr;rp> mtiu vOg;gptpl KbANkh?” vd;W ehd;jhd; Nfl;Nld;. mts; rw;Wj; jaq;fpdhs;. mts; jaf;fj;jpy; epahak; ,Ue;jJ. ,e;jg; ngupa kdpjHfs; ,g;gbj;jhd;. kJkaf;fj;jpy; gLj;JtpLthHfs;. epj;jpiuf;Fg; gq;fk; Vw;gl;lhy; nfhjpj;njOthHfs;. me;jr; rpWkpf;F epiwa mDgtk; ,Ue;jpUf;Fk;. “cs;s te;J ,Uq;Nfh.” me;jf; Nfhop vr;rq;fisj; jhz;b xUthW cs;Sf;Fs; GFe;Njhk;. cs;Sf;Fs; ,Ue;J me;jf; Fwl;ilr; rj;jk;. ,td; ghtp ,g;Nghijf;F vOk;ghd;Nghy. tPl;by; NtW ahUk; ,Uf;ftpy;iy. tpwhe;ijapd; kw;wg;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

gFjpapy; Ehw;Wf;Fk; Nkw;gl;l ney;Y %l;ilfs; tupirahf mLf;fpapUe;jhHfs;. nfhQ;rk; girahspjhd;. me;jg; gps;is xU jz;zPH nrk;Gld; cs;Sf;Fs; Nghtij ehd; ghHj;Njd;. ghtk;> vq;fshy; me;jg; gps;isf;F mbjhd; tpog;NghfpwJ. Fwl;ilr; rj;jk; epd;wJ. gps;is vOg;gpapUf;f Ntz;Lk;. “cd;id my;Ny nrhd;ddhd;. epj;jpiu nfhs;Nsf;Fs;s vOg;gNtz;lhk; vd;W!” kDrd; nfhjpj;Jr; rj;jk;Nghl;lJ vq;fSf;Fk; Nfl;lJ. “cq;fisj; NjbahNuh vd;W mts; nrhd;dhs;. “MH...?” mts; ntspapy; te;Jtpl;lhs;. kDrd; vg;gbAk; tUk;. Rtupy; ‘kf;fs; njhz;ld; khrpyhkzp’ vd;W mtiug; ghuhSkd;w cWg;gpdH nfsutpj;Jg; nghd;dhil NghHj;jpa me;jg; glk; njhq;ftplg;gl;bUe;jJ. me;jf; nfsutj;ij Vw;W rpupj;j Njhw;wk; glj;jpy; njupe;jJ. Nkhfd; nrhd;dij itj;Jg; ghHj;jNghJ vdf;F vupr;ry; vLj;jJ. vd;d kDrHfs;. rKjhaj;jpd; juf; FiwTfsplk; ,e;jg; gl;lq;fs; Ngha; gLfpd;wghL. cz;ikahd kf;fs; njhz;lHfisf;$l kjpf;f Kbahky; Ngha;tpLfpwNj. kdJf;Fs; rpW tUj;jk;. ,td; xU kf;fs; njhz;ld;? ,tDf;Fg; nghd;dhil NghHj;Jgtd; ,tidtpl caHe;jtNd! kfh kf;fs; njhz;ld; vd;W$l ,Uf;fyhk;. me;jg; glj;ij NkhfDf;Ff; fhl;baNghJ mtDf;Fk; rpupg;G te;jJ. gj;J epkplj;jpw;F Nky; ,Uf;Fk;. xU nrUky; rj;jk;. thwhH Nghy. mg;gh! ntspapy; te;jhd; ghtp. ehd; kdJf;Fs; epidj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. Nkhfid mtUf;F Vw;nfdNt njupAk;. “MH NkhfNd vd;d tprak;?” clk;ngy;yhk; tpaHj;J tope;jJ. ifapy; te;jpUf;fpwhHfs;. Kd;Df;F ,Uf;fpwhHfs;”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

me;j jz;zPHr; nrk;G. tpwhe;ijf;F te;jthNw thAf;Fs; ePiutpl;L nfhg;gspj;J mq;fpUe;Nj Kw;wj;jpy; Jg;gpdhH. ntw;wpiyr;rhak; rpfg;ghf ntspapy; te;J rpjwpaJ. vq;fSf;Fg; gf;fthl;by; me;j thq;F. mjw;F Nky; fhy; ,uz;ilAk; kbj;J cl;fhHe;jhH> me;j kf;fs; njhz;ld;. gf;fj;jpy; ntw;wpiyj; jl;lk;. thapy; kbj;Jg; Nghl;lthNw> ele;j tpraj;ij tpsf;fpaNghJ> “gpur;rid nfhQ;rk; f];uk;jhd;. kw;wtHfisg; ghHj;jpaNsh? vy;yhiuAk; rkhspj;jhy; ehd; kWf;fg;NghwNd?” ‘nfhQ;rk; nfjpg;gz;Zq;Nfh’ vd;W nrhy;yTk; jaf;fkhf ,Ue;jJ. Mw mkHe;J ntw;wpiyr; rhw;iw cs; tpOq;fpf;nfhz;bUe;jhH. “vd;d nta;apy;! fhH nfhz;L te;jdPqfNs?” ; “fhH xOq;ifapy; epf;fpJ. nfhQ;rk; nfjpg;gz;zpdhy; ey;yJ. ehq;fs; CUf;Fg; Ngha;r; NruNtZk;. mtHfSk; mq;F te;jpUg;ghHfs;. ePqfs; ; te;jhy; rup...” “,Uq;Nfh thwd;.” fpzw;wb> miwnad;W khwp khwp jpupe;jhd; ghtp. ntspapy; te;jhr;R. kf;fs; njhz;lDf;F cupa me;jj;jd;ik cilapy; njupe;jJ> me;jg; glj;jpy; ,Ue;jijg;Nghy;. “ts;sp!” “vd;idah!” mts; gae;J> eLq;fp gf;fj;jpy; te;J epd;whs;. “mk;khf;fs; te;jhy; M];gj;jpupkl;Lk; Ngha;thwndz;L nrhy;yptpL.” mts; jiyairj;jhs;. fUzh> fhUf;Fs; ,Ue;J jq;ifia epidj;J epidj;J mOJ nfhz;bUe;jpUf;fpwhd;. vq;fisf; fz;lJk; fz;fisj; Jilj;jijf; fz;Nld;. mtHjhd; Kd;rPw;wpy; cl;fhHe;jpUe;jhH. fhH xOq;iffisj; jhz;b gpujhd ghijf;F te;jJ. itj;jparhiyf;Fg; Nghfhky; tyJ

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

gf;fk; NghFk;gb ifiaf; fhl;bdhu; rkhjhd ePjthd;. Vd; vd;W ehq;fs; xUtUk; Nfl;ftpy;iy. Nkhfd; vd;idg; ghHj;jhd;. mtDf;F Kd; mDgtq;fs; mjpfk;. “jk;gp> tyJ gf;fk; thw filabapy xUf;fhy; epw;ghl;Lk;.” mJ xU Fbtif tpw;fpw fil. fhUf;Fs; ,Ue;J nfhz;Nl> “jk;gp> Ie;J Nghj;jy; gpaH nfhLj;JtpLk;.” gpaH te;jJ. “fhR fPR itr;rpUf;fpwpaNsh” vd;W vd;idg; ghHj;jhH. vdf;Fr; RH vd;wJ. Nkhfd; jdJ ifahy; vdJ njhilia mOj;jpdhd; Ngrhky; ,Uq;fs; vd;wJNghy;. vt;tsT vd;W Nfl;L fUzhjhd; fhR nfhLj;jhd;. vd;d kDrd; ,td;? kw;wtHfspd; Nrhfj;jpy; ,tHfs; kl;Lk; Rfk; NjLfpwhHfNs! gpd;gf;fj;jpy; Neuhf ehd;jhd; ,Ue;Njd;. mg;gbNa tyJ fhiy caHj;jp cije;JtpLNthkh vd;W Nahrpj;Njd;. rpthtpd; Kfk;. mtdpd; ,e;j NtjidfSf;F xU KbT fpilf;fl;Lk;. vd;id ehNd mlf;fpf; nfhz;Nld;. fhH itj;jparhiyia Nehf;fpg; Ngha;f; nfhz;bUe;jJ. kw;wtHfs; vy;NyhUk; ,e;j kDrDf;fhff; fhj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jhHfs;. mtrukhf ,wq;fp rpthtpd; mUfpy; nrd;Nwd;. mtd; kdJf;Fs; mOfpwhd;. fz;fs; khj;jpuk; fz;zPiur; nrhupe;jJ. fkyhtpd; jha; jiyapy; ifia itj;jgb ntwpj;Jg;Ngha; ,Ue;jh. fUzh jhapd; gf;fj;jpy; mirtw;W epd;whd;. “mz;Nz> tpjhidf;Fk; ghHj;J VjhtJ nfhLq;Nfh!” vdf;F ,g;gbahd eltbf;iffspy; cld;ghL ,Uf;ftpy;iy.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

fUzhjhd; VNjh ifapy; itj;jhd;. vy;NyhUk; itj;jpa mjpfhupapd; miwf;Fs; gFe;jhHfs;. vdpr; rtg;ngl;b> Jzpnahd;W thq;fNtZk;. MW kzpf;FNky; fil G+l;btpLthHfs;. ehd; fUzhitAk; NkhfidAk; mioj;Jf;nfhz;L filj; njUTf;Fg;Ngha; vy;yhtw;iwAk; XlH nfhLj;Jtpl;L te;Njhk;. mtHfs;> “Maj;jg;gLj;jp itf;fpNwhk;. gpwF thUq;fs;” vd;wdH. tpiyiaf; Nfl;L> ml;thd;]; khj;jpuk; nfhLj;jpUe;Njhk;. vq;fs; epiyia mwpe;J kdtUj;jg;gl;lNghJ kdpjHfSk; ,Uf;fpwhHfs; vd;W kdjpy; ngUikg;gl;Lf; nfhz;Nld;. mq;F te;jNghJ NkYk; ,b. xUtHkPJ xUtH rhl;bf;nfhz;L> khwpg; Ngrpf;nfhz;L. “Ngh];Nkhl;lNk KbT. NtW topapy;iy. ,y;iyNay; fp];uwp wpg;Nghl; te;j gpd;G ehisf;Ff; nfhz;L Nghfyhk;” vd;W $wpdhHfs;. ,jw;fhfth ,t;tsT nrytopj;Njhk;? Nkhfd; vd;idg; ghtkhfg; ghHj;jhd;. mtd;kl;Lk; xU kdpjdhf vd; kdjpy; Njhw;wkspj;jhd;. vt;tsT Neuk; vd;Dld; jpupe;jhd;. rpthit mZfp ele;jtw;iwr; nrhd;Ndd;. “kr;rhd;> ,Jjhd; epyik.” “INah> vd;u nry;yj;ij ntl;br; rpijf;f Ntz;lhk;. ehd; ,jw;Fr; rk;kjkpy;iy.” MNtrkhff; fj;jpdhd;. vdf;F vd;d nra;tnjd;W nkJthf mtd; jiyia tUbf;nfhLj;Njd;. njupatpy;iy.

“Nahrpr;Rg; ghH. ,uT gj;J kzpf;F Kjy; ehq;fs; tPl;bw;Fg; NghfNtZk;. ehistiu epw;fKbahJ. nrj;jg; gpwF ntl;bnad;d? ntl;lhky; tpl;lhy; vd;d? ehisf;F ,ij vupf;fj;jhNd NghfpNwhk;. tPl;by; itj;jpUf;f KbAkh? ehd; vd;dhy; Kbe;jtiu Kaw;rp nra;jpUf;fpwd;. KbahJ rpth. mtHfs; flikia mtHfs; nra;a

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mDkjpf;fNtZk;.” “jk;gp> Nahrpf;f Neukpy;iy. giwaH NtW Nghfg;Nghwhq;fs;. vq;fSf;Fk; neLf epw;NfyhJ. nfjpaha; KbntLq;Nfh.” rpthTk; NtW topapd;wpr; rk;kjpj;jhd;. ehd;jhd; b.vk;.X.tplk; rk;kjk; njuptpj;Njd;. nghOJgLtjw;fhd mwpFwpfs;. Nkw;Fj; jpirapy; #upad; rpfg;ghfj; njupe;jJ. mtrukhd Ntiyfs;. Nkhfd; te;J nrhd;dhd;. “mtq;fSf;Fs;isAk; gpur;ridahk;.” “ahH?” vd;W Nfl;Nld;. “gr;irag;gd; Nfh\;bjhd;.” giwaH vd;W nrhy;tij mtd; tpUk;gtpy;iy. ey;y Fzk;. mtq;fSf;Fs;NsAk; xU rq;fk; ,Uf;fhk;. xUj;jUf;nfhUj;;ju; njupahky; ,e;j Ntiyapy; <Lglf; $lhjhk;. fUzh jhdhfg; Ngha; tpraj;ij Kbj;Jf; nfhz;lhd;. ehq;fs; filj; njUTf;Fg; Ngha; XlH nfhLj;j rtg;ngl;b> nts;isj; Jzp vy;yhtw;iwAk; thq;fpte;Njhk;. vq;fSf;F mtruk; vd;wJk; vy;yh tpiyfSk; ,ul;bg;ghfpaJ. kdjpy; vupr;ry;.NtWtop njupatpy;iy. midtuplKk; tpil nrhy;y kdk; xg;gtpy;iy. rtg;ngl;bia Nky; fupaypy; fl;bNdhk;. vq;fs; fhH Gwg;gLk;NghJ ,uT vl;L kzp. Nkhfid Muj; jOtp ed;wp njuptpj;Njd;. ,t;tsT [e;Jf;fspy; mtd; kl;LNk kdpjdhf epd;whd;. fhH Gwg;gl;lJ. fhUf;Fs; mOifr; rj;jk; mlq;Ftjw;Ff; nfhQ;r Neuk; gpbj;jJ. ,d;W fhiyapy; ele;jtw;wpypUe;J> jw;NghJ tiu

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

xt;nthd;whf epidj;Jg; ghHj;Njd;. ‘VNjh gpiojhd; ele;jpUf;fpwJ. ,y;iyNay; me;j wpg;Nghl;by; njupa tUNkh? tuhJ. mtHfs; xNu tHf;fk;. mtq;fs; vy;NyhUk; murhq;fj;jpy; xNu jpizf;fsj;jpy; Ntiy nra;gtHfs;. nuypNghd; njhlHGfs; khwpg;khwpg; Ngrg;gl;bUfFk;. mjpf uj;jg;ngUf;Nfw;gl;L kuzk;. ,J khj;jpuk;jhd; ,Uf;Fk;. kdpjHfspd; mtruj;ij vg;gbg; gad;gLj;JfpwhHfs;. mtruk; mtrpak; vy;yhk; vq;fSf;F vd;W tUk;NghJjhd; mLj;jtd; tpLk; gpiofisg; ngupjhf epidf;fpNwhk;. ,g;gb mLj;jtDf;F Vw;gLk;NghJ ehq;fSk; mtHfs; ghHitapy; gpioahfj; njupNthkh? ,y;iy> gpiotplkhl;Nlhkh? csuPjpahd rpe;jidfs;. rKjhaj;jpw;F ehq;fs; nra;Ak; flikfs; ruptutpy;iynadpy; mg;ghtp kf;fs; vj;jidNgH ghjpg;gilfpwhHfs;. me;j itj;jpa mjpfhup Vw;fdNt nrhd;dhH. “Ngh];Nkhl;lk; nra;Nj MfNtz;Lk;!” mg;NghNj mJ rupnad;W tpl;bUf;fyhk;. vq;fs; fhupak; ehq;fs; epidj;Jf; nfhz;lgb KbaNtz;Lk;. mtHfs; Neubahf vJTk; Nfl;ftpy;iy. ehq;fs; nfhLj;jNghJ kWf;fTk; ,y;iy. vd;d ele;jJ vdf;F? nfhLf;Fk;NghJ ehd; Vd; jLf;f Kaw;rpf;ftpy;iy? jq;ifapd; ,we;j cly; rpijahky; nfhz;L NghfNtz;Lk; vd mtd; epidj;jhd;. mtd; ftiyfs;> vd;idj; jLj;jNghJ ehdh nfhLf;fpNwd; vd;W Ngrhky; ,Ue;Jtpl;Nld;. mtHfs;kPJ jg;NgJk; ,y;iy vd;gJNghy; gLfpd;wJ. Rw;wp tisj;J mtHfs; vijj;jhd; Nfl;lhHfs;. nfhLj;Jk; vd;d gpuNahrdk;. xd;WNk ruptutpy;iy vd;W jpUg;gpj; ju Kaw;rpj;jhHfsh? thq;fpaNj yQ;rk;jhd;. fhupaj;ijr; rhjpj;Jf; nfhs;tjpy; ekf;Fk; mjpy; gq;Fz;LNghy; vdf;Fg; gLfpd;wJ. ‘vq;fs; flikiar; nra;atpLq;fs;. ePq;fs; jUk; gzj;jpdhy; vJTNk ele;Jtplg; Nghtjpy;iy. vq;fs; flikiaj;jhd; ehq;fs; nra;Nthk;” vd;W me;j itj;jpa mjpfhupiaj; jtpu ahUNk nrhy;ytpy;iy. kf;fSf;nfd Nritf;F mkHj;jg;gl;l ey;y cj;jpNahfj;jH mtHfs; vd;W vdf;Fg; gltpy;iy. ehq;fSk; Fw;wthspfNs! epyikiar; rhjfkhf;fp nrhd;d tpiyiatpl ,ul;bg;ghf tpw;w Glitf; filf;fhud;> rtg;ngl;bf;fhud;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

vy;NyhUNk mLj;jtd; Jd;gj;ij mjp\;lkhf;fpf; nfhs;fpwhHfs;. “me;jg; ngbad; Nkhfd; ey;ytd;.” ehd; tha; jpwe;J nrhd;Ndd;. “vq;fs; epyikia czHe;jtd;. mtd; ey;ytd;. mtd;kl;Lk; ,y;yhtpl;lhy; vt;tsT f];ug;gl;bUg;Nghk;?” “cz;ikjhd; mz;iz.” “mtDf;nfd;d jiy vOj;jh> vq;fSld; ,j;jid Neuk; tUk;tiu epw;gjw;F?” “Xk; fUzh.” ehd; MNkhjpj;Njd;. “ghtk; mz;Nz> filrpapy; vd;dplk; gzk; ,Uf;ftpy;iy. E}W &gha; nfhLj;Njd;. ,j;jid Neuk; cq;fSld; jpupfpNwd;. VNjh ghHj;Jr; nra;Aq;fs; vd;W mtd; jiyiar; nrhwpe;jNghJ vdf;F Ntjidahf ,Ue;jJ.” vd; kdk; jpBnud;W VNjh nra;jJ. vd; ek;gpf;iff;Fupatdhf epiwj;J itj;jpUe;Njd;. ele;j rk;gtq;fis epidj;Jg; ghHj;jhy; mtHfistpl ,tNd mNahf;fpadhfj; njupfpwhd;. ghtp! mg;ghtpNghy;> mjpf ,uf;fk; nfhs;gtidg;Nghy; Vkhw;wptpl;lhd;. mtd; ahUkpy;iy. mtHfspd; jufd; vd;gij jw;NghJ Gupe;J nfhz;Nld;. ‘VNjh nfhLj;jhy; vq;fs; fhupak; Rygkhf KbAk;’ vd;W xl;Lnkhj;j rKjhaj;ijNa ehwbf;fpNwhk;. fkyhtpd; capuw;w cly; vj;jid ehisf;Fg; ghJfhg;ghf ,Uf;Fk;. ehis> ,y;iy ,d;Dk; xUehs;! mLj;j ehs; itj;jpUf;NfyhJ. ehw;wk;> vupj;Jtpl;lhy; me;j thil ,e;j kz;iztpl;L kiwe;JtpLk;. Mdhy; ,d;W ghHj;NjNd! ,e;j ehw;wk; njhlHe;J tPrpf;nfhz;Nl ,Uf;Fk;. ,jw;nfhU tpbT Ntz;Lk;. vg;NghJ..? ahuhy;...? me;j capuw;w cliyAk;> capUs;s vq;fisAk; Rke;J me;jf; fhHkl;Lk; tPL Nehf;fpg; Ngha;f; nfhz;bUf;fpwJ. 

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ee;jpf;fly;! Neuk; kjpak; jhz;btpl;lJ. JiuaH re;ijahy; ntspapy; te;jhH. kidtp kufjk; vOjpf; nfhLj;j rhkhd;fis Xustpw;F thq;fp tpl;lhH. re;ijf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy; gpujhd t]; epiyak;. rdk; epuk;gp tope;jJ. t];fs; tUtJk; NghtJkhf. vq;fpUe;Jjhd; ,t;tsT rdk; tUfpwNjh? jPghtspf;F ,d;Dk; ,uz;L ehl;fs;jhd;. J}uj;Jf; fpuhkq;fspy; ,Ue;J rhkhd;fs; thq;Ftjw;F Ky;iyj;jPTf;Fj;jhd; tUthHfs;. ngupa re;ijAk; mq;Fjhd; ,Ue;jJ. vjpHg;Gwkhf eluhrh md;l; rd;];> gf;fj;jpy; ntq;fNl];tuh> re;ijNahukhf ehjd; ];nuhH];. vy;yhf; filfspYk; neUq;Nfyhj $l;lk;. ifapy; fdj;j igAld; JiuaH tPl;bw;Fg; Nghtk; vd;W KbntLj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. nta;apy; mdyhff; nfhjpj;jJ. ,uz;L tUlq;fshf rupahd kioapy;iy. fhw;W GOjpia ms;sptPrpf; nfhl;baJ. Kfj;ijr; rhy;itapdhy; Jilj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. njupQ;rtH> njupahjtH vd;W Jiuaiu tpyj;jpf; nfhz;ltHfs; mjpfk;. rpyUld; NgrNtz;Lk; vd;W epidj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. mtHfs;$l mjpf Neuk; jhkjpf;ftpy;iy. Neuhfj; njupe;j nrd;gPw;wH]; Ngf;fwpf;Fg; Ngha; Njj;jz;zp xd;W Fbj;jhy; guthapy;iyNghy; ,Ue;jJ. mq;f NghdhYk; epiwe;J epw;Fk; $l;lj;jpy; vt;tsT Neuk; MFNkh? ,d;Dk; mtH Nyhd;wpf;Fg; NghfNtZk;. Nyhd;wpj; Jz;ilj; Njb vLj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. ghHg;gk; khdy; N`hl;lypy; vd;wtH rw;W tpiuthf elf;fyhdhH. gf;fj;jpy; g;uPd;]; Glitf;fil> vjpupy; fgPH ];NlhH];. “vd;d Jiuaz;iz fdfhykhf ,e;jg;gf;fk; fhNzy;iy.” “vq;f jk;gp> uTZf;F thwnjz;lhNy xUehs; gpuahzk;.” fgPH Kjyhspapd; Nfs;tpf;Fg; gjpy; nfhLj;jtuha; epw;fhkNy ele;jhH. Neuhf

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Myb re;jpf;F te;Jtpl;lhH. gf;fj;jpy; md;udp rY}d;. Kfj;ij xUKiw jltpg; ghHj;jhH. ifapy; Ks;shff; Fj;jpaJ. Nrt; vLj;jpw;Wg; Nghtk;. cs;Sf;Fs; vl;bg; ghHj;jhH. gugug;ghf Ntiy ele;J nfhz;bUe;jJ. vd;Dk; gyNgH fhj;Jf; nfhz;L> ,Uf;ifapy; ,Ue;jdH. mtH uTZf;F tUk;Ntisapy; md;udp rY}dpy; Nrt; nra;ahky; Nghtjpy;iy. “thUq;Nfh. cs;s thq;Nfh!” md;udp Fuy; nfhLj;jNghJ> “,d;Dk; fdNgH fhj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;fpdk;Nghy. vdf;F Neukpy;iy. gpwF ghHg;Nghk;.” “NtW VjhtJ mYty; ,Ue;jhy; Kbr;rpw;W gpwF thq;Nfhtd;.” mg;gbj;jhd; mtUk; epidj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. ntspapy; te;jNghJ vjpNu kzpr;nrl;bahH [Tsp tpahghuk;. mq;Fk; rdk;jhd;. gf;fj;J tPl;Lr; rpd;dj;jk;gpaUk; kidtpAk; jPghtspf;nfd;W Glit vLj;Jf; nfhz;L epd;wdH. JiuaH rpj;jpiu tUrj;jpw;F kzpr;nrl;bahH filapy;jhd; Glit vLj;jhH. mg;NghJ mtH kb epiwaf; fhR. kufjk; Nfl;lJ vijAk; thq;fpf; nfhLf;ff; $ba trjp ,Ue;jJ. ,d;W JiuaH me;j mstpw;F ,y;iy. mtupd; jPghtspf; fhyk; vg;gTk; ,g;gbj;jhd;. fhiyapy; kufjk; nfhLj;jpUe;j me;j rpd;d eifia tpw;Wj;jhd; jPghtspf;nfd rhkhd; rl;Lfs; thq;fp te;jhH. ,Ue;jhYk; jd;Dila tWikia ntspapy; fhl;bf;nfhs;sf; $bajhf ,Uf;ff; $lhJ vd;gjpy; mtH jplkhf ,Ue;jhH. kzpr; nrl;bahH fz;Ltplf;$lhJ vd;W mtH cs;kdk; nrhd;dJ. ghHj;Jtpl;lhy; vg;gbAk; filf;Fs; Nghfj;jhd; NtZk;. filiaj; jhz;Lk;NghJ rpd;dj;jk;gpaHjhd; Kjypy; fz;lhH. “Jiuaz;iz.” Nfl;fhjJNghy; vl;b elf;f Muk;gpj;jhH. jpUk;gTk; me;jf; Fuy;.

