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Questions tagged [rhyme]

A problem or riddle written in rhyme for an artistic twist.

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Time to Settle Down!

Lots of puzzles on this site take some time to solve. Nothing wrong with that, but I'll try to introduce a short puzzle every now and then :) Gold is my meal; Silver, I free; My colour reveals ...
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My body leaves; my core can stay

My body leaves; my core can stay, Where I shall breathe another way. The route of south I always linger. My arms have arms; my ring no finger. What am I?
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What is wrong with my poem?

Poetry seemed too difficult this time Tough... I couldn't find many rhymes Ideas... just words, a literary crime. This poem doesn't feel right - what exactly is wrong with it? CLUE 1 CLUE 2
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Hello, Goodbye, Adios, Aloha

I say hello, I say goodbye One moment I'm low, the next I am high I can make you see something you did not see The invisible can be seen through me. What am I?
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A Perfect Polish

I slide with a rustle Of needles that hang, To glide in the tunnel And scrape every fang. I spread with a slither Of slime and a slew, To shred and to wither The gold from the chew. What ...
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Oh, one short ode of love

I'm to grow in mind If now onto learning; And to show understanding, We cannot be blind. Where is the heart? :) Inspired by this (thanks @Bass!)
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Your magic is very sketchy

Your magic is very sketchy... When I'm put under pressure my insides fall out The lower I fall the darker my snout I own a magic hat that makes things disappear As I shed my skin, ...
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Part pokemon am I

Part pokemon am I, or perhaps two, But not to belie, what I think of you. I’m often confused, with low ‘r camping Or expressly used, when overbar adding. What am I? Hint 1 - ...
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On watercrafts I was on board. What am I?

A part of me's mechanical. The other is electrical. I'm named after an ancient word. On watercrafts I was on board. - My weaknesses helped to kill some men. Thus I am remembered now and then. ...
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Modern Day Chaucer

If you lok, you will fid: There's an empty place Whee the laws of the wld are cmpletely disgraced. {2} In th spring, in this and, the hunting dries out; And y midsummer's day Hunter's nowhere abou. ...
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The Staircase of Paint

I am a staircase, covered in paint. Each step taken gives knowledge, new and quaint. I used to be more of a ramp type shape, But progress was slow, like rewinding a tape. My new ...
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Five Times Four is Five In All

A Quantity you always see. Facepalm, and "Oh it's me!" Not seen in combs, but sometimes in balls, "Goal! Hi me" from far he calls. If I were an "Mmm", then I'd be with a Finnish wire, I may be ...
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Riley Riddle - Fork, Mountain, London, Cancer

My prefix, is not very good My infix, a bird not in wood My suffix, might be the answer Fork, Mountain, London, Cancer
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A seasonal riddle

After spring, I’m a hiker’s delight. In the summer, I help children play. Before fall, I will tumble with might. And come winter, I’ll sleep in all day. What am I?
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Dropping this riddle here

Used in bluegrass, no woodwind, no brass; but have some class, don't rhyme me with gas. Anglers I face, in ocean's embrace; but in this case, don't rhyme me with space. Who or what ...
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The Sword of Comfort

I sit in your cubicle every day, Making you comfortable in my own way. You could say I'm sort of a sword in one sense; My job is to make one area light and another dense. I can't ...
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Look through the portal of every day

Look through the portal of every day, It shows you the world in a different way. Darkened or dyed, or simply crystal clear, Just keep your fingers off or you might leave a smear. Two arms does ...
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What is the magic ball of every day?

Part of the everyday object series Look at this magic ball of every day! Knock it too hard and it runs away. Heat it up to stop its run in its track, But once it turned firm there's no going ...
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What is this diamond of every day?

Part of the everyday object series You are the diamond of every day, but in leaky containers you're stored away. You slumber 'neath mountains, float in the sea, Too much of you kills, too ...
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Locked Away- What am I?

A sewer cover is my cousin, we share many traits People who have me, often lock me away I am two-faced but bare only one People do anything to get me, sometimes using a gun I have ...
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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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I am the light that shines in the dark

First go at writing a riddle, here goes: I am the light that shines in the dark Sometimes I've a friend to whom you should hark There's no match for me, I'm buzzing with energy If you ...
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Just another “What am I” poem

Here's a little poem; try to guess "what I am." I accept every answer as long as the explanation is satisfying. You can't touch me as you like I can be a cushion for your mind But too often I'm a ...
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You'll find me clean when something is full

You'll find me clean when something is full, But mix me up and I'll brighten a room looking dull. Down a size, I'm one you'd never hire, But shuffled again and I'm shared 'round a fire. ...
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I can't die. Who am I?

