Riddle Me Distant

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I circle, searching distantly,

Then dive, no ocean or no sea,

My eyes you claim to have, for spot

You watch as I would though you're not

A tribe of Iroquois, or hair sides flee,

For that's mome.

'I've got your eyes, but who's got your nose?'
'It seems my nose was taken long ago.'


Riddle Answer A Hawk


Riddle Explanation
my eyes you claim to have - to have eyes like a hawk.

you watch as I would - to watch someone like a hawk.

mome - a mohawk. The Mohawk tribe where the term gets its name is the most easterly tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy based in Mohawk Valley, now upstate New York.