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mtuhy; jpUk;gpg; ghHf;fhky; ,Uf;f Kbatpy;iy. jPghtspf; nfhs;tdT guthapy;iyg;Nghy. rpd;dj;jk;gpaUf;F ,e;j tUlk; RtPg; tpOe;j khjpupahk;. nrd;w fpoik mupr;ry; flw;fiuapy; Mk;gy; kpje;J te;J> vLj;J tpw;wjpy; ,UgJ Mapuj;Jf;FNky; jhz;Lkhk;. mJ JiuaUf;Fk; njupAk;. cw;rhfkhd jPghtsp. kzpr;nrl;bahUk; Jiuaiuf; fz;L nfhz;lNghJ JiuaUf;Fr; rq;flkhf ,Ue;jJ. kzpr;nrl;bahupd; thbf;ifahsHfspy; JiuaUk; xUtH. filf;F te;jhy; tpiy caHe;j Jzpfis vLj;J Kd;itg;ghH. $y;upq; vd;W thq;fpf; nfhLj;J xU njhifia ntl;b thq;fptpLthH. gj;J gjpide;J tUlq;fSf;F Nky; irf;fpspy; Glit fl;b> CH Cuhfj; jpupe;J tpw;Wj;jhd; ,e;jf; filiag; Nghl;bUe;jhH. ij khjj;jpy; ,Ue;J Mdp khjk;tiu Ky;iyj;jPT tre;jfhyk;jhd;. vy;NyhUk; ,e;jf; fhyj;ij vjpHghHj;jpUg;gJ tof;fk;. JiuaUk; xU Fl;b Kjyhspjhd;. VO gps;isfs;. vy;NyhUNk ey;y ciog;ghspfs;. %y;iyj;jPtpy; ,Ue;J xd;wiu iky; js;spj;jhd; mtH CH ,Ue;jJ. tl;Lthfy; JiuaH vd;why; me;jg; gFjpapy; njupahjtH fpilahJ. me;j mstpw;F mtH tUlj;jpy; rpy khjq;fs; trjpNahL tho;thH. VO gps;isfspy; ,uz;L NgH ngz;fs;. %j;j Mz; gps;isfSf;Fk; ,uz;L ngz;fSf;Fk; jpUkzk; Kbj;J itj;jpUe;jhH. nrd;w Mz;Ljhd; filrp kfSf;Fj; jpUkzk; Kbe;jJ. fs;sg;ghl;by; jhd; khg;gps;is. jpUkzk; trjpiatpl rw;W mjpfkhfNt! rPjdk; fhrhfNt %d;W yl;rk; &gh. eif el;L. fhzp tPL tsntd;W Jiuaiu eyptilar; nra;jpUe;jJ. ,uz;L tUlkhf kioAk; ,y;iy. ee;jpf;fly; NtW iftpl;bUe;jJ. ,y;iyNay; JiuaH vJf;Fk; Jzpe;jtH. ,uT Nahrpj;Jtpl;L kufjj;ijg; ghHj;jhH. “jPghtsp kufjk;. vd;d nra;tJ? Ngug;gps;isfs;> fl;bf; nfhLj;j gps;is FLk;gk; vy;NyhUk; tUthHfNs!” kufjj;jpw;Fj; Jiuaiug; ghHf;fg; ghtkhf ,Ue;jJ. kDrd; ahuplKk;

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ifePl;b fldhf vJTk; thq;fpaJ fpilahJ. mg;gbg;gl;ltH $dpf;FWfp epw;gJNghy; mtSf;Fg;gl;lJ. ,Ue;j eiffis vy;yhk; tpw;Wj;jhd; kfspd; jpUkzk; ele;J Kbe;jJ. ee;jpf;fly; nrd;w tUlk; MW ghaNt ,y;iy. tof;fkhfg; gpbgLk; ,why; ,y;yhky; NghdJ. mjid ek;gp ,Uf;Fk; FLk;gq;fSf;F tapw;wpy; mbj;jJNghy; ,Ue;jhYk; ,e;j tUlj;jpy; flypy; gpbgl;l ,why; tUlg; ghjptiujhd;. ,Uf;Fk;tiu thupr; nrytopj;Jtpl;L ,y;yhjNghJ tUe;JtJ tUl tof;fkhfptpl;lJ. gps;isfs; rpd;d tajpy; Nghl;l rpd;d Nkhjpuq;fs; ,uz;il mtuplk; nfhLj;jh. “,ij tpw;W rhkhd;rl;L thq;fyhk;.” ,e;j epiyapy; JiuaH khj;jpuky;y> VidatHfSk;jhd;. vg;gbAk; ij khjk; ee;jpf;fly; cilg;ngLj;Jg; ghAk;. khup kioapy; MWfs;> Fsq;fs; Kl;b epuk;gp topAk;. jz;zPH ee;jpf;fliy epiwj;J epw;Fk;. rpyNtisfspy; MW jhdhfNt cilg;ngLj;J flypy; fyf;Fk;. ,y;iyNay; jz;zP&w;W tw;whg;gisg; gFjp tptrhapfs; ePH Kl;b Ntshz;ikfs; mope;JtpLk; vd;w mghak; tUk;NghJ CutHfSld; fye;J Kfj;Jthuj;ij ntl;btpLthHfs;. MW gha;e;jhy; tl;Lthfy; ee;jpf;flypy; ,why; ngUFtJ epr;rak;. fly; ePUk; ed;dPUk; fyf;Fk; ,lj;jpy;jhd; ,why; cw;gj;jp mjpfkhFk; vd;W Ngrpf; nfhs;thHfs;. nrd;w tUlk; kioapy;yhky; ,e;j epfo;r;rp eilngwNtapy;iy. ee;jpf;flypy; jz;zPH epuk;gpaJ. Mdhy; flypy; fyf;fpd;w mstpw;F ,y;iy. njhopy; ele;jNjh ,y;iyNah vd;w khjpup ele;J Kbe;jJ. kPdtHfspd; ,e;j eypit KjyhspkhH jq;fSf;Fr; rhjfkhfg; gad;gLj;jpf; nfhs;thHfs;. f];ug;gLk; fhyq;fspy; fldhfg; gzj;ijf; nfhLj;Jtpl;L> ,why; gpbgLk; fhyq;fspy; KOtijAk; fl;lhakhfg; ngw;Wf;nfhs;tJ tof;fk;. ,e;j epyik Muk;gj;jpy; JiuaUf;Fk; ,Ue;jJ. gps;isfs; tsHe;j NghJ gpbgLk; ,whiyj; jhq;fshfNt nfhOk;gpw;F Vw;Wkjp nra;aj;

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njhlq;fpdhHfs;. ,it vy;yhk; Ie;J MW tUlq;fshfj;jhd;. mjw;F Kjy; JiuaUk; kw;w kPdtHfs;Nghy; mtHfs; nrhd;d tpiyf;F ,whiyf; nfhLj;Jtpl;L jUtij thq;fpf; nfhz;lhHfs;. gps;isfs; jiynaLj;jNghJ Neubahf ehNk mDg;gpdhy; vd;d vd;w czHT Vw;gl;bUe;jJ. ghyj;jpd; mf;fiuapy; xU thb ,Uf;Fk;. me;j thbf;F Kd;dhy; ngupanjhU Mykuk;. Kd;dhy; gpujhd ghij. mtHfs; FLk;gj;jpy; gpbgLk; ,whiy Vw;Wkjp nra;jhNy NghJnkd;fpd;w epyik. ,e;jf; fl;lj;jpy; CNu fyfyntd;wpUf;Fk;. %j;jtd; uhR tsHe;j gpd;Gjhd; JiuaUk; xU Fl;b KjyhspahdhH. mtiuj; NjbAk; nfhOk;G KjyhspkhH gilnaLj;jhHfs;. Jiuaiu Kjyhspnad;W mtHfs; mioj;jNghJ> rw;W epkpHe;J elf;f Muk;gpj;jhH. ifapy; fhR jhWkhwhfg; Goq;fpaJ. kufjj;jpw;Fk; gps;isfSf;Fk; tpUk;gpa eif> Glitfs; vd;W thq;fpf; nfhLg;ghH. ngbaUf;Fk;jhd;. Gjpa Vrpahr; irf;fps;fs;> fOj;jpy; rq;fpyp> if tpuy;fspy; ngupa nlf;fH Nkhjpuq;fs;. vd;djhd; KjyhspahdNghJk; ,why; tPrpg; gpbg;gij mtH epWj;jNt ,y;iy. mtupd; thbf;Fg; gpd;dhy; mtUf;nfd;W ee;jpf;fly; mUfpy; xU rpd;d nfhl;by; Nghl;bUe;jhH. Mybg;ghnld;W ,jw;Fg; ngaH. ,uT ,why; tPr;Rf;Fg; gpd; mq;NfNa jq;fptpLthH. rpd;dhz;b tof;fkhf xU Kl;b fs;isf; nfhz;Lte;J itj;JtpLthd;. kufjk; uTZf;Fg; Ngha;tUk;NghJ ,uz;L %d;nwd;W rhuhag; Nghj;jy;fs;. mtH me;j ,lj;ijtpl;L mfyj; Njitapy;iy. kjpar; rhg;ghl;il rikj;J vLj;Jf;nfhz;L mtuplk; NghFk;NghJ $lNt uhRtpd; kfDk; Nguidg; ghHf;fg; Nghthd;. mtUk; mtdpd; tuitj; jpdk; vjpHghHg;ghH. ,uT gpbgLk; ,whypy; ngupa fWg;G ,whyhf ,uz;L %d;nwd;W Rl;L> gr;ir tlyp Xiyapy; fl;b kz;Zf;Fs; jhl;L itg;ghH. mtd; te;jJk; fl;bg;gpbj;J Kj;jkpl;l gpd; mij vLj;Jf; nfhLg;ghH. mjd; UrpNa jdp. rpy ehl;fspy; ez;LfSk; Rl;L itg;gJz;L. mtd; rhg;gpLk; moif

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kidtpf;Ff; fhl;bg; ngUikg;gl;Lf; nfhs;thH. kufjKk; mij tpUk;gpr; rhg;gpLths;. mg;gbr; rhg;gpLk;NghJ mtSf;Fj; Jiuaiu jpUkzk; nra;j fhyfl;lj;jpd; epidTfs; te;J NghFk;. mtUf;F mts;kPJ vt;tsT Mirfs;! kufjj;jpw;Fk;jhd;! me;j ehspy; ,Ue;Nj JiuaH ey;y njhopyhsp. mtHfs; jpUkzKk; fhjy; jpUkzk;jhd;. vj;jid vjpHg;Gf;fs; kj;jpapy; mb jbnad;W! vjw;Fk; risf;fhky; xU tPuidg; Nghy; kufjj;ijj; jpUkzk; nra;jpUe;jhH. gioa epidTfspy; %o;Fk;NghJ ,sikf;fhy ,d;gk; mts; cliy vg;NghJk; $r itf;Fk;. mtHfspd; md;Gf;Fr; rhl;rpakhfj;jhNd VO gps;isfs;. ,jid epidf;Fk;NghJ JiuaH ngUikg;gl;Lf; nfhs;thH. JiuaUf;Ff; nfhQ;rk; Fbg;gof;fk; cz;L. gps;isfs; ahUNk vijAk; njhLtjpy;iy. ngw;NwhH kPJ mt;tsTf;F kupahijAk; md;Gk;. ,J kufjj;jpd; tsHg;G. JiuaUf;Fg;;ngUikahf ,Ue;jJ tl;Lthfy; MW ngUf;nfLj;Jg; gha;e;j gpd; Cutu;fs; vy;NyhUk; Nru;e;J xUehs; kPd;gpbj;J itutUf;Fr; NrhW fha;r;rpg; gilg;ghHfs;. ,jw;Fj; jiyahupahf JiuaHjhd; Kd;epw;ghH. fw;G+uj;ijf; nfhOj;jp flypy; ,wq;fp itutiu Ntz;bf;nfhz;L> tiyia myhf;fhf tPrp vwpthH. Kjy; tPr;rpNyNa Vfg;gl;l kPd;. kziy> nfspW> fpof;fd; vd;W kdk; epiwe;J NghFk;. mjd; gpwFjhd; kw;wtHfs; tPr Muk;gpg;ghHfs;. md;iwa jpdk; Nrhwhf;fp> kPdpy; ey;y Fok;nghd;W itj;J rhuhaj;Jld; itutUf;Fg; gilg;ghHfs;. me;jr; NrhW ed;whf ,Uf;Fk;. gr;irg; gid Xiyapy; Fliy fl;b> mtutH tPLfSf;F mDg;gp itg;ghHfs;. me;jr; Nrhw;Wf;F tPLfspy; mbgpb ----mt;tsTf;F Urpahk;. kPdtHfSf;F ve;jnthU FiwAk; tuhky;> fliyf; fhj;jpUf;Fk; itutiu Ntz;bNa ,e;j eilKiw. ,e;epfo;tpy; JiuaH Kd;dpw;gJ kufjj;jpw;F kpfTk; re;Njhrkhf ,Uf;Fk;. khrp> gq;Fdp> rpj;jpiu khjq;fspy; Ky;iyj;jPTf; flypYk; ngUkstpy; ,why; gpbgLk;. fly; Fskhfp> mjpfhiyapy; gdp%l;lk; epiwe;jpUf;Fk;.

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tapw;whiyAk; Nghapw;W. te;jNdh> njupAk;jhNd vd;idg;gw;wp.” gfpbahff; fijg;gJNghy; fijj;Jtpl;L epw;fhky; ele;jhH. me;Njhzp kPz;Lk; Fuy; nfhLj;jNghJ rpd;dj;jk;gpaH kwpj;jhH. “me;Njhzp tpL mtH Nghfl;Lk;. mtH epyik vdf;Fj; njupAk;. Jiuad; khd];jd; vd;gij eP mwpakhl;lha;. ehd; mwpNtd;.” ,e;j thHj;ijfs; Jiuaiu cRg;gptpl;lJ. vd;idg;gw;wp rpd;dj;jk;gp vt;tsT mwpe;J itj;jpUf;fpwhd;. kw;wtHfs; ek; epyikiag; Gupe;J nfhz;L cjtpf;fuk; ePl;Lk;NghJ> me;jg; ghHitia ehk; Vd; Vsdkhfg; ghHg;gJNghy; epidf;fpNwhk;. mtidtpl caHe;jtd; ehd; vd;fpd;w ,Wkhg;G. vg;NghJk; ,g;gbj;jhd; vd;fpd;w fHtk;. ,y;yhjNghJ xUtUf;nfhUtH cjtpahf ,Ug;gjpy; vd;d jtW. ,ijAk; mtH kdk; $wpaJ. ghuj;ijr; Rkf;f Kbahky; if NrhHe;jJ. kdjpy; typik Fiwe;jNghJ clYk; NrhHtilAk; vd;gij JiuaH rpyehl;fshf mwpe;jpUe;jhH. VNjh kdjpy; ftiy vd;Wkpy;yhjthW. rpy khjq;fspy; ,g;gbnahU f];uk; mtUf;F te;jNjapy;iy. eif el;il tpw;fpw mstpw;F. fl;bf; nfhLj;j gps;isfSf;Ff;$l jd; epyik njupaf;$lhJ vd;gJ mtUila tpUg;gk;. kufjj;jpw;Fk; mij typAWj;jpapUe;jhH. mts; %r;R tpLtNjapy;iy. fjitj; jpwe;jNghJ vl;b xUKiw ee;jpf;fliyAk; ghHj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. xU ngU%r;R. tlf;fhWk; nfhQ;rk; tw;wpapUe;jJ. vd;Dk; vj;jid khjq;fs;? fjitj; jpwe;j rj;jj;jpy; fz;zd; eha; Xbte;J xUKiw JiuaHNky; gha;e;J jdJ md;igj; njuptpj;Jf; nfhz;lJ. tof;fkhf uTZf;Fg; Ngha;te;jhy; miu fpNyh vYk;Gk; ,iwr;rpAk; thq;fptuhky; tplkhl;lhH. ,J fz;zd; eha;f;F. mJ mijj;jhd; vjpHghHj;jJ. ,d;W mtupd; epyik me;j thapy;yhg; gpuhzpf;F vq;Nf njupag; NghfpwJ? mtH clypy; NrhHT. ‘G+’ vd;W thapdhy; Cjpf;nfhz;lhH.

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kufjk; thrYf;F te;J ifapy; ,Ue;j igia thq;fpf; nfhz;lNghJ> “Vd;? ele;Nj thwpas;? ,e;j nta;apYf;if t];rpy; te;jpUf;fyhNk!” vd;W Nfl;lNghJ mtUf;F tpk;kpf;nfhz;L te;jJ. --- fz;fspy; me;jf; fyf;fk;. Jiuau; fz;fyq;fp mts; ghHj;jNjapy;iy. ‘Vd;? vd;d ele;jJ?’ vd;gJNghy; mts; mtiug; ghHj;jhs;. “vd;dg;gh Ngrhky; thwpas;. NrhHe;JNgha; ,Uf;fpwpas;” vd;W mLf;fLf;fhfg; Ngr;Rf; nfhLj;jNghJk;> mtuhy; gjpy; nrhy;y Kbatpy;iy. tha;tpl;L mOJtpLthHNghy; ,Ue;jJ. mtH me;j tpwhe;ijapy; cl;fhHe;jNghJ mtH fhybapy; kufjk; jiuapy; ,Ue;jhs;. “gps;isfs; vq;Nf?” “mtq;fs; ntspapy; Nghl;lhq;fs;. Vdg;gh> t];rpy te;jpUf;fyhk;jhNd?” kPz;Lk; kufjk; Nfl;lNghJ> “t];Rf;Fk; fhrpUe;jhy; my;Nyh!” vd;W glf;nfd;W gjpyspj;jhH. “kufjk; vd;dhy; jhq;f Kbatpy;iyab. vq;fSf;F ,g;gbnahU epyik tUnkd;W ehd; vjpHghHf;fNtapy;iy.” mtSf;F jw;NghJjhd; Vo;ikjhd; fhuzk;. vy;yhk; tpsq;fpaJ. kDrd; NrhHTf;F

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“mijg;gw;wp Nahrpf;fhijAq;Nfh. vy;yhUf;Fk; epyik njupAk;.” mtiur; rkhspf;f kufjk; gl;lghL. “rhg;ghL Nghll;Nl?” “Ntz;lhk; kufjk;. nfhQ;rNeuk; nry;yl;Lk;” vd;wtuhy;> “vd;d fwp?” vd;W Nfl;fhky; ,Uf;f -- Kbatpy;iy. “cq;fSf;F tpUg;gkhd kl;bf; Fok;Gk;> tiwAk;. ngbas; vy;yhUk; NrHe;J kl;b vLj;jtq;fs;. ehDk; Ngha;f; nfhQ;rk; nfhz;L te;jdhd;;.” rup nfhQ;rk; nfhz;L th. mtUf;F kufjj;jpd; ifr; rikaypy; mt;tsT tpUg;gk;. ,d;W mtuhy; Kbatpy;iy. ifiaf; fOtptpl;L me;j tpwhe;ijapy; rha;e;Jnfhz;lhH. rhg;gpl;l fisg;igtpl. kdjpy; mtUf;Fj; jPuhj fisg;G. gf;fj;jpy; me;j Ntg;gkuk; ,iyAjpHj;jp tre;jj;ij vjpHghHj;Jf; fhj;jpUe;jJ. mtiug; NghyNt fhHj;jpif khjj;jpy; vg;gbAk; kio nga;Ak; vd;w ek;gpf;if. RUl;nlhd;iw vLj;Jg; gw;w itj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. Gifia ,Oj;J cs;Ns tpl;lNghJ fhuk; rw;W ciwj;jJ. Fok;gpd; ciwg;gpw;F RUl;L ,jkhf ,Ue;jJ. ntw;wpiyj; jl;il vLj;J kufjk; kbj;Jf; nfhLj;jNghJ> kdjpy; nfhQ;rk; Rik Fiwe;jJNghy;.

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“gps;isfs; rhg;gpltpy;iyNah?” vd;W Nfl;lhH. “mtq;fs; ,d;iwf;F vq;Nf rhg;gplg; Nghwhq;fs;. kl;bf; flyhy; ,d;Dk; tutpy;iy. ngbasha;r; NrHe;J kl;bnaLj;J> Mj;jpahe;Njhl;lf; fiuapNy mtpf;fpwhq;fs;. NghNff;Fs;s Njq;fhAk;> nfhr;rpf;fhAk; nfhz;L Nghdtq;fs;.” flypNy ,e;jKiw vf;fr;rf;fkhd kl;b. ,JTk; CUf;F xU tug;gpurhjk;jhd;. ee;jpf;fly; tw;Wk; ehisapy; tlf;fhw;Wg; gf;fk; kl;b epiwa tpise;jpUf;Fk;. f];ug;gl;ltHfSf;F grpNghf;Fk; rhg;ghL kl;bjhd;. CHkf;fSf;F kfpo;r;rpahd nghOJNghf;Fj;jhd;. tlf;fhw;Wf; fiu NjhWk; caukhf tsHe;jpUf;Fk;. jpy;iykuq;fs;> nehr;rpg;gw;iwfs; nta;apYf;F ,jkhd epoyhFk;. flypy; gl;LtUk; fhw;W [py;nyd;W ,Uf;Fk;. JiuaUk; gyjlitfs; Ngha; mtpj;Jr; rhg;gpLthH. kl;bia thapy;Nghl;L fhdy; nfhr;rpf;fhiaf; fbf;Fk;NghJ fz;fspy; ,Ue;J fz;zPH tUk;. mt;tsT ciwg;G. epidf;fNt tha; CWk;. mNjhL Njq;fha; nrhl;Lk; fbf;ifapNy mjd; UrpNa myhjpjhd;. Ie;jhW $l;lhspfshfr; NrHe;J fs;S Kl;bAld; Mw;wq;fiuf;Fg; NghtJz;L. kl;bAld; fs;Sk; NrHj;Jf; Fbf;Fk;NghJ> me;j Mde;jNk jdp. epidj;jhy; JiuaUf;F thapy; vr;rpy;jhd; Ruf;Fk;. ePz;l khjq;fSf;Fg; gpwF Nga;khjpupg; nga;jJ kio. njhlHe;J xU fpoikahf ee;jpf;fly; epiwe;J ngUf;nfLj;Jg; gha;e;jJ. ghyj;jpd; Nkyhf ePHkl;lk; caHe;J Nfhtpy; Gl;btiu te;jpUe;jJ. tay; tayhf ,why; tPrpf; nfhz;lhHfs;. ee;jpf;fly; fiuNahuq;fspy; #o; yhk;G ntspr;rq;fs;. tiyia tPRk; rj;jk;. jz;zPH rsrsf;nfd;W Nfl;lJ. JiuaH Mybg;ghl;by; Mde;jf; fspg;NghL tPrpf;nfhz;bUe;jhH. xt;nthU ghL tPRk;NghJk; Kbtiytiu ,why; Ftpayhf te;jJ. vg;gbAk; gj;J gjpide;J fpNyh vd;W> rpyNtis J}f;f Kbahky; fiuf;Ff; nfhz;L tUthH. fiuapy; ,why; fplq;F epiwe;J tope;jJ.

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cg;G ciwj;jJ. “vg;NghJ eP ePuhy; epiwe;J epw;gha;?” rj;jk;Nghl;L fjw Ntz;Lk; vd;fpd;w czHT. mg;gbNa cl;fhHe;jhH. J}uj;jpy; me;j ehiu> ‘thf; thf;’ vd;W Nga;khjpupf; fj;jpaJ. mjw;Fk; ee;jpf;fly; epiwa Ntz;Lk; vd;fpd;w Mty;jhd; Jiuaiug;Nghy. 

