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

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A very strange rhyme

I wish I understood, but you have closed your mind, they seem so hard to find, it used to be so good. You're in the mood, when you get the chance, for a dance, You're in the mood. Buy some Chinese ...
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Come Sail Away - Who am I?

Crazy or not, you know who I am, I can use a knife, not just for jam. Death is nothing new to me. You know the glasses that help me see. Rogue or not, I've saved the world. I salute when the flag is ...
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The queen of riddles

Every good story is build up of acts, one of which is a tragedy, they all convey a mystery, how many there are is history, by the time you know your destiny. $ $ Destined for greatness ...
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So Popular, What am I?

Pursued by many, hated by few, It's amazing how much I can do. Creation, enlargement, or despise, Tell me now where you keep your eyes. Life or death, on different fronts, I am the goal of many hunts. ...
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To forever come around

One for hunt and silver hue. One for war and battles due. One for trade and souls askew. One for sky and thunder too. One for love and beauty true. One for peace and fortune through. One for light and ...
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Mary had a riddle lamb #2

"Mary had a riddle lamb, brain-tease was hard as stone!" Scratch that thing, It's the name of this being! Not only a furry creature, But the sweetest of nature! Damn horrible intruder, Get out of ...
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Motivational but Not - What am I?

Maybe one word, or maybe two, Read these lines, find the clues. Determination must first start, Sometimes it leads to starting art. No matter where it goes, one must first try, Without the start of ...
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Bathed in violence… Say my name!

In the darkness, I stay hidden, then with the cleansing sweep, I step out from the shadows, as I watch the whole world weep. I was torn apart, my body bent, forever segregated. Broken, I at first ...
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Who am I that you might ask?

I am faster than you can run, so abandon me, go home and have fun. I live where the moon rise from above, so abandon me, get rid of the hands in glove. I am soft like a kitty and hard like a rock, ...
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So tell me now - What am I?

So tell me know, can you figure out, The clues I'll give are all about A subject many really quite hate, The moment they hear it, from the gate. It really is useful, as science would say, Scientific ...
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Oh how I lie - What am I?

You call me a liar, and say I was the first. But I was the second, the first liar isn't cursed. I'll open, open, and tell you what I see. If I start to fight, you'd think I start with a knee. Whether ...
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The beginning of the beginning - What am I?

The beginning of the beginning and start of all, The beginning of the beginning and part of a call. I bring pain and suffering, but lots of love. I cause serious foolishness, but am pure as a dove. ...
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Am I Creepy - What am I?

I come at night, and in the day. I'm always there, do what you may. You may think that I hate the light, Because it is what gives you your sight. But truthfully in light I trust, Because for me it is ...
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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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Up or Down? What am I?

Up or down, down or up? You may find me inside your cup. Found or not, not or found, I might be upon the ground. Here or there, there or here, You won't like me inside your ear. Play or sit, sit or ...
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I can get you to many places. Guess what am I?

I can get you to many places you want to be. But you have to give me a pull or push when I meet T. People do not write on me, unless I am accompanied by D. In that case, my name is often written ...
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Riddling for fun

Ladies and gentlemen, I will defend you. I am not a comedian, but will entertain you. I can’t be dangerous, yet my half-name is. Can you name me the hero of this colorful quiz? Time for the ...
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More than one? What am I?

At first there may be more than one, Next your view will get things done. Next, half a banana will help us out, Then used in a question, but do not pout. The beginning of the finale is the key, To ...
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Sometimes I'm ugly, sometimes I'm art. What am I?

Sometimes I'm ugly, sometimes I'm art, Sometimes I'm near and dear to your heart, I have been known to bring about pain, And yet I deliver relief just the same, You know where I live, yes you know it ...
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I am not a chef - What am I?

I have more to do with cooking than you might think. Now let us discuss the ocean, try not to sink. Then between quizzes and sandwiches I like to rest. The beginning of eating, a feast is the best. ...
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I'm always here for you - What am I?

It is a love/hate relationship we share, Sometimes great, sometimes you just stare. Everyday, sometimes for hours you use me, I try my best, so please don't abuse me. I make life so easy, I make life ...
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Not the highest - Riddle

Not the highest nor the lowest With letters on my chest I often play with others Some may think I am the best I usually feel tension But I think that keeps me straight I shout out loud and bold And ...
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Sadness - What am I?

I make many feel like mice. Some think I'm the open. But sometimes I am nice, No need for doping. You'll see what I am after, Maybe you'll even say "Yay!" I rarely hear laughter, No matter what the ...
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Let me spell it out - What am I?

Let me spell this out for you, And see what you can do. I begin by being half full, Then onto you, don't be dull. I'm around for a third of a year. Finally, without me, there is no gear. Let's see if ...
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diplomatic riddle

I am a peacemaker and a diplomat, a silent watcher to prevent betray. I’m hiding friends behind my body and make the rules for you to play. I can be clear or ambiguous, even graphic. But when it ...
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The Road Begins - What am I?

