Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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Love, death and sea creatures

A creature of the sea fights crime beneath a city's street. A shepherd has his final meal, a woman's smile is sweet. Two people fall in love, an icy death half of them meet. Two ones, a two, a ...
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You can't win without clues

In year 2008 some people got interested in that story, can you tell me exactly what it is about ? 1974, something happened on day 228, An animal is holding, full of hate, A wooden device on ...
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I may be small but my maker is big and powerful

As is you need me on your trips Left alone you use me on your trips Rearranged some use me on their trips Short and thin I carry a pin Who am I?
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I rhyme with omega

The place of the birth of a short-reigning king, the fifth of his name and the last of his kind. As well as the place of his death one cruel spring, the label of genocide later assigned. ...
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Finally back on Puzzling… and I have a new kind of puzzle (I think)

Oh my God. Okay, I have a lot of things to catch up on. First, a belated HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! to everyone. Second, have any rules on Puzzling.SE vitally changed during the past three months? And last but ...
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Love is a chore

There's a match in my pocket And an ace up my sleeve Yet I'm no magician That you can conceive I'm admired in New York London and more Yet I am no God And love is a chore You can set me on grass Or ...
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What is it? Rhymes with alphabet soup

A is for angry, an ancestor that's mad. B is for barmy and blind but maybe not bad. C is for coward in a cage with its claws. D is not decent, it has dirt in its paws. B in the ...
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Soar High for You? No Way!

Me and my fellows upon a time, Have earned the championship in our prime. Alas! That time has passed, my dearest fren', But we are still often used, according to Ben. Soar high for ...
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My prefix is an H bent outwards minus end three

Part 1 is here (not important to solving this one) My prefix is an H bent outwards minus end three; My infix weighs fourteen pounds, minus the letters in me; My suffix is an uncle's ...
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Time after time

It's been a while since my last visit to the Puzzling.SE community; I hope everyone has been doing well and that everyone has an exciting and happy new year! For those of you who are sitting at home ...
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Simple Maths Riddle 5

Here's a special one for you! I am prime, I am composite Sum my digits and half; I'll be perfect! Don't multiply them, I won't yield a thing But don't worry, it's only the beginning! ...
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Even street orphans speak in riddles nowadays

How do you do, my name's Gavroche, whispering words of wisdom, see? Bucharest coins are nothing posh, neither is neighbouring currency. This is the man that wrote the song "Charmaine", this ...
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He told me to order plainly or leave

A shortened friend in German hell, a youthful rose at speed of c. I ask you, barman, can you tell: What will my order likely be?
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May the Beginning and the End of Eternal Time be with You

I am: The beginning of the outsider, the omitted, the omega, and also of the most-able, the marking, the mega. The middle of the vision, the view, the vector, and also of the ribs, ...
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I'm beautiful and dangerous

I am the goddess of dusk and dawn And I never stray far. I'm beautiful and dangerous And I've never been a star.
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Riddle me this: Getting away with vandalism

I came up with this riddle over the holidays but since my family doesn't speak English, you get to be the audience. Exciting! You had a thing precious you worked so hard to make I worked even ...
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Giving back to the PSE Community: Rebus Connect Wall

Here comes a rebus connect wall dedicated to the PSE Community. You'll soon see why ;) Steps: Solve the 16 rebuses! Group them into groups of 4! You're done! Disclaimer: If anyone find this ...
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Hebrews, Muslims and Biblical men

The first among Hebrews, a beverage of barley, the first among Muslims, a city with Ali, share a relationship which is the same as a Biblical man's English and Spanish name. Who is the Biblical ...
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Crack Me 01 - Crypto Riddle

This is the encrypted message: xy}v"|y#xu|$|&a+&y}vsa*pppp*fprppp"prpp"upppzpqppp*"vptp|at~!*+p)~yr%"&t"&y}vsa* This is a riddle in parts, follow ...
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Time to ring in the new year with an enchanting puzzle

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Reflect on a Point to the North of France

The first among physicians, He always flies alone. He's used by some musicians, He speaks in monotone. A dull and shiftless fellow Right in the end we see That bands of black and yellow ...
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Alone, I am a group of three

Alone, I am a group of three. When the leader becomes the trailer then I just did me. Then reverse, turn back, I'm seven of twelve times two, The one that's last to first is drunk ...
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Who am I? A puzzle in parts

I am one of four brothers, we make a foundation in some way we are native to every nation if one is kind, the other is not if one is a little the other is a lot from what you give i will take only 1 ...
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Make sure you read the terms of this riddle!

The first part of my first part? You should already know. The last part of my first part, is men’s most common foe. The whole of my first part, weird as it might be, Is the lack of my first part’s ...
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A very silly riddle with bad rhymes

Don't judge too hard. It took me about a minute to make up these bad rhymes for a very silly riddle. It is really silly =) I'll try better next time. UPDATE I added a little hint to the rhymes ...
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A peculiar creature

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Oh no, I just bought this shirt!