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mtdJ FuypYk; Nrhfk; ,ioNahbaJ. ehd; fijia khw;w Kaw;rpf;fpd;Nwd;. “rhg;gpl;lhr;Nrh? mf;fh vd;d nra;fpwhs;?” vy;yhtw;wpw;Fk; gjpy; nrhd;dhd;. “mg;gh! ePq;fs; ,Q;r thq;Nfh” vd;W nrhy;yptpl;L> “#];” vd;whd;. ehDk;> “#];” nrhy;yptpl;Lg; gLj;Jf; nfhz;Nld; “mts; vdf;Ff; fbjk; vOJths;” vd;W vd;id mwpahkNy vd; tha; KZKZj;jJ. Cupy; ,Ue;jNtisapy; ehd; vOjpa rpWfijapd; jiyg;G. “rpe;jh” vd;W vd; cjl;bd; mirTfs;. vq;fs; tPl;by; ,Ue;J uTz; xd;wiu iky; ,Uf;Fk;. t];fs; mbf;fb vd;wpy;iy. t];fs; tUtjw;F Kd;dhy; kpdp t];fs; vg;NghJk; tUk; t];Rf;fhf fhj;jpUf;Fk; gpuahzpfis Kjy; Vw;Wtjw;fhf. t];rpy; vg;NghJk; $l;lk; ,Uf;fhJ. rpyNtisfspy; t];Rk; ,Uf;fhJ. kpdp t];Rk; ,Uf;fhJ. vq;fs; tPl;by; irf;fps;jhd; rthup. xNunahU irf;fps;. md;W jk;gp irf;fpisf; nfhz;L Ntiyf;Fg; Ngha;tpl;lhd;. vdf;F ahUk; ,uty; jukhl;lhHfs;. ,uty; thq;fpdhy; ,uz;L %d;W ehl;fSf;Fg; gpwFjhd; mtHfs; trk; NrUk;. xUKiw je;jtd; kWKiw jUtjw;F Nahrpg;ghd;. VjhtJ rhf;Fg;Nghf;Fr; nrhy;ypj; jg;gpj;Jf; nfhs;thHfs;. kj;jpahdk; rhg;gpl;Ltpl;L t];Rf;fhff; fhj;jpUe;Njd;. vJTNk tutpy;iy. ,d;W eiluhrhjhd;. nta;apy; neUg;ghff; nfhjpj;jJ. Nrhsff; fhw;W nrhy;yp khshJ. gid kuq;fs;$l gk;gukha;r; Roy fhw;W gykhf tPrpaJ. vg;NghJk; xU gidiag; ghHj;Jf; nfhs;Ntd;. ,tH ,e;j tUlk; Nrhsff; fhw;Wld; rup. ,g;gb Ie;J tUlq;fs; me;jg; gid fhw;Wf;F

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

tise;J nfhLf;Fk; ehziyg;Nghy jg;gpj;Jf; nfhz;lJ. Vdf;Fs; xU rpupg;G vg;NghJk; te;JNghFk;. Ele;J tUk;NghJ Nfzpab. Mjw;F Kd;dhy; gul;il Gspakuk;. Nfzp tw;wp nfhQ;rj; jz;zPH khj;jpuk; ,Ue;jJ. ehY ghyhikfs; vd;idf; fz;lJk; nghJf;nfd;W jz;zPupy; Fjpj;jd. Vj;jid ehisf;Fj;jhd; ,tHfspd; tho;f;if? FwtH tUfpd;w fhyk;tiu. mtHfs; tUk; ehs; mjpfk; vd;wpy;iy. Fsq;fs; tw;Wfpd;w fhyj;jpy; mtHfspd; tUif. ,Uf;Fk; Gwhf;fs; gpbg;gjw;F trjpahd fhyk;. gpuk;Gk; Kw;wp $il gpd;Dtjw;Fj; jahuhf ,Uf;Fk;. tUlh tUlk; ,J elf;Fk;. gf;fj;jpy; ,bQ;r gps;isahH Nfhtpy; xd;W. “ce;jf; Nfhtpypy; nfhg;gHjhd; G+ir itr;rtH.” mk;kh nrhy;Yth. ,e;j ,lj;jpy; ,d;Dk; xU rk;gtk;. ehd; gpwe;jJ ,e;j ,lj;jpy;jhdhk;. mk;khTf;F tapw;W Neh te;J tz;bypy MRg;gj;jpupf;Ff; nfhz;L Nghfpd;wNghJ tz;bapNyjhd; ,e;j ,lj;jpy; ehd; gpwe;Njdhk;. ehd; tPl;by; ,Uf;fhky; CH> Cuhfj; jpupAk;NghJ mk;kh> “njUtpy; gpwe;j Fzk;” vd;W mbf;fb nrhy;ypg; NgRth. mjidAk; ,e;j ,lj;jhy; ele;J tUk;NghJ epidf;fhky; ,Uf;f khl;Nld;. tyJ gf;fk; Flhj;jiw Nkyhf epiwag; gidfs;. ,itnay;yhk; vq;fs; gq;Ff; fhzpfs;. khLfs; Flhj;jiwapy; Gy;iyj; Njb miye;jd. nta;apy; fhyk;. Neuhfg; ghHj;jhy; J}uj;jpy; njupAk; ee;jpf;fly;. mjw;F Nkyhf nfg;ghgpyT. ,g;NghJk; jz;zPH epiwe;jpUg;gJNghy; xU khia. fhdy; ePH. ePnud;W VkhWk; gwitfs; $l;lk;. ePH tw;wp kPd;fs; nrj;J ehwpd. me;j ehw;wj;ij Nrhsff; fhw;W Rfkhfj; jhq;fp te;jJ. tapw;iwf; Fkl;bf; nfhz;L VNjh nra;jJ. kPd; fwp vd;why; thapy; urk; CWk;. ,e;j ehw;wk; kwf;fr; nra;jJ. vy;yhk; capNuhL ,Uf;Fk;tiujhd;. ehkSk;jhd;. ,aw;ifapd; moF rPw;wk; vy;yhNk! Njitapy;yhj NahridNah vd;W vz;zj; Njhd;wpaJ. vl;b itj;J elf;f Kaw;rpj;Njd;. Kbatpy;iy. xU $l;lk; kz;.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

fhw;W> epyj;jpy; cyhtp vd;kPJ NkhjpaJ. ‘rP’nad;W nrhy;ypf; nfhz;Nld;. thapYk; kz;jhd;.’J}’ vd;W fhwpj; Jg;gpNdd;. kz; Nghdghby;iy. rw;W cg;Gf; fupj;jJ. gyKiw Kaw;rpj;J iffshy; Jilj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. gpd;dhy; irf;fps; tUk; rj;jk;. jpUk;gpg; ghHj;Njd;. ehfg;gH te;J nfhz;bUe;jhH. “jk;gp uTZf;Fg;Nghy.” “Xk; mz;zd;. t]; xd;iwAk; fhztpy;iy. Rk;kh ele;J Nghtk; vd;W ntspf;fpl;ld;.” “ehd; uTZf;fpy;iy. ,ilapy;jhd;.” ,d;Dk; ,UE}W kPw;wH ,Uf;Fk; mtH NghFk; ,lk;. mq;Fjhd; fs;Sj; jtwiz. mtH epw;fhkNy Ngha;f; nfhz;bUe;jhH. irf;fpis me;j kpjp kpjpf;fpwhH> vg;g jtwiz tUk; vd;w mq;fyha;g;gpy;. gpd;Nduf; fs;S Neuk;. vg;NghJ jpUk;g tPnld;W njupahJ. ey;y ciog;ghsp. vy;yhNk jtwizf;fhuDf;Fj;jhd;. ghtk; Fj;jiff;fhud;. ,tHfis ek;gpay;Nyh ---- jtwiz vLj;jhd;. flflntd;W irf;fps; vd;idf; fle;J nrd;wJ. Kd;Df;F kl;fhl; ,y;iy. gpd; kl;fhl; vg;NghJ tpOk; vd;W jdf;Fj; njupahnjd;W nrhy;ypf; nfhz;lJ. me;jr; rj;jj;jpd; rhay; mg;gbj;jhd; ,Ue;jJ. ehd; jtwiziaj; jhz;b elf;Fk;NghJ uTzpy; ,Ue;J t]; xd;W tpyf;fpr; nrd;wJ. jtwizapy; epiwaf; $l;lk;. VNjh xU gpur;ridiag; gw;wp tpthjk;. elf;Fk;NghNj nfhQ;rk; fhijf; nfhLj;Njd;. tof;fkhf ,e;j Neuj;jpy; fs;Sf; nfhz;L tUfpd;w gioahd; ,d;Dk; tutpy;iy. tpw;gidahsUld; tpthjk;. gioahDf;Fk; E}W taJ. fs;Sg; gPg;gh xd;iw irf;fpspy; fl;bapUe;J vd;idf; fle;J nrd;whd;. midtUk; mtidr; Rw;wpf;nfhz;lhu;fs;. ,e;jg; gPg;gh ve;j %iyf;nfd;W nrhy;ypf; nfhz;Nld;. njUf;fhl;rpfis urpj;jgb ele;J nrd;Nwd;. fhiyf; fs;is Fbj;J

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Kbj;Jtpl;L Ntyd; tPL Nehf;fpg; Ngha;f;nfhz;L ,Uf;fpd;whd;. IaNfh! fz;nfhs;shf; fhl;rp. ntspf;fpl;l Ntisf;F tPlbw;Fg; ; Ngha;r; NrHe;jpUg;ghd;>> Neuhf ele;jpUe;jhy;. ,uz;L gf;fKk; tPjpia msf;fg; gofpf;nfhz;lhd; NghYk;. ehd; mtd; gpd;dhy; nrd;W nfhz;bUe;Njd;. gpd;gf;fk; mg;gbNa njupe;jJ. gpd; gf;fj;jpypUe;J mtpo;e;j Nfhtzk; tPjpiaj; Jg;guthf;fpf; nfhz;L te;jJ. ehd; mtidf; fle;J nry;Yk;NghJ vd;id mz;zhe;J ghHf;f mtd; gl;lghL. nfhQ;rk; jupj;J> gpd; epjhdpj;J.. ehd; epw;ftpy;iy. tpWtpnwd;W ele;J nrd;Nwd;. tyJ gf;fk; ee;jpf;flYf;F Nkyhf tw;whg;gis mk;kd; Myak;. fhdy; ePUld; kq;fyhfj; njupe;jJ. uTZf;F ,d;Dk; mjpf J}uk; ,y;iy. epiur;rg; gidiaf; fle;Jtpl;Nld;. tyJ gf;fk; nfhs;Sk;gpl;b. mjw;fg;ghy; rq;fpypg; ghyk;. nfhQ;rj;J}uk; ele;jhy; uTz;. mg;gh! xUthW te;J NrHe;J tpl;Nld;. tPufj;jp gps;isahH Nfhtpy; kzp Xir fzPnud;W xypj;jJ. ‘vd;d ,e;jNeuk; G+ir? epiw kzpahf;Fk;’ vd;W ehNd nrhy;ypf;nfhz;Nld;. Nghdhy; ey;y Nkhjfk; rhg;gplyhk;. ghHg;gk; uTZf;Fg; Ngha;tpl;L. rq;fpypg; ghyj;jpd; fPohf rpd;dhW ghAk;. ePH tw;wp Nrw;W ehw;wk; %f;ifj; Jisj;jJ. nfhQ;rj; jz;zPupy; kPd;fs; thiag; gpse;J thdj;ijg; ghHj;jd. ehiye;J eha;fs; fpilj;jtw;iw tpOq;fpf; nfhz;ld. rz;ilapy;yhky; rhg;gpl;lhy; guthapy;iy. me;j kPDf;fhf mbgpb NtW. ,uT Neuk; vd;why; rq;fpypg; ghyj;jhy; tUk;NghJ jhkjpf;fNt khl;Nld;. mt;tsT gak;. “Vdk;kh ,jw;F rq;fpypg;ghyk; vd;W ngaH te;jJ?” vd;W xUehs; mk;khitf; Nfl;Nld;. “nts;isf;fhuH ,e;jg; gFjpia Mz;lfhyj;jpy; Fw;wk; nra;jtHfis nfhs;Sg;gpl;bapy;jhd; xU Ntg;gkuj;jpy; J}f;FthHfshk;. mJ ,Jf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy;jhd; ,Ue;jJ. ,g;NghJ me;j Ntg;gkuk; ,y;iy. Rliyf;F mjpgjp itutHjhNd? me;j itutH ,e;j ,lj;jpy; te;J FbNawptpl;lhH. rpyNtisfspy; ,uT Neuq;fspy; rq;fpypr; rj;jk; Nfl;Fkhk;: itutH ,e;jg; ghyj;jpy; njhq;fpf;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

nfhz;bUg;gij fdNgH fz;bUf;fpdkhk;.” mk;kh ,ijr; nrhd;dNghJ ehd; ek;gtpy;iy. ,Ue;jhYk; ,uT jdpahf tUk;NghJ gakhf ,Uf;Fk;. vy;yhf; flTisAk; Ntz;bf; nfhs;Ntd;. rq;fpypg;ghyk; te;Jtpl;Nld;. Kd;dhy; mtHfs; vdf;F vjpuhf ele;J te;Jnfhz;bUe;jhHfs;. nfhQ;rj; J}uk;. mtiu vdf;Fj; njupAk;. vq;fs; tPl;Lf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy; thrpfrhiyapy; jq;fpapUe;jhHfs;. mtUf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy; xU ngz;gps;is. “mz;iz> vq;if ele;J thwpas;? t]; ,y;iyNah?” “vq;fil t]; tuf; nfhQ;rk; gpe;jpg;Nghr;R jk;gp. nfhQ;r Neuj;jpw;F Kd;dhy; t]; ntspf;fpl;bl;lhk;. ,z;ilf;F t]; nfhQ;rk; FiwTjhd;. aho;g;ghzj;jpy; ,Ue;J kpdpt]; fdf;f tutpy;iy. mq;f VJk; gpur;ridNah?” “njupatpy;iy. ehDk; t];Rf;F epd;W ghHj;jpw;Wjhd; ele;J thwd;.” gf;fj;jpy; me;jg; ngz;. mlHe;j ePsf; $e;jy;. Fz;L Kfk;. ngupa fz;fspy; rpd;dthl;lk; mg;gbj;jhd; ,Uf;Fk;Nghy mts; ghHitapy; njupe;jJ. FSFSntd;W ,Ue;jhs;. miug; ghthil rl;il> ghthil Koq;fhy;fSf;Ff; fPohf. iffs; nkhOnkhOntd;W gpbj;jhy; tOf;Fk; Nghy. “rpe;jh>! jk;gp> ehq;fs; ,Uf;Fk; ,lj;jpw;Fg; gf;fj;J tPL. ,tHfs; tPl;by;jhd; ehq;fs; jz;zPH vLf;fNtz;Lk;. xU Ntypjhd;. jk;gp> vdJ kUkfs; rpe;jh. CUf;Fg; NghdNghJ ehDk; thwd; vd;W mlk; gpbj;J. vd;NdhL thwhs;.’’ “thUq;fs;> tzf;fk;” vd;Nwd;. mts; tzf;fk; nrhy;ytpy;iy. nfhQ;rk; rpupj;jJkhjpup ,Ue;jJ. Kfj;jpy; gpuahzf; fisg;G rpd;djhfj;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

njupe;jJ. “ey;y nta;apy; ehisf;Fr; re;jpg;gk;.” ehd; tpilngw;Wf; nfhz;Nld;. NghFk;NghJ ehd; jpUk;gpg; ghHf;fj; jtwtpy;iy. mts; $e;jy; KJF KOtijAk; kiwj;jpUe;jJ. mbj;j Nrhsff; fhw;W $e;jiy xJf;fp gpd;doiff; fhl;baJ. fhw;Wf;F ed;wp nrhy;y epidf;ftpy;iy. mts; fhy;fisg; ghHf;fj; jtwptpl;Nld;. ,y;iy> ehd; ghHj;Njd;. ,uz;L fhy;fspYk; nts;spf; nfhYRfs; elf;Fk;NghJ [y;>[y;nyd;W.. me;jr; rj;jk; Nfl;lij Qhgfg;gLj;jpf; nfhz;Nld;. kWehs;! ehd; fpzw;wbapy; Fspj;Jf; nfhz;L epd;Nwd;. mts; jz;zPUf;fhf te;jhs;. vq;fs; tPl;Lf; fpzw;wbapy; ve;j milg;Gk; fpilahJ. Rw;wp tu thioAk;> fKf kuq;fSk;jhd;. gpd; gf;fkhfg; ngupjhf tsHe;j gg;ghrp kuk; epiwaf; fha;j;jpUe;jJ. ehiye;J nrq;fha;fs;. vdf;Fg; goj;ijtpl nrq;fhapy;jhd; mjpfk; tpUg;gk;. tyJ gf;fk; nrt;tps ePH kuk;. fdj;j Fiy ,uz;L. Nkw;gf;fj;jpy; Njhil kuts;sp kpsfha;j; Njhl;lnkd;W rpd;djhf Rw;wp ,Uf;Fk;. Ntyp KOtJk; Nkhjf ts;sp. mk;kh fpzw;wpy; ,Ue;J Fspf;Fk;NghJ ghAk; ePiu tPzhf;f khl;lh. njhl;bnahd;W fl;bapUe;Njhk;. vg;nghOJk; ehd; rhuj;Jld;jhd; Fspg;Ngd;. mts; te;jnghOJ nfhQ;rk; $r;rkhf ,Ue;jJ. vdf;F thspg;ghd cly;thF. khHG nfhQ;rk; tPq;fpaijg;Nghy;. mij ehd; nrhy;yf;$lhJ. mts; vd;idg; ghHg;gJkhjpup vdf;Fs; xU epidg;G. gf;fj;jpy; te;jhs;. thspia itj;jNghJ> mjw;Fs; ePiu epiwj;Jtpl;Nld;. “INah> ePq;fs; tpLq;Nfh. ehd; ms;SfpNwd;.” “guthapy;iy. mLj;jKiw ePq;fs; ms;Sq;Nfh” vd;W nrhy;ypf;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

nfhz;Nld;. mts; ed;wp$lr; nrhy;ytpy;iy. jz;zPiu vLj;Jf;nfhz;L Ngha;tpl;lhs;. gjpndl;L tajpUf;Fk;. “vg;gb vq;fil CH?” vd;W Nfl;gjw;Fs; mts; Ngha;tpl;lhs;. mtHfs; Nky; khfhzj;ijr; NrHe;jtHfs;. khkpahH vq;fs; Cupy; ijay; uPr;ruhf te;jpUe;jhH. gf;fj;jpy; thrpfrhiy. mq;Fjhd; jq;fpapUe;jhHfs;. thrpfrhiy tstpw;Fs; fpzwpy;iy. kyry$lk; ,y;iy. ek;k tPl;by;jhd; mtHfs; cgNahfpj;jhHfs;. vg;gbAk; mtHfs; vq;fs; tPl;lhUld; ey;y ez;gHfs; ey;y fwp rhg;ghLfisg; gupkhWfpd;w mstpw;F. ehd; tPl;by; mjpfk; epw;gjpy;iy. rpyNtis ,uz;L %d;W ehl;fs;tiu. te;jhYk; khiy jpUk;gptpLNtd;. mts; mjpfk; NgRtjpy;iy. fz;lhYk; xU rpd;dr; rpupg;G. ehDk; ngupjhff; fijf;f Kw;glTk; ,y;iy. te;J xU khjj;jpw;F Nky;. mts; jpUk;gpg; Nghtjhfj; njupatpy;iy. vq;fs; tPl;by; nts;spf; fpoikfspy; vg;gbAk; xU kfhehL. gf;fj;J tPl;L khkp> nja;thid Mr;rp> fz;zif mf;fh. xUtH tuhtpl;lhy; ,d;ndhUtH vd;W $bf;nfhs;thHfs;. CHg; Gjpdq;fs;> kw;wtHfisg; gw;wpa fij vg;gbAk; elf;Fk;. xUtH tuhtpl;lhy; tuhjtiug;gw;wpAk;jhd;. nts;spf; fpoikfspy; ehd; vg;NghJk; tPl;bw;F tUtJz;L. kjpak; ey;y rhg;ghL rhg;gpl;Ltpl;L mk;khtpd; kbapy; jiyitj;Jg; gLj;JtpLNtd;. mk;kh jdJ iftpuy;fshy; NfhjptpLthH. vdf;F mg;gbr; nra;tJ ed;whfg; gpbf;Fk;. ,jkhf ,Uf;Fk;. fz;fs; vd;id mwpahkNy cwq;fpf; nfhs;Sk;. rpwpJNeuj;jpy; vdJ jiyia jiyaizapy; J}f;fp itj;JtpLth. ,uz;L kzpj;jpahyk; ey;y epj;jpiu. VNjh vy;yhk; fijg;ghHfs;. cwq;Fk;tiu Nfl;gJz;L. md;W mk;khtpd; kbapy; jiyitj;Jg; gLj;jpUe;Njd;. nts;spf;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

fpoik. mk;kh KOfpj; jiyia tpupj;Jtpl;bUg;gh. mlHj;jpahd ePskpy;yhj me;jf; $e;jy;. ehq;fs; vg;NghJk; Nfyp NgRtJz;L. “mk;kh> fz;Z}W gl;LtpLk;.” nfhz;iliaf; fl;Lth. mk;khtpd; ,sikf;fhy $e;jy; moifg;gw;wp fij fijahr; nrhy;y Muk;gpg;gh. Nfl;L mYj;Jtpl;lJ. md;W fij NtWgf;fk; jpUk;gpaJ. cwf;fk; te;jJ. ehd; epjhdpj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. fij rpe;jhitg;gw;wp. kfhehl;L mq;fj;jtHfspy; gf;fj;JtPl;L khkpjhd; ,ij Muk;gpj;jh. “cq;if te;jpUf;fy;Nyh! xU gps;is.” “mJf;nfd;d?” vd;W mk;khjhd; Nfl;lh. “fypahzk; ele;jpw;Wjhk;.” gpwnfd;d? te;j epj;jpiu Ngha;tpl;lJ. ehd; crhuhNdd;. mk;kh jiy czhTtij rw;W epWj;jpapUe;jh. fijapy; mt;tsT #L gpbj;jpUe;jJ. “vd;d nrhy;Yfpwha; eP? mJ rpd;dg;gps;is. nfhQ;rk; clk;G. gjpdhW gjpNdO tajpUf;fk;.” “gps;isf;Fg; gjpndl;L taJ. khkpahH vdf;Fr; nrhd;dt. cdf;nfd;ndd;W njupAk;?” fz;zfp mf;fh ,ijf; Nfl;lh. vg;gbNah> fij ntspapy; te;jpw;WJ. “fhjy; fPjyhf;Fk;!” “gpwnfd;d Xbapw;Wjhk;.” mg;gbj;jhd; ,Uf;fNtZk;. ngl;il gjpdhW tajpy;

“Va;! fijia epw;ghl;Lq;Nfh! ngbad; Nfl;Lf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhd;.” “rP> mtd; vg;gNth epj;jpiu.” mk;khjhd; ,ijr; nrhd;dh.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

rs;nsd;W ,Uf;Fk; vq;fs; tPl;L tpuhe;ij. gf;fj;jpy; epw;Fk; ngupa Ntg;gkuj;jpd; nfhil. mk;khtpd; kb. me;jr; Nriyapy; ,Ue;J tUk; mk;khtpd; thrk; vdf;Fg; gpbf;Fk;. ehiye;J ehs; tPl;bw;F tuhky; tpl;lhy;$l mk;kh Ngrpg;Ngrp jiyiaf; NfhjptpLth. ehd; midj;ijAk; kwe;J epj;jpiuahfptpLNtd;. “Miuaiz NgRwha;> mtd; epj;jpiuaha;g; Ngha;tpl;lhd;.” mf;fh nrhy;Yth> ehd; cwq;fpf; nfhz;L NghFk;NghJ. ,jidg; gyKiw Nfl;bUf;fpNwd;. ,d;W VNdh vdf;F epj;jpiu tutpy;iy. ‘ekf;Nfd; ahUila vd;whYk;> ,e;jr; rpd;d tajpy; Vd; mts; ,q;F te;jpUf;fpwhs;? tajpy fy;ahzk; vd;why;... rpy ,lq;fspy; elg;gJz;L. vq;fil vj;jid ngz;fs; gjpide;J tajpy;$l fy;ahzk;fl;b FlbNahL thOfpwhHfs;.” “mg;g Vd; ,e;jg; gps;is ,q;f te;jpUf;F?” mk;kh Nfl;lh. “VNjh FLk;gj;Jf;Fs;s gpr;ridNghy ,Uf;F. fl;bdjhk;. rhjfg; nghUj;jKk; rupapy;iyahk;.” rhjfk; ghHf;fhky; fijAk; gbf;fpw CupYk; Foe;ij

,g;gbg; gy fijfs;. fijapy; njhdpg;Gk;> FRFRg;Gkhf vdf;Fg; gpwF epj;jpiu tuNtapy;iy. ,tHfs; mwpahky; fijf;fpwhHfs;Nghy. ehd; vdf;Fs; epidj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. $l;lk; fiye;jJ. ,e;jf; fij njhlUk;. ,d;Wk; Kbatpy;iy. mtisj; jpUk;gf; fz;lNghJ vdf;F xUkhjpup ,Ue;jJ. Neubahff; Nfl;f Ntz;Lk;Nghy; Njhd;wpdhYk;> ehd; Nfl;ftpy;iy. ghHg;Nghk; mLj;j nts;spf; fpoik vg;g tUk; vd;W vjpHghHf;f Ntz;bajhapw;W. mLj;j fpoik. “rq;fjp njupANk? ngl;il fl;bdJ MNuh rpq;fsg;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

nghyprhk;. ,ts; gs;spf;$lj;jpw;Fg; NghNff;Nf mtDk; jpdk; gpd;dhy Nghthdhk;. mts; xUehs; jhWkhwhfg; NgrpapUf;fpwhs;. nra;apwd; Ntiynaz;L nrhy;yp> mtspd; jfg;gid ntUl;bj;jhdhk; ,e;jf; fy;ahzk; ele;jJ. ,tSf;F Jg;guTf;Fk; tpUg;gkpy;iyahk;!” ,njy;yhk; vg;gb ,tHfSf;Fj; njupe;jJ. me;jj; ijay; epiyaj;jpy; Ntiy nra;j gpNahd; gf;fj;JtPl;L khkptPl;by;jhd; thliff;F ,Uf;fpwhd;. mtd; %yk;jhd; njupate;jNjh? ehd;jhd; ,ij epidj;Njd;. khkpjhd; Gjpdq;fis ntsptpl;lhs;. rpyNtis rupahff;$l ,Uf;fyhk;. ,e;j ,uz;L ehs; fijfspy; vt;tsT khw;wk;. vd;dhy; ek;g Kbatpy;iy. ehd; rpyehl;fs; tPl;by; ,y;iy. mtru mYtyhff; nfhOk;gpw;Fr; nrd;wpUe;Njd;. kfhehl;bd; KbT vg;gb ,Uf;FNkh? vg;gbAk; tpupthd tpsf;fq;fSld; kfhehL njhlUk;. nrd;w NtisapYk; kwf;ftpy;iy. fz;bg;ghf ek;k ngz;fSf;F Ntiy nfhLf;f Ntz;Lk;. ve;j NtiyAk; ,y;yhjNghJjhd; mLj;jtH fijfSf;F if> fhy;fs; vy;yhk; itf;fpwhHfs;. ,jpy; ehd;kl;Lk; jg;gpf; nfhs;stpy;iy. kdr;rhl;rp vd;idAk; jpl;baJ. mts; te;jhy; vg;gbAk; Nghths;. ,ilapy; ekf;nfd;d Ntz;lhj fw;gid. ehd; nfhOk;ghy; te;J mjpfhiyapy; fpzw;wbapy; mtisf; fz;Nld;. vd;idg; ghHj;Jr; rpupj;jhs;. ehDk; gjpYf;Fr; rpupj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. mtHfs; fijj;jJ rupnad;why; mts; ghtk;jhd;. ehd; fijj;jpUe;jhy; mts; fijj;jpUg;ghs;. ehd; njhlHe;J fijf;ftpy;iy. vd;id mbf;fb ghHj;Jf; nfhz;lhs;. vd;Wk; ,y;yhjthW VNjh nrhy;y NtZnkd;W epidf;fpwhNsh? fhiyapy; rhg;gpl;Ltpl;Lg; gLj;Jtpl;Nld;. Gifapujj;jpy; vf;fr;rf;fkhd $l;lk;. ,Uf;fr; rPw;$lf; fpilf;ftpy;iy. fz; tpopj;jNghJ kjpak; gd;dpuz;L kzpapUf;Fk;. rpe;jh> mts; khkp> khkdhH vy;NyhUk; vq;fs; tPl;by; ,Ue;jhHfs; fijAk; rpupg;Gkhf. ehd; vOe;J tpuhe;ijf;F te;Njd;.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

