Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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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?
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You Can't See Me Coz I'm NOT John Cena!

As a pack, we pursue the pity, for power, on the flee. As a king, I was a clashing knight, couldn't you see? As a wolf, I am white without any whispers; And just for fun, I'm first fish,...
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A simple rhyming riddle

Always growing, Never shrinking. Always thought of, Never thinking. Always trod on, Loved forever. Always sleeping Dreaming never. Who am I? Edit: I added 4 more ...
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A simple rhyming 'What am I?'

If particularly blunt or sharp I can hurt, I'm everywhere from pay checks to your shirt, I've more variations than there are objects on Earth, I can be measured and used and a mark of ...
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Love, death and sea creatures

A creature of the sea fights crime beneath a city's street. A shepherd has his final meal, a woman's smile is sweet. Two people fall in love, an icy death half of them meet. Two ones, a two, a ...
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You can't win without clues

In year 2008 some people got interested in that story, can you tell me exactly what it is about ? 1974, something happened on day 228, An animal is holding, full of hate, A wooden device on ...
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I may be small but my maker is big and powerful

As is you need me on your trips Left alone you use me on your trips Rearranged some use me on their trips Short and thin I carry a pin Who am I?
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I rhyme with omega

The place of the birth of a short-reigning king, the fifth of his name and the last of his kind. As well as the place of his death one cruel spring, the label of genocide later assigned. ...
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Finally back on Puzzling… and I have a new kind of puzzle (I think)

Oh my God. Okay, I have a lot of things to catch up on. First, a belated HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! to everyone. Second, have any rules on Puzzling.SE vitally changed during the past three months? And last but ...
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Love is a chore

There's a match in my pocket And an ace up my sleeve Yet I'm no magician That you can conceive I'm admired in New York London and more Yet I am no God And love is a chore You can set me on grass Or ...
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What is it? Rhymes with alphabet soup

A is for angry, an ancestor that's mad. B is for barmy and blind but maybe not bad. C is for coward in a cage with its claws. D is not decent, it has dirt in its paws. B in the ...
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Soar High for You? No Way!

Me and my fellows upon a time, Have earned the championship in our prime. Alas! That time has passed, my dearest fren', But we are still often used, according to Ben. Soar high for ...
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My prefix is an H bent outwards minus end three

Part 1 is here (not important to solving this one) My prefix is an H bent outwards minus end three; My infix weighs fourteen pounds, minus the letters in me; My suffix is an uncle's ...
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Time after time

It's been a while since my last visit to the Puzzling.SE community; I hope everyone has been doing well and that everyone has an exciting and happy new year! For those of you who are sitting at home ...
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Simple Maths Riddle 5

Here's a special one for you! I am prime, I am composite Sum my digits and half; I'll be perfect! Don't multiply them, I won't yield a thing But don't worry, it's only the beginning! ...
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Even street orphans speak in riddles nowadays

How do you do, my name's Gavroche, whispering words of wisdom, see? Bucharest coins are nothing posh, neither is neighbouring currency. This is the man that wrote the song "Charmaine", this ...
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He told me to order plainly or leave

A shortened friend in German hell, a youthful rose at speed of c. I ask you, barman, can you tell: What will my order likely be?