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Riddle Poems | Examples of Riddle Poetry

Riddle Poems - Examples of all types of riddle poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for riddle.

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Riddle me this, What exists? Does a fairy tale? Does a myth? What about the number 6? Does stiff really, mean stiff? And if, It doesn't, then what exactly does that make what? Who discovered another species of stuff...Read More
Categories: riddle, bereavement, creation, death, extended
Form: Free verse

Socialist coup 2020
Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? A global supplant rippling the air, unseen scourge in the wind,...Read More
Categories: riddle, addiction, allegory, anxiety, earth,
Form: Concrete
The Missing Piece
My Life is definitely trying to tell me something.... It is almost certainly painting a picture, but I can't see what it's a picture of. It's been a series of Magic Moments, Crushing Blows, surreal and unfortunate events, earth...Read More
Categories: riddle, adventure, analogy, confidence, cool,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Countdown
Ambition thinks it has plenty of time. Effects proving a rapturous countdown. With a certain kind of secret weapon. Nations avoided the truth they found. Where hopes and dreams are intertwined. Faith believes this will make us strong. When virtual reality...Read More
Categories: allusion, hero, jesus, riddle,
Form: Epic
Gum space frontal lobes orbital neurons cascade thoughts pure to simple...Read More
Categories: riddle, desire, education, magic, perspective,
Form: Haiku

Who am I
Having now long since forgotten And quite happily, we may add Cause and effect by love smitten Immersed in writing this ballad Thought instrument long since rested We abide in pure awareness No one here who may be tested Divine entwined,...Read More
Categories: riddle, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
The Infinity Symbol
The enterprise was doomed to irrevocable failure. He looked at the board and re-examined his formulas. The astral entities were too complicated for the earthly mind. The fear of failure did not dampen his complicated theories. Could it be...Read More
Categories: riddle,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Wrong Song
A song to any other ear, may just arrive as noise; So Man, who could as well create, Instead, Destroys ...Read More
Categories: riddle, anger, discrimination, hate, hurt,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life in The Middle Ages
When did the day Of my youth fade away, With its hearty young “snap” and its “zing”? In a flash, it all went, Now my body's all spent And I can’t seem to manage a thing! Just a short time ago, like...Read More
Categories: riddle, age, change, humor, old,
Form: Terza Rima
A big clue
I set you all a little task, In a poem I wrote. Along with his name that's in there, Is a quote that he wrote. So now I am going to give you, A clue to "who am I" It could...Read More
Categories: education, fun, riddle,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rhyme
Rhyming a poem is Required in ancient days Remember those long past Reflections found in verse Reminders of our worth Resilient and rare we Restrict the word count too Pleiades 3 Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Joseph May October 21, 2020 ...Read More
Categories: riddle, blessing, poems, poetess, poetry,
Form: Verse
Who am I
I want to write a little puzzle, But I want to do it in rhyme. I tried to do it once before But didn't have the time. Now I've joined poetry soup It must have done the trick. I picked up...Read More
Categories: allusion, fun, imagery, riddle,
Form: Rhyme
When you return
Sojourner to far-flung climes; When you return, Will you remember the evening songs Chorused by chirping under the baobab tree? Will you still remember the fame of the great hunter Whose courage put the forest sprite to flight? Earning him the...Read More
Categories: riddle, adventure, africa, black african
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Ballad of Bluesy Melts
Bluesy Melts - Haiku In tune with sung Song Stacked Avocado melted Bluesy came down hard. __________._________________ I - Before I met him Bluesy was a Blues-man And a very good friend of mine Played me up only a sad song though Just...Read More
Categories: riddle, allegory, cheer up, future,
Form: Haiku
The shamed woman
She saunters in unbidden Burning hot as hell fire Her water as pure as the driven snow Her scent like a warm summer breeze Men love her with a passion Women loath her with a vengeance Children whisper about her in...Read More
Categories: introspection, mother, perspective, riddle,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Riddle Poems

Definition | What is Riddle in Poetry?