Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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A complete Change - Who am I?

Little known I was before, Now so many do me adore. I changed my life around you see, Now puzzle out who I may be. I shot that kid, the cover up. Not quite rain, can't fill your cup. I puzzle it ...
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What really happened - Who am I?

The last thing you remembered, Or what happened at the start. From reality dismembered? That is a magician's art. He really wasn't funny, Neither the following curse. Can't sleep, dark or sunny, ...
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Luminous Balloon

Four times they proclaimed their name, Spare the Romans and it was the same. Diverging, in a sacred abode they prayed, Afterwards some real ideas they sprayed. Despite their fame, they ...
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A pastoral riddle

As if it were to read your mind, My first tells which way you're inclined. My next, if you should like to ride, You'll find wherever roads divide. In meadows green I toss and turn, Or else hold ...
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He Was Victorious (a short riddle)

He was victorious, say you, in a foreign tongue. He was almost there, he's a ring in the skin; A half-fisted stove; a snake by the nines. Christmas Eve now holds their endless odd gin. What is this ...
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What Am I? - My First Riddle: With jolt or breath, I dine with death

My first riddle: With jolt or breath; I dine with death Unwanted by most; light I can boast Lectern or wall; tethered, not all Your will or my squall, the point of my call Hint 1: ...
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Am I Gone for Good?

I was there when you were young, and helped you make your art I seemed much more vibrant then, but the drink took me apart You were older but your hand gripped tight, showing me your fears As we ...
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Always day and always night - a riddle

Can anyone solve this riddle? Always day and always night, You'll know me when you see the light. But don't look up, don't mess around - In these words is where I may be found. Through ...
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The Answer Would Make a Good Title

Here is a riddle quite long I hope you can follow along You'll be delighted While I recite it: I'm known to be unmatched in song. You'll find me the whole world around In nature 'tis ...
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A crumbled, jumbled poem

I wrote a beautiful, verbose poem for you all, but Riddler went and scrambled the whole thing up! Can you figure out the order of the lines and put it back together again for me? And while you're at ...
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A short, brutal riddle

Left alone, I'm a word with five letters. I'm honest and fair, I'll admit. Rearranged, I'm of no use to trains. Again, and I'm an overt place, warm and well lit. What am I?
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A Right Mess Made

To me, you are but a cafe Buffet; souffle; filet; parfait I'll be the hunter, you be the prey Slice me in twain, and leave my tail. Lower, lower, lower yet submerged in water, never wet Pick me and ...
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In your pocket for awhile

In your pocket I'll stay till you send me away; But keep me a while and I'll build up a pile, Lest for desire I'll escape all a-fire. What am I? (haha I made this one up myself)
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Just Don't Forget it

You know who I am, and don't forget it. And don't forget what I'm telling you now: Years ago, I was in a similar place So on this occasion I will treat you with grace You have adorned yourself to ...
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Let's put a smile on that face of yours!

I am so optimistic, as happy as can be, But deep inside darkness, violence you may see. To half the population, danger is my name, For after an encounter, they never are the same. For others I'm ...
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To tell me who I am, you must have made me cry

They paid to see it and they applauded, as this concept was very new. But only I could relate, for the differences in our cases were very few. This made me sad and I chose to cry. It’s the only time ...
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The Homophonic Riddle

I used to have a name like a valediction, Others say it's purely fiction. My surname keeps your valuables safe, My upbringing was completely as a waif. You've seen me in many a grand time, Up the ...
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My solution appEars To be Absent!

As f" solved for Saturn and Cain reasoned Stairs While one word you seek Three this riddle bears: Carved from a forest we lie A road built of bone we supply With great walls of black We are known to ...
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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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Who are we? We are the elite

I came from a large family, with lots of people looking after me. My family now lives all over the place, but I have my very own space. My oldest sister was one of her kind, but she could not do ...
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Who's missing from this glorious Poem of Dynamic Words?

I'm where you keep your most private possessions With a small adjustment, I'm always on the move Again, and I'm one of you, lacking aggression Once more, at my end, my son has something to prove If ...
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A tedious tale with hidden meaning

I'd like to share with you a story about my yesterday. Perhaps you'll find it more exciting than I do. I found a free-range donkey next to a free-range horse and what I did with them, you ask? I had ...
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A poem of dynamic words

In many great novels, to the reader I appear Adjust me, and I describe things that are near Once more, and my meaning changes only slightly Again, and you excercised your free will, rightly Yet ...
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Sequence of Four Words

With A, it's a fellow whose work is for hire. With E, it's a place where there might be a fire. With I, it's a fellow who hasn't much class. With O, something pleasant to find in your glass. ...
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Old dragon returning - hide your children!