“jk;gp ey;y epj;jpiu NghYk;.” khkdhH Nfl;lhH. “,uT uapypy; rupahd $l;lk;. ,Uf;f ,lkpy;iy. epd;Wjhd; te;Njd;.” md;W rdpf;fpoik. tpLKiw ehs;. “mk;kh grpf;fpJ.” Frpdpf;Fs; NghFk;NghNj> “,Uq;Nfh. ehd; rhg;gpl;bl;L thwd;.” vy;NyhUk; rpupj;jhHfs;. “Vd; rpupf;fpwpas;?” vd;W Nfl;lNghJ> “vy;NyhiuAk; $l;bf;nfhz;L Nghfj;jhd; ,tHfs; te;jpUf;fpwhHfs;.” “Vd;? vd;d tpNrlk;?” ehd;jhd; Nfl;Nld;. “,z;ilf;F rpe;jhtpd; gjpndl;lhtJ gpwe;jehshk;. mq;fjhd; rhg;ghL.” mts; Kfj;jpy; kyHr;rp njupe;jJ. “gpwe;jehs; tho;j;Jf;fs; rpe;jh” vd;Nwd;. gjpYf;F “ed;wp” vd;whs;. ey;y rhg;ghL. rhg;ghl;bw;Fg; gpd; nfhQ;rNeuk; fijAk; rpupg;Gk;. kWgbAk; tPl;bw;F te;Njd;. gugug;ghd nra;if vJTk; ,y;iy. ,tHfs; fijj;jnjy;yhk; cz;ikapy;iyNah? md;W KOtJk; tPl;by;jhd; ,Ue;Njd;. fpzw;wbf;F mts; jz;zPH ms;Stjw;fhf te;J Nghdhs;. ntsp tpuhe;ijapy; ehd; gLj;jpUe;Njd;. ngsHzkp epyT> epiwthd rhg;ghl;bw;Ff;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

ntspr;rk;. Kw;wj;jpy; mk;khf;fs; ,Ue;J fijj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jhHfs;. aho;g;ghzj;jpy; gpur;ridahk;. Mkpf;Fk; ngbaSf;Fk; ,ilapy; gaq;fur; rz;ilahk;. vg;gbAk; ek;k gpur;rid jPHe;JtpLk;. mtHfs; fijapy; ,e;j cz;ik ntspg;gl;lJ. kpdpt]; te;jNghJ> $l te;jtHfs; fijj;jjhff; $wpf; nfhz;lhHfs;. ehd; epyitg; ghHj;jgb> mjd; moif urpj;Njd;. njspthd thdk;. Kj;J Kj;jha; el;rj;jpuq;fs;. vg;NghJ epj;jpiuahNdd; vd;W vdf;Nf njupahJ. fz; tpopj;jNghJ fhiy VO kzp. mtrukhff; fhiyf;fld;fis Kbj;Jtpl;L> uTZf;Fg; Nghtjw;F Maj;jkhNdd;. mts; fpzw;wbf;F te;jhs;. ntspf; fjit Nehf;fp ele;jNghJ vjpupy; mts;. nky;ypajhfr; rpupg;Gkl;Lk;jhd;. “fhiy tzf;fk;” vd;W $wpNdd;. “tzf;fk;” vd;W gjpy; te;jJ. ehd; epw;ftpy;iy. ele;J ntspf;fjitr; rhj;jptpl;L> gpujhd ghijaUfpy; cs;s me;jg; ngupa Mapy; kuj;jbapy; t];Rf;fhff; fhj;jpUe;Njd;. mq;Fjhd; t];jupg;G epiyak; ek;k CUf;F. rpyNtisfspy; t]; epw;fhkNy vk;ik Vkhw;wptpLtJz;L. vj;jid jlitfs; tha;f;F te;jgb vy;yhk; NgrpapUg;Ngd;. ,d;W epw;fhky; Nghfl;Lk; vd;W kdJf;Fs; jpl;bf; nfhz;Nld;. me;j kuk; ngUtpUl;rk;. ey;y epoy;. MdhYk; epoiy urpf;f Kbatpy;iy. nfhQ;rNeuk; epd;whYk; jhtu cz;zpfs; fhiyg; gjk; ghHj;JtpLk;. ,y;iyNay; kuj;ijr; Rw;wp jg;gpapUf;Fk; kapHf;nfhl;bg; GOf;fs;. Vd; ,e;j kuj;jpy; khj;jpuk; ,g;gbnahU capHae;Jf;fs;> Mgj;jhd tifapy;? me;j kuj;jbapy; epd;W ghHj;jhy; xU fpNyh kPl;lUf;Fk; mg;ghy; t]; tUtijg; ghHf;fyhk;. ee;jpf;fliyf; FWf;fWj;J me;jg; ghyj;ijf;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

fl;bapUe;jhHfs;. fhHj;jpif khHfop khjj;jpy; nga;Ak; ngUkioapy; ee;jpf;fly; epuk;gp topAk;. rpyNtisfspy; ghyj;jpw;F NkyhfNt jz;zPH. mg;gb xU epiy tUk;NghJ vg;gbAk; Kfj;Jthuj;ij ntl;btpLthHfs;. jhdhfTk; gy jlitfs; cilg;ngLj;Jg; gha;e;J ngUq;flypy; fyf;Fk;. MW ghAk; fhyk; xU khjj;jpw;F Nky; ,Uf;Fk;. ghyj;jpy; epd;W ghHj;jhy; fly; mg;gbNa ePykhfj; njupAk;. ,e;jf; fhyq;fs; vq;fSf;F kpfTk; re;Njhrkhdit. ghyj;jpd; ,UkUq;Fk; tupirahf %d;W kPw;wH mfy ,ilntspfspy; fw;fshy; fl;lg;gl;l Kl;Lf;fs;. ,g;gbj;jhd; ehk; nrhy;YNthk;. me;j Kl;Lf;fspy; CHg; ngbas; vy;yhk; jbAld; ,Ug;Nghk;. ghyj;jpd; Nky; gFjpapy; ,Ue;J ePHkl;lk; fPo; ,wq;Fk;NghJ ngupa> ngupa kPd;fs; ghyj;jpy; Js;sp tpOk;. gpwnfd;d? ehk; itj;jpUf;Fk; jbfs; kPd;fisg; gjk; ghHf;Fk;. ghiy> fay; vd;W Vuhsk;. CNu jpuz;L mq;Fjhd;. vdf;F ,g;NghJk; Qhgfk;. xUKiw vt;tsT kPd;fs;. mjpfhiyapy; aho;g;ghzk; Nghtjw;fhf te;j t]; gy kzpj;jpahyq;fs; mq;NfNa epw;f Ntz;bajhfptpl;lJ. t]; epiwa kPd;fis ms;spf; nfhz;LNgha; aho;g;ghzj;jpy; tpw;whHfshk;. xUKiw ,why; vt;tsT? tay;ntsp vy;yhk; ,why; gpbj;jhHfs;. vq;fs; CUf;F ee;jpf;fly; xU tug;gpurhjk;jhd;. vy;yhNk Nfhiltiujhd;. Nfhil te;jhy; ee;jpf;fly; tw;wptpLk;. ehd;F Ie;J khjq;fs; vt;tsT ,why; gpbgLk;! CNu nry;tr; nropg;G. cs; ntspA+H kPdtHfs; vd;W Vuhskhf ,e;jf; fhyq;fspy; tUtJz;L. gpur;ridfSk;jhd;. ,uT Neuq;fspy; ePHf;fiu vq;Fk; #o;yhk;G ntspr;rk;. vq;fs; tPl;by; epd;W ghHj;jhy;> jpUtpohf; fhyj;jpy; myq;fupf;Fk; kpd;rhu tpsf;Ffisg; ghHj;jJNghy;. ehq;fs; tw;whg;gisg; nghq;fy; njhlq;fptpl;lJ vd;W gfpbahff; fijg;gJz;L. fij> Ngr;R> ghl;Lf;fs;> ,ilf;fpil rz;ilfSk;jhd;. ,e;jf; fhyq;fs; njhlur; re;jHg;gNk ,y;iy. vg;gbAk; ee;jpf;fly; ePH tw;Wk;. kPd;fs; vy;yhk; ePH ,y;yhky; kbe;J mOfp kzf;Fk;. ghyj;jhy; t];rpy; tUgtHfs; %f;ifg; nghj;jhky; tu

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

KbahJ. flypd; Nky; gFjpapy;jhd; CH. fhw;W Rod;wbf;Fk;NghJ vg;gbAk; me;j ehw;wk; tUk;. rpy ehl;fs; f];uk;jhd;. gpwF vy;yhNk gofptpLk;. ePH tw;Wk; fhyq;fspy;$l tsk; nfLtjpy;iy. Nrwhf ,Uf;Fk; gFjpfspy; tupirahf ez;Lfs;. nrt;;tuj;jk; ngl;il ez;Lfs;> epuk;g Kl;ilapUf;Fk;. neUg;gpy; Nghl;Lr; Rl;Lr; rhg;gpLk;NghJ vd;d Urp! epidj;jhNy tha; CWk;. mk;kh vt;tsT Urpahff; Fok;G itg;gh! xU fhyj;jpy; re;ijg;gLj;Jk; trjp ,y;yhky; %d;W ehl;fs; ngupa> ngupa ,why;fs; fplq;Ffspy; fple;J ehwp kzj;jij ,g;NghJk; ehd; epidj;Jg; ghHg;Ngd;. me;jf; fhyq;fspy; tPl;by; ,why; fwpnad;why; ehk; rhg;gpLtjpy;iy. me;j mstpw;F mYj;JtpLtJz;L. jpdk; ,why; fwpnad;why; vg;gbj;jhd; rhg;gpLtJ? ghyj;jpd; ,lg;gf;fk; ee;jpf;fly;. tyJgf;fk; ngupa MW. ,J khj;jpuk; tw;Wtjpy;iy. nfhQ;rk; MokhdJ. ngUq;flYf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy; ,Ug;gjhy; Kfj;Jthuk; cilg;ngLj;Jg; ghAk;NghJ> ,JTk; fliyg;NghyNt ePykhfNt ,Uf;Fk;. ,e;j Kfj;Jthuj;ij ntl;b jz;zPiuf; flypy; ghatpLtjhNyNa ,e;j CUf;F ntl;Ltha;f;fhy; vd;W ngaH te;jJ vd;W mk;khf;fs; $WthHfs;. mJ kUtp tl;Lthfy; vd;W toq;fyhapw;W. ehd; epw;Fk; Mapy; kuj;Jf;F Kd;dhy; rg;j fd;dpkhH Myak; goik tha;e;jJ. tw;whg;gis nghq;fy; Kba ,q;F nghq;fy; elf;Fk;. ,d;iwa epiyapy; ee;jpf;fly; tw;wpapUe;jJ. tupirahf epw;Fk; jpy;iy kuq;fs; ,iyfis cjpHj;jp tre;jj;ij vjpHghHj;Jf; fhj;jpUe;jd. mbf;Fk; Nrhsff; fhw;Wf;F GOjp Nky; vOk;gpg; gwe;jJ. tlf;fhw;wpd; Nky; gFjpapy; gpuf;fpuhrpahH Njhl;lk;. %thapuj;Jf;Fk; Nkw;gl;l njd;dq;fd;Wfs;. me;jg; gFjp jpy;iy kuq;fs;kl;Lk; ,d;Wk; gRikahfNt epd;wd. gwitfspd; Nfhilfhy tjptplk; ,g;gFjpjhd;.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

ee;jpf;fly; tw;Wk;NghJ xU gFjpapy; epiwaNt cg;G tpisAk;. t];Rf;fhff; fhj;jpUf;Fk; xt;nthU NtisapYk; fle;j fhy tre;jj;ij epidj;Jg; ghHg;Ngd;. mf;fiuapy; t]; tUtJ njupe;jJ. mjw;F Kd;dhy; kpdpt]; Nghl;b Nghl;Lf;nfhz;Nl te;jd. kpdpt]; xU gf;fk; rupe;Jnfhz;Nl te;jJ. epiwar; rdq;fis Vw;wpf;nfhz;L thwhq;fs;. ehd; t];rpy;jhd; Nghtnjd;W KbntLj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. “jk;gp> t];ir kwpAq;Nfh. ehq;fSk; thwk;.” rpe;jhtpd; khkpahHjhd; Fuy; nfhLj;jh. “kpdp t];irNah?” vd;W Nfl;Nld;. “mij kwpf;fj; Njitapy;iy. mtHfs; epw;ghHfs;. ePq;fs; vd;dj;jpy Nghwpas;?” “ehd; t];rpy;.” “ehq;fSk; t];rpy thwk;.” vdf;F Kd;dhy; kpdpt]; te;J epd;wJ. ehd; Vwpf; nfhs;stpy;iy. “mz;iz thq;Nfhtd;!” Gl;Nghl;by; epw;Nfyhky; epd;w nfhz;lf;lH fj;jpdhd;. “INah jk;gp Nghq;Nfh!” ehq;fs; tNuy;iy! cjpiy vq;if VWwJ? ePq;f

“mz;iz iww;.” kpdpt]; mtrukhfg; Gwg;gl;lJ. gpd;dhy; te;j t]; epWj;jNt ,y;iy. G]; vd;W xU rj;jk;> Nghl;bf;F ,UtUk; XLtJNghy;. ehd; epidj;jJ rupNghyj;jhd;. Vw;fdNt kdjpy; epidj;Jj; jpl;btpl;Nld;.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

“fz;nfLthq;fs; epWj;jhky; Nghwhq;fs;. ehd; mtrukhff; fr;Nrupf;Fg; NghfNtZk;.” rpe;jhtpd; khkpahH vupr;ry; vLj;Jf; fj;jpdh. “t]; epw;ghl;b ,Ue;jhYk; ,ts; te;jhy;jhNd?” gpujhd tPjpf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy;jhd; mtHfs; jq;fpapUe;j thrpfrhiyAk; ,Ue;jJ. rpe;jhTk; tUfpd;whs; vd;gij mttpd; fij%yk; mwpe;Jnfhz;Nld;. “Va; rpe;jh!” “thwd; khkp!” mts; gjpYf;Ff; Fuy; nfhLj;jhs;. mts; mofhfj;jhd; ,Ue;jhs;. “jk;gp> vg;gbg; Nghfg; Nghwpas;?” “vdpnad;d> eluhrhjhd;.” me;jf; fWg;G epwg; ghthilAk;> nts;is utpf;ifAk; mtSf;F ed;whfj;jhd; ,Ue;jd. Cupy; ,Ue;J te;jijtpl nfhQ;rk; epwkhfTk; Fz;lhfTk; ,Ue;jhs;. “ele;Jjhd; NghfNtZk;.” nkJthff; Nfl;lhs;. “vd;d khjpup> ele;Njh?” vd;W mts;

“jk;gpAk; ele;Jjhd; Nghfg; NghwhH. mtNuhil Nghtk;.” rpe;jhtpd; khkpf;F ehw;gJf;F Nky; ,Uf;Fk;. Mdhy; nrhy;y KbahJ. msthd cly;. vg;NghJk; RWRWg;G. mtiu tplTk;jhd;. “vdp t]; xd;Wk; tuhJ. FWf;fhy ele;J Nghtk;. J}uk; nfhQ;rk;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

FiwT.” ehd;jhd; nrhd;Ndd;. rpe;jhtpw;F ele;J tUtjpy; ,];lk; ,y;iyNghy; njupe;jJ. “khkp! vd;d fdJ}uNkh?” “uPr;rH> ctTf;F elf;fg; gQ;rpNghy.” ehd; rpe;jhtpd; khkpia uPr;rH vd;Wjhd; $g;gpLNtd;. “elf;fpwJ clk;gpw;F ey;yJ. clk;G nfhQ;rk; tj;jTk;jhd; NtZk;.” “rpe;jh> tpsq;fpr;Nr. jk;gp cdf;Fj;jhd; nrhy;YJ.” “VNjh mtHkl;Lk; nky;yprhf;Fk;.” ehd; nfhQ;rKk; vjpHghHf;ftpy;iy> mts; ,ijr; nrhy;Yths; vd;W. “mJjhd; ehd; elf;fpNwd;” vd;W nrhy;ypr; rkhspj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. fputy; Nwhl;> fplq;Fk; fpz;bAk;. mts; nky;ypa nrUg;Gg; Nghl;bUe;jhs;. fhypy; me;jf; nfhYRfs; eilf;Nfw;wthW jhsk; ,irj;jd. Fz;Lg; ghjq;fs;. tOtOg;ghd fhy;fs;. vq;fs; ,Utupd; tpiuTf;Fk; mtshy; <LnfhLf;f Kbatpy;iy. nta;apy; fhiy vl;L kzpf;Nf mNfhukha; vwpj;jJ. “khkp nkJtha; elTq;Nfh.” fy;ypy; ,lWg;gl;Lf;nfhz;L ele;jhs;. “,Jf;Fj; jhH NghLwhq;fs;... gj;J tU\k; KbQ;rpw;W. vdp mLj;j NjHjy; tUk;NghJ thf;FWjpfspy; ,JTk; xd;whf ,Uf;Fk;.” kdjpy ntWg;Gld; epidj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. vdf;Fk; NtHj;J tope;jJ. “kio vg;g tUk;? ,e;j mNfhuk; vg;g jzpAk;?” uPr;rH nrhd;dNghJ>

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

“kio ,g;Nghijf;F tuhJ. tUk;NghJ fz;Lnfhs;Nthk;” vd;Nwd;. ,ilapy; nts;is kzw;gug;G. mjw;F Nkw;gf;fk; ehtw;fhL. ghij Xuq;fspy; rl;ltpNuhjkhf kz;ntl;b Vw;wpapUe;j Fopfs;. Nwhl;L nfhQ;rk; nfhQ;rkhf ,be;Jnfhz;L Nghfpd;wJ. mtHfisAk; jpl;lhky; ,Uf;f Kbatpy;iy. ehsiltpy; ghijNa ,Uf;fhJ. ,ilf;fpil ,UtUNk jpUk;gpg; ,ilntspapy; te;Jnfhz;bUe;jhs;. ghHj;Njhk;. mts; Ik;gJ mb

“jk;gp> nfhQ;rNeuk; ,e;j kuj;jpw;Ff; fPo; epw;gk;. mtSk; tul;Lk;.” uPr;rUf;Fk; NtHj;Jf; nfhl;baJ. new;wpapy; ,Ue;j Fq;Fkg; nghl;L fUk; rpfg;ghff; fdj;jJ. C vd;W nta;apYf;F xU tpsk;guk;. ehDk;jhd;. mts; mUfpy; te;jhs;. NtHj;J tope;jJ. iff;Fl;ilahy; new;wpiaj; Jilj;Jf; nfhz;lhs;. NkNy gdpr;ir kuj;jpy; epiwag; goq;fs;. “,e;jg; gok; rhg;gpLwJ. kq;F];jhidg;Nghy; ,Uf;Fk;. gpLq;fpj; jul;Nl?” mtHfs; gjpYf;F ehd; fhj;jpUf;ftpy;iy. xd;iwg; gpLq;fp> mijg; gpupj;J uPr;rupd; ifapy; nfhLj;Njd;. “mjw;Fs; ,Uf;Fk; Risiakhj;jpuk; rhg;gpLq;Nfh. cLg;gpy gpul;bg; NghlhijAq;Nfh. faH gl;lhy; NghfhJ.” mtsplKk; xd;iw ePl;bNdd;. “khkp ey;yNk?” “Xk;. gpd;d? ey;yhj;jhd; ,Uf;FJ.” mtSk; thq;fpf;nfhz;L> “jhq;];” vd;whs;.

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“vd;d nta;apy; khkp> tutu mjpfk;. vd;Dk; fdJ}uNk?” vd;idj;jhd; Nfl;lhs;. vdf;F mtistplf; $r;rk; mjpfk;Nghy. jhuhskhff; fijf;fyhk; vd;why; Kbtjpy;iy. Vd; mg;gbnahU epiy? vdf;Nf njupatpy;iy. “,y;iy. vd;Dk; nfhQ;rj;J}uk;jhd;” vd;Nwd;. “epoYf;fhf epw;Nff;if ey;yha;j;jhd; ,Uf;Fk;. Neuk; NghFJ. elg;gk;.” “vd;Dk; nfhQ;rNeuk; epw;Nghk; khkp” vd;W mts; Nfl;lhs;. “gpwF xUehisf;F MWjyhf epw;fyhk;. th Nghtk;.” “Gjpa tPlLj;jpl;lk; ; xd;W ,Q;r tUfpJ. fhzp gpupr;Rf; FLj;jpUf;Fwhq;fs;. fpl;lbapy xU t]; XLk;.” “mJjhd; ey;yJ.” mts; VNjh crhH te;jJNghy; vq;fis Ke;jp ele;jhs;. gpd;gf;fk; NtHj;J nts;is utpf;if KJfpy; xl;bf;nfhz;lJ. Fjpiu thy; $e;jy; FYq;fpf; FYq;fp mts; eilf;F moiff; nfhLj;jJ. rpd;dhj;jq;fhL CHkid njhlq;fpaJ. vdp te;jpLk;. vjpHgf;fkhf te;j me;j Nkhl;lhH irf;fps; Kd;dhy; te;J epd;wJ. mij Xl;batd; xU nghyp];. mtid ed;F mwpNtd;. gpd;dhy; ,Ue;J xU eLj;ju taJf;fhuH ,wq;fpdhH. Vd; ,tHfs; epw;fpwhHfs; vd;W xUfzk; Nahrpj;Njd;. “mg;gh!” vd;W mts;jhd; $g;gpl;lhs;. “rpe;jh! gps;is> vq;if Nghwpas;?” rpe;jhtpd; je;ij mtHjhd; vd;gij mwpe;Jnfhz;Nld;. mtSf;F

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mtHfs; vd;id mwpKfg;gLj;jp itj;jhHfs;. gjpYf;F ehDk; tzf;fk; $wpNdd;. “mg;gh!” vd;W mts; Mr;rupag;gl;Lf; $g;gpl;lNghJk;> mts; Kfj;jpy; xUtpj thl;lj;ijf; fz;Lnfhz;Nld;. ,d;W fhiyapy;jhd; te;jjhff; $wpdhH. NkYk; ehd; mq;F epw;f tpUk;gtpy;iy. mtHfsplk; tpilngw;Nwd;. ‘,tUf;Fk;> ,e;jg; nghypRf;Fk; vd;d rk;ge;jk;? tPl;by; mk;khf;fs; fijj;jJ midj;Jk; cz;ikaha; ,Uf;FNkh?’ vdf;Fs; xU Nghuhl;lk;. ,ts; cz;ikapy; jpUkzkhdtsh? ,e;j tajpy; jpUkzk;> gpupT! ek;g Kbatpy;iy. mts; tho;f;ifapy; VNjh xU kHkk;. vd;dtha; ,Uf;Fk;? mts; xU Foe;ijiag;Nghy;jhd; vdf;Fg; gl;lJ. “mk;kh tuy;iyNah?” mts; Nfl;lNghJ mtH> kl;Lk;jhd; te;Njd;” vd;W $wpaJ J}uj;jpy; Nfl;lJ. “,y;iy. ehd;

gf;fj;J khkp mk;khf;fSld; vq;fs; tPl;Lf; Frpdpf;Fs; FRFR vd;W fijj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jhs;. midtH Kfj;jpYk; xU fytuk;. rw;W vd; fhJfisj; jPlbf; nfhz;Nld;. “ehq;fs; Ke;jpf; fijr;rJ rupjhd;. mtd; ; xU rpq;fs nghypRjhdhk;. tPl;by; Ngha; xNu fiur;ryhk;. mtisg; Ngha;f; $l;bf;nfhz;L tUk;gb. ce;j kDrd; ,Q;r te;jpUf;F. mts; njhl;Lg;NghypYk; khl;ld; vd;W epw;fpwhs;. ‘ehd; nrj;jhYk; rhNtNd xopa tukhl;Nld;’ vd;W.” “me;jg; gps;is ,Uf;fpjhk;.” uh KOf;f xNu mOifahk;. ghHf;fg; ghtkha;

“mg;g Vd; ,e;jg; gps;is mtidf; fl;bdJ?” “mtd; jfg;gid ntUl;bj;jhd; ,J ele;jpUf;F. jfg;gDf;F VJk;

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nra;JNghLthd; vd;Wjhd; mts; Xnkz;bUf;fpwhs;.” khkp njhlHe;jhs;> KO tpraKk; jdf;Fj;jhd; njupAk; vd;w ngUkpjj;NjhL. “MNuh ke;jputhjpiag; gpbr;R kUe;Njh khaNkh nra;J Nghl;lhdhf;Fk;.” vdf;Fk; ,ij ek;gyhk;Nghy; ,Ue;jJ. gbf;fNtz;ba taJ. ‘ghtk; rpe;jh’ vd;W vd; kdk; nrhd;dJ. ‘vJ cz;ik? mtsplk; Nfl;lhy; vd;d?’ vd;W$l Nahrpf;fpNwd;. mts; md;W KOtJk; vq;fs; tPl;bw;F tutpy;iy. vd; kdk; mtSf;fhf Ntjidg;gl;lJ. fijr;rtHfs; vy;NyhUNk mts;kPJ gupjhgg;gl;lhHfs;. ve;j cz;ikAk; njupahky; Vd; ehd; mts;kPJ ,g;gbnahU mf;fiw? vd; taJjhd; fhuzkh? ,y;iy> mts; mofhd gUtg;ngz; vd;gjhyh? mts; mg;gbg;gl;lts; my;y. vy;yhtw;iwAk; kdjpy; Njf;fp itj;J> cs;Sf;Fs; mOfpd;whsh? njupatpy;iy. mtspd; ,e;j taJ Nahrpf;f ,lk; nfhLf;fhJ. mg;gbAk; Nahrpf;fpd;Nwd;. VNjh ele;jpUf;fpd;wJ. vd; gplupapy; G+r;rpfs; CHtJNghy; tpaHj;Jf; nfhl;baJ. vg;gbahdhYk; vdf;nfd;d? ,uz;L khjq;fSf;FNky; ,Uf;fhJ mts; te;J. “,tSf;F tpUg;gkpy;iy. mtd; Fbr;rpw;W te;J xNu mbahk;. ,ts; jw;nfhiy Kaw;rp$lg; gz;zpapUf;fpwhs;. ey;yfhyk; jg;gpw;whs;. mtDk; te;J epw;fpwhdhk;.” Gjpa jftYld; kPz;Lk; te;jhs;. “jw;nfhiy nra;ag;NghdtNsh?” mk;kh ftiy Njha;e;j Mr;rupaj;Jld; Nfl;lh. “%l;ilg;G+r;rp kUe;jhk;. gf;fj;jpy; M];g;gj;jpup ,Ue;jjhy jg;gf;fl;bg;

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Nghl;bdk;.” “gpwNfd; ce;j kDrd; $l;bf;nfhz;L Nghf te;jpUf;F?” “mq;f neUf;Fthuk;> mJjhd;.” “ehd; epidf;fpwd;> ngl;ilAk; gbf;Nff;if Ntiw ahiuNah tpUk;gpapUf;F. mJjhd; mtSf;F tpUg;gkpy;iy. FLk;gj;jpy; gpur;rid te;jpUf;Fk;. me;jr; rpq;fsg; nghypRk; ey;ytd;Nghy. mtd; ,d;Wk; ,tis tpUk;gpj;jhNd $l;bf;nfhz;L tur; nrhy;ypapUf;fpwhd;.” vdf;Fj; jiy ntbj;JtpLk;Nghy; ,Ue;jJ. VNjh vy;yhk; mwpe;jtHfs; Nghy; fijj;Jf; nfhz;lhHfs;. mts;kPJ ,g;gbAk; xU gop. ey;yfhyk; ehd; jg;gpj;Jf;nfhz;Nld;. xUehs; uPr;rH nrhd;dh. “jk;gp> cq;fSld; rpe;jhTf;Ff; Mirahk;. me;j mz;zd; fdf;ff; fijf;fkhl;lhHNghy vd;wh.” fijf;f

vdf;Fk; Mirjhd;. mk;kh xUehs; nrhd;dh. “jk;gp> FkHg;gps;is. fz;lgb fijr;R rpupr;Rg; gofhij. tPzhd fijfs; tug;ghf;Fk;.” ehd; xJq;fpf; nfhz;lJ cz;ikjhd;. ,uT vdf;F epj;jpiu tutpy;iy. mtis epidj;J> mtisg;gw;wpa Gjpa jfty;fis epidj;J khkp mk;kh vy;NyhHkPJNk ntWg;G. fhiyapy; jfg;gd; Ngha;tpl;lhH vd;Wkl;Lk; Nfs;tpg;gl;Nld;. fpzw;wbapy; epd;wNghJ mts; te;jhs;. mts; KfNk khwpapUe;jJ. vdJ kdjpy; fdT. rpupf;ff;$l epidf;ftpy;iy. jz;zp thspia itj;jhs;. ehd; tpyfpf;nfhz;Nld;. “mz;zd;.”

