If I tell you the ornithorhyncus
Is the famous egg-laying platypus
You'll not for a moment be thunder struck
As it's the platypus billed as a duck
Riddles are brain teasers in which you have solve a series of clues to find the identity of a person or thing. When written in verse form, they can become even more perplexing.
If you enjoy this form of mental torture, you'll find a couple more poem riddles in the section of rhyming riddles and ridiculous rhymes. Have You Met... is a fiendishly difficult What am I? poem-riddle, whereas One Liner is a simple riddle introducing a popular form of poetry.
If your an inveterate riddler, you'll also want to explore the shape poem riddles, which includes The Man In the Hat and An Untitled Shape Poem Riddle (I couldn't think of a title which didn't give the game away)
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