Episode 8

Marnadu poddunne Krishna ni office ki, mohan ni college ki pampesi rangarao gariki phone chesi vishayam motham cheppindhi kaveri. Kasthuri ane peru vinagane aayanaki vishayam ardham ayyindhi. ‘Thanu mohan ki manchi jodi amma, kasthurbha Gandhi ni vethukkuntu vachindhi. Vaallu iddari jodi bagane vuntundhi chusthu vundu ‘ ani chepparu ranga rao garu.

Kaveriki ippudu manasu koncham kudhutapadindhi…. Krishna ki kuda kasthuri nachindhi kaabatti inka valla amma naanna la thoti matladesthe saripothundhi anukundhi.

Kasthuri ki ivvala ‘Yashovidya’ ane samstha gurinchi thelisindhi. Vaallu patha pusthakalanu pedha pillalaku (poor children) panchutharata… thana apartment lo vunna andharu illaki velli valla pillalavi last year books anni collect chesindhi. Avi anni ramam sayam tho yashovidhya samstha lo ichesindhi. Tharuvatha mohan kuda vaalla apartment lo idhe pani chesadu. Vallavi kuda patha pusthakalu avasaram levu anukunnavi ichesaru.

Kasthuri mohan ki koncham koncham ga dhaggara avuthundhi. Idharu combined studies chesthunnaru. Lab lo discuss chesthunnaru. Kasthuri eppaudaina college ki raakapothe mohan ki theda thelusthondhi. Wait chesthunnadu, classes Madhya Madhya lo door vaipuku chusthunnadu. Intha wait tharuvatha kasthuri ni chusthu vunte manasuki endhuko chala baguntondhi…kaani ee vishayalemi kasthuri tho discuss cheyyatledhu, friends andhariki ilage anipisthu vuntundhemo ani thanaki thanu cheppukuntunnadu..

Mohan ki ippudu manasu praapanchika vishayaala meediki mallinattu ga vundhi. Kasthuri dresses observe chesthunnadu. Saturdays special ga ready ayyi vasthondhani kanipettadu. Thanu ela vunte baguntundhi ani guesses chesthunnadu… thanu vesukune chudi dhaars ki kallu musukune colours change chesesthunnadu. Kasthuri ishtalu thelusthunnai…thana kopaniki kaaranam ardham avuthondhi mohan ki…friendship ante ilage vuntundhi ane anukuntunnadu mohan inkaa…

Kasthuri ki mohan lo vachina theda ardham avuthondhi. Thana gurinchi care cheyyatam. Auto lo thanani first ekkanivvatam, cheyyi pattukuni road dhaatinchetappudu aa vechadhanam lo kuda theda thelusthondhi.thanu  oka roju college ki raakapothe marnadu mohan manasu padina thapana ardham avuthondhi. Saranalayam lo pillalatho adukuntunte mohan chupulu thanaki guchukuntunnai. Emi jaruguthondho kasthuri ki ardham ayyindhi kaani malli aagipoyindhi.

‘ Thanaki mohan alochanalu thelidhu. Chadhuvukunnaka em cheddamani anukuntunnado…nenu maa vuru vellipothanu , thanu naatho paatu vasthada raada…? Thanu raanu ante nenu ikkade vundipogalana.,..ee vishayam koncham alochinchali…’anukuni manasuki sardhi cheppindhi kasthuri…

Kaveri ki mohan lo theda kanipinchindhi. Vaadi mukham lo idhi varaku vunnantha vairagyam kanipinchatam ledhu. Jeevitham meedha aasa kanipisthondhi. Ala ani saranalayaniki velladam manaledhu vaadu, kaani idhi varakati kante chakkaga ready ayyi kadupu ninda thini , inkoncham box lo pettukuni pattukelthunnadu. Adhi evari kosamo kaveri ki thelusu. Ee Madhya vaadu chese panullo jeevam kanipisthondhi kaveriki.

Aa roju rathre Krishna ni kadhilinchi kasthuri gurinchi cheppindhi kaveri. Kasthuri gurinchi vintunte Krishna ki navvu vachindhi….

’jogi jogi raasukunte budidha raluthundhata…dhondhu dhondhu lagane vunnaranna maata idharu. Mohan ki aa pilla correct kadhu, inka vadhileyyi..’ antu helana ga matladadu Krishna.

‘oke guti pakshulu oke chotiki cheruthayi..’ ani samethaki samethane samdhananga ichindhi kaveri/…’

Krishna entha koppadda kaveri vadhilipettaledhu..krishna oppukune varaku potladindhi.

‘mohan kuda aa ammayyini ishtapaduthunnada..’ antu chivaraga adigadu Krishna.

‘naaku inkaa thelidhu, kaani naaku oka vishayam thelusu…naa koduku nenu ee pillani chesukora ante calm ga chesukuntadu…’ ani dheppindhi kaveri.

‘antha nammakama koduku meedha..’avahelana chesaru krishan malli…

’andharu mee laaga vundaru kadha..’ antu return lo diologue ichesindhi kaveri….

‘sarle, ee satire lakemi thakkuva ledhu. Evari jeevithalu ela pothe naakendhuku…’ repu kasthuri vaalla phone number theesuko, kaani appude pelli vishayalemi matladadhu…mundhu vaalla chadhuvulu avvani. Asale nee koduku goppachadhuvulu chadhivesthunnadu…Nuvvu mee mama kalise naa kodukuni chedagottaru..’ ani barya ni visukkuntu padukunnaru Krishna…

Ee chivari matalaki badha veyyaledhu kaveriki…alvatu ayipoyayi kadha, kaani anukunnadhi sadhinchinandhuku santhoshanga vundhi…

Akkada kasthuri vaalla intlo kuda mohan gurinchina charchalu jaruguthunnayi. Foreign vellagalige software engineer ni expect chesthunna kasthuri naanna gariki mohan ante mingudu padadam ledhu. ‘Ee abbayini chesukuni thana kuthuru ela sukha  paduthundhi. Adhi annatte jarigela vundhi, nizangane iddaru kalisi vuruki vellipothara. Foreign lo kaakapoyina kaneesam Hyderabad lo anna settle avvadha thana kuthuru. Mohan pantalu , polalu anakunda kaneesam ikkade ee agricultural scientist gaanaina settle ayiothe bagundu…anthe le manam pillalni kantam kaani vaalla thala raathalni kadhu kadha ‘antu rendu vaipula alochisthunnaru kasthuri thandri.

Aayana kasthuriki oka manchi goppa bavishyathu idhamani anukunnaru. Kaani kasthuri thana bavishyathu ni thane vethukkuntu velthondhi.

Ila andharu evari alochanallo vaallu vundagane kaalam girruna thirigipoyi oka samvatsaram gadichipoyindhi….mohan final year ki kasthuri 3rd year ki vachesaru…. oka vidhya samvatsaram ayipoyesariki mohan, kasthuri, ramam malli patha pusthakala vetalo paddaru…malli inkosari books anni collect chesi yashovidya organisation lo ichesaru. ramam kuda thana auto ekke vaallandhariki ee vishayalu chepthunnadu. vaallallo kontha mandhi veellaki thochina vidham ga sayam kuda chesthunnaru…cheppane ledhu kadha. ..ramam ippudu sontha auto konukkunnadu..dhaanne naduputhunnadu…

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