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mts;jhd; $g;gpl;lhs;. ,Jtiu mts; mg;gbf; $g;gpl;lNj ,y;iy. vdf;F Mr;rupakhf ,Ue;jJ. “vd;dk;kh” vd;W rpupj;Jf;nfhz;Nl Nfl;Nld;. vd;dk;kh vd;W Nfl;lJ> mtSf;Fg; gpbj;jpUe;jJ. kdjpy; mlf;fp itj;jpUe;j Nrhfj;jpw;Fr; Rfkhf ,Ue;jNjh njupatpy;iy. mts; Fz;Lf; fz;fspy; ,Ue;J ePHj;Jspfs; nkJthf tpo Muk;gpj;jd. vd;id mz;zhe;J ghHj;jhs;. Njk;gp mOJtpLths;Nghy ,Ue;jJ. “mz;zd;> cq;fSld; epiwaf; fijf;f NtZk;. gpd;Nduk; tPl;bw;F tUtpaNs?” mts; Kjd;Kjypy; ,g;gbf; Nfl;lJ vd; kdJf;F MWjyhf ,Ue;jJ. ahuhNyh vg;gbnay;yhk; fijf;fg;gLk; mtspd; tho;f;ifr; rupj;jpuk;> mts;%yk; tpilahf tUtij ehDk; tpUk;gpNdd;. ,e;jr; rpy ehl;fspy; mtisg;gw;wp> khwpkhwp vj;jid fijfisf; Nfs;tpg;gl;bUg;Ngd;. epuguhjpahf> Fw;wthspahf fijg;gjw;F ehf;F ,Uf;fpwJ vd;gjw;fhf ,g;gb vy;yhkh? ghtk;. ahUf;F cz;ik njupAk;? ,e;j tajpy; ,e;jg; ngz;Zf;F Vd; ,g;gbnahU rhgf;NfL? gf;fj;J tPl;L khkpiaf; fz;lhNy vdf;F ,g;NghJ ntWg;ghf ,Ue;jJ. mLj;jtHfs; fijfis MuhAk; Mw;wy;> mjw;F tpsf;fq;fisj; Njb miyAk; kdg;Nghf;F. vq;fs; tho;f;ifapd; Fiwfis kw;wtHfs; NgRk;NghJ vk;khy; jhq;f Kbtjpy;iy. tha;f;F te;jgb thup ,iwf;fpNwhk;. mLj;jtH Fiwfisg; gy Nfhzq;fspy; fw;gid nra;J tpw;gidf;F tpLfpNwhk;. ,e;jf; fijfis tpiynfhLj;J thq;fTk; jahuhf ,Uf;fpwJ ekJ rKjhak;. vg;gbAk; tpw;gidahFk;. mtisg;gw;wp Neubahff; Nfl;Lj; njupe;J nfhs;tjw;F ahUf;Fk; JzpT tutpy;iy. mtHfs; mts;kPJ mf;fiw nfhs;fpwhHfs;. mjw;fhfNt fijf;fpwhHfs;Nghy> rpyNtis kdjpy; gLtJz;L. mtHfisj; jpl;Lk;NghJ gyjlitfs; vd;idAk; jpl;bf;nfhs;Ntd;.

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kw;wtHfisg; ghHf;Fk; mNj mUtUg;G vd;kPJ vdf;Fk; Vw;gLtJz;L. mtHfSf;Fk; vdf;Fk; vd;d tpj;jpahrk;. mtHfistpl ehd; mKrlf;fp. mtHfshy; tpijf;fg;gl;l tpLfijf;F tpil NjLfpNwd;. mtHfs; fijj;Jf; nfhs;fpwhHfs;. ehd; vd;id tUj;jpf; nfhs;fpNwd;. mts; jpUkzkhdtsh? ,y;iy> ahiuahtJ fhjypj;J Vkhw;wpatsh? vy;yhtw;wpw;FNk tpil ,d;W khiyapy; njupAk;. “cq;fSld; epiwaf; fijf;fNtZk;.” mts; Nfl;lJk; vd;dhy; kWf;f Kbatpy;iy. “vd;id ahUk; Gupe;J nfhs;SfpwhHfs; ,y;iy” vd;W mts; mo Muk;gpj;jNghJ> me;jf; fz;fspy; ,Ue;J topAk; fz;zPiuj; Jilj;J MWjy; $wNtz;Lk;Nghy; ,Ue;jJ. “rup> rup mohijAq;Nfh rpe;jh. ehd; ,d;W khiy vg;gbAk; re;jpf;fpNwd;” vd;W tpilngw;Nwd;. jpUk;gpg; ghHj;jnghOJ mts; vd;idNa ghHj;Jf;nfhz;L epd;whs;. ghtk; vd;W jpUk;gTk; vdf;Fs; nrhy;ypf;nfhz;Nld;. md;W gpd;Nduk; ehY kzpastpy;jhd; ehd; tPl;bw;F te;Njd;. mtHfs; thrypy; xU nts;is thd;. jfg;gd; cl;gl khkh khkp> vq;fs; tPl;Lf;fhuH> gf;fj;J tPl;Lf;fhuH> rpy ijay; tFg;Gg; gps;isfs;. rpe;jh mOjOJ tpil $wpf; nfhz;bUe;jhs;. vy;NyhUk; mOjhHfs;. ehd; mk;khit nkJthff; Nfl;Nld;. “vd;dk;kh tprak;?” “jk;gp> jfg;gd; vd;Dk; tPl;bw;Fg; NghNfy;iyahk;. mtspd;u GUrDk; uTZf;Fs;sjhd; epf;fpwhdhk;. ,g;g ngl;iliaf; $l;bf;nfhz;L Nghfg; Nghfpdk;.” “mg;gbnad;why; mtd; Vd; ,q;F tutpy;iy?” vd;W mk;khitf;

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Nfl;Nld;. MWjyhf> epjhdkhfNt mk;kh Mr;rupaj;jhy; vd;idg; ghHj;jh. “cJ vdf;Fj; njupahJ jk;gp.” rP> ehd; Vd; ,d;W uTZf;Fg; NghNdd;? Ngrhky; epd;wpUf;fyhk;. mts; vd;dplk; Nahrid Nfl;fj;jhd; Neuk; Nfl;lhs;. mjw;fpilapy; vy;yhk; Kbe;Jtpl;lJ. vd;id Nehf;fp mts; te;jhs;. “Ngha; tUfpNwd;.” rpd;djhfj; jiy mirj;jhs;. ehDk; gjpYf;F jiy mirj;Njd;. fz;fspy;> me;jf; Fz;Lf; fz;fspy; tupirahf ePHj;Jspfs;. fd;dq;fs; ,uz;Lk; rpte;jpUe;jd. epiwaNt mOjpUf;fpwhs;. mts; jfg;gdpYk; me;jr; Nrhfk; rpd;djhfj; njupe;jJ. thd; Gwg;gl;lJ. kiwAk;kl;Lk; me;jf; if mire;J nfhz;NlapUe;jJ. me;j tplak; vdf;Fj; njupahkNy mts; Ngha;f; nfhz;bUf;fpwhs;. gy Nfhzq;fspy; ,Ue;J te;j khWgl;l fijfs;> ep[khfp epiyf;Fk;> mtHfisg; nghWj;jkl;by;. Mdhy; mts; vg;gbAk; vdf;Ff; fbjk; vOJths; vd;W vd; kdk; MWjy; nfhz;lJ. vdf;Fs; rpupj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. fdTyfpy; ,Ue;J tpLgl;ltd;Nghy; epkpHe;J epyitg; ghHj;Njd;. thdk; fWj;J kiotUk;Nghy; ,Ue;jJ. 

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Mj;k jpUg;jpf;fha;..!

gy khjq;fSf;Fg; gpd;G mk;khtpd; fbjk; md;W te;jpUe;jJ. fbjj;ijf; fz;lTld; kdk; kfpo;r;rpahy; FJhfypj;jJ. fbjj;ijg; gpupj;Njd;. rpd;d vOj;Jf;fs; kpfTk; neUf;fkhf VNjh xU Gupahj ghirapy; vOjpaJNghy;. nfhQ;rk; f];uk;jhd; thrpj;J Kbg;gjw;F. Mdhy;> mofhf Neuhf vOjpapUg;gh. mk;khtpd; vOj;Jf;fs; vdf;F xU Qhgfj;ij vg;NghJk; tutiof;Fk;. tay; tpijg;gjw;F Kjy; ePh epiwj;J epyj;ijg; Gspf;f itg;Nghk;. gyif nfhz;L rkd;gLj;jp ePiu ntspNaw;Wtjw;F Kd; Kis ney;iy tpijg;gJz;L. mjd; gpwF ePiu ntspNaw;wptpLNthk;. NrW nkJnkJ vd;wpUf;Fk; njhjy; fl;biag;Nghy;. mjpy; ,Ue;J ntsptUk; G+r;rp GOf;fis gwitfs; nfhj;jp cz;gjw;fhf ngUkstpy; FtpAk;;. kWehs; mitfspd; fhy; jlq;fs; gjpe;J Nfhyq;fs; Nghl;lJNghy; mofhf ,Uf;Fk;. mijg;Nghy;jhd;> mk;khtpd; vOj;Jf;fs;. fbjj;ijg; gpupj;jhy; vdf;F vg;NghJk; ,e;j Qhgfq;fs; tUtJz;L. tof;fkhd tprhupg;Gf;fs;. ,iw tzf;fj;Jld; fbjj;ij Muk;gpj;jpUe;jh. ‘cd;idAk; gps;isfisAk; ghHf;f Mirahf ,Uf;fpwJ. ,e;jf; fl;il ,d;Dk; vj;jid fhyj;jpw;F?’ mk;khTf;F taJ vz;gj;jhWf;FNky;. vdf;Fk; me;j Mjq;fk;. mk;khtpd; fbjk; thrpf;Fk;NghJ ftiy Kl;b Nkhjp ntsptUk;. gioaitfis xUKiw epidj;Jg; ghHg;Ngd;. ehd; tUk;NghJ ghHj;j mk;khtpd; me;jj; Njhw;wNk Qhgfj;jpw;F tUk;. gjpndl;L tUlq;fs;. mk;khtpd; ,e;jf; fhy taJ> Njhw;wk; vdf;Fj; njuptjpy;iy. mt vd;Wk; ,sikahf ,Ug;gJNghy;> kdjpy; gjpe;jpUf;Fk;. vd;idf; fz;zhbapy;

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Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

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Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

xUj;jpahfr; nra;J Kbg;ghs;. MdhYk; mtSf;F toq;fg;gLk; rk;gsk; ngz;fSf;FupaJ. ,J mtSf;F tpUg;gk; jUtjhf ,y;iy. ,J jz;zpKwpg;gpy; ele;jJ. mtHfSf;Fk; mq;Nf tay; ,Ue;jJ. Cupy; ,Ue;J gy iky; J}uk;. jz;zpKwpg;G tay;fhzp. me;j ehspy; ehk; tz;bypy;jhd; nry;Nthk;. xUehs; gpuahzk;. vq;fs; tz;bapy; gj;khTk; te;jhs;. nkJthff; fijj;Jg; gof;fkpy;iy. rj;jk;Nghl;Nl fijg;ghs;. mts; tz;bapy; te;jhy; fyfyg;ghd gpuahzkhfj;jhd; ,Uf;Fk;. CHg; Gjpdq;fs; midj;ijAk; mwpe;J itj;jpUg;ghs;. xd;Wtplhky; fijj;Jf;nfhz;L tUths;. Neuk; NghtNj njuptjpy;iy. taypy; Kjypy; Fby; mikj;J> jq;fpj;jhd; Ntiy nra;aNtz;Lk;. gpd;Gwk; ntl;lhj fhL. Ntl;ilf;F Vw;w ,lk;. Xq;fp tsHe;j fhLfs;. Kd;Gwkhf XLk; ePH tha;f;fhy;. mjpy; Ntiy Kbe;J ePr;rybf;f ,jkhf ,Uf;Fk;. cLk;G Ntl;il MLtjw;F gj;khTf;F tpUg;gk; mjpfk;. NghFk;NghJ mts; tsHj;j eha;fisAk; $l;b tUths;. gpwnfd;d? eha;fSld; fhl;Lf;Fs; GFe;jhy; cLk;Gld;jhd; tUths;. mupT ntl;Lf; fhyq;fspy; cLk;Gfspy; Kl;il mjpfkhf ,Uf;Fkhk;. gj;khjhd; nrhy;Yths;. gd;wp Ntl;ilf;nfd;W ,uT Neuq;fspy; ahuhtJ te;jhy; gj;khTk; NrHe;JtpLths;. Ntl;ilapy; me;j mstpw;F tpUg;gk; mjpfk;. vijAk; JzpTld; re;jpf;Fk; Mw;wy; mtSf;F ,ay;ghfNt cz;L. xUehs; mupT ntl;b KbAk; Neuk;. md;Wjhd; #L itj;Njhk;. kWehs; tPl;bw;Fg; Nghf NtZk;. khiy MW kzpf;F Nky; gdpg;GfhH Kd;djhfNt nrwpe;jpUe;jJ. epyTf; fhyq;fspy; gdp%l;lk; mjpfk; fhzg;gLk;. gl;rpfspd; Fuy;fs; mlq;fpapUe;jd. fhl;L kpUfq;fspd; rj;jk; J}uj;jpy; ,ilf;fpil Nfl;Lf; nfhz;bUe;jJ. tha;f;fhypy; mt;tsthfj; jz;zPH ,y;iy. vq;;fs; tay;fSf;F Nkyhf FWf;fhfg; ghAk; rpd;d MW. mq;Fjhd; jz;zPH ms;sg; NghtJk;> Fspg;gJk;. epyT kq;fyhfj; njupe;jJ. MdhYk; ,Ul;L vd;wpy;iy. md;W Ntiy Kbf;ff; nfhQ;rk; Neuk; NghapUe;jJ. mtrukhff; Flj;ij vLj;Jf;nfhz;L Ntiy nra;jtHfs; vy;NyhUk;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

FbePH vLj;Jf; nfhz;L tUtjw;Fk;> Fspg;gjw;Fkhfr; nrd;Nwhk;. md;W Ntiy nfhQ;rk; mjpfk;. Ntiyia Kbj;Jtpl;lhy; kWehs; tpba tPl;bw;Fg; Nghfyhk;. midtUk; RWRWg;ghf Ntiy nra;jhHfs;. fjpupd; Rizg;gl;L clk;gpy; vupr;ry; vLj;jJ. clypy; NtHit mjpfk;. cliyj; jltpdhy; fufuntd;wpUe;jJ. nfhQ;rj;J}uk; ele;J nry;y Ntz;Lk;. Mw;wpy; me;j mstpw;F ePH vd;W ,y;iy. Kjypy; FbePiu vLj;Jf; nfhz;Ljhd; Fspg;gJ tof;fk;. ,y;iyNay; ePH fyq;fptpLk;. Mw;wpd; Nkw;gFjpapy; rpy Ntisfspy; vUikfs; gLj;jpUf;Fk;. mq;fpUe;J tUk; ePH nfhQ;rk; kQ;rs; Nrwhfj;jhd; ,Uf;Fk;. JzpNghl;L tbj;njLj;jhYk; me;j ePH fhtp epwj;jpy; ,Uf;Fk;. md;Wk; mNjkhjpupj;jhd;. tpijf;fpd;w fhyj;jpy; vy;yh ,lKk; ePH epiwe;J epw;Fk;. jz;zpKwpg;Gf; Fsj;jpy; ePH mjpfk; ,Ue;jhy; FbePUf;nfd;W mupT ntl;Lf;fhyq;fspy; jpwe;J tpLtJz;L. mg;gb vd;why; vq;fs; taYf;F Kd;ghf tha;f;fhypNy ePH vLf;fyhk;. ePr;rybf;fyhk;. ,uz;L ehl;fSf;F Kd;ghff; Fsj;ijg; G+l;bapUe;jhHfs;. tha;f;fhypy; ePH tw;wpapUe;jJ. ePupy; vg;NghJk; Fspf;fyhk; vd;fpd;w epidg;Ng Ntiy nra;j midtUf;Fk;. me;j mstpw;F ney;ypd; Riz cliy mupj;jJ. gj;kh Ntfkhf ele;J nrd;whs;. ehq;fs; Xl;lkhf fputy; fw;fspy; fhy; itf;Fk;NghJ Ks;shff; Fj;jpaJ. “Xa; gj;kh> Kjypy; Fspf;fhNj. Fbjz;zPH vLf;f NtZk;.” Jiuaz;izjhd; Fuy; nfhLj;jhH. mJ mtSf;Fg; gpbf;ftpy;iy. “vq;fSf;Fj; njupAk;” vd;W glf;nfd;W gjpy; nfhLj;jhs;. Mw;wpy; Rje;jpukhf vUikfs; Fspj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jd. ePH Nrw;Wf; $ohf khwpapUe;jJ. “Va;! ,Q;r te;J ghUq;fs;. vy;NyhUk; Fspr;rJ khjpupj;jhd;.” gj;khjhd; Kjypy; Fuy; nfhLj;jhs;. Ngha;g; ghHj;jhy; xU $l;lk;

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vUikfs;. mts; fha;> $a; vd;W fiyj;jNghJ vJTk; vOe;J ele;jjhfj; njupatpy;iy. jbnahd;iw vLj;jts; ePupy; ,wq;fp vy;yh vUikfSf;Fk; xU NghL Nghl;lhs;. tpy;yq;fj;jpw;F vOe;J ntspapy; te;jd. xU flh kl;Lk; rPwpf; nfhz;lJ. mJ FOtd;Nghy. “Va; gj;kh> ,Q;rhy th! mjd; ghHit ey;yjhfg; gltpy;iy.” ehq;fs; gpd;thq;fpNdhk;. gj;kh gpd;thq;ftpy;iy. ,Ue;jhYk; epjhdpj;Jf; nfhz;lhs;. xU mb gpd;itj;jhs;. kPz;Lk; Kw;gl;lNghJ me;j vUikf;flh jpBnud;W vOe;jJ. fiyf;f Muk;gpj;jJ. vy;NyhUk; XbNdhk;. fputy; fw;fs; fhy; ghjq;fisg; gjk; ghHj;jd. vJTk; tpsq;ftpy;iy. ehd; ePz;lJ}uk; Xbte;j gpd;jhd; jpUk;gpg; ghHj;Njd;. vy;NyhUk; vdf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy;. gj;khit kl;Lk; fhztpy;iy. mts; me;j vUikf; flhTld; Nghuhbf; nfhz;bUe;jhs;. mts; ifapy; Ntypf;fl;il xd;W. klhH> klhnud;W khl;bd; nfhk;gpy; ksksntd;W mbj;jhs;. mJ rw;Wj; jhkjpj;J rPWk; rj;jk; vq;fSf;Ff; Nfl;lJ. kq;fy; ntspr;rk;. gdpg;Gfhupy; njspthfj; njupatpy;iy. gj;khtpd; rj;jk; khj;jpuk; Rw;W tl;lhuj;ij mjpuitj;jJ. khl;bd; nfhk;gpy; mts; mbj;j mb me;j mikjpahd Neuj;jpy; vjpnuhypj;jJ. “Xa;! thq;flh” vd;W $g;gpl;l gpd;Gjhd; ehq;fs; NghNdhk;. khL mtspd; mb jhq;fKbahky; Xbtpl;lJ. vq;fisg; ghHj;J mts; rpupj;jhs;. “Va; gj;kh! vd;d Jzptb cdf;F? Xb te;jpUf;fyhk;jhNd? mJ FOtd; khL. gl;bkhLfSld; NrHe;jpUf;Fk;. fl;lhf;fhyp khL.” Jiuaz;zd; kPzLk; ; vr;rupj;jhH. jz;zpKwpg;Gf; fhLfspy; fl;lhf;fhypfshf gy vUikfs; jpuptJ tof;fk;. ,it jd;dpr;irahf fhLfspy; tsHe;J FOtd;fshfj; jpuptJz;L. mghafukhdit. rpyNgH ,tw;iw Ntl;ilahb fUthLNghl;L khd; kiu tj;jy; vd;W Vkhw;wp tpw;gJz;L. fhLfspy; guz;fl;b mjpy; ,Ue;Jjhd; Jg;ghf;fpahy; RLthHfs;. gy Fz;Lfs; Jisj;jhYk; ,Nyrhf tpOe;J tpLtjpy;iy.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

clypy; nea; KWf;Nfwp ,Uf;Fk;. ghHj;jhNy Mir tUk;. ,e;j vUikfs; FOFOntd;wpUf;Fk;: Ntl;ilahbtpl;L Njhiy cupj;J tj;jy; Nghl;lhy;> gy iky;fSf;F kzf;Fk; nea;thrk;. ,e;j Ntl;il mghafukhdJ vd;W mg;G nrhy;YthH. rpyNtisfspy; ,e;jf; FOtd;fs; gl;bkhLfSld; NrHe;J tPl;bw;F te;JtpLtJz;L. ,e;j Ntl;ilapy; rpyNgH kuzj;ijj; jOtpaJk; cz;L. ,e;jf; flhTk; gl;bkhLfSld;jhd; gLj;jpUf;f NtZk;. Jiuaz;zd;jhd; tpsf;fk; je;jhH. gj;khtpd; Jzpit midtUNk ghuhl;bdhHfs;. mts; jLj;J epWj;jhtpl;lhy;> vdf;F epidf;fNt gakhf ,Ue;jJ. ey;yfhyk; mk;khf;fs; vq;fSld; md;W tutpy;iy. Neuj;Jld; FbYf;Fg; Ngha;tpl;lhHfs;. mtHfs; te;jpUe;jhy; epidf;fNt gakhf ,Ue;jJ. mts; mijg;gw;wp gae;jjhfNth ngUikg;gl;ljhfNth njupatpy;iy. “Va; gj;kh! JzpT NtZk;. ,g;gb mrl;Lj; JzpT $lhJ. ey;yfhyk; jg;gptpl;lha;.” vq;fSld; te;jpUe;j kUjz;zd; nrhd;dNghJ> “,g;gb vj;jid FOtidg; ghHj;jpUg;Ngd;. ehDk; gae;J XbapUe;jd; vd;why; njupQ;rpUf;Fk;.” mts; ,ijr; nrhd;dNghJ ntw;wpapd; fspg;G mts; Kfj;jpy; gspr;rpl;lJ. “vd;d ,Ue;jhYk; gj;kh ,uz;L Mz;fSf;Fr; rkd;.” Jiuaz;zd; ghuhl;baNghJ mts; glf;nfd;W nrhd;dhs;. “,Jf;Fkl;Lk; ,uz;L Mk;gpis. $yp jUk;NghJkl;Lk; Fiwj;Jg; nghk;gpisf; $ypf;Ff; fzf;Fg; ghHg;gpas;. ehq;fs; vy;yhUk; Ntiy nra;apwk;. mjpiy vd;d $lf; Fiwaf; fzf;Fg; ghHf;fpwJ?” mts; jkhrhf> mtHfSf;F ciwg;gJNghy; nrhd;dhs;. mts; mjpfk; gbf;ftpy;iyj;jhd;. MdhYk; ciog;gpd; caHT mts;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

