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She stood as silent as a tomb.
The dead had risen in the room.
A thousand tears rolled down her face
As she gazed at their resting place.
Although no one had said his name,
She knew her husband was to blame.

Please be patience, dear friends, with me.
This is my first Versponse, you see.
Your questions may rhyme, but if that sounds scary,
I do not find it necessary.
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Is she an H/A/F? And is
Her husband H/A/M? The dead
Are H/A/Mixed? As for this biz,
Does all this happen in her head?

Are all the "theys" and "thems" the same?
The same for "hims," "shes," "hises," "hers"?
Do many people know his name,
About this thing that now occurs?
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"She" a real person? Or from your mind?
Or perhaps in someone else's work would we find?
Tears? Of grief? sorrow? guilt? joy?
They? what degree of enumeration might I employ?
Less than ten? More? Perhaps a score? As many as fifty?
Would that be nifty? Or more like a hundred? Do they go uncounted?

The dead had risen, do you say? Are we dealing with zombies or vampires, 'kay?
Perhaps the Dead from the Stone of Erech are?
(In Tolkien's Middle-Earth where my mind wanders far)
Or Inferi from JK Rowling's pen?
Are those the dead with which we contend?
(But then, who would marry Voldemort?
Obviously, questions I ought to ask more)

Was her husband famous? Is she? Would I know their names?
Is this death their claim to fame?
Were they rulers, conquerors, murderers, or
Might all three be used to describe this pair?
I'm poring over this puzzle; it's a great rhyme!
I hope all my questions can be answered if you've time.
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Balin

Is she an H/A/F? And is
Her husband H/A/M? The dead
Are H/A/Mixed? As for this biz,
Does all this happen in her head?

Are all the "theys" and "thems" the same?
The same for "hims," "shes," "hises," "hers"?
Do many people know his name,
About this thing that now occurs?

"They" indeed are H/A/Mixed.
And yes, the pronouns are all fixed.
The male pronouns do refer
To the man married to "her".
They are your average married folks.
The situation is not a hoax.
In fact, it is very real.
But no one famous in this ordeal.

Kaylee


"She" a real person? Or from your mind?
Or perhaps in someone else's work would we find?
Tears? Of grief? sorrow? guilt? joy?
They? what degree of enumeration might I employ?
Less than ten? More? Perhaps a score? As many as fifty?
Would that be nifty? Or more like a hundred? Do they go uncounted?

This story is from my imagination,
But it could be a true narration.
In joy and sorrow, she cried for
TWO of "them" (but there could have been more
and their genders could be female or male
without much effect on the rest of the tale).


The dead had risen, do you say? Are we dealing with zombies or vampires, 'kay?
Perhaps the Dead from the Stone of Erech are?
(In Tolkien's Middle-Earth where my mind wanders far)
Or Inferi from JK Rowling's pen?
Are those the dead with which we contend?
(But then, who would marry Voldemort?
Obviously, questions I ought to ask more)

No vampire or ghost or floating head,
No zombie or Inferius or any undead,
No shadow moving on the wall,
Nothing of this sort at all.
Nothing from literature has been reclaimed,
not even He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.


Was her husband famous? Is she? Would I know their names?
Is this death their claim to fame?
Were they rulers, conquerors, murderers, or
Might all three be used to describe this pair?
I'm poring over this puzzle; it's a great rhyme!
I hope all my questions can be answered if you've time.

No one in this puzzle is a subject of fame,
So if you wish, you may give them a name.
And though lateral puzzles may get gory,
There are no murderers in this story.
They're not leaders, nor any such professions.

I'm very pleased with each of your questions!
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May we then call "him" Matt? and call "her" Jen?
(It's been questioned how often I say "Matt" but then
As has been noted, so told to Balin,
He was my first LTPF pal, whose name tends to fall in
To naming H/whatever/Ms, I tend to find
I guess I'm hoping Balin doesn't mind)

Anyway, so, they're FYOI
I guess it doesn't matter whether the vic's girl or guy
But there's two she cried for, in joy and in sorrow
so one to each? - or did on the wrong track I go?
If the genders don't matter, let's call one of them "Joy"
And the other, for kicks, we could make a boy
hmm, how about "David", that's a good name
What do you think? sorrow might be his game?

So in-story, were these dead ever live?
The dead, they are human...are they then "Grateful" to be alive?
(No, that's a bad pun, and a silly question,
so if it's OTWT, forget I did mention.)

If their profession's at all relevant,
May I invoke LTPF's list, ere my questions are spent: for Matt and for Jen, the first two, remember, and for Joy and for David, the dead that were wept for.

