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What Has Roots Nobody Sees?

What has roots that nobody sees,
Is taller than trees,
Up, up it goes,
Yet it never grows?

A mountain (from Tolkien)

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4 Comments on "What Has Roots Nobody Sees?"

Seraphina says
February 16, 2015 @ 09:35


taya wright 7th grade says
November 4, 2015 @ 07:00

I really love the riddles expecially the one with the horse that is named Friday and the cowboy

Mikem says
January 13, 2016 @ 17:29

Ok so i was on a website and saw this riddle and i thought i figured out the answer and then i clicked to see the answer and it said mountains…idk how a mountain has roots that nobody sees, and i looked on a forum and people were arguing between kite and mountain….my thought was an airplane,

It has roots, (route) play on words kind of thing, it has a root thats never seen

It goes up up up and never grows

And its taller than a tree

Just my thought

Dan says
January 14, 2016 @ 11:23

@Mikem Mountains have roots. Here’s a geological society article about them.

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