Old Tamil Poetry

Translations of Tamil Poetic works that span 2000 years

Thirukkural – 1216

If only there was no reality,my lover,
who’s in my dreams, will never leave

நனவு என ஒன்று இல்லைஆயின், கனவினான்
காதலர் நீங்கலர்மன்

Poem 1216 from Thirukkural. She lives with him in her dreams. But when she wakes up, she find that he is not there. So she hates reality that is snatching him away from her.

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