kdijj; njspthf;fpapUe;jJ. me;jg; ghjpg;G mts; kdjpy; ntWg;ig Vw;gLj;jpapUf;f Ntz;Lk;. mtspd; me;j cupikf;Fuy; mg;NghNj vdf;Fg; gpbj;jpUe;jJ. “Ntiyf;Nfw;w $ypiaf; nfhLf;fNtZk;.” mts; kPz;Lk; nrhd;dNghJ> “ghHj;jpah! Gbr;rhNs xU gpb. gj;kh eP nfl;b;fhupab.” kUjz;zd; jl;bf; nfhLj;jhH. ehDk; kdJf;Fs; ghuhl;bf; nfhz;Nld;. ek;k Cupy; rpy ngz;fs; Mz;fistplg; gyklq;F caHthf Ntiy nra;thHfs;. MdhYk; ngz;fs; vd;w fhuzj;jpdhy; $yp FiwthfNt toq;fg;gLtJz;L. ,jw;Fg; gj;khTk; tpjptpyf;fy;y. mtSf;F me;jg; ghFghL kdjpy; ntWg;ig Vw;gLj;jpapUf;f Ntz;Lk;. mts; Neubahfg; gyuplk; NghuhbapUf;fpwhs;. ,Ue;jhYk; mts; cLj;jpapUf;Fk; ngz;fSf;Fupa Mil mzpfs; me;j Cjpaj;ijNa thq;fpf; nfhLj;jpUf;fpd;wd. Mw;wpy; ePH Nrwhf ,Ue;jJ. Fspf;f Ntz;ba fl;lhak;. VNjh Fspj;Njhk;. fiyj;j vUikfs; Nkw;gf;fj;jpy; Fspj;j rj;jk; rsf;rsf;nfd;W Nfl;lJ. fhl;L kuq;fspd; epoy;gl;L ePH fUikahfj; njupe;jJ. FbePH ms;Stjw;F gf;fj;jpy; Fopnahd;W Njhz;bf; nfhz;Nlhk;. md;W ,uT gj;khtpd; JzpitAk; mts; kdjpy; epiwj;J itj;jpUf;Fk; jpdf;$ypapd; Mjq;fj;ijAk; vz;zp tpae;Njd;. rhg;ghl;bw;Fg; gpd; rpwpJNeuk; ,e;jf; fijfs; ePbj;jd. gf;fj;Jf; fhl;by; khd; $l;lk; xd;W $r;rypl;lJ. Mw;wpy; fubfs; mOtJNghy; fj;jpd kwpf;fubfs;. me;j Ntfj;jpy; ,e;jg; gf;fkhfTk; tuyhk;. ,g;gb Kd;G ele;jjhf mk;khjhd; nrhd;dh. ntspapy; ey;y gdp. [py; tz;Lfs; VNjh xU uhfj;jpy; ghbf; nfhz;ld. kpd;kpdpg; G+r;rpfs; tpl;Ltpl;L ntspr;rj;ijf; fhl;bd. Rthu];akhd fhl;Lf;fijfs;> Ntl;ilf;fijfs; Nfl;gjpy; vdf;F MHtk; mjpfk;. me;jf; fijiaf; Nfl;lgbNa gLj;jpUe;Njd;. gdpf;Fspupd; ntLntLg;G. ,Lg;Gtiu rhf;F.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Nkyhfj; Jg;gl;bahy; NghHj;jpapUe;Njd;. gf;fj;jpy; vg;NGhJk; neUg;ngupe;J nfhz;bUf;Fk;. Ntiyf;fisg;G. ed;whfNt epj;jpiu tUk;. gj;khkl;Lk; gLj;jTld; epj;jpiu. Nky; guzpy; mts; gLj;jpUe;jhs;. mts;tpl;l Ful;il rj;jk; vq;fs; fhJfisg; gpse;jJ. vq;fs; tay; kj;jpapy;jhd; Fby; xd;W mikj;jpUe;Njhk;. rw;Wg; ngupaJ. vy;NyhUk; gLg;gjw;F trjp. ehd; vg;NghJk; mk;khTf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy;jhd; gLj;jpUg;Ngd;. mk;khTf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy; ngupak;kh. Rfkhd tho;f;if. ,g;NghJ epidj;jhYk; re;Njhrk;jhd;. ngupag;G mjpfhiy taypy; ,wq;fptpLthH. vq;fSf;Fg; gLf;ifiatpl;L vOe;jpUf;f kdk; tuhJ. fhiyf; fQ;rp nfhr;rpf;fha; ntq;fhak; vy;yhk; ntl;bg;Nghl;Lf; fiuf;Fk; gioa NrhW. mjDld; Rl;l fUthl;Lj; Jz;L. epidf;fNt thA+Wk;. kjpak; fUthl;Lf; Fok;Gld; NrhW. cy;yhr tho;f;ifNghy; cw;rhfk;jhd;. me;j tho;f;ifapd; RitNa jdp. mk;khtpd; gioa fijAld; ehd; cwq;fptpl;Nld;. “ehd; thq;fkhl;ld;. vdf;F Ntz;lhk;” vd;w gj;khtpd; Fuy;Nfl;L midtUk; tpopj;jhHfs;. mts; fdT fz;bUf;fpwhs;. mtSf;F me;j NtWghL ngupjhfg;gl;bUf;fpd;wJ. vij thq;fkhl;Nld; vd;W ,ts; fj;Jfpwhs;? vdf;F tpsq;fpaJ. mts; ciog;gpw;Nfw;w Cjpaj;jpw;fhf. mJ mtsJ kdij vt;tsT ghjpj;jpUf;fpd;wJ! vdf;Fs; epidj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. mts; mikjpahfj; J}q;fptpl;lhs;. Cupy; xNu gugug;G. “gj;khitg; ghHj;jpaNs? gj;kh khwptpl;lhs;.” me;j ePsg; ghthil> rl;il> jiyapy; xOq;fw;w gpd;dy;> vJTNk ,y;iy. Mz;fSf;Fupa rhuk;> Nrl;. Kbia mofhf ntl;bapUe;jhs;. “vd;id ahuhtJ gj;kh vd;W $g;gplf;$lhJ. vd; ngaH MWKfk;.” ngaiuAk; khw;wpapUe;jhs;. Cupy; ,ijg;gw;wpNa fij. ehd; ghHj;jNghJ Mr;rupakhf ,Ue;jJ. ve;j khw;wKk; ,y;iy. gj;kh vd;W $g;gpl;lhy; NgrptpLthshk; vd;W Nfs;tpg;gl;bUe;Njd;. mts; mofhd thypgidg;Nghy; fhl;rpaspj;jhs;. MWKfk; vd;W

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

$g;gpl;lNghJ mtSf;Fr; re;Njhrkhf ,Ue;jJ. vd;d Nfhyk; vd;W Nfl;f Ntz;Lk;Nghy; Ntfk;. NgrpdhYk; NgrptpLths; vd;W ehd; vJTNk Nfl;ftpy;iy. jiyKbia ntl;bapUe;jJ mtSf;F mofhfNt ,Ue;jJ. rpyNtisfspy; Nrl; $lg; NghLtjpy;iy. Njhspy; rhy;itnahd;W. ,y;iyNay; ngdpad;. rhuj;ij kbj;Jf; fl;bapUg;ghs;. fhjpy; RUl;L Fiwad;. MWKfkhfNt khwpapUe;jhd;. gj;kh vd;w ngaH kiwe;J MWKfkhfg; gy ehl;fs; gpbj;jJ. vq;fs; kdf; Nfs;tpfSf;F tpil njupatpy;iy. ez;gHfshfr; NrUk;NghJ ,Jgw;wpf; fijg;Nghk;. vg;gbalh? mtisNa Nfl;lhy; vd;d? KbntLg;Nghk;. me;jj; JzpT ahUf;Fk; Vw;gl;ljpy;iy. gj;kh MWKfkhfpaTld;> “Nla;” vd;W miof;f Muk;gj;jpy; xUkhjpup ,Uf;Fk;. “Nla;” vd;W $g;gpl;Ltpl;L xUtiunahUtH ghHj;Jr; rpupj;Jf; nfhs;Nthk;. mJ fhyg;Nghf;fpy; khwptpl;lJ. MWKfk; Cupy; xU Mzhf kjpf;fg;gl;lhd;. ve;j khl;ilAk; mlf;fpg; gpbj;Jf; fl;Lfpd;w Mw;wy; mtDf;F mjpfk; tsHe;jJ. mtdplk; cjtpNfl;L tUk; ek;ktHfs; kjpg;gspf;f Ntz;ba #o;epiy. mtd; mzpe;jJ Ntrkh? vd;W ehk; rpe;jpg;gJz;L. ,ijg;gw;wp xUtH Muha;e;J fd;dk; tPqfpaij ,g;NghJk; epidj;Jg; ghHj;Jr; ; rpupg;gJz;L. MWKfk; cjtp Nfl;gtHfSf;F jd;dhy; Kbe;jij thup toq;fpaij ehd; mwpNtd;. MZf;Fr; rkdhff; $yp juNtz;Lk; vd;W Ntl;b kbj;Jf; fl;b MNtrkhff; fj;jpaij gyjlitfs; ehDk; ghHj;jpUf;fpNwd;. me;j czHT mtd; mbkdjpy; vg;NghJk; epiwe;jpUf;Fk;. mtd; Nghuhl;lk; tPz; Nghftpy;iy. mtDf;F Mz;fSf;Fupa $ypNa gpw;fhyj;jpy; toq;fg;gl;lJ. mtd; mzpe;jpUe;j Milf;Fkhj;jpuk;. mtd; ciog;G vg;NghJk; caHthfNt ,Ue;jJ. Mdhy; mg;NghJ kjpf;fg;gltpy;iy.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

khw;wq;fs; Milapy; khj;jpuNk! Cupy; elf;fpd;w tpohf; $l;lq;fspy; MWKfKk; NrHe;J nfhs;thd;. jdJ fUj;Jf;fisf; $WtjpYk; MWKfk; gpd; epw;gjpy;iy. mjw;Fg; gjpy; $WtjpYk; r%f mikg;G Kaw;rpj;jJ. ehd; ,Jgw;wp jdpikapy; rpe;jpj;Njd;. ngz;fspd; cupikfs; cilapy;jhdh Klq;fpf; fplf;fpd;wJ? vy;NyhUk; Mzhf cil mzpe;jhy; cupik> rk me;j];Jf; fpilj;JtpLk;Nghy. tprHj;jdkhd rpe;jidfs;. vdf;Fs; rpupj;Jf; nfhz;Nld;. ghtk; ngz;fs; vd;gij khj;jpuk; vd; cjLfs; cr;rupj;Jf; nfhs;Sk;. MWKfk; vd;whNy vq;fs; Cupy; gpd;G nry;yg;gps;isNghy;. gy f];ug;gl;l kf;fSf;F cjtpfs; Gupe;j ts;sy;. ahUf;Fk; mtd;kPJ gupjhgk;. vj;jidNah ey;ytHfs;> ty;ytHfs; vdJ Cupy;. Mdhy; MWKfk;kl;Lk; jdpg;gpwtp. me;jg; gpwtp kPJ vdf;F xU tpUg;gk;. tho;f;if ,d;gj;jpd; xU gFjpiakl;Lk; vl;bg; ghHf;f mtdJ gpwtp ,lk; jutpy;iy. Mdhy; tho;e;jtiu midtH cs;sj;jpYk; ,lk;gpbj;jtd;. vjpy; jpwik mDgtk;! mtd; me;j khl;lhNyNa kuzkhdhd;. mk;khtpd; me;j tupfis kPz;Lk; thrpf;fpd;Nwd;. glf;> glf;nfd;W ,uz;L Jsp fz;zPH mtDf;fhf. ,jak; nehWq;fp mOfpwJ. Mj;kjpUg;jpf;fha; vd; mQ;rypfs;. 

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

$dpf;FWfp> xU Fw;wthspahf! Gifapujk; Gwg;gl Maj;jkhdNghJjhd; G+ghyd; Vwpf;nfhz;lhd;. nfhQ;rk; jhkjpj;jpUe;jhYk; Gifapujf; fjTfs; rhj;jg;gl;bUf;Fk;. ifapy; rpd;djhf xU #l;Nf];. mijAk; J}f;fpf; nfhz;L jdf;Fg; nghUj;jkhd ,Uf;ifahfj; Njl Kw;gl;lhd;. rpy ngl;bfspy; epiwag; gpuahzpfs;. ePz;l J}ug; gpuahzk;. mikjpahfg; gpuahzk; nra;jhy; mrjpapy;yhky; ,Uf;Fk;. vy;yhg; gpuahzpfSk; mtidNa ghHg;gJNghy; mtd; czHTfs;. mg;gbAe;jhd;. rpyNgH ,g;gbnahU kdpjid ,d;Wjhd; ghHg;gJNghy; cw;Wg; ghHj;jhHfs;. mtDf;F mtHfspd; ghHitia Neupy; re;jpf;ff; $r;rkhf ,Ue;jJ. ,uz;L %d;W ngl;bfs; fle;jpUg;ghd;. rupahd ,lk; ,d;Dk; fpilf;ftpy;iy. Gifapujj;jpd; Ntfk; mjpfupj;jJ mtidAk; NrHj;J cyhQ;RtJ Nghy;. jz;lthsk; khWk;NghJ ,e;jf; FYf;fk; Vw;gLtJ tof;fk;. kw;Wk;gb Gifapujq;fspd; juk; V tz;jhd;. mbf;fb Gifapujj;jpy; gpuahzk; nra;Ak;NghJ mtd; ek;k ehl;L Gifapujg; gpuahzj;ijAk; epidj;Jg; ghHg;gJz;L. lf;flh> lf;flh vd;W rj;jk;> FYf;fk;. mjpYk; xU Rfk; ,Ug;gJNghy; Njhd;Wk;. fle;j fhyj;jpy; Vw;gLj;jpa f];uq;fs; $l epfo;fhyj;jpy; epidj;Jg; ghHf;Fk;NghJ ,d;gkhfj; njupAk;. Ntjidfis kwe;JtpLk; kdg;gf;Ftk; kdpjHf;Fg; nghJthd FzNk. mtd; tpiuthf ele;J ,lj;ijj; Njbf;nfhz;lhd;. me;j ePsg; ngl;bapy; miw> miwahf milf;fg;gl;bUe;j ,Uf;iffs;. gpuahzpfs; ,y;:yhJtpl;lhy; ePl;b epkpHe;J gLj;Jtplyhk;. ,y;iyNay; nfhz;L te;j Gj;jfj;ij mikjpahf thrpj;Jtplyhk;. cs;Sf;Fs; ghHj;jNghJ ahUk; ,y;iy. me;jf; fjitj; jpwe;J ngl;bia Nky; itj;Jtpl;L cl;fhHe;jhd;. Gifapujj;jpd; tpiuT fle;J nry;Yk; Nlhl;Kz;l; cauf; fl;blq;fspy; njupe;jJ.

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mjpfhiy Ie;J kzpapUf;Fk;. tz;z tpsf;Ffs; tupirahf mike;jpUf;Fk; filfspd; tpsk;gug; gyiffspy; [hytpj;ij fhl;LtJNghy; ghHf;fNt mofhfj; njupe;jJ. tPjpfspy; fhHfs; Ntfkhfg; NghtJk; tUtJkhf. mikjpahd me;j mjpfhiy Neuj;jpNyNa Nlhl;Kz;l; rpw;wp mikjpapoe;jJ khjpupNa. tPjpfspy; mg;NghNj ghjrhupfs; Ntiyj;jsq;fis Nehf;fp ele;J nfhz;bUe;jhHfs;. Nlhl;Kz;l; rd neupry; epiwe;j rpw;wp. goik tha;ejJ. mjpy; ,Ue;J ; rpwpJ J}uk; js;spNa g+ghydpd; tPL ,Ue;jJ. gjpide;J fpNyhkPw;wH ,Uf;Fk;. mtd; N[Hkdpf;F te;J vl;L tUlq;fs; ,Uf;Fk;. fhyj;jpd; fl;lhak; vd;Nw mtd; gyKiw epidg;gJz;L. nrhe;j ehl;bd; NghHr; #oy; mtid ,e;j ehl;by; epue;juthrpahf;fpapUe;jJ. tpUk;ghky; Vw;Wf; nfhz;l ,e;j tho;f;ifapy; fl;lhak; vd;gNj nrhe;jkhfpaJ. te;j fhyj;jpy; ,e;j tho;f;ifapd; Nghf;F mtid ntFthfg; ghjpj;jpUe;jJ. mYj;Jr; rypj;J> mJNt gofptpl;lJ. gpwe;j kz;zpd; Rfk; epidg;gpy; te;J NghFk;NghJ rpyNtisfspy; mOJk; ,Uf;fpd;whd;. Muk;g fhyq;fspy; VNjh igj;jpak; gpbg;gJNghy; ,Uf;Fk;. jpUkzj;jpd; gpd; mtdJ tho;f;ifapy; rpd;djhf xU khw;wk;. cWJizahf kidtp> mjd; gpwF Foe;ijfs;> FLk;gk; vd;w me;jr; rpd;d tl;lk; nfhQ;rk;> nfhQ;rkhf tprhykhfp tUtJNghy; czHTfs; Njhd;Wk;. ve;j ,lj;jpw;Fg; NghdhYk; kidtp Nggp> Foe;ijfSld;jhd; nry;tJ tof;fk;. ,d;W mtdJ gpuahzk; jdpikapy;jhd;. mtDf;F tpUg;gk; vd;wpy;iy. mtNs tw;GWj;jpapUe;jhs;. “,Q;NrUq;Nfh! ehq;fs; tuhtpl;lhYk; guthapy;iy. ePq;fs; fl;lhak; Nghapw;W thUq;fs;. me;j kDrd; vq;fSf;nfd;why; cld; te;Jepw;Fk;. Muk;gfhyq;fspy; vt;tsNth cjtp nra;jtH vd;W ePqfs;jhd; nrhy;YtPHfs;. mg;gbahd xUtH tPl;L ; epfo;r;rp ,J. vg;gbAk; ePq;fshtJ Nghfj;jhd; NtZk;.” mtDf;Fk; tpUg;gkpy;iy mtHfis tpl;Lg;NghtJ. rpd;dtd; ghGTf;F New;W Kd; jpdj;jpy; ,Ue;J fha;r;ry;. gps;is RUz;L gLj;jpUe;jhd;.

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vg;g jpUk;g mwtpLtJ vd;gjw;fhfNt rpyH tpohf;fis ngupjhf;fpf; nfhz;lhHfs;.” G+ghy; kdJf;fs; rpupj;Jf; nfhs;thd;. rpyNtisfspy; vjpHfhyk; vd;idAk; ghjpj;JtpLNkh vd;fpd;w gak;. fyhr;rhuk; gz;ghL vd;W fijf;Fk;NghJ rlq;FfSk; mjw;Fs; mlq;Ftij mtd; tpupthfNt Muha;e;jpUf;fpwhd;. ,e;j tpohf;fs; midtUk; NrUk;NghJ Mde;jj;ijj; jUtJk; kWf;f KbahJjhd;. mit nghUshjhuj;ij t#iyf; Fwpahf itj;J mikAk;NghJ mjd; Gdpjk; Fiwe;JtpLfpwJ. rpyH gpwe;jehs; tpohf;fs; miog;Gfis thq;fptpl;L er;rupj;jij> mtd; gyKiw Nfl;bUf;fpwhd;. “xt;nthU tUlKk; gpwe;jehs; nfhz;lhLtpdk;. nfhz;LNgha;f; FLq;fsd;.” gpwe;jehs; nfhz;lhLk; gps;isia tho;j;Jtjw;Fg; gjpyhf jpl;bj;jPHj;J tpLthHfs;. ,e;j tho;j;J me;jg; gps;isf;Fj; Njitah? jw;nrayhf miog;gpjo; nfhLf;fhtpl;lhy;> “ vd;d vq;fis kwe;J Nghdpas;? cq;fSf;Fg; Gjprha; Ml;fs; te;J NrHe;jpw;wpdk;.” cupikNahL Nfhgpg;gJNghy; ghrhq;Ffs;. vd;d cyfj;jpy; thOfpNwhk; vd;gJNghy; Mr;rupakhf ,Uf;Fk;. vd;Dila gps;isia tho;j;Jgtd;> jhdhf tuNtz;Lk; vd;Nw G+ghy; epidg;gJz;L. ,J epahakhdjh vd;W mtDf;F ,d;Dk; tpsq;ftpy;iy. rpy Nghf;fpy; ghHj;jhy; ek;ktHfs; NrUk; tha;g;Gf;fs;. ,e;jg; Gyk;ngaH ehl;by; rpjwp thOk; cwTfs; re;jpf;Fk; re;jpg;gpw;F mtrpak;jhd;. re;jpf;fpd;w xU ehNsh> ,uz;L ehNsh kdk;tpl;Lg; Ngrp kfpo;fpNwhk;. Cupy; re;jpj;Jg; gpupe;jtHfis> cwTfisg; gy tUlq;fSf;Fg; gpd; fz;L fspf;Fk; jpdkhf khwptpLfpd;wJ. me;jg; Nghf;fpy; ,e;j tpohf;fs; mtrpak;Nghy; gLk;. “G+g;Gdpj ePuhl;L tpohf;fSf;F Nggp ePq;fs;jhd; NghfNtZk;. ,J ngz;fs; rkhr;rhuk;.” mtd; kWg;Gr; nrhd;dhd;. “vdf;Fj; njupAk;. mtHfs; ahH vd;gij ePq;fs; mwpe;jhy; rup. ePq;fs; Nghfhky;tpl;lhy; me;jhs; Nfhgpf;fhky; tplhJ.” mjw;Fg; gpwNf ,e;j Kbtpw;F te;jhd;.

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mtHfs; Gjpjhf ,ize;J nfhz;l fhjyHfs;. mtHfs; gof;fj;jpy; ghHf;ff; $bajhf ,Ue;jJ. mbf;fb fl;bg;gpbj;J ,jNohL ,jo; gjpj;J Kj;jkpl;Lf; nfhz;lhHfs;. Muk;g fhyj;jpy; GJikAk;> Neupy; mijg; ghHf;fpd;w JzpTk; ,y;yhjpUe;jJ. mJNt gofptpl;lJ. me;jf; fhyq;fspy; ekJ Cupy; Mq;fpyg; glq;fs; vg;NghjhtJ jpiuapy; Nghl;Lf; fhl;LthHfs;. ve;jg; glq;fs; vd;whYk; fPo; ‘taJ te;jtHfSf;F kl;Lk;’ vd;W Nghlg;gl;bUf;Fk;. ,g;gb xU Kj;jf; fhl;rpapUe;jhNy NghJk; me;jg; glj;jpy;. ,sik> mjw;Fupa Vf;fq;fs;. vg;glh me;jf; fhl;rp tUk; vd;gJNghy;. me;jf; fhl;rp te;jhy;> mNlha; vd;W jpiuauq;fpy; $r;rypLthHfs; ghHitahsHfs;. rpyNtisfspy; vJTNk me;jj; jpiug; glj;jpw;F ,Uf;fhJ. Vkhw;wpg;Nghl;lhq;fs; vd;W urpfHfs; Ngrpf;nfhz;L ntspapy; tUthHfs;. mJ mg;gbg; Nghlg;gl;bUf;Fk; jpiug;glq;fSf;F urpfH $l;lk; mjpfk;. mJNt jpiug;glj;jpw;F tpsk;gukhf mike;J tpLtJz;L. ePz;l ehl;fs; Mq;fpyg; glq;fs; XLtjpy;iy. rpy jpdq;fspy; glk; khwptpLk;. ngz; urpfHfs; mg;gbahd glq;fSf;F tUtjpy;iy. me;j Kj;jf;fhl;rp mtd; Kd;dpiyapy; ,g;NghJ elf;fpd;wJ. XLk; uapypy; xU Xukhf mtd; ghHj;Jk; ghHf;fhjJNghy;. ,J INuhg;gpa ehfuPfj;jpd; KjpHr;rp. jq;fisg; ghHf;fpd;whHfsh vd;gJNghy; me;jg; ngz; mtidg; ghHj;jhs;. mtd; mts; ghHj;jijf; fhzhjJNghy; Gj;jfg; gf;fq;fisg; Gul;bdhd;. ,ilf;fpil jq;fSila ghirapy; rpd;djhfg; Ngrpf; nfhz;lhHfs;. mtidf; Fog;gf; $lhJ vd;fpd;w ey;y Nehf;fk;. ,e;jf; fhl;rp njhlUk; vd;gJ mtDf;Fj; njupe;jNj. nta;apy; fhyk;. me;jg; ngz;zpd; cil mjw;Nfw;w ftHr;rpapy; nkhOnkhOntd;W me;jf; fhy;fs;. taJf;Nfw;w gUt vopy;. ePyf; fz;fs;. rpd;djhf Nky; mq;fp jho;T fOj;J ntl;lg;gl;l me;jr; rl;ilahy; ghjp khHgfq;fs; njupe;jd. iffs; ,y;yhj rl;il. mts; ifiaj; J}f;Fk;NghJ mtDf;Ff; $r;rkhf ,Ue;jJ.

