Speaking in Riddles
Nodin Press, 2021

Half poem, half mind teaser, riddles are ancient and probably found in all cultures. They’ve always been amusements and distractors. I first encountered them at my grandmother’s.

I found a Mother Goose book in the trunk she used when she immigrated to the U.S. The book has seven riddles in it, and I thought they were the cat’s pajamas. The book itself dates back to 1918, a gift from my Aunt Alma to her little sister Hilda. Interesting that that year was also in the time of a pandemic.

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Speaking in Riddles
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