Uh oh. I was trying to come up with an interesting puzzle, better than my previous ones, but I have forgotten the correct answer. The solution is a special sequence of 14 seemingly random words. They don't form a meaningful sentence, however, they are arranged in a specific order. Yet for some weird reason, when I tried to write the sequence, I accidentally wrote a poem instead.

Avid Dada Grammar Acclaim

Writing clues to my self, one and two!
I repeat another puzzle for that thing and circumscribe the circle's center,
Let all puzzlers join and be seated to read the unseen words.
Do not ever rush logic or carelessly mix around; kindly wait and discover what we get!
Before finding answers, I strum a stringed instrument for hope and find the synonym.
I fear the jeering social mockery from enemies until then.
Lack of morality turns youths into greedy bootleggers who can neither integrate nor add!
Let us steal supplies from pigment artists, and write a ransom letter,
Mixing potions in secret dens, brewing toxic alkaloids for fun every now and then.
Usually puzzles seem almost like surgical procedures with a nearly unsolvable anagram.
Nor do I know of early keyboards, ciphers, or whatever that is.
Safety first or I sink into small holes, and oh dear, what happens next?
Old honey bees preach about bud arrangements but I ignore every word.
Next, the climate experiences sudden rapid increases of dry clouds raining down.

Could you help me remember the sequence of words?

  • $\begingroup$ 14 lines - probably 14 cryptic clues? $\endgroup$
    – Quintec
    Commented Jun 12, 2017 at 23:50
  • $\begingroup$ I don't think you should change the title. $\endgroup$
    – boboquack
    Commented Jun 13, 2017 at 2:33

1 Answer 1


The main clue is

the last word of each line: "Two center words, get synonym, then add letter, then anagram is next word down".

Thus, the puzzle is

an Add-A-Gram puzzle!

Using the center two words of each line:
my self -> I
that thing -> it
be seated -> sit
mix around -> stir
string instrument -> sitar
social mockery -> satire
greedy bootleggers -> pirates
pigment artists -> painters
toxic alkaloids -> atropines
surgical procedures -> operations
early keyboards -> pianofortes
small holes -> perforations
bud arrangements -> preflorations
rapid increases -> proliferations

Thus, the sequence is


  • $\begingroup$ Last one should be proliferations $\endgroup$
    – n_plum
    Commented Jun 13, 2017 at 0:10
  • $\begingroup$ just thought of that as well. need to fix the 2nd to last then $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 13, 2017 at 0:12
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    $\begingroup$ Also Wildbillmunson at the start, who made the first addagrams, and the first syllables of the title - adagrama - i.e. addagrammer. $\endgroup$
    – boboquack
    Commented Jun 13, 2017 at 1:13
  • $\begingroup$ @boboquack That was unintentional. For the title, take the first and last letters of each word, and get A_D D_A G_R A_M. $\endgroup$
    – MikeQ
    Commented Jun 13, 2017 at 1:45

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