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Since my last couple riddles were in the difficult realm, I figured I would write some simpler riddles for a while. This one is inspired by my new project at home (which ironically is proving more difficult to perfect than I expected). Can you guess what I am building?

No flowers, nor shrubs, straight edges, round curves;

Everything peaceful, no noise to be heard.

Zeal for this place, mine like no other; perfect, I think, ideal for a mother.

Note: If you leave a down-vote, please explain how I can improve the post.

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Are you building a

ZEN GARDEN?

No flowers, nor shrubs, straight edges, round curves;

These are all characteristics of a zen garden.

Everything peaceful, no noise to be heard.

Definitely in the spirit of zen.

Zeal for this place, mine like no other; perfect, I think, ideal for a mother.

You get to create your own and maintain it.

The acrostic tag is because

The first letters are NEZ, which is ZEN backwards.

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  • $\begingroup$ Ahh, reverse acrostic nice $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 28 '18 at 16:10
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    $\begingroup$ I thought it was bed too @Joe-You-Know, until I realized that nobody starts sentences with Z outside of this website ;P $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Aug 28 '18 at 16:11
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    $\begingroup$ It's funny you mention not starting sentences with Z; in my opinion, it's one of the most difficult letters to start a sentence with. Unless, perhaps you're starting with X, which is a difficult letter as well (unless you're talking about Xylophones). :D $\endgroup$ – PerpetualJ Aug 28 '18 at 16:16
  • $\begingroup$ Outside of maybe a presentation on Zebras, or talking to my friend Zach, I don't think I've started that many sentences with Z haha :D X would be bad too!! $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Aug 28 '18 at 16:18
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I'm not sure on this one but it might be a:

Garden pond. The title itself sounds a bit sea-like

No flowers, nor shrubs, straight edges, round curves;

Like a garden pond - round shape, straight edges.

Everything peaceful, no noise to be heard.

Zeal for this place, mine like no other; perfect, I think, ideal for a mother.

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  • $\begingroup$ Good guess, but no; someday I would like to build one of those rot13(fjvzzvat cbaqf) though! $\endgroup$ – PerpetualJ Aug 28 '18 at 15:47
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Is it a

Bed?

No flowers, nor shrubs, straight edges, round curves;

Beds have round curves, but are rectangles.

Everything peaceful, no noise to be heard.

Sleep is peaceful.

Zeal for this place, mine like no other; perfect, I think, ideal for a mother.

A bed is perfect for a mother, for them to sleep. Your zealous about it, because it is how you rest.

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    $\begingroup$ This was a great answer Joe! That would be a fascinating build as I would have to go with an older style; perhaps Nordic or Victorian. +1 $\endgroup$ – PerpetualJ Aug 28 '18 at 16:06
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    $\begingroup$ If I want peace or quiet, it's where I go :-) $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Aug 28 '18 at 16:06
  • $\begingroup$ Don't get me wrong, I love that particular place! $\endgroup$ – PerpetualJ Aug 28 '18 at 16:14

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