I must say I am glad the dead are not kittehs
But please tell me (if you can) they did not die of cheezburger, please?
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May we then call "him" Matt? and call "her" Jen?
(It's been questioned how often I say "Matt" but then
As has been noted, so told to Balin,
He was my first LTPF pal, whose name tends to fall in
To naming H/whatever/Ms, I tend to find
I guess I'm hoping Balin doesn't mind)

Anyway, so, they're FYOI
I guess it doesn't matter whether the vic's girl or guy
But there's two she cried for, in joy and in sorrow
so one to each? - or did on the wrong track I go?
If the genders don't matter, let's call one of them "Joy"
And the other, for kicks, we could make a boy
hmm, how about "David", that's a good name
What do you think? sorrow might be his game?

So in-story, were these dead ever live?
The dead, they are human...are they then "Grateful" to be alive?
(No, that's a bad pun, and a silly question,
so if it's OTWT, forget I did mention.)

If their profession's at all relevant,
May I invoke LTPF's list, ere my questions are spent: for Matt and for Jen, the first two, remember, and for Joy and for David, the dead that were wept for.

I must say I am glad the dead are not kittehs
But please tell me (if you can) they did not die of cheezburger, please?


Matt is the husband, Jen the wife
Irrelevant their walk of life.
Joy and David are the deceased.
They are human (or were, at least,
But they're dead now, so no crazy notions).
By "joy and sorrow", I meant "mixed emotions".
"Grateful to be alive?" I thought.
"They can't be- because they're not."
Although I like your silly pun-
The Grateful Dead- you're lots of fun!

Also, I must clarify-
The dead (in this case) are a girl and a guy.
Had there been others that had died, too,
I'd have left their genders up to you.
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Also, the dead were alive at one time,
Although not in the course of this rhyme.
Unfortunately, for the living and dead,
There are no cheeseburgers in this thread.
However, dear Kaylee, though this might not have been it,
I'm considering a puzzle with a cheeseburger in it.
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Did Matt or Jen know David? Joy?
Were they good friends with smiles coy?
Is cause of death a key to know?
And [LTPF list] if so?
Was death by hand of Matt or Jen?
And for their deaths, must we know when?
Had they, well, accidentally died?
Or was it murder? Suicide?
Or execution for a crime
That greatly shortened life and time?
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But you said the dead had "risen"...so let me see,
was "risen" = "regained life" OTWT?
Had instead their numbers risen? or if that's not so
A HINT perhaps as to the direction I should go?

So Matt is the killer, and Jen his wife mourned
For Joy and David (and perhaps others interred?)
She grieved but felt joyful all the same
For both of these deaths (and the other no-names?)
Was she sad because she knew them? Had they been friends?
Was she sad 'cos she knew how they met their ends?
Or did she just know that Matt was responsible?
Did he actually kill them in manner reprehensible?
Or order their deaths? Send them off to war?
Could their deaths be laid at his feet if he wasn't there?

Were Matt and Jen personal friends of these two, see?
Did they know any of the nameless ones personally?

Were Joy and David aware they would die?
Did they consider it a possibility? Did they perhaps fly
And crash in a place they did not expect to land?
A tower? a field? where government stands?
I guess what I'm asking is terrorism involved, or more?
Were they victims (in your mind) of 9/11 or war?
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Did Matt or Jen know David? Joy?
Were they good friends with smiles coy?
Is cause of death a key to know?
And [LTPF list] if so?
Was death by hand of Matt or Jen?
And for their deaths, must we know when?
Had they, well, accidentally died?
Or was it murder? Suicide?
Or execution for a crime
That greatly shortened life and time?

David, Joy, Matt, and Jen,
Knew each other well and then
David and Joy (before my narration)
died of accidental smoke inhalation.
It might have been a hundred years ago,
Or yesterday, as far as I know.
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But you said the dead had "risen"...so let me see,
was "risen" = "regained life" OTWT?
Had instead their numbers risen? or if that's not so
A HINT perhaps as to the direction I should go?

Pardon me, Kaylee, as I made my reply,
I seemed to have let your questions slip by!

"Risen" refers to their conditions,
But it has many definitions!
Sadly, they are still deceased,
And their numbers have not increased.
This concept is worth exploring,
But I'll HINT later, if it gets boring.


So Matt is the killer, and Jen his wife mourned
For Joy and David (and perhaps others interred?)
She grieved but felt joyful all the same
For both of these deaths (and the other no-names?)
Was she sad because she knew them? Had they been friends?
Was she sad 'cos she knew how they met their ends?
Or did she just know that Matt was responsible?
Did he actually kill them in manner reprehensible?
Or order their deaths? Send them off to war?
Could their deaths be laid at his feet if he wasn't there?