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Gifapujk; nky;yg; Gwg;gl;lJ. ntspapy; vl;bg; ghHj;jhd;. gpuahzk; nra;jtHfistpl mDg;g te;jtHfs; njhif mjpfkhf ,Uf;fNtz;Lk;. midtUk; iffhl;b> gwf;Fk; Kj;jq;fs; nfhLj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;jhHfs;. te;j ek;ktupy; rpyUk; mNj ghzpapy; tpilnfhLj;jhHfs;. njhlUk; Kj;jf;fhl;rpAld; mtd; gpuahzk; njhlHe;jJ. ,d;Dk; MW kzpahftpy;iy. me;j N[hb ,ilf;fpil mtidg; ghHj;Jr; rpupj;Jf; nfhz;lJ. mtHfs; ve;jg; igiaAk; ifapy; itj;jpUf;ftpy;iy. mLj;j Gifapuj epiyaj;jpy; ,wq;fyhk;. G+ghyd; kdjpw;Fs; epidj;Jf; nfhz;lhd;. mtHfs; ,UtUNk mofhfj;jhd; ,Ue;jhHfs;. ey;y N[hb. tho;f;ifapy; ,ize;jhy; Mr;rupak;jhd;. ,g;gb N[hbfs; vy;yhUk; vd;Wk; ,y;iy. mtHfs; jpUkzk; Kbj;jtH vd;gjw;fhd mj;jhl;rpAk; ,y;iy. ,td; vj;jidahtNjh? ,y;iy> mts; vj;jidahtNjh? kdJf;Fs; epidf;fhkYk; ,Uf;f Kbatpy;iy. tho;ehs; G+uhTk; jpUkzk; vd;w gpizg;G ,y;yhkNy Foe;ijfisg; ngw;Wk; thoyhk;. rpyNtisfspy; vOgJ taJf;Fg; gpwF$lj; jpUkzk; nra;ayhk;. gps;isfNs jpUkzj;ij Kd;dpd;W elj;jp itg;ghHfs;. ekf;nfd;d vd;W kdk; nrhd;dhYk; mtdhy; epidj;Jg; ghHf;fhkYk; ,Uf;f Kbatpy;iy. Gj;jfj;jpd; tupfis fz;fs; Nka;e;jd. Mdhy; mtd; kdjpy; gjpe;jjhfj; njupatpy;iy. jpUk;gj; jpUk;g me;j epidTfspy; ,Ue;J tpLgl Kad;wNghJ> me;j ek;ktH vl;bg; ghHj;Jtpl;L mtd; mUfpy; cl;fhHe;jhd;. “ePqfs;?” ; “ehd; jkpod;jhd;.” G+ghyd; gjpy; nfhLj;jhd;. “,jpy MUk; Ml;fs; ,Uf;fpdNkh?” “,y;iy.” “vq;if gupRf;Fj;jhNdh?” mtd; Nfl;lNghJ ,tDf;F

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MWjyhf ,Ue;jJ. gup];tiu Nghfyhk;.

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“vd;Dila ngaH G+ghyd;. Nlhl;Kz;l; rpw;wpf;Fg; gf;fj;jpy; ,Uf;fpNwd;. guprpy; xU rhkj;jpa tPL vd; neUq;fpa ez;gdpd; kfSf;F. epfo;r;rp ehisf;Fj;jhd;. ,z;ilf;Fg; Nghdhy; vdf;Fk; MWjy;> mtDf;Fk; MWjy;” vd;W xU rpupg;ig tutioj;jhd;. mtDk; rpupj;jhd;. “ePqfs;?” ; “vd;Dila ngaH rPyd;. ehd; fNdhtupy; ,Uf;fpwdhd;. gupRf;Fj;jhd; Nghwd;.” mtid mwpahkNy me;jg; ngU%r;R te;JNghdij G+ghyd; ftdpj;jhd;. mtd; Kfj;jpy; fytuk; njupe;jJ. fz;fs; rpte;jpUe;jJ. epj;jpiuapy;yhky; ,Uf;fyhk;. kJ epiwag; Nghl;lhYk; ,g;gb tUk;. Nfl;f Ntz;Lk;Nghy; xU jtpg;G. Kg;gJ tajpUf;fyhk;. G+ghydpd; kjpg;G. “ePqfs; fNdhtUf;F te;J fdfhyNkh?” ; “%d;W tUrk; mz;iz.” mtd; mz;iz vd;wJk; jd;Dila taJj; Njhw;wk;> ghHj;j khj;jpuj;jpy; ahUf;Fk; njupAk; vd;w mstpw;F te;Jtpl;Nld;Nghy vd;W mtd; epidj;jhd;. Gifapujj;jpd; ad;dy; fz;zhbapy; epoy;gLk;NghJ mtd; cUtk; njupe;jJ. fhNjhuk; gy eiuKbfs;. gspr;nrd;W njupatpy;iy. ,Ue;jhYk; njupe;jJ. Nky; jiyapy; nfhQ;rk; Vw;fdNt fz;l jilaq;fs; njspthfj; njupe;jd. “,Q;NrUq;Nfh! il mbAq;Nfhtd;.” Nggp New;W khiy nrhd;dhs;. “Vd;? vdf;Fg; nghk;gpis ghHf;fNt Nghwd;? ePq;fs; te;jhy; guthapy;iy. vd;id MH ghHf;fpwJ? rpyNtis cq;fil rpNefpjpfSf;F

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mwpKfg;gLj;jf; f];ukhf ,Uf;Fk;.” mtd; rpupj;Jf; nfhz;lhd;. ,sikiaj; jf;f itj;Jf;nfhs;tjpy; ahUf;Fj;jhd; kdk; ,Uf;fhJ. fhyq;fs; KJikf;F KuR nfhl;Lk;. ,jw;F ahnud;d nra;a KbAk;? ve;jg; ngz;Zf;Fk; fztid ,sikahfg; ghHf;f Ntz;Lnkd;w Mir ,Ug;gJ ,ay;Gjhd;. mtDf;Fk; Nggpf;Fk; ,ilapy; rpy tUl tpj;jpahrk;jhd;. mts; fl;Lf;Fiyahky; mg;gbNa ,Ue;jhs;. mJ mtDf;Fg; ngUikahf ,Ue;jJ. gps;isfspd; tsHj;jp> taij vd;Wk; Qhgfg;gLj;Jk; vjpHfhyk;. INuhg;gpa tho;f;ifapy; Nfs;tpf;Fwp epiyjhd;. vjpupy; mkHe;jpUe;j N[hbfs; jpUk;gTk; xUKiw ,Wf mizj;J Kj;jkpl;ld. rPyd; mtidg; ghHj;jhd;. mtDk; epiwar; re;jpj;j fhl;rpfs;jhd;. Gifapujk; Ntfj;ij mjpfupj;jJ. rpd;d tz;bypy; FspHghdk;> rhg;ghnld;W js;spf;nfhz;L xUtd; te;jhd;. mjw;nfhU A+dpNghHk;. eLj;ju tajpUf;Fk;. vl;b mtd; vq;fisg; ghHj;Jg; Gd;difj;jhd;. rPyd; xU NfhyhTk; rpg;]; igf;fw; xd;Wk; thq;fpf; nfhz;lhd;. G+ghyDf;fhf mtd; kidtp epiwaNt rhg;ghL itj;jpUe;jhs;. “ctq;fspl;l ,uz;L gq;F tpiy.” G+ghyd; nrhd;dNghJ> “vd;d nra;tJ> jtpHf;NfyhJ. thq;fj;jhNd NtZk;.” “mJ rup.” me;j N[hb vJTNk thq;ftpy;iy. Gifapujk; Ntfj;ijf; Fiwj;Jf; nfhz;lJ. mtHfs; mjw;Fs; ,Ug;gjhy;> mjpfkhf mtHfshy; Ngr Kbatpy;iy. tpahghup Ngha;tpl;lhd;. mbf;fb xUtiunahUtH ghHj;Jf; nfhz;lhHfs;. mLj;j ];Nurd; tUtjw;fhd mwpFwp. Ntfk; ,d;Dk; nfhQ;rk; Fiwe;jJ. N[hb vOe;jNghJ mg;gh vd;W nrhy;yyhk;. epk;kjpnad;fpd;w khjpup G+ghYf;Fj; Njhd;wpaJ. vOe;jtHfs; mtHfisg; ghHj;Jr; rpupj;Jf; nfhz;lhHfs;. gjpYf;F G+ghyDk;> rPyDk; rpupj;J tpil nfhLj;jhHfs;. “Fl;l iwr.”

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

(ey;y gpuahzkhf mikal;Lk;.) mtHfs; tho;j;jpr; nrd;whHfs;. “jq;f.” (ed;wp.) ,e;jj; jupg;gpy; mjpfk; gpuahzpfs; vd;wpy;iy. vl;bg;ghHj;jhd;. rPyd; fpg;]; igf;fw;iw cilj;J thapy; Nghl;Lf;nfhz;L mtdplk; ePl;bdhd;. kupahijf;fhf nfhQ;rk; vLj;Jf; nfhz;ltd;> “,jw;Fs; ahUk; tuhtpl;lhy; epk;kjpahfg; Nghfyhk;.” “ehq;fs; ,Uf;fpNwhk; my;Nyh> ghUq;Nfh! xUj;jDk; tukhl;lhd;fs;.” gaNkh> epwNtw;WikNah ahUf;Fj; njupAk;. MdhYk; vy;yhUk; vd;Wk; ,y;iy. cz;ikjhd;. ntspehl;ltHfs;kPJ md;Gk;> MjuTk; cs;stHfs; ,y;iynad;Wk; ,y;iy. G+ghyDk; mjid Mjupj;jhd;. mtd; Kw;WKOjhf Mjupj;jJNghy; njupatpy;iy. mijg; G+ghyd; ftdpj;jhd;. VNjh xU ftiy mtd; Kfj;jpy; ,ioNahbaijAk; ftdpf;fhky; ,y;iy. ‘nkJthfg; Ngr;irj; Jtq;Ftk;. ,y;iy... ekf;Nfd;?’ ,Ue;jhYk; mq;nfhd;Wk; ,q;nfhd;Wkhf tho;e;J nfhz;bUf;Fk; vk; ,d kf;fs; jq;fs; ftiyfisf; nfhl;bj;jPHj;J epk;kjpiaj; Njbf;nfhs;s ahiuahtJ Njbf;nfhs;thHfs;. ,e;j mDgtk; mtd; tho;f;ifapy; Vw;fdNt te;J Nghdit. mtd; epk;kjp Njb gy E}W fpNyhkPw;wH J}uk; gpuahzk; gyKiw nra;jpUf;fpwhd;. ehl;bd; NghH eltbf;iffs; ek; ,d kf;fspd; mopTf; Nfhyq;fs;> nrhe;j ,lj;jpy; ,Ue;J mfjpfshf ntspNaWk; epiyfs; vd;W te;jNghJ> jdJ FLk;gj;ijAk; epidj;J ftiyapy; kdk; miyghAk;. fbjk; rpyehl;fs; tutpy;iy vd;why;> vd;d ele;jNjh vd;fpd;w Vf;fk;. gy ehl;fs; epj;jpiuapy;iy. mtd; kz;zpy; gl;l mDgtq;fs;. ,uhZt Kfhkpy; mDgtpj;j rpj;jputijfs;! epidTfspy; nrhe;jq;fspd; jtpg;G! vd;d ghNlh? jdpikapd; gpbapy; ,Ue;J tpLgl ez;gHfis ehb vj;jid gpuahzq;fs;! mtidg; ghHj;jTld; mtd; ftiyfspy; gq;Fnfhs;s Ntz;Lk; vd;fpd;w Mjq;fk;. Gifapujk; Gwg;gl Maj;jkhfpaJ. rPyd; epkpHe;J cl;fhHe;jhd;. igfspy; Nggp mtDf;fhff; nfhLj;jpUe;j gpsh];f;> rhg;ghl;Lg; nghl;lyk; ,uz;ilAk; vLj;jhd;. ghZf;Fs; Kl;iliag;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

nghupj;J itj;jpUf;f Ntz;Lk;. kzk; fkfkntd;wpUe;jJ. mJ mtDf;Fg; gpbf;Fk; vd;W mtSf;Fj; njupAk;. Kl;ilAld; rpd;djhf fpoq;ifAk; ntl;b> epiwa ntq;fhak;> kpsfhiar; rpd;djhf ntl;bg; nghupj;jhy;> mjd; RitNa jdp. nghl;lyj;jpy; fhiy> kjpak; vd;W vOjpapUe;jJ. Kj;J Kj;jhf me;j vOj;J. mtd; ,y;yhtpl;lhy; me;j vOj;jpw;F vg;gbAk; Kj;jkpl;bUg;ghd;. gpupe;J tUk;NghJjhd; kidtpapd; mUik njupAk;. gf;fj;jpy; ,Ue;J gpuahzk; nra;jhNy mtspd; nrhe;j kzj;jpd; Rfe;jk;> gpuahzj;jpy; ,d;gj;ijj; jUk;. fhiyr; rhg;ghl;bd; nghl;lyj;jpy; xU Jz;il vLj;J rPydpd; ifapy; nfhLj;jhd;. “rP... Ntz;lhkz;iz. vdf;F ,e;jf; NfhyhTk; rpg;];Rk; NghJk;. me;j thrk; mtDf;Fk; ehtpy; vr;rpiy Cw itj;jJ. rhg;gpl;lhy; vg;gbapUf;Fk; vd;W mtd; vLf;Fk;NghNj> ,td; epidj;Jf; nfhz;lhd;. “mts; epiwa itj;jpUf;fpwhs; jk;gp!” tpy;yq;fkhf mtd; ifapy; jpzpj;jhd;. mtDk; kWg;gJNghy; kWj;J mij thq;fpf; nfhz;lhd;. gpsh];f; %biaj; jpwe;J NjdPiu Cw;wp mtdplk; G+ghyd; ePl;bdhd;. “cq;fSf;F?” “vdf;fpy;yhky; cq;fSf;Fj; jukhl;Nld;.” mtd; gfpbahff; $wp jd;id kupahijNahL mioj;jJ rPyDf;F kpfTk; gpbj;jpUe;jJ. mtDk; mjid thq;fpf; nfhz;lhd;. “ey;yhapUf;F mz;iz. vdf;Fk; ,g;gbg; nghupr;Rr; rhg;gpLtjpy; ey;y tpUg;gk;.” “cq;fSf;FNkh? vq;fil CH rpd;d ntq;fhak; ntl;bg; Nghl;bUf;F. Kl;ilg; nghupaYf;F vq;fil ntq;fhaj;ijf; Nfl;Lj;jhd;. nfhQ;r tpiyNa jk;gp> neLf thq;f KbahJjhd;.” ,e;j tho;f;ifapy; epidg;gpy;jhd; vq;fs; ehl;Lr;Rit mjpfk;. te;J NrUk; czTfs; thrk; ,oe;J tbtpoe;J te;J NrUk;. CHr; rhg;ghL vd;fpd;w czHTfs;jhd; Ritapy; mjpfk;. rPyd; Ntz;lhk; vd;W nrhd;djw;Fk;> mtd; mjidf; fbj;Jr; rhg;gpl;l

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Ntfj;jpw;Fk; rk;ge;jNk ,Uf;ftpy;iy. ey;y grpahf ,Uf;fyhk; vd;W kdJf;Fs; G+ghyd; epidj;Jf; nfhz;lhd;. “vq;if mtrukhf gupRf;F?” vd;W mtd; fijia “ePqfs; NghtJNghy; ehd; ve;j tpohTf;Fk; ,y;iy. ; mg;gbNa yz;lDf;Fg; Nghfyhk; vd;Wjhd;.” “mg;gbnad;why;?” “vdJ Nfir NfhHl; epuhfupr;Rg; Nghl;LJ. ehl;iltpl;L ntspNawr; nrhy;yp fbjk; te;jpUf;F.” “NyhaHfpl;ilg; NghNfy;iyNah?” “Nghddhd;. mg;gPy; vLj;J mijAk; %d;W fpoikf;Fs; epuhfupr;Rg; Nghl;lhq;fs;. mtDk; iftpupr;Rg; Nghl;lhd;. te;J Mdtiuapy Ntiy nra;aTk; ,y;iy. mjw;F mDkjpAk; ,y;iy.” “MH NyhaH?” “fNdhtupy;jhd;. nfl;bf;fhud;. cq;fil Ml;fshyjhd; cq;fSf;Fg; gpur;ridnad;W nrhy;Yfpwhd;.” G+ghYf;F kdk; RUf;nfd;W Fj;jpaJ. mLj;J mtd; vd;d nrhy;yg; Nghfpwhd; vd;gij mtdhy; czuf;$bajhf ,Ue;jJ. mtdJ gpur;ridapd; jhf;fk; Kfj;jpy;> fz;fspy; rptg;ig tutioj;jJ. czHr;rp trg;gLgtd;Nghy; ,Uf;ifapy; mire;J Mbf; nfhz;lhd;. nghJepwk;. RUshfj; jiykapH fiye;jpUe;jNghJk;> mtDf;F mofhfj;jhd; ,Ue;jJ. rpyehl;fs; rtuk; nra;atpy;iy. jhb fUfUntd;W. kPir Muk;gpj;jhd;. mq;ifNgha;

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tsHe;J jhbAld; re;jpj;Jf; nfhz;lJ. tsHe;jpUe;jhYk; mjidf; Fiwatpltpy;iy.

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“ePqfs; cq;fs; tpz;zg;gj;ij ed;whf vOjpf; nfhLj;jdPq;fNsh?” ; “Kjy; tprhuizapy; Vw;Wf; nfhz;ljhff; fbjk; te;jJ. nfhQ;rehs; fopj;J epuhfupj;Jf; fbjk; te;jJ. kPz;Lk; xU tprhuiz elj;j Ntz;Lkhk;. nfhQ;rehs; epk;kjp. ve;jf; fbjKk; tutpy;iy. NyhaH> ckf;F tprh fpilf;Fnkd;W ek;gpf;ifAld; nrhd;dhH. filrpapy; jiyapy; Fz;L tpOe;jkhjpup ,e;j KbT. vdp VyhJ. ,q;fpUe;jhy; epj;jpiuapy; gpbj;J mDg;gptpLthHfs;. murhq;fk; khwpdhy; mfjpfs; tho;tpy; ey;y epiy Njhd;Wk; vd;W fijr;rhq;fs;. ,tq;fs;jhd; Mf Nkhrk;. nkhj;jkhf ,y;yhky; mq;fq;F mDg;gpf; nfhz;bUf;fpwhq;fs;.” “Mk;” vd;W G+ghyd; jiy mirj;jhd;. upf;fw; nrf;fH te;J upf;fw; Nfl;lNghJ ,UtUk; fijia epw;ghl;bf; nfhz;lhHfs;. mtDk; jdJ upf;fw;iw vLj;Jf; nfhLj;jhd;. G+ghyDk; Vw;fdNt vLj;J nubahf itj;jpUe;jhd;. mtd; ghHj;Jtpl;L ghHj;jjw;Fupa milahsj;ijapl;Ltpl;L tpilngw;whd;. ed;wp nrhy;y kwf;ftpy;iy. ,d;Dk; mtHfs; ,Uf;ifapy; ahUk; Eioatpy;iy. te;J vl;bg; ghHj;Jg; NghdtHfNs mjpfk;. rPyd; vOe;J gf;fj;jpy; ,Ue;j kyry $lj;jpw;Fg; Nghdhd;> NjdPH mUe;jpa fg;igf; fOTtjw;fhf. “Ntz;lhk; jk;gp. mJ guthapy;iyj; jhq;Nfh. ehd; Fbg;gd;.” “gf;fj;jpyjhd; ,Uf;F.” mtd; tpiuthf ntspNawpdhd;. Neuj;ij mtd; ghHj;jhd;. fbfhuk; VO kzpiaf; fhl;baJ. vd;Dk; vj;jid kzpj;jpahyk;> gpuahzk; nra;a Ntz;Lk;! ,jw;fpilapy; ,tdpd; re;jpg;G. ghtk;. mz;ikf; fhyq;fshf N[Hkdpapy; ntspehl;ltHfspd; mfjp tpz;zg;gk; epuhfupf;fg;gl;L te;jij ,tDk; mwpthd;. gyNgH gyte;jkhf mDg;gp itf;fg;gl;lhHfs;.

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

,yq;ifj; jkpo; mfjpfs; gyNgH. ,g;gb mDg;gpatHfs; ,yq;if murhq;fj;jhy; tpkhd epiyaj;jpy; itj;Jf; ifJ nra;J tprhuiz vd;w ngaupy; rpiwr;rhiyfspy; jLj;j itf;fg;gl;bUe;jhHfs;. mtrufhyf; flTr;rPl;L. ,yq;ifj; J}jufKk; N[Hkd; ntspehl;ltUf;fhd mYtyfg; gpupTk; NrHe;Nj ,e;j eltbf;ifapy; <LgLtjhfTk; Ngrpf;nfhz;lhHfs;. cz;ikahfTk; ,Uf;fyhk;. ,yq;if mfjpfis mDg;gf; fhuzj;ijj; Njbf;nfhz;l N[Hkd; murhq;fj;jpw;F> thapy; mty; fpilj;jJNghy; fhuzq;fs;. ,J rk;ge;jkhd fUj;Jg; gupkhw;wq;fs;. INuhg;gpa jkpo; thndhypfspy; ghjpf;fg;gl;ltHfspd; $f;Fuy; rw;Wf; fhurhukhfNt! “vq;filahl;fs; kw;wtHfisg;gw;wp vq;Nf rpe;jpf;fpwhHfs;? jhq;fs; tho;e;jhy; fhZk; vd;fpd;w epiy. jq;fSf;nfd;W tha;g;Gf;fSk; trjpfSk; tUk;nghOJ vy;yhtw;iwAk; kwe;JtpLfpwhHfs;. ,e;jg; Nghf;Ffs; mLj;jtidg; ghjpf;Fnkd;W njupe;Jk; epWj;jtpy;iy.” thndhypapy; ghjpf;fg;gl;ltHfspd; Mj;jpug; Ngr;Rf;fs;. vy;yh thndhypfSk; ,jw;F Kf;fpaj;Jtk; nfhLj;J midtupd; fUj;Jf;fSf;Fk; KOr; Rje;jpuk; nfhLj;jd. epue;ju tjptpl mDkjp fpilj;jJk; ehl;bw;F cwtpdHfisr; re;jpj;J Miriaj; jPHj;Jf; nfhs;tjw;fhfg; Ngha; te;jij N[Hkd; murhq;fk; fhuzkhf;fpf; nfhz;lJ. ‘jkpoHfs; mq;Nf thoyhk;. cq;fSf;Fg; gpur;rid ,y;iy. ePq;fs; nghUshjhu mfjpfs;’ vd;w fhuzk; fhl;lg;gl;lJ. Gjpjhf te;jtHfspd; tpz;zg;gq;fs; cldbahf epuhfupf;fg;gl;ld. ghjpf;fg;gl;ltHfs; ghjpg;ig Vw;gLj;jpatHfisf; fz;bj;J thndhypapy; Neubahf Kof;fkpl;lhHfs;. ,g;gbg; NghfpwtHfSf;F VjhtJ nra;aNtz;Lk; vd;W xUtd; Mf;fpNuhrj;Jld; fj;jpaij G+ghyd; ,d;Wk; kwf;ftpy;iy. vt;tsT kd cisr;ry;. mtid mwpahkNy ghtk; vd;W tha; KZKZj;jJ. vd;d fhuzj;ijf; fhl;bdhYk; kdk; mikjp ngwhJ jtpj;jJ. ,yq;if mfjpfspd; nghJthd fhuzj;ij Vw;f kWj;j murhq;fk;> jdpg;gl;lKiwapy; cdf;F vd;d ele;jJ vd;w fhuzj;ijf;

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Nfl;lJ. Mdhy; ,e;jf; fhuzj;ijg; nghJthf;fp tpz;zg;gq;fs; epuhfupf;fg;gl;lJ. ,jid thndhypapy; xUtd; fhuzkhff; fhl;bapUe;jhd;. ahuhtJ Jzpe;J NfSq;fs;. mtd; Nfs;tpapYk; epahak; ,Ue;jJ. ,itfisf; Nfl;gjw;F ahH ,Uf;fpwhHfs;? ,e;j Neuj;jpy;> N[Hkd; gj;jpupif MrpupaH jpU thy;lf;nfyh ,yq;iff;Fg; Ngha;te;J XH mwpf;ifiar; rkHg;gpj;jpUe;jhH. ,J rk;ge;jkhfg; gy ,lq;fspy; fUj;juq;Ffs;$l ele;jd. ,e;jf; fUj;juq;Ffs; ,uz;by; G+ghyDk; fye;Jnfhz;lhd;. kd cior;rYf;F kUe;J Njb mtupd; me;jr; nrhw;nghopit mtdhy; kwf;f Kbtjpy;iy. mtupd; gpuahzk; aho;g;ghzk; tiu ePz;bUe;jJ. ,yq;ifapy; jkpoHfs; epiy gupjhgfukhdJ. ,uhZtj;jpd; kpNyr;rj;jdkhd jhf;Fjy;fs;. nrhe;j ehl;bNyNa gytpjkhd milahs ml;ilfs;> nghyp];g; gjpT> xU ,lj;jpy; ,Ue;J mLj;j ,lj;jpw;Fr; nry;y mDkjp kWg;G> grp gl;bdp kuz Xyq;fs;> kUe;Jj; jl;Lg;ghL. vy;yhNk! nrhe;j nkhopapy; tpz;zg;gq;fs; epug;Gtjw;F vOJtjw;Ff;$lj; jil. ,it vy;yhk; INuhg;gpa ehLfSf;Fj; njupahky; ,y;iy. njupe;Jk; njupahjJNghy; ele;nfhs;fpd;wd. mtH fUj;Jj; njuptpj;jhH. “xU kdtUj;jk;. cq;fs; ehl;by; Nghjpa mstpw;F tsk; ,y;iy. tsk; ,Ue;jhy; gpur;rid cyfkl;lj;jpy; jPHf;fg;gl;bUf;fyhk;.” Nfl;l Nfs;tpfSf;F Gifg;glr; rhd;wpjo;fSld; gjpyspj;jhH. mtupd; ,e;j mwpf;iffisr; rpy ePjpkd;wq;fs; Vw;Wf;nfhz;ld. G+ghyd; ,Jgw;wp jdpikapy; rpe;jpj;jhd;. kdpjhgpkhd mbg;gilapy; Nghupd; nfhLikapdhy; mfjpfshf ntspNaWk; kf;fSf;F MjuT je;j ehLfs; ghuhKfk; fhl;LtJ kd tUj;jj;jpw;FupaJ. mtH $wpaJNghy; njupe;Jk; njupahjJNghy;. Cupy; nrhy;YthHfs;> “epj;jpiu nfhs;Sfpwtid vOg;gyhk;. epj;jpiu nfhs;gtd;Nghy; ebg;gtid vOg;g KbahJ.” gpur;rid xUGwk;> fhuzq;fs; kWGwk;. ,J ,y;yhtpl;lhy; ,d;DnkhU fhuzk;. rPyd; jpUk;g te;jNghJ mtd; epidTfs; jilg;gl;ld. mtidg;

