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

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Will you need one answer or two?

Sometimes bitter, sometimes sweet, Sometimes I am a thing to eat, Sometimes in drawer, sometimes in tree, Sometimes a thing to do to me, sometimes one but joined of two, ...
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John Smith? Who is it?

They say "John Smith" is England's name most common When you get the answer, you're going to say "c'mon!" As you see it's almost all there at the start Just a little "mark up" and we ...
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Surprisingly, it's no surprise

Surprisingly, it's no surprise, To find the truth in all my lies, When fast asleep with open eyes, I'm breathless as I breathe. I whisper, as I scream at you, “I'm overjoyed at feeling blue,” I'm ...
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An easy science/nerd riddle

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I'll write this easy riddle down

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I can be doughnut? Well rhyming is hard. - What am I?

I can walk and jump and make things me, I can bring happiness, play sports and cut, I can possess great poise and beauty, I can be baked, loud and doughnut. ...
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- A Poem Riddle -

As the newly hired secretary of your local poetry society, one of your jobs is to go through the mess that is the archives and try and get things in some semblance of order. Currently, you are trying ...
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I can be deep, I can be paw, what am I?

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A riddle, as I get out of bed, What am I?

What am I? If you are me, you'll wait around more than the average bloke. If you are me too much, too oft, it gets beyond a joke, For few are me when they should be, when they'd like to be first, ...
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I'm the one that they all blame when they've too much to do - Can you tell me, what am I? (and please do not say 'you')

I'm the one that they all blame when they've too much to do, I'm the one who pulls them in and holds them 'til they're through! For one that likes to breathe I am a nasty place to be, ...
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Are you on something me? - (making riddles rhyme is hard)

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A troubling doubling

The answers to all the clues below are rhyming doublets. (Except there is one rhyming triplet, which is marked.) So if I say: Hirsuite stone fruit you reply: Or if I say: Friendly—but not ...
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I met a lot of answers

I was once searching for some words that I thought I'd lost, but then someone told me If you solve this riddle, brought within rhyme, you will find it again! After realising I had to find the ...
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“I'll make a stew of the lot of you”

I'll speak of my letters; though you might be confused: So many to choose from; so many are used. I sometimes have two, often three, at times four. Dot if it helps you; for me it's a bore. I'm ...
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A voyage with Berthel

No more stallin', no excuses, Berthel's ink is almost dry. I've seen wars--awe and terror, Now it's time to say goodbye. Goodbye, cool waters! Adieu, rocky shores! I'll leave you with the friends ...
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The Sisters' Riddle

This is a riddle that I know from back in high school. So here it goes: Two sisters are we One dark, one fair We live in twin towers And make quite a pair One from land And ...
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Rise Up - What am I?

Some want me high, others low. But always upwards do I go. Quickly or slow, large or small. It is often me you will call. In the end, I alone decide, Who is happy, and who will hide. Figure it out, ...
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Sit Down and Shut Up

You can drive me, play me or take me But don't contemporaneously Laterally, I am B through Z Whatever the case, please take your seat And have a listen, or fall asleep But above all, ...
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Seeing through your dollar

Font Fest Styles of writing are not what this is about, only one (and eleven...) is the key keeping it single, no doubt. Curvy and wavy, I make things more, onomatapeic, I slide on the floor. You'...
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What should he have said at the door?

A man walked into a store and spoke abruptly, "I need four apples, three eggs, a broom, a dustpan and well ... I suppose we need don't need any flour." After a pause to regard the new man, the ...
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We are cloaked in colours dim

Who or what does the following riddle describe? The end of one story, the start of another The dark hour before the dawn In robes of black we perform this ritual An event many mourn At the ...
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A Riddle: To speak to an ancient Siberian brassiere

You might find it strange To speak to an ancient Siberian brassiere. I could fix your car, But I'll surely break the laws there. News of me has recently been big, Though that doesn't make ...
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A riddle to twiddle

I am light but strong, Sometimes I am long I can write but cant read To humans I don't belong Flight is guaranteed I will help you sleep Even more deep Or in your hat I might not be ...
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Is This Riddle a Keeper?

The answer to this riddle is a single English word. Beloved of the moderates A sometime worker hesitates. With many keys I am used well Or waters fiery weapons quell. An agent joined in ...
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An unwanted guest

I am here, but not really My presence is eerie. Why the long face, why the frustration After all I am only a sensation You and my body went separate ways I fill out the empty space ...
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The answer is in your face

My first came before, A tool for wood, not ore. My second prints ink, I heard recent things. Together they sound quite fast, I'll charge for the last. One is a simple example, ...
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Non-adjacent Riddle

One of many can be swallowed, One is rot upon the vine, One for which excess is hollow, One for which cannot be thine, Two for cravings not suppressed, But for what is not the same, If the last you ...
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You need me; I can frighten you. Who am I?

