Riddle #4

I am the black child of a white father;
A wingless bird, flying even to the clouds of heaven.
I give birth to tears of mourning in pupils that meet me,
and at once on my birth I am dissolved into air.

Answer: [Smoke]
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  1. Gary said,

    May 28, 2006 at 12:31 am


  2. Philly Phil said,

    August 26, 2006 at 2:16 pm

    I thought either night or death.

  3. Will said,

    August 29, 2006 at 7:17 pm

    I was thinking smoke, but the White Father bit threw me…
    Fire is white?

  4. Jeremie said,

    August 31, 2006 at 12:32 pm

    Yeah Fire… white thats no good i’ve seen alot of fire never white unless your speaking of lightning

  5. bananakoniak said,

    September 2, 2006 at 6:59 pm

    im gonna have to go with a storm cloud

  6. def_n_blind said,

    September 3, 2006 at 9:43 pm

    the condensation when someone breathes out, duh!

  7. jake said,

    April 29, 2008 at 2:05 pm

    THIS riddle is RAces!

  8. melissa said,

    June 27, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    i thought it was smoke aswell
    am i wrong?

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