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ghHf;fNt ghtkhf ,Ue;jJ. Gifapujk; xU FYf;fy; FYf;fpaJ. jz;lthsk; khwpapUf;f Ntz;Lk;. xU rpd;dg; Gifapuj epiyak;. mjpy; fLfjpg; Gifapujk; epw;gjpy;iy. gpuahzpfs; jupj;J epd;w ,lj;jpy; ,Ue;J ,e;jg; Gifapujj;ijg; ghHj;jhHfs;. mtHfs; jiyfs; khj;jpuk; tykhfTk;> ,lkhfTk; jpUk;gpg; ghHg;gJNghy;. rPyd; te;J cl;fhHe;Jnfhz;lhd;. mtdplk; fg;ig thq;fp NjdPiu epug;gp Ritj;J cwpQ;rpdhd;. Nggp nra;j rhg;ghl;bd; Rit> rPydpd; ftiyahy; mbgl;Lg;NghdJ. “,g;NghJ vd;dkhjpup tprh?” “vd;Dk; xU fpoikf;F.” “mg;g vg;gbg; Nghfg; Nghwpas;?” “gupRf;Fg; Ngha; mq;if xU Vn[d;rpNahil fijr;rpUf;fpd;whd;.” “Vd;> mtq;fs; ,Q;r te;J $l;bf;nfhz;L Nghfkhl;lhd;fNs?” “800 B.vk;. $lf; Nfl;fpwhq;fs;. vq;if NghwJ? ,e;j ehl;bw;Nf tuhky; tpl;bUf;fyhk;.Nghy. ehd; Ciutpl;L ntspf;fpl;L MW tUlq;fs; nkh];Nfhtpw;F te;J jpUk;gp mDg;gp> ,yq;ifapy Gbr;R milr;Rg; Nghl;lhq;fs;. gpwF fhRfl;b xUkhjpup ntspapy te;J mDg;gpa Vn[d;rpNahil rz;il gpbr;R jpUk;gTk;> nkh];Nfh> cf;iud;> Nrhgpah. ,ilapy; rhg;ghby;yhky; jz;zpapy;yhky; khjf; fzf;fpy; ele;J – kwpay;fs; jz;lidfs;. ehq;fs; nfhQ;rg; NgH gl;l Ntjidfs;. kiy cr;rpfspy; gdpfspd; cf;fpuk; jhq;fKbahky; xUtNuhL xUtH ,Wf mizj;Jg; gLj;J...” mtd; nrhy;Yk;NghNj fz;fs; fyq;fpd. mz;ikapy;> mtd; gdpfspd; ,Lf;Ffspy; ez;gdpd; kUkfs; nrf;Nfhtpy; tUk; topapy; ,Wfp ,we;jij G+ghyd; xUKiw epidj;Jg;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

ghHj;jhd;. jpUkzk; Kbj;J xU khjj;jpy; mts; GU\d; N[Hkdpf;F te;jpUe;jhd;. kidtpiaf; $g;gpLk; Kaw;rp. Vn[d;rpia ehb ghjp topapy; gupjhgkhf kuzkhd Nrhfr; rk;gtk;. te;jtHfisg; ghHj;J mtNs nrhd;dhshk;. “vd;dhy VyhJ. ePq;fs; vd;id tpl;bl;Lg; Nghq;fs;. vd;Ndhil NrHe;J ePqfSk; gpbgl;Lg; NghLtpas;.” eLq;fpa Fspupy; ; tpiwj;J kuzkhd me;jg; ngz;iz epidj;jNghJ mtdhy; jhq;f Kbatpy;iy. ,g;gb vj;jid ek;ktHfs; nyhwpfspYk;> kiyfspYk;> MWfspYk;> kwpaypYk;> tpkhd tpgj;JfspYk; kuzkhdzHfs;. ,e;jr; nra;jpfs; cYg;gpnaLf;Fk; czHTfs;> xt;nthU ehl;bd; vy;iyiaf; flf;fpd;wNghJ Vw;gLk; Jd;gq;fs;. mtid xUKiw G+ghy; epkpHe;J ghHj;jhd;. rpful; xd;iw vLj;J thapy; itj;J mtdplKk; igf;fw;iw ePl;bdhd;. G+ghyDk; kd cisr;ry; tUk;NghJ rpyNtisfspy; xd;wpuz;L rpful;ilg; gw;w itg;ghd;. ePlLk;NghJ mtdhy; kWf;f Kbatpy;iy. ; xd;iw vLj;J thapy; itj;jhd;. mtNd %l;btpl;lhd;. “ehDk; Ke;jp epiwag; gj;jpNdd;. vd; kidtp vg;gbNah khw;wptpl;lhs;. ,g;gbg; gpuahzk;> vg;NghjhtJ wpq;]; vLj;jhy; xd;wpuz;L Cjpf; nfhs;Ntd;.” rpful;il mtd; epjhdkhf cs; ,Oj;J ntspNatpl;lhd;. fdehs; njhltpy;iy. G+ghYf;Fj; njhz;ilapy; fl;LtJNghy; nrUkpf;nfhz;lhd;. gf;fj;Jr; rPw;wpy; ahUk; ,y;yhjNghJ rPyd; vjpupy; cl;fhHe;jhd;. “,jw;Fs; rpful; gj;jyhNkh?” “gj;jyhk;.” “mijg; ghHj;Jj;jhd; ,jw;Fs; Vwpf;nfhz;Nld;.” “mg;Ngh vd;idf; fz;ly;y..” gfpbahfg; G+ghyd; nrhd;dNghJ mtd;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

Kfj;jpYk; rpd;djhfr; rpupg;G. “,e;j nwapdpy; vg;gbj; Jzpe;J Nghwpas;? ,uz;L ehl;L vy;iyfisf; flf;fNtZk;. jw;nrayhfg; nghyp]; nrf; gz;zpdhy;?” mtd; Kfk; rw;W fWj;jJNghy; njupe;jJ. “f];uk;jhd;. mNefkhfr; nrf; gz;Ztjpy;iy vd;W Nfs;tp. vy;yhk; vd;u fhyj;ijg; nghWj;jJ. mg;gbg; gpbr;rhy; N[Hkdpf;Fj;jhd; jpUg;gp mDg;Gthq;fs;. ngy;[paj;jpy; ,g;g mg;gb elg;gjpy;iy vd;W Nfs;tpg;gl;Nld;. vy;yhk; flTs; tpl;l top.” rpful; ey;yRitahf ,Uf;ftpy;iy. ghjpapy; mizj;J vwpe;jhd;. “cq;fSf;F vd;d khjpup tprh?” “ehd; te;J gjpndl;L tUrk; jk;gp. rpw;wprd; vLj;Jg;Nghl;ld;. vdf;Fk; tpUg;gkpy;iy. vd;d nra;tJ? gy tUlq;fs; vLf;fhky; js;sp itr;rpUe;jd;. NtW top njupatpy;iy. gps;isfs; xU fhyj;jpy; ehlw;w gpui[fs;Nghy. vd;d nra;tJ vd;W njupahjNghJjhd; rpw;wprd; vLf;f Ntz;bajha;g; Nghr;R. Vd; vLj;Njd; vd;W rpyNtisfspy; ftiyahf ,Uf;Fk;.” “cq;fSf;F mg;g gpur;ridapy;iy.” rPyd; nrhd;dNghJ mtdpy; Vf;fj;jpd; rhay; njhdpj;jJ. “Cupy; ePqfs; thior;Nrid. ehd; ky;yhtp.” ; G+ghyd; nrhd;dhd;. “yz;lDf;Fg; Nghtjw;Fk; Vn[d;rpfs; fd fhR Nfl;fpwhq;fshk;.” “cz;ikjhd;. vdf;F xU ez;gd; guprpy; ,Uf;fpwhd;. mtd;jhd; mDg;Gtjhfr; nrhy;ypapUf;fpwhd;. Ngha;r; NrHe;jhy; rup. tho;f;ifapy; ehd;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

mDgtpj;jJNghy; Jd;gj;ij NtW ahUk; mDgtpf;ftpy;iy. me;j mstpw;Fg; gl;Ltpl;Nld;.” rPydpd; fijapy; NrhHT njupe;jJ. nkJthf rPw;wpy; rha;e;J nfhz;lhd;. Gifapujk; Mfd; epiyaj;jpy; jupj;J epd;wJ. ,jw;Fs; ahUk; Vwhky; ,Ue;jhy; NghJk;. mLj;J ngy;[pak;. mtidr; Nrhjidf;F cl;gLj;Jk; KjyhtJ fl;lk;. mjd; gpwF nfhQ;rj; J}uk; epk;kjpahf ,Uf;fyhk;. ,jidg; G+ghy;jhd; epidj;Jf; nfhz;lhd;. mtd; epidj;jJNghy; ,Uf;iff;Fs; ahUk; tutpy;iy. mtHfs; kl;LNk jdpNa ,Ue;jhHfs;. “ehd;jhd; mz;iz FLk;gj;jpy; %g;G. %d;W ngz; rNfhjupfs;. ey;y cj;jpNahfj;jpy;jhd; ,Ue;Njd;. gy jlitfs; rpiwr;rhiy> Rw;wp tisg;G. ,Uf;f KbahJ vd;w fl;lk; te;jNghJjhd; ,q;F tuKaw;rpfs;. mg;gh ehq;fs; rpd;d tajhf ,Uf;Fk;NghNj Ngha;r; NrHe;Jtpl;lhH. mk;kh gl;l Ntjidfs;! gj;J Vf;fUf;F Nky; tay; fhzp. gpur;ridahy; mijAk; tpijf;f Kbatpy;iy. ,Ue;j fhRld; eiffisAk; tpw;W te;J NrHe;Njd;. Vf;fq;fs; jPUk; vd;w vd; jq;iffspd; vjpHghHg;Gf;fs;. mtHfspd; fbjj;jpypUe;J ehd; mwpe;jit. %j;jtSf;Ff; fy;ahzg; Ngr;Rf;fs; Kbe;J jpUkzj;jpw;fhff; fhj;jpUf;fpwhs;. vd;d gpur;rid vd;whYk; jpUkzr; re;ijapy; rPjd vjpHghHg;Gf;fs; $bf;nfhz;Nl NghfpwJ. mDg;gyhk; vd;w ek;gpf;if. fdTfspd; Rfq;fs; khj;jpuk; vd; jq;ifaupd; vjpHfhyk;. ehd; fhjypr;rts;$l vdf;fhff; fhj;jpUf;fpwhshk;.” mtd; mOJtpLthd;Nghy;... mlf;Fk; Mw;whik. Kaw;rpj;Jk; Kbahky; tpk;kYld;. mtidj; Njw;w G+ghyhy; Kbatpy;iy. “mz;iz> ePq;fs; vd;d epidf;fpwpaNsh njupahJ. ehl;Lf;Fg; Ngha; thw Ml;fshyjhd; ,t;tsT gpur;ridAk;!” mtd; MNtrkhff; fj;jpr; nrhd;dhd;. Mj;jpuj;jpd; cr;r];jhdk; mtd; Fuypy; xypj;jJ. G+ghyd; vijAk; Ngrtpy;iy. nksdkhf ntspapy; ghHj;jhd;. ngy;[pak; te;Jtpl;lJ. Gifapujk; Ntfj;ijj; jzpj;J jupj;J epd;wJ. rPyd; mtrukhf ntspapy; vl;bg;ghHj;jhd;. NghlH nghyp]; Gifapujj;jpy;

Ky;iy nghd;. Gj;jprpfhkzpapd; ~nrhHzk;kh~!

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“mtq;fs; ,y;iyaz;iz.” Gifapujk; mjpf Neuk; jhkjpf;ftpy;iy. gwg;gl Maj;jkhdJ. gpuahzpfs; $l;lk; nfhQ;rk; mjpfkhfNt. mtHfs; ,Ue;j ,Uf;iffspYk; $l;lk;. ,UtUk; xUtiunahUtH ghHj;Jf; nfhz;ldH. vdp vJTk; fijf;f KbahJ vd;fpd;wkhjpup me;jg; ghHit ,Ue;jJ. mtd; mikjpahfr; rha;e;J nfhz;lhd;. “ehl;Lf;Fg; Ngha; thw Ml;fshyjhd; mz;iz vq;fSf;F ,e;jg; gpur;rid.” mtd; MNtrj;Jld; fj;jpaij jpUk;gTk; G+ghyd; epidj;Jg; ghHj;jhd;. ,jaj;jpy; typg;gJNghy;. ePskhd Ks;nshd;W Fj;jp epw;gJNghy; RUf;nfd;W typj;jJ. gy tUlq;fshfNt jhiag; ghHf;f Ntz;Lk; vd;fpd;w MHtk;. jha; vOJk; fbjk; xt;nthd;wpYk; mijj;jhd; vOJths;. ,ilapy; gaq;fukhd tUj;jj;jpy; jhd; jg;gpg; gpioj;jjhf. “cd;idAk; cd;u gps;isfisAk; ghHj;Jtpl;lhy; ,e;j capH epk;kjpahfg; Ngha;tpLk;.” fbjj;ij thrpf;Fk;NghJ vj;jid jlitfs; mOjpUg;ghd;. gps;isfSf;Fk; mg;gk;khitg; ghHf;f Ntz;Lk; vd;fpd;w MHtk;. gy tUlq;fs; Maj;jkhfpAk; Kbatpy;iy. nrd;w tUlk; mjw;fhd Kaw;rpfs;. mtd; rpw;:wprd; vLj;jjw;Fk; ,JNt Kjw;fhuzk;. epue;ju tjptpl mDkjp fpilj;jTld; Vuhskhd ek;ktHfs; Ngha;te;J nfhz;bUe;jhHfs;. mtDf;Fr; nrhe;j ehl;bw;Fg;Ngha; tUtjpy; tpUg;gk; ,y;iy vd;wpy;iy. mq;fpUe;J jg;gp te;jNghJ ,Ue;j gak; ,d;Dk; kwe;Jtpltpy;iy. ,uz;L fhy;fSk; cile;j epiyapy; mtd; N[Hkdpapy; jQ;rk; GFe;jhd;. ,uhZtj;jpd; mbtupir. kPz;Lk; me;j eufr; #o;epiyf;Fs; mfg;gLk; ijupak; mtDf;fpy;iy. ,e;jpahTf;Fg; Nghtnjd;W KbT. ,e;jpah J}jufj;jpw;F tpz;zg;gpj;J miyNah miy vd;W miye;j gpd; tprhf; fpilj;jJ. xU khjj;jpw;F Nky; mjw;fhd

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miyr;ry;. ,d;Dk; mjid kwf;f mtdhy; Kbatpy;iy. jha; Cupy; ,Ue;J tTdpahTf;F te;jNghNj kNyupahf; fha;r;ry;. gLj;j gLf;if. ez;gd; NahfDf;F nuypNghd; vLj;jNghJ mtd;jhd; nrhd;dhd;. “kr;rhd;> nfhk;khtpd; epiy nfhQ;rk; f];uk;jhd;. vjw;Fk; eP te;J ghHj;jpw;Wg; NghwJ ey;yJ. jha;f;F cjtpahf mtdJ jkf;ifAk; te;jpUe;jh. nuypNghdpy; fijf;Fk;NghJ> “jk;gp> eP epidf;fpwkhjpup mk;kh ,e;jpahTf;F tUfpd;w epiyapy; ,y;iy. ,q;fpUe;J nfhOk;gpw;Ff; nfhz;L tUtjw;Nf KbahJNghy; ,Uf;fpd;wJ. nfhLj;J itj;jJ mt;tsTjhd;.” mtDf;Fj; njupAk; mk;khTf;F taJ vz;gj;ije;Jf;F Nky;. kdjpy; Nghuhl;lk;. vd;d nra;tJ? me;jNtisapy; ez;gHfs; gyupd; MNyhrid. “cg;gpb vj;jid rdk; Ngha;tUfpwJ. eP Ngha;g; ghHj;Jtpl;L th.” kdr;rhl;rpapd; cWj;jy;. Kbatpy;iy. vj;jid ehl;fs; epj;jpiu ,y;yhky; jtpaha;j; jtpj;jpUg;ghd;. f];ug;gl;L nfhOk;Gg; ngupah];gj;jpupf;Fj; jhiaf; nfhz;Lte;J NrHj;jhHfs;. “mk;khthy ,e;jpahTf;F tu ,ayhJ. eP te;J ghHj;jpw;Wg; Ngh.” mjd; gpwFjhd; mtd; Nghtnjd;W KbntLj;jhd;. kdr;rhl;rp mtidf; Fj;jpf; FjwpaJ. gpuhq;NgHl; tpkhd epiyaj;jpy; epiwe;j rdf;$l;lk;. tpUk;gpNah tpUk;ghkNyh ,e;jg; gpuahzk;. NtW top njupatpy;iy. gps;isfs;> kidtpapd; fijfisNa mtdhy; [Puzpf;f Kbatpy;iy. vupe;J tpOe;jhd;. kdjpy; glglg;G. “epiwaNt ,yq;iff;Fg; Nghtjw;fhd ek; ehl;ltHfs; gyH.” xUtidf; fz;lNghJ rpupg;ig tutioj;Jf; nfhz;lhd;. “vq;if mz;zH CUf;Fg; Nghwpas;Nghy?” ngha; nrhy;y kdk; tutpy;iy. ‘Xk;’ vd;W jiyairj;jhd;. “Vd; mz;iz Nghwpas;? ,g;gpb CUf;Fg;Ngha; thwjhyjhd; vq;fSf;Fg;

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gpur;rid.” nte;j Gz;zpy; Nty; gha;r;rpaJNghy;. ‘gpuahzj;ij epWj;jp tpLNthkh?’ vd;w rpe;jidAk; NrHe;Jnfhz;lJ. cwTfisr; re;jpf;Fk; cw;rhfj;jpy; gyH tupirapy; fhj;jpUe;jhHfs;. mtDk; NtW topapd;wpr; NrHe;Jnfhz;lhd;. Ngha; te;jjpypUe;J me;j cWj;jy; mtid thl;b vLj;jJ. ,d;Dk;$l xU Fw;w czHT. jhia cwTfisf; fz;l re;Njhrk;. gps;isfs;$l jpUk;gp tUk;NghJ Njk;gpj; Njk;gp mOj Nfhyk; kwf;f Kbahjit. vdp vg;NghJ fhz;Nghk; vd;fpd;w Vf;fk;. mijtpl me;jf; Fw;w czHT kwg;gjhf ,y;iy. ,d;W mtidr; re;jpj;jjpy; ,Ue;J kdk; miygha;e;jJ. rPyd; gpd; rPw;wpy; jiyiar; rhj;jp cwq;fpf; nfhz;bUe;jhd;. mtDf;fhd mLj;j fz;lk;> mjpf J}uk; vd;wpy;iy. Gifapujk; ePzl ; Neuk; jupg;gpy; epw;ftpy;iy. gupir Nehf;fp tpiue;J nfhz;bUe;jJ. ,UkUq;Fk; mlHe;j kuq;fs;. J}uj;jpy; njupAk; efHg;Gwf; fl;blq;fs;. rkntspfs;. rpy ,lq;fspy; gf;fj;jhy; nry;Yk; neLe;njUf;fs;. tupirahf Xbf; nfhz;bUf;Fk; fhHfs;. ghHj;jhNdnahopa ,urpf;f Kbatpy;iy. G+ghypd; kdk; me;jr; rPyidr; Rw;wpNajhd;. ghtk;. mtd; epidj;j ,lj;jpw;Fg; Ngha;tpl Ntz;Lk;. ‘flTNs> ePqfs; fUizfhl;l ; Ntz;Lk;.’ mtDf;fhfg; gpuhHj;jid nra;jhd;. vq;fs; ehl;by; vt;tsT gpur;ridfs;. vj;jid NgH ,we;jhYk; njhiyf;fhl;rpapy; fhl;Ltjpy;iy. mtd; gy jlitfs; mjw;fhff; ftiyg;gl;bUf;fpwhd;. Vd; vq;fs; gpur;ridfs; ,tHfshy; Vw;Wf; nfhs;sg;gLtjpy;iy? vy;NyhUil tpz;zg;gq;fisAk; Vw;Wf;nfhs;s Ntz;Lk; vd;gjhyh? ePjpkd;wq;fs; epuhfupf;f Kbahj fhuzq;fisr; rl;lj;juzpfs; Kd;itg;ghHfs; vd;gjhyh? fdlh Nghd;w ehLfs; ,yq;iff;Fg; Ngha;tUk; ,yq;ifj; jkpo; fNdbad; gpui[fSf;Fg; ghJfhg;ig toq;fpf; nfhz;bUg;gij G+ghyd; mwpe;jpUf;fpwhd;. INuhg;gpa ehLfs; mjid vjpuhfg; ghtpf;fpd;wd. mJTk; N[Hkdpapy; mjpfk; vd;Nw Ngrg;gLfpd;wJ. ntspehl;lhH tUif mjpfupg;G. nghUshjhug; gpur;rid. ,it cs;ehl;Lf; fytuq;fs; Njhd;Wtjw;Ff; fhuzkhfyhk; vd;W

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epidf;fpwhHfs;Nghy. N[Hkdpapy; ,Ue;J ek;ktHfs; vj;jid NgH Vida ehLfspy; jQ;rk; GFe;jpUf;fpwhHfs;. xU ehl;by; ,Ue;J mfjpfshfg; ngUkstpy; kf;fs; ntspNaWtJ> me;j ehl;bd; gpur;ridia ntspAyfpw;F tpsq;fitf;Fk;. mijf;$l ahUk; czUtjhfj; njupatpy;iy. Gifapujk; Ntfj;ijj; jzpj;Jf; nfhz;lJ. gpuhd;]; ehl;bd; vy;iy. mjpaz;ikapy; te;Jtpl;lJ. vk;NkhL ,Ue;jtHfs; Gupahj ghirapy; Ngrpf;nfhz;lhHfs;. rPyd; vOe;J ntspapy; ghHj;jhd;. mtd; Kfk; ntspwpaJ. “mz;iz> mtq;fs; VWfpwhd;fs;.” mtd; mtrukhfg; igia vLj;jhd;. “ehd; Nghwd;. gpbglhky; te;jhy; guprpy; re;jpf;fpNwd;. ,y;iyNay;...” mtd; njhlHe;J Ngrtpy;iy. “cq;fNshil ,Ue;jhy; rpy Ntisfspy; cq;fisAk; re;Njfkhfg; ghHf;fyhk;.” mtd; mtrukhf tpilngw;whd;. gjpide;J epkplj;jpw;F Nky; vd;Dk; Gifapujk; ntspf;fpltpy;iy. G+ghy; fz;zhb ad;diyg; gjpj;J jiyia ntspapy;tpl;L mtidj; Njbdhd;. fhztpy;iy. ‘flTNs> mtidf; fhg;ghw;W.’ kWgbAk; mtDf;fhf kd;whl;Lf;fs;. Gifapujk; xUKiw FYq;fp nkJthf Xl Muk;gpj;jJ. mtd; ntspapy; ,Ue;J jiyia vLf;fNtapy;iy. rPyidj; Njbf; fz;fs; miye;jd. ehiye;J nghyp];> ifapy; tpyq;Fld; mtd; mtHfSld; Ngha;f;nfhz;bUe;jhd;. G+ghy; ,Ue;j gFjpf;F mtHfs; tuNt ,y;iy. ‘rP> kilad;. vd;Dld; ,Ue;jpUf;fyhk;. jhdhfg; Ngha;r; NrHe;jhd;.’ vd;idj; Njbj; jpUk;gpg; ghHj;jhd;. mtdhy; ifia mirf;f Kbatpy;iy. iffspy; tpyq;Ffs;. G+ghYk; ifia mirf;fTk; ,y;iy. me;jNeuj;jpy; mg;gbr; nra;aTk; tpUg;gk; tutpy;iy. “vq;fil Ml;fshy;jhd; mz;iz vq;fSf;Fg; gpur;rid. ehl;Lf;Fg; Ngha; thw vq;fil Ml;fs;jhd; ,jw;Ff; fhuzk;.” mtdpd; me;j MNtrf; Fuy; G+ghYf;Ff; Nfl;Lf; nfhz;bUe;jJ.

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kdj;jpd; mbj;jsj;jpy; ,Ue;J gPwpl;L tUk; mtd; Nrhfj;jpw;F vOj;J tbtk; ,Uf;f KbahJ. gae;J gjwp $dpf;FWfp Fw;w czHNthL mtd;. kiwAk;kl;Lk; ghHf;fpwhd;. mtd; vjpHfhy tho;f;if. ek;gpapUf;Fk; jq;ifkhupd; fdTfs;. fhjypapd; vjpHghHg;Gf;fs;. vy;yhNk mWe;jJNghy;> G+ghy; ftiyg;gl;lhd;. “vd;d elf;Fk;? jpUk;gTk; N[Hkdpf;Fj;jhd; mDg;GthHfs;.” rPyd; nrhd;dij rkhjhdkhf Vw;Wf;nfhz;lhd;. Gifapujk; Ntfj;ij kPz;Lk; mjpfupj;jJ. mtd;kl;Lk; cw;rhfkpoe;jhd;. kd cWj;jy;fs; $dpf; FWfp Fw;wthspiag;Nghy; mlf;fp itj;jd. Gifapujk; gupir Nehf;fpg; Ngha;f;nfhz;bUe;jJ. mjDld; NrHe;J mtDk;jhd; Nghfpd;whd;. “rPyd;> vd;id eP kd;dpj;J tpL.” mtd; kdk; cUfp mOjNghJ glf;nfd;W ,uz;L Jsp fz;zPH fPNo tpOe;J rpjwpaJ. MdhYk; nrhe;j ehl;bw;Fr;nry;tjw;F ahUf;Fj;jhd; tpUg;gk; ,Uf;fhJ. re;ju;g;gk; tUk;NghJ rPyDk;jhd;. mjpnyd;d gpioNtz;Lk;. ”ngw; wjhAk; gpwe;j nghd;dhLk; ew;wt thdpYk; edpJau;e;jJNt” vd;w vz;zf;fUj;ij kPl;bg;ghu;j;jJld;> mtd; gpuahzk; njhlu;fpwJ. 

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