I'm ambiguous by nature as I grow tall after all Your puny little earth shall tremble at my call In small as in big, the extremes I will lead My address is surely some superstition's seed Abnormal my ...
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I'm stuck, what is the answer to this riddle? [closed]

I've heard this rhyming riddle recently, and I just can't work it out. What am I thinking of? My first is in cow, but not in pat. My second in mouse, yet not in rat. My third is in rhythm, but not in ...
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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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A new threat to an old man

Old man Geppetto was feeling bereft; It was only a week since young long-nose had left. He’d be back in a month from his trip to Iraq, But the old man just missed him and wished he was back. His ...
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Hearken, now, and listen close!

Hearken, now, and listen close; I have so much to tell. Now lend an ear and do your job; you surely will excel. To find my hidden message, gaze on every word herein. While skimming through it ...
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What prominent figure am I?

My namesakes are plentiful, though some antiquated: A company defunct and a system outdated. One unavoidable an honor shared by few just give it some time it will come into view. Two bearing my ...
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I'm so meta, try yourself with this!

Long ago, where barrels ran ramped and the trees consumed the earth, was a time of life and of love and of happiness. (You put one and two together, and what do you get?) A long ...
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Discover the secret to eternal happiness!

Your good friend told you about a wise man named The Oracle, who once helped them discover the meaning of life. You've led a content life, but you're dying to discover the secret to true happiness. ...
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The Three There from the Beginning

They are three, not of a kind, who, in the wild, you cannot find. Against the odds, ever set to rival, you must find your center for survival. Your journey begins, you and one, but the quest is far ...
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What is the plan - Who am I?

My legend will be remembered, Too strong to be dismembered. No happiness at the parting, What happened at the starting? All the lines or all we do, Mix God, religion, and the facts too. Counting ...
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Don't hold back

My first is employed all the time by a plumber. It's seen by the poolside, most often in summer. For a surgeon, my second will help with dilation, But then will get pitched when she goes on ...
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The Younger Brother

My brother's not Russian, despite what some claim. But we hail from Hungary, you all know our name. My brother is older, about seven years. And while I am bigger, please hold all your ...
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A Massive and Torrid Affair

Is my first part a bargain? Be careful! Not quite. My next, when it's scarlet, means something's not right. My third: to police, an invaluable tool Can my last bit be neutral? It can't, as a ...
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Riddle Poem: I come from a cloud

Who or what is this poem referring to? I come from a cloud. Some long streaks of light And a glowing shroud. But now out of sight. Seen in the summer, Despite my nickname. Many ...
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Questions, questions, questions

Let's start from the top. Why, you ask? Because it's best to start on a high. Get into it now. Why, you ask? Because it's the smart idea to live by. Come out now and breathe the fresh air. ...
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Another Journey to the Land of Puzz

The Wonderful Wanderful land of Puzz Is where you and I now are; Where magazines eat wheeled things, And the whole world is bizarre. To prove my point, I found a joint Where brochures came to cope. ...
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The Witch's Recipe

Can you solve the witch's trap and break the curse they placed on you? Vixen's herbs in cauldrons mixing, wins the next without descending, misguided hearts now truly mending. The Senior's ...
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Deja Vu - What am I?

You know I think I've been here before, And very soon I am shown the door. Someone new brought me here, To another place I will steer. Little can be done to fix, I shouldn't even be in the mix. I ...
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I give you some metal, and you steal my name!

It was hard to expand on this riddle while maintaining the single rhymes, so it is much easier than expected to solve...Hopefully you enjoy the rhymes: I give you some metal, and you steal my name! ...
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The Wonderful Wanderfull Puzz

In the land of Puzz, all the days are strange The sounds repeat, but with one wee change A troll trail hither and a dwarf wharf yon A wee hairy fairy or a fat fun faun Won't you come walking through ...
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The Riddle of Life, to Ease all Your Strife

-- Side Story: Please skip ahead if you want the riddle -- Intro: Everyone knows of The Oracle: After months of dodging dragons and trolls and sneaky gods and the wrath of the entire world, you are ...
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Still going strong - Who am I?

Search, searching, still searching am I, For those that on that one day did die. We don't even know the name of the place, I'm going there, even if you can't keep pace. In the world out there, ...
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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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One More Time Around

First is a dive; not much, but it's cheap Next is the cache for society's keep Another dive follows; it's much like the first Please not the next one; of all, it's the worst The next is for readers, ...
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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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New yet ubiquitous … what am I getting at?

With eight, I'm quite heady. With three, my claws ready. With thirteen, I'm downtrodden. With eighteen, said to be sodden. Alone, I'm quite new here, Yet ubiquitous everywhere. What am I?...