Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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I go up and down and am all around

I'm not sure how difficult this riddle is, but hopefully it's enjoyable! I go up and down, and am all around, but not many seem to know. But if I crash and burn, to the ground, the world ...
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Guess what is described here

Bury me deep, pile on every stone. Yet in the end I will dig up every bone. I can make you feel hurt or make you smile, Accepting me will sometimes take a while.
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Land of the Deep but not Profound

In the land of the deep, but not profound, We just might see a deer. You shouldn't make a single sound, And must respect their seer. The people there are very odd, and have strange tastes. They do ...
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Word of the Day #3

For the previous Word of the Day challenges, check out Word of the Day #1 and Word of the Day #2. Add to me one and I'll become a mess; Add to me six and I'll buy you a dress. Add thirty-five,...
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meta riddling with jokers

Riddle me this, riddle me that.. Do I have a hat? My name is enygma my heart is my brain. But what’s my domain? I’ll give you a joker to finish the game, me and my questions are not the same. ...
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Word of the Day #2

Test run, take two. The first run went well, so let's keep it up! For your second riddle, things might just get trickier - With some common bond, things might just get stickier! When I'm with a group ...
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Such contrast - What am I?

So big so small, So old, so new So short, so tall. Dry, or covered in dew. Used everywhere, Destroyed but saved. Happiness or despair, When I am razed. Trust me, I know Really, I'm near. Every ...
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Word of the Day #1

Test run of a possible series of "word of the day" riddles! With a light source, I resemble a star; Once fortified, I'm alone at the bar. Then, come the fifth, I shall sail away - Tell me, what am ...
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A hunt for long forgotten treasure …but beware the pirate's curse!

I never really knew my uncle growing up. He seemed nice enough, but I got the sense from the distant, troubled look in his eyes that there was at least some truth to the rumours... Years before I was ...
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Some odd residents

My friend went on vacation recently, and told me that the place he visited had some interesting denizens. Here's what he had to say about them: Some are high, some can fly Some are in cities, ...
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A full day at work

Riddle me this, riddle me that, Who's afraid of the big black bat?: I take the expressway, I'm in a hurry. By chance I make it, no need to worry, I'll loiter and idle and maybe sleep. I'll ...
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Riddle: Here in my perfect state

Here is another easier riddle to solve but I hope you enjoy the rhymes. Here I am in my perfect state. Friends of mine in some way relate. But what confines me isn't straight. Is it ...
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Review this, now!

What's happening is very strange, I belong to another StackExchange! I'm indeed off-topic here in Puzzling, It isn't always clear what I'm saying. Even though I'm often too broad, ...
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Riddle: An impressive thing

This riddle isn't very difficult but hopefully can you enjoy the rhymes. My home is amazing, you might be impressed I am full of strength, with no time to rest Everyday I go venture to ...
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You dirty Mind - What am I?

I may sometimes be rather dry But you prefer moist and hot. The flesh is soft, you must apply Just the right touch, don't get caught. I must be pierced to bring you joy My smell is known and often ...
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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....