A Riddle

Poem By Christina Georgina Rossetti

There is one that has a head without an eye,
And there's one that has an eye without a head.
You may find the answer if you try;
And when all is said,
Half the answer hangs upon a thread.

Comments about A Riddle

The answer is Spider.Am I right?
ধাঁধা ।। ক্রিশ্চিনা রসেটি . . এমন একজন আছে— চোখহীন, শুধু মাথা যার, আবার এমন আছে— মুণ্ডহীন, শুধু এক চোখের সম্ভার। চেষ্টা করলে পেয়ে যাবে: জবাব ধাঁধার; বর্ণনা তামাম করো পুনরায় পড়ে, আধেক উত্তর ঝুলছে: সুতার উপরে। . . #বাঙলায়ন: #রহমানেহেনরী; #Bengalized by #RahmanHenry .
Half the answer that 'hangs upon a thread' is of course a needle, and the other half still remains a riddle! :)
A marvelous poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti...............
My guess is a needle and a straight pin...

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