Winners may come, but losers I make. I hope they do well, at least for their sake. The dream that they have, the goal is in sight. They battle all day, and into the night. The world watches on, in ...
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Creationism at its best

A relationship so justified Sensitive in nature deemed classified Stained the world in all aspects Likely to start future prospects Vandalism left still enduring Physical marks keep alluring A ...
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Defeat by Me; Your Destiny

Sometimes we play catch; Though you'd hope it more like fetch. I'd be the second; an honorable mention. Indeed it'd be, as if I've spent my life in detention. You'd know where, if you found the ...
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To work we go! - What am I?

A place of work, and not of play, You know that's what the vermin say. Is it this or that, the question sly, But in the end you'll question why? A miracle you want to find, And get yourself out of a ...
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Apocalypse Now: The end of All. What am I?

I am known as the end of all. When others fall short, I stand tall. You'll see I can take on different forms, Don't worry, they are quite the norm. My brother and I may look a like, But we are ...
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To the Basics - What am I?

I am so small that you can't see, The building blocks that make up me. Yet miles long is the true case, I'm full of holes, just like lace. Small changes can be good or bad, They make you strong or ...
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Violent riddle with happy end

We are two sisters. Our difference is your best key. I am probably the bigger one and everything I’m not, is she. We have always opposite opinions, the reason of our loud fights. And if I start a ...
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Don't be Sexist - What am I?

I start out quite skilled, Throughout the nation I've drilled, I'm sexist to the extreme, You'll soon know what I mean, Your children should thank me, Your wife might just hate me. Knives I despise I ...
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The man with a wooden jaw

Cached in secrecy, Where none shall interfere A man with wooden jaw Waits patiently each year Hands flung abroad, As the masked man cries "unscathed!" In an abode of luxury, With reservations made ...
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I am Essential - What am I?

Without me you'd be lost, That's the smallest cost. You use me every day, More than I can even say, You do but don't see me, So whatever could I be? Inside, outside, all around I'm even underground....
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It moves in war

It moves in war Abhors the floor Takes many forms And is a controversial norm An encounter with it Will leave one tearful And as an omen It makes many fearful Though as ...
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How many names - What am I?

Oh the different names I am called, If I end badly, you may be mauled. Head, shoulders, knees, and toes, Sometimes there are subtle blows. One plus one equals one and a half The clock's going, now ...
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All through the Seasons - What am I?

I go in a cup, but you can't drink me up, I soar through the air, well above your hair, At first I have need of some serious speed. Later, it's nice to be more concise. To the club we could go if it ...
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What am I - “Big” Riddle

Big I am, but small I eat, Above or below, I'm really neat, My brothers have one, but I have two, You will not find me at the zoo, I'll travel with others, but not for long, You'll travel to hear my ...
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The German's are Experimenting

Could I BE any more riddle. your holiday starts, forget happiness no out from these mates of no friendliness your past is what we think as space tortures, beginning to shrink follow the sheep of ...
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The sands of life are running out

The one I obey, my dear commander Keep on running I will not slander For I know you will follow my lead Call me in if you are in need If one commands the other will follow That's the deal, one has ...
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Riddle Me This. What Object am I?

I am an object. Hard at heart, I can be shaped the same, Thickened, I added to Nostradamus's fame, My two faces are sharp or sweet While the air grows warm, I am a delightful treat Often in pairs, ...
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Who am I? I'm found in all angels, and core of the Devil

I'm found in all angels, and core of the Devil, My forebears once dined 'cross the ol' English channel. If fish is your wish, I can help fill your dish, I go well with pie and with freshly cut ...
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letter from a great adventurer

Who or what is our hero, the adventurer? :) Now extra long and extra easy: ...
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Riddle Poem: “Within me you will find…”

Who or what is this poem referring to? Within me you will find One of like heart and mind. As well as an entity With inverted geography. While I represent symmetry Mirrors can show ...
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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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Variations on a Theme

Instructions The game is to fill in the blank with a word or few - no more than three. No tricksy nonsense. No hidden meanings. No "lateral thinking". In fact, only vertical, parallel, dorsal, ...
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Riddle… pray that this is the last one

Stop worshipping me! Away! you flea! I'll stomp you with my boots, You know I'll accept any substitutes, At first, I change you, Then I begin to arrange you, And finally I end your precious heartbeat! ...
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Riddle about small things

Hopefully this one will occupy you longer. ...
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Riddle… I am like a dear halo

I am like a dear halo, Plucked from a rainbow, A tight noose brings me to life, With the repeated stab of a knife, Old grief of the elephants, Holy like the elements, I penetrate a scar of my soft ...