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I've recently written more than one puzzle in the form of a poem, neither of which I would really classify as "riddles". There are plenty of others that I've seen (a few more recently than others) that follow along this same pattern. I'm hesitant to add a tag though, because I've seen new tags with 1 or 2 associated questions be purged pretty quickly. My questions here are twofold:

  1. Is it okay to add a new tag like this without discussion (moot now, but I'm still curious), or is it frowned upon?

  2. Is there enough of a distinction between puzzles set in the form of a poem and puzzles set in the form of a riddle to merit adding a new tag here?

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Tags come and tags go,
Dead leaves fall through smoky air.
Create it and see.

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    $\begingroup$ Haikus FTW! Amazing :-D $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Aug 27 '15 at 10:48
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  1. I think this is fine. You need a certain amount of rep in order to create new tags, but as a Trusted User you'll have no problem with that. New tags aren't deleted unless they're meta-tags (see here) or obviously silly (I once created a tag as a joke), or there's clear community consensus to get rid of them (e.g. see here).

  2. There's already a much-used tag, for puzzles (not necessarily riddles) "written in rhyme for an artistic twist". Given this precedent, there should be no problem with creating a tag.

As an aside, I think the second puzzle you link to is a riddle, since the answer will specify the "I" being referred to throughout. It's not a single object but one that gets transformed; however, there's still something unknown being referred to cryptically, which is the hallmark of a riddle.

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Bailey, i was actually looking for a poem/poetry tag today, for a poem that is also a riddle and also comes under wordplay. Definitely need a poetry tag.

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