Spherical things into pockets are falling, riches in colourful arcs' ends calling, teatime and honey and flowers recalling, money to win in the middle, we're all in! Park my car into the ...
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Who am I? I rhymes with flow

My first puzzle! and also an entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet I am short but not in sorrow Yesterday I went but I still have tomorrow As long as people use me like a ...
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Yours will be the fifth

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The Painter in Chief

I go in through the doggy doorBut out through the cat flap.At times, I am cruel to the poorBut you'll never catch me in your traps.At other times I am kind to allAnd provide much needed relief.I am ...
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Ending with the first in two different ways

Presenting a different face To the outside rather than the inside place Who was it? It was me, not just me, but a little bit Speaking 'yes' as the conquistadors did during their days Ending with the ...
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Start with a table

Inspired by One at a Time Riddle by Chrone Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet Start with a table at the left corner on the top Add another letter and to another corner ...
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Something Is Missing!

On Christmas Day my Uncle Paul To look at something came to call “...!” he shouted. That was all. For clues that’s not a lot, I know. Ive got a hunch you’ll guess it though. What was the ...
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Wikipedia Says So #3

Previous puzzles in series: #1, #2 A reference to the order to cite The works of those who write And star and edit And even more get credit! It's about the boring part of the night. Hint 1:...
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Caught splinging at work

Én, to, tre, shabam, go ahead an sprim that man! Kvin, ses, sep, setresk, saw him spling off on his desk! Nove, dez, onze, spling, not setresk is such a thing! Treize, quatorze, ...
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Called by human names, we always existed

We are like sinful dwarves, or wonders that glisten. One of us is there to listen. One of us is there to cook. Another, at night, is there to look. One is the leader to show the way. One does what is ...
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The thousand-year enigma

Three two and five versus one five and three twos, sellable merchandise made out of these clues, latter being northern the first's in the east, country's name one thousand years back at least. ...
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Wikipedia Says So #2

Previous puzzle of this kind: #1 A bird without wing, body, feet or tail, An invention am I who can effortlessly sail. I am unlike my lowly brothers who only deliver mail; Surging over the ...
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Was it a Bird I Heard?

I was taking a walk, trying hard to unwind but was suddenly startled by a swoosh! from behind This sound was soon followed by an "eek!" overhead but before I could see what it was, it had fled. I didn'...
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Happy Holidays; here's a Riley!

It's been a while since I've posted a riddle of any kind, and I figure I'll post an easy one. As always, good luck to all of you and I hope you enjoy it! Oh, and happy holidays! Jasmin, or juniper, ...
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A Fossil of a Puzzle

Here's a poetic identification riddle for everybody. Good Luck! Type of a card, not for gifts or to play Or a root of a plant of a tea, in a way I have wings, I can fly, I'm a creature of ...
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An Eleven Letter Word

A single one, just to heat things up a bit: 1-2-3 is a tree I'd much prefer (to vulgar ash) 4 is actually fifth in line, the second of its kind, for me (but sixth for Cyril) 5-6-7 is 1-2-...
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Was it a cat I saw?

One night whilst walking beside the road I glimpsed something move, and so I slowed It must be a cat, to be so spry but it looked much redder to my eye It disappeared behind a tree What kind of ...
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A smart young driver

Picked up my brush, walked on the lawn with lively pace at crack of dawn. A smart young driver, headlamps on, some lucent colours I have drawn. How would you describe me? Hint: Hint #2:
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Riddle. Respond ASAP

Not all glitters are gold, or so they say. But I, I have a mind that seems to disagree. I will break down the world to pay. I will take up the mantle of belief. Matter or not, it’s a matter of thy. No ...
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Like a Pollock am I

Like a Pollock am IAlongside never, forever and reality I lieWith a small twist I am an excuseWithout said twist I am no useIf these clues make your answers fall shortA hint most deserved will aid ...
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What's it all fore?

Half a pence for my domain, On a face I can be found, Keep me and appear quite sane, Green and growing on the ground, Or in a basket with my friends, A block of wood behind, ...
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What is my family's name?

A noise vibrates through my ossicles, the hairs on my neck stand like bristles at the thought of nearby threat, my palms and forehead start to sweat But I'll stay calm, I am no fool I am able to ...
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Guess what I've been looking at all day

I'm part of life including you, A word of many meanings true, In rows and columns hundreds and tens, We're oft caged like so many hens. What are we?
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Riddle me this , Riddle me that

In my place time has stopped time may fly but I will never grow old I am used as evidence of the past people may mention me with pride or disgust I am not the one to blame, to what ...