Stalks of brown and amber and gold,
mighty when young, wither when old.
Bleached by the sun and watered daily,
Length may distinguish if lord or lady.


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Brian Douthit is a full time PhD Student at the Duke University School of Nursing in Durham, North Carolina.

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9 Responses

  1. Mike Bryant

    Your hair…
    and now one for you:

    A monkey’s mother, chimpanzee, 

    A man who’s challenged follically, 

    The Prince of Wales sipping tea,

    Pray tell me, can you link these three?

  2. Paul

    My guess for Brian’s riddle is: the presidency of the United States.

    • Mike Bryant

      Close enough. The first is a hairy parent… the second has NO hair apparent, and the third, of course, is the heir apparent.


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