An FA, Kaylee, seems to prevail-
There are no killers in my tale.
Nor was Matt responsible for the deaths,
He had not been there when they drew their last breaths.
It's possible- and probable- that Matt grieved too.
Jen is sad for the loss of the ones she once knew.
Friends- not exactly, but some might say so,
And yes, their deaths were a sad way to go.



Were Matt and Jen personal friends of these two, see?
Did they know any of the nameless ones personally?

They knew Joy and David well.
There are no nameless ones to tell.
There could have been but there was not.
Please do not dwell on this thought.


Were Joy and David aware they would die?
Did they consider it a possibility? Did they perhaps fly
And crash in a place they did not expect to land?
A tower? a field? where government stands?
I guess what I'm asking is terrorism involved, or more?
Were they victims (in your mind) of 9/11 or war?

I can't imagine that they would know
Of exactly how they would go.
No terrorism, no planes, no war,
Just an accident- nothing more.
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So Matt was "to blame", but was "not responsible"...
I'm afraid you've confused me a lot with that in this puzzle!!

Smoke inhalation you said was the cause I see;
was there a fire in their home? or one of nearby kittehs?

Or were they not at home when they died?
Was there a fire that caused the smoke on their insides?

If it's a yes, and fire's how they died;
Was the fire from gas, or electrical wiring fried?
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Were they (D & J) in a train or a car,
And from home they were gone afar?
100 years ago their death might have been?
Does it really matter when?
Do my questions, large or small,
Matter in this puzzle at all?
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Could Matt - if careful there was he
Then have prevented this catastrophe?
Could have been avoided this tragedy unspoken
If something was fixed, what first was broken?
And - if I gained at least one "yes"
Was Matt to fix it and failed the test?
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Kaylee

So Matt was "to blame", but was "not responsible"...
I'm afraid you've confused me a lot with that in this puzzle!!

Matt was to blame and responsible, too,
But for their deaths? No, that's untrue.


Smoke inhalation you said was the cause I see;
was there a fire in their home? or one of nearby kittehs?

The fire was in their home, Kaylee dear,
Out in the country with no one near.


Or were they not at home when they died?
Was there a fire that caused the smoke on their insides?

They were at home, I'm sad to say,
Or they'd have lived another day.


If it's a yes, and fire's how they died;
Was the fire from gas, or electrical wiring fried?

As for the home of the dearly departed,
It matters not how the fire started.
Technical or environmental-
The cause was simply accidental.


Solitiare

Were they (D & J) in a train or a car,
And from home they were gone afar?

How I wish they'd traveled about!
But they were at home when the fire broke out.


100 years ago their death might have been?
Does it really matter when?

Their death could have happened since the discovery of fire-
But an answer like that is not what you desire!
The story has other details, I know,
That could not have been many centuries ago.


Do my questions, large or small,
Matter in this puzzle at all?

Even the tiniest detail
Adds a little to the tale.


Redwine

Could Matt - if careful there was he
Then have prevented this catastrophe?
Could have been avoided this tragedy unspoken
If something was fixed, what first was broken?
And - if I gained at least one "yes"
Was Matt to fix it and failed the test?

There was no way he could have known
Exactly how their deaths to postpone.
If there had been, he would have tried
to fix it long before they died.
He was not careless with these two
Nor purposely had their deaths in view.
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Was Matt to blame for the ultimate cause
That ended up putting their lives past "pause"?
(In other words -- now don't be a liar --
Was Matt to blame at all for the fire?)
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Was Matt to blame for the ultimate cause
That ended up putting their lives past "pause"?
(In other words -- now don't be a liar --
Was Matt to blame at all for the fire?)

Balin, my friend, I haven't lied.
Matt is not to blame for the ones that died.
Nor is he guilty for the fire
That caused the others to expire.
It is also true, by that same token,
That Jen was right, and I haven't misspoken.
For something else, he is to blame
And for that, he hasn't any shame.
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Is Matt to blame for all the grieving
Of Joy and David, friends bereaving?
The blame: for something long before
The fire which burned them to the floor?
Or was it something not much ere
The flame and smoke were in the air?
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Is Matt to blame for all the grieving
Of Joy and David, friends bereaving?
The blame: for something long before
The fire which burned them to the floor?
Or was it something not much ere
The flame and smoke were in the air?

I think you have a false belief-
What Matt did caused no one grief.
The time he did this thing untold
was sometime after the ashes were cold.
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Was Matt to blame, speaking face to face,
For her presence in the place?
Or maybe he somehow changed the scene
What surprised our grieving Heroine?
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Perhaps Jen was a grieving mother,
who lost her child, then another?

