SrI smile's works

Nasy Sankagiri (narayans@dunx1.ocs.drexel.edu)
Sat, 8 Mar 1997 12:44:35 -0500 (EST)


punkhAnu punkhangA rAsE racayita kAdu. kAnI A rAsina koncemU paThitala
guNDellOki dUsuku pOyi, akkaDa allakallOlamU, dAvAnalamU sRshTincagala
Sakti galavi. kalampEru cirunavvE kAnI, A kalamlOnci cindEvi mAtram ruthira
jwAlalE.

Iyana rAsina 'khALI sIsAlu' katha konnELLa kindaTa oka telugu kathA
sankalanamlO cadivAnu. inkA Em rASArO cadavAlani vetikinA, ekkaDa
kanabaDalA. I madhya Ayana katha - kavita - nATakAlu kalipi vEsina pustakam
dorikindi. sidhdha hastuDaina I kathA racayita kattilANTi vacana kavita
kUDA rAstArani telisindi. indulO cAlA anuvAda kavitalU unnai, mAmUlu
anuvAdAllA kAkuNDA, I AlOcanlu AyanavE anipincEnta sahajamgA rASAru. koku
sampuTAllO okadAniki mundu mATa rAstU,
'cadivE dANTlO pUrtigA lInamai cadivi_nappuDE pAThakuDu A racana yokka
pUrti anubhavAnni pondutADu' (I am paraphrasing, don't remember the exact
words) annAru rAcamallu rAmacandrA reDDi. SrI smile lAgA lInamai rAsE
racayitaki, A racanalni antE lOtugA lInamai cadivE pAThakulu uNDi tIrAli.

inta ceppAka, Ayana ghATu koncem ruci cUpinca kuNDA elA?

kanipincani cAvulu samudrAlni lEpavu
                        - smile

ekkaDA jaNDAlu kindaki digi reparepA EDvalEdu
sangItAlu vishAdAla dIrghAlai viSwAntarALam niNDalEdu
evarani mIru
mAku daggaragA lEni mIrevarU mAkEmI kAru, evarani mIru
vArtala pEparlanta palacani vALLu
cAvu mI nettuTlO khUnIrAgAlu tIstunnA telIni amAyakulu
mIkEm takkuvani
gAli mIdi, nEla mIdi, sandugondula samIkRtAhAram mIdi
DAlar taloncu_kuNTundi. rUpAyi taloncu_kuNTundi
avunu mari - gAli mIdi, nEla mIdi, AkASam mIdi
anEkAnEka AvEdanala baruvu mIdi
mIrEmI aravoddu, palukE palakoddu, EvI aDagoddu
AkalI gIkalI anoddu
E bAnapoTTalainA ciTlutAyi, SAsanAlu taDisina mancA_loutAyi
tupAkulu Siluvalni kurustAyi, prabhutvAlu kaTakaTAlni pUstAyi
voddu voddu, evarnI mIribbandi peTToddu, evarikI mIribbandi kAvoddu

poNDi veLLi poNDi
ATaloddu pATaloddu mI bAlyam aDavipUvai vikasinca voddu
veLLipoNDi, caDI cappuLLEkuNDA nIDallA nishkra_mincaNDi
mA nidralu ceDatAyi, mA nishAlu vodultAyi
mA caTrAlu pEli viDatAyi
mA frijlu, fOm parupulu, brAlu, aNDarwErlu blEDlu, sabbulu
seNTlU tiragabaDatAyi
bAbbAbU, mAku pIDa kalaloddu
mAku mA AlOcanalu tappa vErE inkEmI voddu
mAku mA pilla pApala caduvU kshEmam abhivRdhdhi tappa
inkEmI telIdu
endukilAga EmiTi cEddAm anna praSnalE voddu
candruDikO SukruDikO vATini pampincEddAm_leddurU
veLLipoNDi veLLipoNDi mAku kanpincani mIru
evaraitE yEm, mIrEmaitE yEm

cinna cinna picci picci kalalu jillEDu pUlugA eTO egiripOtunnAyi
cinna cinna kOrikalu gAlilO gOrIlai tElipOtunnAyi
ayinA rODla pakka ceTla kinda vIryAlu molustUnE vunnAyi
avunavunu mIru mAku kAvalasina vALLE
kAni mIru mAvALLE anaDAniki
mEm mA Terlinla kinda tappa nagnamgA lEm kadA mari
mEm mA rAtallO vUhallO tappa mI kOsam siggu paDam kadA mari.

Footnote: "There are 60 million malnurished children in India, and of
these, 4 million may die within the next three months unless correctly
treated" - Editorial in Sunday Standard, 1973.

(Reference. Theis poem was first publsihed in 'jalapAtAlu' anthology, by
pragati sAhiti, 1978. I got it from "khALI sIsAlu - a literary miscellany"
published by the author in 1995).

Regards
Nasy