Reblogged from Stuart France:
‘Setting riddles is much easier than solving them.’
… “What a strange planet! Only three people attempted to solve my riddle. Where I come from people solve three riddles every morning before sitting down to first breakfast.”
The ‘High School’ Solution…
The clue in the poem is that the poem as a whole does not make sense. The individual lines make sense but the sense of the individual lines is not picked up by successive lines and does not follow through to the end of the poem.