We're sometimes obtuse, we're sometimes right.
We have eight sides, and proffer insight.
Columbus likes our shape, seers like our font.
As do mages, pirates, and debutantes.
Who are we? Three words.
Are you a
magic 8 ball
We're sometimes obtuse,
They can provide seemingly meaningless answers like "Try Again Later"
we're sometimes right.
Given that they often have yes/no responses, given enough questions and responses, then they will be right on occasion
We have eight sides,
Not really sure about this once since they allegedly have 20 sides, maybe to do with the 8?
and proffer insight.
You ask them questions and they provide responses
Columbus likes our shape,
Spherical, like the Earth that he sailed around
seers like our font.
Magic 8 balls are used for divination
As do mages,
Pieces of 8