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Found - One Word Prompt


Found - One Word Prompt

The word that you have to include in this prompt is "FOUND."


Technical Definition - (given by

  • simple past tense and past participle of find

  • something that is provided or furnished without charge, especially meals given a domestic:

Found -

The thing you'd rather be than lost. When you are found, you are okay. You feel safe and secure. At least compared to being lost. Where the world feels like it is falling apart, and you will never be saved. But without being lost, do you want to be found? Maybe you don't want to be lost or found. What is that? Who cares? The prompt is about found anyway.

Rules - (if you want to call them that)

  • Make the piece shorter than 1000 words.

  • It could be fiction or non-fiction.

  • You have to refer to the given word somehow in your piece.

Synonyms to this word - (in case you don't want to write about this one)

Here are some questions for you to get going - (or that you can completely ignore)

  1. Did you find a lost item from years ago? Are you selling it on eBay? (I may want to have a look-see)

  2. What does it mean to be found? Are we speaking literally or metaphorically? With all the power of GPS today, it is easy to be found literally.

  3. Did you ever find that thing you were looking for the other day?

What I would write with this prompt - (that would probably be wrong)

I could have a story featuring a lost and found. Or I can go on a diatribe about the meaning of foudness and how technology has ruined the search. So I am definitely going with lost and found, is what I am saying.

FOUND is your one word for today's prompt.

Get literal. Get metaphorical. Get searching. Whatever you do, have fun with this prompt.

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Greg Luti is an editor and blogger on He is a constant user of GPS. He found a GPS in the lost and found one time while working at the park. He doesn't know where that is now. He lost it.


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