idEm apahAsyam

Nasy Sankagiri (narayans@post.drexel.edu)
Sun, 9 Nov 1997 23:17:12 -0400


Note: upon watching Mother Theresa's funeral on TV...

idEm apahAsyam

sRshTi amAnushatanisarididda bUnina
I manishini
tanu sRshTincukunna SAnti bahumAnamtO
mAnavata satkarincukundi - 'Mother!' ani pilcukundi.

entO ArdratatO naDicina batuku pustaka mugisindi.
ika apahAsyam modalaindi.

sanyAsini bhoutika kAyAniki, sakala rAja lAnCanAlu.
pEdala pratinidhini sAganampEmduku, prapamca dESAla nAyakulu.
kALLU cEtulU lEnivALLu dommI cEstarEmOnani,
kApalAgA balamaina rakshaka bhaTa daLam.

vIDkOlu inta ghanamgA jaripincinanduku
mamtri sAmamta damDanAthulu
yathAvidhigA vandanA landukunnAru.

SAmti dUta amtima yAtraki Sataghni vAhanamayyindi.
adi mAmUlu Sataghni kAdu,
ahimsA mamtrAniki Rshiyaina
mahAtmuNNE marubhUmi kIDcEsina mahAratham.

EmiTI apahAsya maNTArA?

marEm lEdu.
manam manushulam mAtramE ani
marOsAri rujuvaindi. antE.


--Nasy