Is she standing near their grave,
or is she inside? In a cave?
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Was Matt to blame, speaking face to face,
For her presence in the place?

This is true, but I will tell
He's to blame for something else as well...


Or maybe he somehow changed the scene
What surprised our grieving Heroine?

...This! Dear Redwine, you have found
what all your peers have guessed around!
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Did Matt decay inside the tomb,
In that way changing up the room?
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Did Matt decay inside the tomb,
In that way changing up the room?

Are you asking if Matt is dead?
If so, he's alive instead.
Interesting idea, but unfortunately,
It is completely OTWT.
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Ciaobella, be aware
You skipped my questions, it's not fair!
:-)
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Ciaobella, be aware
You skipped my questions, it's not fair!
:-)

I didn't mean to leave you out.
I'll be more careful, have no doubt.


Perhaps Jen was a grieving mother,
who lost her child, then another?

This is very close to true-
Guess again, and I'll give a clue.


Is she standing near their grave,
or is she inside? In a cave?

She is inside, though not in a cave,
Not in a tomb or near a grave.
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I'm beginning to talk like Dr.Seuss.
My husband is calling me "Mother Goose".
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Is she at church? In her own home?
Is Matt present or is Jen alone?

Poor Joy and David - were they maybe
Jen's parents? As neither is a baby.
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Is she at church? In her own home?
Is Matt present or is Jen alone?

Poor Joy and David - were they maybe
Jen's parents? As neither is a baby.

She is at home as the puzzle takes place,
And they were her parents; yes, this is the case.
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The urns! In which they placed their ash
Fell on the floor with a crash?

And who else to blame than poor Matt
As he hit them with his baseball bat?
:-)
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The urns! In which they placed their ash
Fell on the floor with a crash?

And who else to blame than poor Matt
As he hit them with his baseball bat?
:-)

It would not do to hit the dead;
hit them while they're alive instead!:-)
No, it wasn't an urn that startled our Jen.
But think a bit and tell me then.
Not the physical remains of her father and mother,
But Jen did see them, one way or another.

It's so much fun to see all kinds
of clever and creative minds!
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Posted on Friday, January 20, 2012 - 11:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

As you mentioned, she cried some tears
while feeling joy as it appears?

Did she perhaps see their picture
that Matt placed there trying to please her?
Ciaobella (Ciaobella)
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Posted on Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 12:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

As you mentioned, she cried some tears
while feeling joy as it appears?

Did she perhaps see their picture
that Matt placed there trying to please her?

I have enjoyed watching you toil,
But Amu has guessed enough to spoil...

**********SPOILER**********

My husband is a walking encyclopedia
when it comes to matters of multimedia.
He was explaining to me a program he bought.
I asked about its use; he gave it some thought
And presented a hypothetical situation
That has inspired the following narration:


David and Joy lived out of town
and sadly were killed when their house burned down.
They were survived by their only kin-
Their son-in-law, Matt, and daughter, Jen.
She said, "This pain might be easier to weather
if I just had a picture of the four of us together."
She had some pictures of her and Matt,
And some of her parents, but that was that.
So Matt called a buddy (let's call him "Sam")
who knew how to use this computer program.
He said, "Matt, my friend, by the time I am done
the two photographs will be combined into one."
When the picture was framed and complete,
Matt picked it up in a manner discreet.
He took it home and hung it tall
in a prominent place up on the wall.
When his wife came home, she closed her eyes
as Matt led her in to see the surprise.
Matt hoped to bring closure to Jen.
He said to open her eyes, and then

She stood as silent as a tomb.
The dead had risen (on a wall) in the room.
A thousand tears rolled down her face
As she gazed at their resting place.
Although no one had said his name,
She knew her husband was to blame.
Ciaobella (Ciaobella)
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Posted on Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 12:26 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

There are some points I must explain,
so as not to cause the readers pain.

When Kaylee asked if there were others,
I considered sisters and brothers.
There could have been many, if that were the case,
and the story could still have taken place.

I must also offer an apology
to those who will point out that technology
that allows one to create pictures so
was not available a century ago.
But my husband says that they would choose
another method they could use
to reproduce an image known-
by painting it onto canvas or stone.

The title, too, was relevant.
It referred to a line by Haley Joel Osment-
"I see dead people" a line of fame
in a film; "The Sixth Sense" was the name.

To all of you that have been reading,
I hope I have not been misleading.
Thanks to every clever friend
that stuck with this 'til the end.
Amu (Amu)
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Posted on Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 9:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I think you made an excellent rhyme,
hope the next comes in a short time.
:-)

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