You're not feeling good. Something is horribly wrong with you. You're trying hard to feign happiness, but...

...deep inside, you feel dead.
...deep inside, you are hurt.
...deep inside, you know you are hated.
...deep inside, you are all alone.

Forward, and backward. The paths meet.

You need something. What's it? You should let the stars spell it out.


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    $\begingroup$ Story of my life... $\endgroup$
    – Sid
    Commented Dec 12, 2016 at 15:16
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    $\begingroup$ @Sid Then you should solve this to find out what exactly you need :P $\endgroup$
    – Ankoganit
    Commented Dec 12, 2016 at 15:17
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    $\begingroup$ You're right, I DO need Pixar! $\endgroup$ Commented Dec 12, 2016 at 15:53

3 Answers 3


I know what you need ...

All you need is LOVE

We get this by ...

continuing on from where Wu33o got, and then realizing that you find where the two lines for each word intersect. The letters already provided align with a QWERTY keyboard. Find where those intersections lie on the keyboard, in the order they appear in the rhyme, and you have:
The lines for DEAD meet at $\bf{L}$
The lines for HURT meet at $\bf{O}$
The lines for HATED meet at $\bf{V}$
The lines for ALONE meet at $\bf{E}$

Image from OP: Image from OP So you need LOVE.

  • $\begingroup$ Of course... facepalm. Good job :) $\endgroup$
    – Wu33o
    Commented Dec 12, 2016 at 16:43
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    $\begingroup$ Can you do me a big favor and add a visual please? $\endgroup$
    – Mithical
    Commented Dec 12, 2016 at 21:18
  • $\begingroup$ @Mithrandir Wu33o already provided the visual in another answer; just look where like-colored lines intersect, mentally superimpose the entire visual above your keyboard, and see which letters are at those intersecting points. $\endgroup$
    – Rubio
    Commented Dec 12, 2016 at 21:21
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    $\begingroup$ I'm no good at mentally superimposing... $\endgroup$
    – Mithical
    Commented Dec 12, 2016 at 21:22
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    $\begingroup$ Great job all! @Mithrandir I've added an image for better visualisation; hope this makes things a bit clearer. :) $\endgroup$
    – Ankoganit
    Commented Dec 13, 2016 at 4:07

Partial answer:

Forward, and backward. The paths meet.

The four words at the end of the sentences in the poem can be found in the stars, forward and backward. We have:

When we connect these words, we get the following lines:

Image with connections

We can see that the places where the paths meet are all:

On the same height as at least one of the letters. The first intersection is on the height of the A, the second and fourth intersection on the height of the R, I and P, and the third intersection on the height of the X.

And that's where I'm stuck for now :(


Don't have an answer as of yet, just some observations.

...deep inside, you feel dead.

RIP is spelt in the letters which correlates with death.

...deep inside, you are hurt.

Within the letters RIP the one-eyed star could be a reflection of hurt. i.e. it has one eye.


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