On cali and vEsavi

Subbarao Varigonda (varigond@cems.umn.edu)
Sat, 26 Apr 1997 00:19:58 -0500 (CDT)


Some poems on "cali": (author unknown)

Source: CPMM (cATu padya maNi manjari)

cali! mammIgati bAdha peTTedavu nI sAmardhyamul vaTTi
bIdalapai gAka dhagaddhagAyita maNistambhounnataanta@hpura
sthala samvAsita kaaminI dRDhaparishvamgAnu samyukti ni
Scalulou bhOgula mIda lESamunu nI janjATamul sAgunE!

caligA! nIkoka vArta telpedanu niSSankOdbhaTul dampatul
gala yA yinDlaku bOku dampatula mEl kougiLLA madhyambunan
niluvan dArDhyamu lEdu; miTTi paDinan nI prANamul gondu; rE
celi lEkunDeDu brahmacArula payin jellincu nI darpamun.

ahamulu sannamu lAyenu 
dahanuDu hitavayye dIrghataralayye niSal
bahu SitOpEtambai
yuhuhU yana vaNake jagamu lurvInAthA!

Being a Minnesotan (and a bachelor), I can't help but wonder "How true!"

One on "vEsavi" (for those in India or in TX,FL etc :-)

A kallADa dadEmo nEDu pavanun DAkASa vApItaTA
SOkAnEka vanALi grummarucu naccO DAgenO; lEka gan
gA kallOlavatI pravAhamula nUgan bOyenO; lEka kAntA
karpUra kapOla pALikala nidrAsaktuDai yunDenO!


(please bear with me regarding the word-breaking!)

regards,
subbarao
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