Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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Yesterday, I Had Tears (return)

Totally inspired by Yesterday I had Tears by @MrPie, thinking I had an answer, it led to a poem of it's own... Riddle Me That: I am filled with tears, You won't see me cry; I've been seen for years, ...
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Sixy word of the day

I'm a word with a certain number of letters: Perhaps the first day for wearing new sweaters? Putting in something with that number of sides. As for what that number is, it's implied. Another meaning, ...
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What is this set?

One for each hour, 1000 demons bathe Last from a comic, first has water swathe What is this set?
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A tripled riddle [closed]

Take the blackest of pits that yearns for the light See the fruit that it has for distance and night Now warp the fruit's name and turn up the bass And what is the answer you pull from this chase? ...
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A Riddle That Is 100% Pain

Unseeded with marsh flower is he This youth approaching sanctity. Complexion bad, in lard rolls he. "Permit me", that was what I said In answer as I chopped his head. The answer is a single ...
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Not like the one in Texas

I... PILFER AND MASK (or SKIMP AND FLARE) I also... BOB A GRANNY THERE I... USE A PRISON and APE OUR SINS I'm often... EYELESS AND SIT IN BINS I... PIPED CURD AND I JEER, you see... At the end of the ...
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HEY... what are you doing?

With H I taste good. With E I smell good. With Y I snoop in the hood. What am I... with HI?
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Riley Riddles can be fruitful you know

My first Riley riddle... Hope you enjoy! My prefix might mean I kicked you My suffix gives a value. My infix might be a mother Altogether it has a bright colour
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To be honest, we're genuine

To be honest, we're genuine; Hoaxes we don't like Elephants are similar;unlike a riding bike A truthteller we are; Never tell a lie Swap letters and then you find: Words that mean fly. Explode a ...
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I could be a fruit or an embarrassing faux pas

I could be a fruit or I could be an embarrassing faux pas I could be what you want with one that drops your jaw I could be more boring, just a descriptor of your days I could be many things, but I go ...
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The times they are a-changin'

Nude, tall and blue, Yellow's new love, Owl too, though late, Under the hood, Symmetry in motion, outlawed, good. This is my first yadu, enjoy!
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Really cheesy, huh?

I scamper away at any sound, I'm the thing next to your desktop, waiting to be found. Change one letter and you are in me, Add one letter, take a spoonful, Yum! What a beauty.
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An everyday object... but it's a Really Obvious Problem Everyday

None of me and things might fall Things also can't move, as I recall Part of me, and you are me All of me, might determine your fate, After all, you would be under constraint I am a 4 letter word. ...
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The blade of the leaf

Given a bird, a cat and a shrew, along with a bat to give you a few. Some sleep at night, others in light, surprisingly you are one too. How do you relate to the title?
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Go high, go bye, go die

STEAL my prefix and go high. STEAL my suffix and go bye. STEAL my infix and go die. Leave me be and go STEAL!
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Not an affix-riddle at all

Slice my neck, that's quite epic. Slice my thigh, that's quite demonic. Slice my waist, you shall have a kill. Slice all three, that's an overkill. What am I? Subtle hint: Moderate hint: Decisive ...
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My prefix reflects the sun, my suffix was born to run

My prefix reflects the sun. My suffix was born to run. My infix is a dilemma at hand. My whole cannot live on land.
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My infix is smoking dead, my whole is in your head

My prefix is for sure a lie. My suffix is for sure alive. My infix is smoking dead. My whole is in your head. Note: the "in your head" here is not referring to anyone; it means if one has ...
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A Far Eastern Poem

You insist I should take one Ten I shall take as I won. Tendencies are like a corpse Fire spreads over entire course. Fighting as they found a hole Bamboos grow on land as whole. Bamboozling, I take ...
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The fearsome maiden

Fair maiden of ___, most feared in these parts, with terrible power thou ___ men's hearts. The beaux of all kingdoms thou ___ to doom; thy ___ and light they seek, but find their tomb. Excited, the ...
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Revolution repeated summons me soonest—what am I?

I thought of a riddle: Dethrone the king, cast out the poorest Revolution repeated summons me soonest Put the rocks in the sky and the sun in the sea Either way 'round, I'll still be me I am (mostly) ...
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If you don't have me you will face

On many minds of the human race If you do not have me you will face Turning me high at a feeding place Being considered a family disgrace Hint (upon request)
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Part of me leads to my own recognition

My whole is a path to finding a solution, Yet part of me leads to my own recognition. Herring has forever been one of my top tools, I've always loved using it, especially against fools. What can one ...
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A rhyming riddle: "Line them up in order..."

