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Early Ages The Iron Boot Tread

Early ages the iron boot tread,
with Europe at her command.
Through time power slipped and fled,
’til the creation of new holy land.
Who am I?

Italy / Rome.

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I Go Around In Circles

I go around in circles,
But always straight ahead
Never complain,
No matter where I am led.

A wheel.

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All About But Can’t Be Seen

All about, but cannot be seen,
Can be captured, cannot be held
No throat, but can be heard.

Sounds / noises.

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A Harvest Sown and Reaped

A harvest sown and reaped on the same day
In an unplowed field,
Which increases without growing,
Remains whole though it is eaten
Within and without,
Is useless and yet
The staple of nations.

A war.

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An Eye In a Blue Face

An eye in a blue face
Saw an eye in a green face.
“That eye is like to this eye”
Said the first eye,
“But in low place,
Not in high place.”

A daisy in the grass. The big eye is the sun.

This is from J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

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A Leathery Snake

A leathery snake,
With a stinging bite,
I’ll stay coiled up,
Unless I must fight.

A whip.

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Round, Yet Flat As a Board

Round she is, yet flat as a board
Altar of the Lupine Lords.
Jewel on black velvet, pearl in the sea
Unchanged but ever changing, eternally.

The moon.

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To Be Gold Is Good

To be gold is to be good,
To be stone is to be nothing,
To be glass is to be fragile,
To be cold is to be cruel.

What am I?

A heart.

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Never Ahead, Ever Behind

Never ahead, ever behind,
Yet flying swiftly past;
For a child I last forever,
For adults I’m gone too fast.

What am I?

Childhood.

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A Cloth Poorly Dyed

A cloth poorly dyed
And an early morning sky
How are they the same?

Their color both change easily.

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