What Am I

2320 riddles

Riddles where you have to find out what is being described.

Whoever makes it, tells it not. Whoever takes it, knows it not. And whoever knows it wants it not.
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I am an insect, the first half of my name reveals another insect. Some famous musicians had a name similar to mine. What am I?
I am a tale in children's minds.
I keep their secrets and share them inside.
I blur their thoughts into fantasies kept
Like a canvas of art or a submarine depth.
Though an illusion, it occurs every night;
I give them a fantasy, I give them a fright.
Nor good or bad, but always nigh’
It’s interesting to tell.
What am I?
I am sometimes strong
and sometimes weak,
but I am nobody’s fool.
For there is no language that I can’t speak,
though I never went to school.
What am I?
What is bought by the yard and worn by the foot?
I am, in truth, a yellow fork
From tables in the sky
By inadvertent fingers dropped
The awful cutlery.
Of mansions never quite disclosed
And never quite concealed
The apparatus of the dark
To ignorance revealed.
What am I?
What is as big as you are and yet does not weigh anything?
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What relation would your father's sister's sister-in-law be to you?
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It runs and runs but can never flee. It is often watched, yet never sees. When long it brings boredom, when short it brings fear. What is it?
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I can trap many different things and colors, Ever changing, not boring. Look closely and you may find yourself also caught in my trap. What am I?
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