July 1, 2006

A Riddle for the Long Weekend

by Nick Montfort · , 3:52 pm

When Katie walks, this simple pair accompany her side,
When Katie runs unwearied they follow on the road,
When Katie kneels, their loving hands still clasp her pious knee —
Ah! Katie! Smile at Fortune, with two so knit to thee!

Something to puzzle over during your long (or short, for those not in the USA) weekend. To read the answer I propose for this Emily Dickinson riddle (J222), highlight the text in the followng region by dragging over it with your mouse. Of course, feel free to comment and to let me know if you think I’m wrong.

Answer: Two long braids of hair.