Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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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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A Blooming Cheeky Response

One of my recent puzzles bears a certain resemblance to this one that was posted to meta by Alconja. When this was pointed out to me, I thought that since he asked for suggestions I would post a reply ...
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I'm but a speck of fairy dust

A simple riddle of mine, focused towards meter and rhyme. I'm but a speck of fairy dust A glitt'ring jew'l, but only just So small I scarcely can be seen A trinity in me convenes And yet ...
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A Riddle of Considerable Magnitude

I am a quite enormous space And ten of me's the farthest place. Two of those may place the bait And ten times more stands tall and straight. The answer is a single English word.
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Wikipedia Says So #2

Previous puzzle of this kind: #1 A bird without wing, body, feet or tail, An invention am I who can effortlessly sail. I am unlike my lowly brothers who only deliver mail; Surging over the ...
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Some grew to remember me!

Here's a quick easy one. Some grew to remember me, On the ground, or up a tree, I play well with R&B, In large amounts, a sight to see. Throughout a valley, over hill, A thing for ...
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What kind of tree am I?

I am a tree on highest mountain. I am many, don't try countin'. I grow skinny. I grow fat. Chop me down and I'll grow back. Many mountains are my home. You don't plant me. I just grow. ...
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Who could this be?

Who am I talking about? My first is unpredictable, if you add some from the middle My second is one, but a short line splits it apart The first part is a common word, if you come from the Middle ...
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The Anthropomorphized Riddle

Another that rhymes, my author desired 'Twas limericks and riddles that he so admired To hide a relation To earn reputation and brighten your day through wordplay inspired A puzzle I am, though not ...
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I can make pigs fly

I slip through your fingers as sand in a sieve, A brief moment, an eternity, is when I live. Maybe I'll drown you, or give you flight, Some say I fill you with both terror and delight, ...
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My prefix is a formula, my suffix being shared

The following riddle was inspired by what is referred to as "Riley Puzzles / Riddles" (example). My prefix is a formula, My suffix being shared. My infix starts a warm colour, Though cast away ...
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Name that entity (2)

I answer all who can connect I amend mistakes without respect I aim to place, I aim to serve I give you knowledge with little reserve In me, the primary colours I do hold Though two had a child ...
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Mary had a riddle lamb #1

"Mary had a riddle lamb, brain-tease was hard as stone!" Today Mary's lamb wants you to solve its riddle. A white man plowing the dark soil Silent oxen around him toil A train whistle is near What'...
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The Happy Prisoner

I was the freest man around. Yet I never left my grounds (for years at a stretch) I could walk, fight, or run. I'm as able-bodied as anyone! And my riches I can't count! But I rarely ventured out. I'm ...
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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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A riddle of two groups

I tried to join two different groups from very different towns I was sure that one would let me in but both have turned me down The first said they already have all personnel they need they didn't ...
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I'm purple and small, what am I?

I'm purple and small, not hard to make at all. I take you to new places, Where you will see some new faces. I'm part of the world, yet take you away, When you step through me, you see mostly grey. ...
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I am the fifth of my kind

Sit down, gather round, listen to my tale Of a time when humanity would finally fail To conquer death like it always had, we've died before, but this time was bad. In threes they ...
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Teapot riddle no.13 (fan made)

Teapot Riddle no.13 (fan made). Direction. Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...). You try to figure ...
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Teaset - A Teapot Riddle Variation

To solve this type of riddle you must find 2 or more words that are homonyms or homophones that have a different meaning, A.K.A. teapots, that belong to a related set or group. If you have any ...
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A Puzzle With Weird Genii Making Deli Meat

Part of the Community Metapuzzle. The word in the puzzle below is also the word needed here. I received a very odd communication this morning. When I got up, I found a letter on the kitchen table. It ...
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I'm not obsessed with this treasure, I promise!

So, yesterday I received a treasure, can you guess what it is? For me to receive this treasure, I had to wait for quite some time, A time I did pass with leisure, many obstacles I had to climb. ...
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A Rhyming Six-Words Puzzle

In the spirit of the original Four-words puzzle by Prem, and all those that followed. My first completely overshadows anything you see. My second's used extensively to mean extensively. My ...
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Go beyond what you normally can do, with me!

From hunting to movie watching, I'm sought out, Even on birthdays or Christmas day, there's no doubt. Envied by many, who live a boring life, Let's be careful though, I can bring you much ...
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Teapot Riddle no.41 (fan made)

Teapot Riddle no.41 (fan made). Welcome. Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...). You try to figure out ...
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My first Riley Riddle

My prefix is dishonest, in everything they say, My infix is the price, that my suffix asks to pay.
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A Day in a Life o' Me

Riddle me this: I form ticks and crosses, But I have not a pen. You check me during pauses, Every now and then. I have a pair of hands, But I have not an arm. Every day demands, For me ...
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A Heroic Riley Riddle Rises

Riddle me this: My prefix, discovered ahead. My suffix had started instead. My infix may point with a role. I am cloaked by a joint super soul. For example, a vampire flies one. He is ...
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What are we? And where is our brother? Hints galore!

We can be made from addition or subtraction Our best are often a popular attraction Some you can touch, and some you cannot One with a dozen will heal you Another, inumerable, shan't be bought Some ...
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There is a Phobia of Climbing Me, and a Phobia of Staring at Me

Riddle me this: I always head up or down, straight or in a spiral. Jacob dreamed of Heaven via me inside the Bible. I never head sideways, as that is a different way. When home ...
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Teapot riddle no.16 (fan made)

Teapot Riddle no.16 (fan made). Proceed. Rules: I have one word which has several (2 or more) meanings. Each of the meanings is a teapot (first, second ...). You try to figure out ...
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Don't rat out the secret answer

Here's a riddle for the day One fell in love with his music system Another led the opposers in Queensland One played the man playing a trick The last lost his love by his own hand Hint 1: ...
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Acrostic, not quite, but I'm found in a similar manner in this riddle

Since this is the first time I've had two puzzles not completely solved in a week, this puzzle was designed to be simpler. Very important, are the lines that I write, Certain words, they won't ...
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Teapot Riddle no. 14

This is my first teapot riddle so hopefully all goes well. I am sure most people know the deal but for any who doesn't, there is one word with two or more meanings (two teapots). Try and figure out ...
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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 connection between Riley Riddles and I

The following riddle was inspired by what is referred to as "Riley Puzzles / Riddles" (example). Another Riley Riddle! This one keeps to the traditions, but it might be a little too hard. I will give ...
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Harnessed by the 6th day

I am the redeemer, the primal desire I destroy what I can, yet in such I can heal. I tear down all I touch, yet lift up the flier I'm the servant of men, yet commander of steel. What ...
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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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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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Steve makes a riddle!

Congrats! Duck for finding the answer of : Steve misses _________? $\bullet$ Yesterday New Zealand won against Sri Lanka by 10 wickets! $\bullet$ Australia won against Afghanistan by 7 wickets. ...
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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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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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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 ...