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Riddle Poems | Examples of Riddle Poetry

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Epigram h
. wight before my magical eyne hern drawn to mine ...Read More
Categories: dream, riddle, romantic,
Form: Epigram

When I say I hate living, it’s only because I know it ends. I only hate living because it kind of makes no sense. We are born, then we learn about existing and what that...Read More
Categories: destiny, life, motivation, riddle,
Form: Rhyme
Back Passage Billy
I'd chosen you as my flunky - Your hair - Neanderthal red, You'd hurry towards my shrill calling, De-cloth me and roll me to bed. 'Textured', you woo-ed, 'mild and creamy', Said I'd never last long on the shelf, I blushed,...Read More
Categories: riddle, abuse, age, courage, daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Light brush dabble rose Hues of waning ember Upon cheeks lightly flame Over eyes of silver Her body seems cold, Because she is lost in the fold …of the moonlight Stone boat even keel clips To south star, Octantis touch Reflection...Read More
Categories: death, riddle,
Form: Free verse
World of Name Irony
In this world of endless fame, Where every creature has a name, From the tiniest ant to the largest crane, Each name represents its unique domain! Some quite confusing to attest. For some names you see, are not like the...Read More
Categories: riddle, character, crazy, devotion, earth,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member What Name Would You Give Me
This may seem lame. Let’s make it a game. I’ll give you a clue. You try to guess who. Proceeding my entrance by just a short while, Is often the presence or hint of a smile. Used sometimes by women,...Read More
Categories: riddle, cute, emotions, fun, funny,
Form: Personification
Premium Member What Kind of Tree
What gave me away? Was it my sway? Or my long limber limbs Like glasses with broken rims? Oh sure, wind has its way with me, But broken or uprooted, I’ll never be. Neither short nor tall, would be my description. My...Read More
Categories: fun, identity, imagery, riddle,
Form: Personification
I run after the sun Then the light I shun In the dark I want to stay Then I want it to go away In my heart there is gold When I sit and feed...Read More
Categories: riddle, imagery, imagination, introspection, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Tread Softly
TREAD SOFTLY I do recall a quiz question Who made the most tyres The audience was tasked The answer is Lego, I fear But was that in a good year Some loud wit then asked Another called them liars It gave us all...Read More
Categories: riddle,
Form: Rhyme
We Dongle the Dingle
We observe We gasp in anticipation What is this, a chicken bone, a Ferrari, a bee? Why do they even belong here? Revelation flashes by like a cottage cheese comment YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! I do learn much Karma Kreulu....Read More
Categories: angst, riddle,
Form: I do not know?
Take Care
Broken pieces Glued masterpieces Wilted rose Heartbreak composed Musical notes Long lost quotes...Read More
Categories: riddle, conflict, courage, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Autumn's Enigmatic Embrace
In autumn's dance, where secrets gently creep, A mystery entwined with fading light, Life's questions in the depths of shadows seep. Each leaf that falls, a story to be told, The beauty in decay, a spectral sight, In autumn's...Read More
Categories: riddle, autumn, emotions, hope, life,
Form: Villanelle
Vague narration, like a blurred picture, No words can fully interpret. Might be an unknown torment, Or a glass of fine liquor. A place yet known, or an answer yet heard, A time whether a promise, would be kept or...Read More
Categories: riddle,
Form: Rhyme
Who Am I?
When I breathe it all out, to oblivion everything goes. When I exhale the peace of winter air, I am left with nothing but smoke. Who am I?...Read More
Categories: riddle,
Form: Free verse
No Shaking Words
Not once did I fall, but countless. Words shaking, fearing the tender, touch of clouded mystery. Should the mind's waters, spill from the glass, to whom will it fall, the good or the bad? The grains of my sand, are the pieces of the void, where...Read More
Categories: riddle, sad,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Riddle Poems

Definition | What is Riddle in Poetry?