Questions tagged [poetry]

Puzzles that are presented in the form of any of the various types of poetry.

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I have more than one face, but I have no eyes. I roll out of hand during multiple tries

Riddle me this: I have more than one face, but I have no eyes. I roll out of hand during multiple tries. I very much often do not roll alone; I have a partner, who like myself, ...
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A Tau Snug John?

Look to space to see planets eight, You'd probably waste where's I'd just wait. Multiply Fifty and Three, Ten Million times, Tis when evolution made me, Living in pond scum, What a great time whoopee....
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Sink me and live

You wake up sitting in a chair, hands tied behind you and ankles strapped to the legs. A looking around you see you are in the middle of what looks to be the inside of a dimly lit log cabin; the ...
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A Mighty Force - What am I?

Whether I am feared or loved, I continue to grow in power, Once together a mighty force, I care not for things that tower. Supposedly an equal to another, Yet he claims domain over me, ...
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I may have initials but I do not have a name. My purposes have brought myself plenty of fame

Riddle me this: I may have initials, but I do not have a name. My purposes have brought myself plenty of fame. I have brothers and sisters and cousins and more. We make stories ...
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A treasure map (Caesar's Perich)

Note that all 'information' is fictual The postman arrived with a bundle of letters. I went out to get them. Look through the bundle, I suddenly noticed some curious - the last letter was a poem, ...
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Another Friday riddle - We are quite shy

No one knows quite why, But we are very shy. You can't touch our crowns, So far from the ground. It might have been because, Of all the bump and grind. But Ng showed that was false, When given enough ...
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Are these Haikus More or Less related?

As the cloudless sky Hues the days are bounded by Ball of fire knows why Warning and Alarm Envious of others' charm Cold enough to harm The correct answer should be seven(7) letters ...
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Flying Tree Sharks! :P

The flying tree sharks Are out, on the hunt for prey. In the dead of night. When day awakens, The flying tree sharks die out. They'll be back at dusk. What is a flying tree shark? Hint:
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Haiku about Movies: We are engaged / Year after year / Year after year

What movies are described by the haiku below? 1 We are engaged Year after year Year after year 2 No memory of you Every day is the same Every date is different 3 Stuck at one place ...
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How does one write a short riddle that is not too vague and not too obvious?

I have recently been offered to write riddles for a shop, which I will not go into too much detail about (because that is personal). However, I will say that the shop mostly prefers a riddle up to ...
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Riddle with a fang

My head is grey and I guess my tail is too I'm straight as a pencil if brand new If used correctly my fang should disappear Only to leave my head shown clear Looking around I'm not ...
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Water is Thinner

You might need to know this before I begin: The largest organ of your body is your skin. Riddle me this: I am connected to pressure, Much like what I am behind, As air passes ...
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Somewhere over the Atmosphere [closed]

Destroyer of worlds Nobody can escape me Tragic death I am What am I? In an attempt to escape being "on hold", I will add this extra verse: Finite space I have I'm infinitesimal Infinite ...
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Cryptic Haiku: Cornflakes are the bomb

Bailing out on me? I'm sure it will be okay #Corn Flakes are the bomb Looking for a particular event, and for a bonus, I would be impressed with a particular number Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint ...
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Small and resilient

At the same time I can be low or high, I can be found where the ground meets the sky. I may have a bald spot on top of my head, but pick a fight with me, and you may be dead. Slow moving, slow ...
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All I do is carry out orders and obey. Who am I?

Some will understand what I say, some do not. I speak the exact words you want. Some words I speak however, you would like not. For you to understand me, you shall study a lot. I carry out your ...
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It was often searched for. What is it?

Maybe it's wooden. Maybe it's golden. It could be made out of greenish glass. Most likely it has not that much mass. - Some think it is already found, Most think it could still be somewhere ...
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There is a Hole in my Promise

I promised I would not make anymore Riley Riddles... ...I failed to keep it. Riddle me this: My prefix and its prefix, are each an animal. They fly, but one will only do it if ...
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Two Tails Interlinked

Riddle Me This: I gallop in pairs underneath all the waves. I hope that my children aren't what he depraves. I'm upright, not forward like most of my friends. I thank my ...
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A riddle from HQ

Here's a riddle haiku from HQ: I am just on fire! A fun, diverse distraction. This ilk but more known. What am I? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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I wave when you don't, and when you do

I wave when you don't, and when you do, Only because I look up to you. Watch as I dance with my jelly-like bones, That can't be broken by sticks or stones. My eyes go deep when you closely stare, But ...
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A “what am I” haiku: C. Nelson Reilly / Greater than or equal to / Strike anywhere, yes?

