A Rhyming Riddle that Rattles

riddle

I have neither claw nor tooth,

but am known for my bite

I can jump to tree or roof

or catch a flying kite

 

When your walls shake as trees,

I rend the sky before your eyes,

and down you hide, for licked by me

and you might die.

 

What am I?

 

by James Hall

9-18-2013

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7 Responses to A Rhyming Riddle that Rattles

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  2. Brenda says:

    I hope to never be licked by lightning.

  3. nomibug says:

    🙂 Good riddle

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