You need me everyday and admire my beauty Yet you are afraid of me as verb and verb and noun Humans need me to survive Whether they are camping in forest or living in town You make me ...
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A quick cutesy riddle

I'm thinking of a word. It's money earned that you can't use Do this in a fight, you'll have a bruise Say it long or keep your shoes The death of poor old Moose...
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I make a song of silence

I make a song of silence, so sit and listen well. I hold in beasts of many kinds far from where they dwell. I've taken some peculiar things, like artifacts and faces. I have thick skin and spent ...
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A sorrowful letter from a friend

Although you know me well, You never gave me a name. I greet you cheerfully every single day, Yet your dull reply is always the same. You may hate or love me, But you only ever whine, For often ...
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I'll pull a face if you're a disgrace

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? Neither silver bells nor cockle shells, It's something that could explode. As time counts down, or is it up? Try to keep your record ...
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A riddle to fiddle

Always getting closer,But never close enoughAnd when the day is overFrom a second away, to an entire day,Catching me is more than toughHowever hard you try, I reckonYou won't ever catch meNearing ...
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Part of one, and found in eight

I thought of this myself, while I was trying to fall asleep, actually. It's my first one, so I hope it's alright. I'm part of one and found in eight. I have no hands, yet I create. I have no ...
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A simple puzzle [closed]

You could try taking a snooze with this It won't be pleasant, won't bring you any bliss It's practically everywhere, maybe even on your skin But you wouldn't bring it near the faces of your kin Even ...
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A rather creepy duo

Black is the mother, white is the daughter Life is their enemy, death is their friend One never speaking, one never silent Where one is, the other will be in the end Who or what are they?
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Who do these lines tell about?

My name is the first, third, and last of my name, Or first, fifth, and sixth; that is quite all the same. Take first, second, sixth, and again you will see: My first, fifth, and last can also ...
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A Puzzle That Marches Swiftly To The Median

James Bond enters M's office. ...
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We're all winners somehow?

Swimming peacefully to reach my goal, Using no arms to reach the col. Fruit of the effort I am, Even though men go ham. Many brothers and sisters, Yet only one winner. I have no ...
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What place am I?

I was once part of an ocean, more specifically a sea, my only natural border, is a river sharing a name of what was once a legal enemy. Hint Hint2 Hint3
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What comes next in this poetic sequence?

This is an ode to me I am just too good When compared to thee. For I am indeed so hot My fire cannot be contained Near me, sit you shall not. Sever your self-worth And behold my might ...
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Many people value me above their brains

Most value me above their brain or seek me for arms that are great Maxwell introduced me yet again As did Ward, though a century late One word and the cloud I will reach you or get to ...
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Animal Named After Breasts

I can be some famous duets, an animal named 'cause of breasts, a cute little toy, by stagehands employed, or sexennial safety threats. Who am I?
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Rhyming riddle - you'll drown in me

You'll drown in me An unfathomable sea You cannot flee Hard to break free You won't see sense Panic commence The brain's defense At your expense Scared my prey You're mine to play ...
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A Simple Happy Riddle

I mock my stature and my girth I am a frantic poet at birth Upend me now and bleed me dry Scalding colored tears I'll cry The answer is a single English word. Please also identify the obscure ...
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Riddle: You made me what I am today - What am I?

You made me what I am today And that is why I'll never stray You took me in, to your very core And built me up to something more. On warmer days, unseen I'll stay For you're happy alone ...
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Litorally Speaking

I'll leave my slip behind you see And the dress comes off when it's only me The proper fathom's set to my draft Or else I'll find another craft The men I know, they toe the line, ...
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A sentence riddle breakdown

Solve the separate riddles to complete the sentence. 1. Listen in, to half the score Pick back up off the floor 2. One in the pod, set up a vote Human beings in the same boat 3. Take ...
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A creature or beast?

Below the ground and in the air, You can find a creature hiding there. Above you now, not found below, Indeed before, before any go. After now it will hide away, Never in a day does it stay. ...
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Can you see me?

The answer to this riddle, if you look around, Is hidden in plain sight, right above the ground. It can be found in the ocean, but not in sky. In apples and oranges, but never in pie. In lakes and ...