Line them up in order, And into teams as well. Each of them’s a character, Under someone’s spell. Some have foreign accents And put on different things: A cute hat, something grave, Tails and dots and ...
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Blotted out thoughts

My rhymes got blacked out and mixed up! Can you get them intact and fixed up? Live on stage, that idol's new. ███████████████████████ay. Too low, maybe sing a little higher. ███████████████████████...
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In company of thieves

What am I? With thieves I consort, With the Vilest, in short, I'm quite at ease in depravity, Yet all divines use me, And savants can't lose me, For I am the centre of gravity.
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Cubes, what am I? [closed]

I am a cube Made up of cubes Twenty six cubes Colorful cubes Spinning cubes Sliding cubes But always a cube A large, cubed cube Not a ruby cube And not a phoenix cube But a bright cube With-lot's-of-...
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A celebrity you're guaranteed to know

I'm famous on the largest scale, and by millions I'm considered hot. Often confused with a younger male, but young and male I am not. I've never offended and nor have lied, that is what I can ...
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Ho, Hum! What Am I?

Ho, hum! I'm grand and tall! Sharp and dull, I am not small! Kick my legs, but I won't fall! Larger than a market stall! Some see me balance atop ball! But I prefer the grass and all! Asia, Africa ...
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Tenacious, what am I?

Wrapped around and around My good friend that spins in bounds Without me, he'll be removed By another with me on the groove I'm quite tenacious, yes I am Clinging on while I still can I keep many ...
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I have a bow, what am I?

I have a bow, but no set of strings I have a collar, but I'm not a pet thing I have a stem, but I'm not from a pot I have a blade, just not from Camelot I am often scraped and dropped and abused But ...
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Present at school... Who am I?

I am present at school But can't stand pools Water tends to scare me But croutons appease me I frolik in class But can't ever pass Work can't be for me But climbing is my glee I crow in all lines In ...
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Uphill, downhill, what am I?

I run uphill faster than downhill People don't touch me, that's chill I tend to destroy more than create But I can be used to make something great I am loud and I eat, but I have no mouth I travel ...
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What Am I? Alive Without Breath

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien Alive without breath As cold as death Never thirsting, ever drinking Clad in mail, ever clinking Drowns on dry land Thinks an island Is a ...
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Fate of the merchant

Steal my infix and expect to earn Steal my whole and get exposed Steal my prefix and forever burn Steal my suffix and silence arose
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A burning organization... of guys?

Steal my prefix and fire shall arise. Steal my suffix and someone dies. Steal my infix and differ from guys. Steal my whole and go reorganize.
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The world is brutal and cold

Steal my prefix and perform a sacrifice. Steal my suffix and venture all over ice. Steal my infix and a shove from fatality. Steal my whole and forget a part of me.
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A Puzzling Easter Egg Hunt

What follows here is a little Easter Egg hunt I've pulled together for you all this year. Ultimately, you need to discover a single word of four letters in length which will be revealed by the puzzle ...
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I go to (and I am in) many places

I go to (and I am in) many places I know (and have) different faces You may think about me every day You may even need me to keep sane I live around rockets in outer space I am often talked about ...
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If you see me, I may be tied up

If you see me, I may be tied up. And if you need me, you may want me around a pup. If you're suicidal, I might be adorned. And if I touch you, you might become burned. I'm associated with licorice, ...
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My prefix is the word I want

My prefix is the word I want, while it's an abbreviation. My infix is a negative that sounds like it has passion. My suffixes are two separate words which can describe the look; But users will not ...
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It's not sunrise or sunset riddle

I hold the brightest of bright in a place with low light AND I am a place with low light that is not the night. What am I? Edit: The site wouldn't let me post the original version because it is not ...
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The Tale of Two Teams

A proverb and a myth, I will tell you a tale of two teams. I saw them last night in my dreams. The one team was sleeker, but started much weaker, The other was strong from the start. Yes, the other ...
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An Anime Affix Riddle

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #48: Unusual tag mix My prefix hosted* talk to beat a killer from within. My infix works for former bandit, shooting with their twin. My suffix can be found in ...
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As Slaughter Crept unto the Sheep

Turn in my lord! Turn in my lord! But water I cannot afford. Some milk is best at your request. Now hide you and get you some rest. But as he sleep, to him she creep, As slaughter crept unto the ...
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The Abysmal King

What was the king's name (missing from the riddle), but more interestingly, what was the king trying to hide? Slay me now, and take a solemn vow, Men can't say I might have died this way, Thrust ...
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They Couldn't Sit Down 'Till They Got It Out of Town

What are the missing words, but most importantly, what is "it"? They couldn't sit down 'till they got it out of town To send it back was nice, But who'd have bet the odds, They'd send it ...
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A borrower but not a lender be, I'm not a bank or university

From me you can borrow, but only for a while. You've got to give it back or you'll pay a debt. I won't borrow from you, that's not my style. But you can give to me and some money you'll get. I'm ...
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In the sea or in the sky

In the sea or in the sky Sometimes also in your eye. Melancholy feels like me But energy I have plenty. Into me you have vanished Out of me you're astonished What am I?
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A Conflicted Riley Riddle

My infix will give you a name My suffix will help you with pain My prefix will make you frown My whole will let you down What am I?

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