Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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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 ...
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Riddle with heavy answer

Ok, you hacked my other riddles pretty quickly, but this one is meant to give you heat.. There you go: ...
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Riddle about mysterious family

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Another riddle for scientists

I have one start and usually many endings. I'm very smart when guiding you to sorted findings. For you I offer many useful suggestions but I only answer to "yes-no" questions. (The title gives ...
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It rhymes and wonders: who am I?

I tossed off this quick one. Does that make me a tosser? I know what is or isn't,   but never what might be; And many claim to know me,   though many disagree; There are no sly ...
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Name that entity (2)

I answer all who can connect I amend mistakes without respect I aim to place, I aim to serve I give you knowledge with little reserve In me, the primary colours I do hold Though two had a child ...
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What kind of tree am I?

I am a tree on highest mountain. I am many, don't try countin'. I grow skinny. I grow fat. Chop me down and I'll grow back. Many mountains are my home. You don't plant me. I just grow. ...
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Are you clever enough?

I'm always in your thoughts, technically twice If displayed correctly, just to be precise If you see my left you will call me a con and it would tear me apart if you called me John Take down a note ...
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Guess the object - What Am I Riddle (Part 3)

I'm lying down, with a dah-ditty-dah, in the middle of the end, I'd hang upside-down similarly with my friend, Were I to flip over, with a dah-ditty-dah, it'd be the middle of the day, Right way up I ...
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Guess the object - What Am I Riddle (Part 2)

Having gotten accepted on part 1, here I go: Who am I? You'd like to know, so please just ask who's there, You might have a laugh on my account, I don't really care, If not it's still OK, that's ...
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My Famous Family and Me

You've seen me often, know me well, my name the scribes and sages tell. My many kin you also know, but I'm most famed, as our kind go. One sister's love is grand largesse, another's like me, more or ...
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How do you come up with a good classic rhyme riddle?

I'm asking about classic riddles as they appear in books and kids' literature, based on metaphors - not maths problems or tasks, or deceitful questions but just an old good-natured rhyme describing ...