Riddle Poems | Poetry About Riddles

Riddle Poems. Below are examples of poems about riddles. This list of riddle poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of riddle poetry. This list of works about riddle is an excellent resource for examples on how to write riddle poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem HELL Line Gauthier Senryu riddle, innocence, integrity, mystery, people,
Auguries Julian Scutts Burlesque bird, poets, riddle,
Premium Member Poem The art of saying what cannot be for Harriet Monroe T Wignesan Free verse art, death, irony, riddle,
Premium Member Poem BECAUSE THE FIRE HAS GONE ALL DARK jack cooper Rhyme riddle, break up, emotions, friend,
Premium Member Poem I know its plagiarism - NONE Mick Talbot Blank verse poetry, riddle,
Humpty Dumpty Unsung Hero george seal Couplet riddle, hero, mystery, nursery rhyme,
Premium Member Poem A Quest For Two Brenda Chiri Sonnet riddle, confidence, courage, dream, love
Premium Member Poem WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE T Wignesan Quatorzain fantasy, riddle,
Premium Member Poem MOON LEFT Paris-Maree Boreham Rhyme riddle, day, funny, love, moon,
Premium Member Poem Hallowed Hollowed John Anderson Free verse riddle,
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Amnesia
by Ramesh Deshpande
Amnesia


The never ending sufferings in life
Have made me habitually insensitive
To glee for petty joys offered by life
For I have forgotten the delights of life.

Life so...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, angst, depression, mystery, philosophy,

In 100 Years
by J. I. Thomas F.
At last! We shall see the end of our toil.
Through thought, thought itself has been overcome.
For thousands of years, we bent to the soil.
'Tis virtue!...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: future, math, meaningful, riddle,

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Mortar
by Cary Snowden
When I was young I helped my dad to build a wall of bricks.
He showed me how to mix the mortar so it rightly sticks.

Start...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father, riddle,

Mrs Biddle and the Cat Called Tiddle
by Julie Dunkley
Mrs Biddle had a cat called Tiddle,
Tiddle had a wiggle in a basket, by the side of Mrs Biddle,
Mrs Biddle wasn't pleased,
she had to get...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, animal, cat, forgiveness, funny,

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His Old Clothes
by Emile Pinet



Standing silent, without a single friend
defiant in the face of wind and rain;
a fragile trickster, he is part pretend,
     and yet,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, 8th grade, feelings, garden,

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CruxKnot
by Greg Gaul
emotionally struck
active still
questioning questions
passionately ambivalent

ever now
dreaming thoughts
stopped start
selfish caring...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, conflict, confusion, crazy, deep,

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
by matthew harris
 chin lightly nested atop 
loosely peopled interlaced fingers 
supported via multi purpose table 
bent arms displayed elbows cocked
  
(approximately gabled 
at ninety degree...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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When
by Gershon Wolf
When is When When?
  --When When means When?
         That's when!

      ...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, word play,

The Baby Goat
by Pixie Dust





she makes her escape 

while the truth is left agape

lies get video taped            ...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, riddle,

Bill
by Juliet Ligon
Bill is my name, fresh-pressed, dressed in all green,
flaunting the face of a president.
I have long been your resident,
resting in your fold.
Envy may be a...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, giving, green, introspection, meaningful,

Natural Text
by Newton Ranaweera
Are You masculine
men manipulated
to colonize women’s mind?

Then why my mother calls You,
             ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, mother, nature, riddle,

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True Love, What is It
by Caren Krutsinger
True love.
What is it?
And who brings it?
Who throws it out?
Who grabs it up?
Can you buy it at the grocery store?

True love.
Where is it?
And where can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, 11th grade, growing up,

A philosophical question for anyone who has an idea
by Aa Harvey
A philosophical question for anyone who has an idea.


Imagine my hands are a set of scales.
In my right hand I hold this crazy little thing...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, fun, inspiration, love, math,

The Duality of WoMan
by Aa Harvey
The Duality of WoMan


I’ve been trying to decide if I am good or bad,
But the truth is I am each in equal yet separate states...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, dark, life, light, poetry,

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HAUNTED
by nette onclaud



Blackbird of omen drawls in trembled heaves
Across spoilt air, near an empty farmhouse,
Where a lone keeper plucks blooms and young leaves
Arranging them on the mead's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mystery, riddle,

The Dark Woman's Warning
by Paul Warren
When I close my eyes it’s there again
A nightmare that could only offend
The dark woman stands with her hooded eyes
Draped across her face in her...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, future, riddle,

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Inquiry into Sense
by Brendan J. Simons
Out from the kaleidoscopic tesseract,  
Pours coruscating crystals whose edges contract.
A turn of the cylindrical vessel in the vain, 
Splits the sight into three of...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, conflict, confusion, riddle,

HUSTLER
by Shamira's Poetry
PYRAMID SCHEME
EIGHTBALL FRESH BREAD
TALKIN
CONFIGURATION
MIMICKED SILENCE
CAKE KING AND QUEEN

DELICIOUS BUTTERMILK SHAMPOO
NATURAL CHURCH
YOU HAVE A HEART OF GOLD
BE CAREFUL ON YOUR JOURNEY
DON'T TAKE IT IN ALL AT...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, film, hair, imagery, poems,

Science Faction
by colin mitchell williams

How far we’ve come
in this mechanized quantum
by silicon faction
the future held
our giddy and marvelous emporium

And if by chemical we could elevate
genetics design circumnavigate
such oblivious wonders
to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, science,

Dreamers
by Suraj Singh
The one Who Dreams

Here's to the one
Who dreams.
Foolish as 
It may seem. 

Here's to the heart
That wanders,
Far beyond anything
We've seen.

Just aim
For the stars,
And take in
Their...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: riddle, anger, blessing, deep, dream,



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