EASYLike a cracker and a prophet:Crunchy, sweet, with sane advice.The Chinese sage in our dim ageComes after the fried rice.ANSWER: a fortune cookieThe fortune cookie is crunchy and sweet. Its consistency matches that of a cracker. Because it tells your fortune it is much like a prophet also. Fortune cookies are typically served in Chinese restaurants at the end of the meal.INTERMEDIATEA white fruit on a highest branchWill linger whole for but a whileUntil the night when one large biteWill make it seem a side-ways smile.ANSWER: the moonThe full moon in the evening sky glows like a white fruit on a branch high above. The moon stays full for only a short time. On some evenings the shadow of the earth blocks out all but a small strip of white that resembles a side-ways smile.DIFFICULTWith his two more violent brothersHe works in formal settings.Sometimes he'll help the doctor,Or make upside-down reflections.ANSWER: a spoonAlong with the fork and knife, the spoon is an essential part of a formal place setting. Sometimes a doctor will use a spoon to give a person their medicine. One's reflection in the bowl of a spoon always appears upside-down.