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Like a Maiden's Head

Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.

 

Puzzle ID:#15356
Fun:*** (2.12)
Difficulty:*** (2.79)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:gerr2thegerr406***
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



"Like a maiden's head so deathly still,
Cold and quiet, yet not ill.
Her long tresses, skyward lie,
Hair that burns when it is dry.
Food to man and creature's lair,
Name both her and her hair."


Answer

The maiden is a rock on a lake bed. Her hair is seaweed.
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Comments

krishnanAin*
Nov 11, 2003

I think the category should have been 'riddle'. Tough one!
speedymcg*
Nov 11, 2003

if you look up "maidenhead" itz actually inappropriate....
mad-adeAhu*
Nov 12, 2003

That is probably why it says "Maiden's head" and not "Maidenhead"
jimbo*au*
Nov 14, 2003

I thought a cob of corn with flowing cornsilk. Hand up all those that eat seaweed (or rocks). Ewwww!
lauramarie
Nov 17, 2003

I agree that this is a riddle.
gerr2thegerr406*
Nov 17, 2003

The riddle part....Sorry bout that...
blushinglily83
Dec 05, 2003

*raises her hand* meee meeee ooooo meeee i eat seaweed... sushi contains seaweed
martian99
Dec 06, 2003

I love seaweed, it's lovely.You should try it, if you haven't already.

This was quite difficult, but persistence pays off
BinaryHedgehogAus*
Nov 06, 2013

Why does the answer remind me of Tom and Jerry?

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