C. Nelson Reilly Greater than or equal to Strike anywhere, yes? One word in many of its senses will fit this haiku Given the answer below, an explanation that is more than a hint
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Take a deep breath

Here's a quick one that should be easy. You've heard me before. A Cinematic Icon Perfect audio. What am I?
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My father's gift on Christmas!

I bought my father a gift for Christmas and wrote a riddle for him to solve, but I thought I'd let you guys solve it first :D I have caps that I cannot wear You can enter without a care ...
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Slumber, watcher — What am I?

This is the start of a poem I've always loved. If you don't know the source, can you guess the answer? ...
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An Internet Phenomenon

I am on the internet. Others use me to troll. There are many things I will never do. What am I? Hint: Hint 2:
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Good ol' fashion Clickbait

Look at me! Funny, Sad or Bold; I'm just like clickbait, but range from times that are old. You may see me while travelling, surfing, watching, and sometimes you won't even know I'm ...
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What a kooky association

One evokes pizza One fuzzy, maybe funny Spooks, fruit or pork, frog Double letters (in Japan?) Two known names; link them to solve Bonus: This poem has link, too Hint 1: Hint 2: Warming up for a ...
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I am almost everything

I know everything But I like to be stupid Almost in your hand Creator of worlds I am almost everything I'm under your nose What am I?
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Whose thoughts/words are they?

I think I made it obvious, though I wanted to be poetic, a bit philosophical, yet simple. =) To whom do those words belong? By the mouths it is spoken For I am horrid, a face shedding awe ...
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One of my Brothers Live on Wilson, Created by Someone Born in Britain

Riddle me this: Curved material inside, Reveal what is too far away. Only when turned to the sky, Stars are brighter in grey. Seven years overdue, Before lifting off the ground. Orbiting,...
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A fantasy duel, your mind your weapon

From the undubbed anger of a persnickety man and those of the miserly posterior. ...
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Everyone wants us [closed]

You want us so much But when you get us, regrets You won't be the same What are we? Extra verse: Well, many you know Take us for granted. We're the One who welcomed them! Hint:
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Everything yet None [closed]

I torture, you learn You think I am not needed But you will thank me I am what all is Yet I am nonexistent Only minds, I'm in What am I? New Verse:
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Does the Answer Look Certain?

Riddle me this: The curious obtain a desire, To draw me back from the glass. Remove the obvious liar, To find me in first class. But before you play the third, You must take out the ...
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Cube poem puzzle [closed]

My friend uploaded this to her page, and I have been watching it for some time now and can not crack it. Maybe there is nothing but I am not sure. First letters are spell (OSVIA) which is a twitter ...
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A ******* Riddle

Here’s a quickie. Won’t take that long to solve. The title holds a clue. Make sure to explain it in your answer. Good luck! The first that starts but the last that ends, Plus a synonym for making ...
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Ot wes thi bist uf tomis

Oh, I really, REALLY love poetry in regional dialects: ...
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When you were young, you didn't fear me

When you were young, you didn't fear me But when you became older you found me, and you really had a scare Black or white you didn't care, as long as I wasn't there If you try to be rid ...
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They Pierced My Side After I Had Commended, to Which They Realised All of This Was Intended

Riddle me this: They put nails in me, although I am not a frame. Above my crown was a mock of my name. Luke had written what I said to the daughters. Embark without me — I may walk on the ...
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A cool rhyme to maybe pass some time :)

Should be really easy, but more to come, Answer my riddle for some midday fun :). The giver of power in sometimes under an hour, You tote me around else ones mood might sour. So in your pocket I sit,...
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Brave stone heart forth Barksdale tower

This is a puzzle-monoku. The answer is a place in the British Isles. brave stone heart forth Barksdale tower
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This ascender can ascend no more [closed]

This ascender can ascend no more Once feared, now fearful For I cannot overcome this roof-less, ruthless room This impossibly solid snow on which I can neither thrive nor survive Am I to revert to the ...
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¡Otro idioma! :)

Courtesy to @question_asker. Muchas preguntas Muchos pesos por bueno Tú estás aquí. ¿Qué soy? (I believe this is a rather simple one.)
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What am I? (ft. cool poems)

Without me, There would be no vowel. Though consonants would exist, The alphabet thrown in the bowel. But, now, another problem occurs, For bowels exist not, When, Death, I am yours. ...
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What in the world is this?

Lots of people pluck me in into what they plug in For they do not need me to do what I give them But they prefer me over the other Because I’m more collectible Everyone got to have ...