I meet many people. I treat them equal. I can harvest grain the middle age way. I always go on, I never stay. I can't die. Some believe I can fly. Most people don't like me. And thus try to ...
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We are very unlucky in my court

Just made this up for the riddle whiteboard at work; but I reckon you guys will crack it immediately. We are very unlucky in my court, But with rival groups, we play sport. There are 3 other ...
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What 2 things did the man NOT eat for breakfast?

A man awoke hungry, so hungry He opened his fridge, so hungry He ate all that was in it, so hungry He went to the store, so hungry. He bought all there was, and ate it, Every type of food, he ate it; ...
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Accidentally A Riley [first attempt]

This is my first time attempting to create a Riley Riddle. Feel free to give any suggestions. My head travels constantly at the velocity of the product of setting ablaze. My body is the head of ...
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Mysterious Valentine's Riddle

The rules of this puzzle are unstated You must guess them and find how they're slated If you're here then you're pro'lly not dated If it's today then it isn't belated It's ok cause I know that you're ...
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When I'm called forth, times must be tough

I've got a puzzle for you to solve, Like always, in three parts. So start those engines, let those gears revolve And let's let the puzzling start My prefix is a common ...
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As the seconds add up I get further away

You and I, we run the same race Though I'm always one step behind I might try to tempt you to slow your pace But keep your eyes forward, it's fine. That said, don't ignore me ...
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A Sequel: A Test or an ABC?

A Sequel for A Masterpiece: A mirror or an ABC? , thanks for all your support for that puzzle, and hope you like this! In a science quiz you scratched your head, For it was a puzzle nowhere it ...
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Listen for my color

I've been away from the site for a while with work, kids, and going back to school; but since I have some down-time this evening I've decided to write a few riddles for the community. As always, I ...
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What happened to the boat?

A man wandered around on a boat, And fell through a hole in the hull; He was gobbled up by a shark, And then by a flock of seagulls. Three days later the man's ghost came back, To haunt the boat with ...
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What am I? (solve this riddle)

In turn of a century, sensory is its admission. With a turn of it's face, A place with no embrace. I might entail of it nature, Would it just taper? If in its place Is a brace, ...
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What is the name of this video game?

This is a little riddle about a mobile video game. Bounce to the music Jump on little orbs Make your own levels Design em', if you're bored
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What is the name of the board game? #3

This is a series of board game riddles, "Name the board game." Previous riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #2 From the given poem, name the board game. Climb me, climb me, climb ...
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What is the name of the board game? #2

This is a series of board game riddles, "Name the board game." Previous riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #1 Next riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #3 From the ...
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What is the name of the board game? #1

This is a series of board game riddles, "Name the board game." Next riddle is here: What is the name of the board game? #2 From the given poem, name the board game. We hate cats, we hate cats. ...
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A regular riddle

I'm kept inside a boxy cage.A prefix for the modern age, I make the messages you create fly at a supersonic rate. Now that box has me and my friends inside a box with rounded ends. You can ...
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Who killed Mr. Green, and Why?

One sun-shining day in London, Twelve people attended a party. They didn't know who was coming, But they hoped the time would be hearty. Four husbands and wives were attending, Each one of two boys ...
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A Worthless Piece of Ri-ri-ri-ri-ri-ley

Disclaimer: Absolutely no offense to @Riley. Sorry if triggered. And now... (music), O.K. Productions proudly presents... the Worthless Ri-ri-ri-ri-ri-ley! My head is worth nothing, a piece of ...
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How many hourglasses can the madman find?

A madman went into the room of time, To find his great wit and line; To his dismay he swallowed some wine, And now he can only count nine. Clearly nine cannot be right, For this has some sides of ...
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What happened at the casino?

Four men went to a casino To play some blackjack; The first started playing And won his first bet. The second got distracted With the girl in red dress; The third wandered over And forgot what to do. ...
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What is next in the number sequence?

Two and two is four, But three and three is nine; Four and four is eighty, But five and five is none. What is the next line in the sequence?
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Where on Earth have I flown?

I traveled to, and fro, and afar And arrived at my starting point, I stood facing north in the midst of the sea The farthest from any shore's viewpoint. I took a full turn and headed that way From ...
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I am the last of the three

With hopeful eyes, you gaze at me Hoping to catch up Never do you really see The drink that's in your cup You think that I've got all the answers And for all I know, I might ...
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A Familia(l)r Riddle

My family and I love to be united in four or five My name can be hard to pronounce, and I won't apologize My brother's always crying, really pulling on the heart And not many people can tell us two ...
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We are the first inhabitants

We are the ancients, though we still sit among you. We have many forms, and even more layers No strangers to pressure, we use it to shine through We'll hold you up while you kneel for your prayers ...
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I exist in the middle of the seven

I am a haven for those with thick walls I challenge convention with my transparent skin My effect is quite big, though I can be small I keep the bad stuff out, and the good stuff in. What am I?