Flotsam Detail


flot·sam [flot-suhm] noun
1. the part of the wreckage of a ship and its cargo found floating on the water.
2. material or refuse floating on water.
3. useless or unimportant items; odds and ends.
4. a vagrant, penniless population: the flotsam of the city slums in medieval Europe.

Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in a scene, story, or poem.

Journaling Prompt: Is there any flotsam in your life?

Art Prompt: Flotsam
Nonfiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Use the word in your article or speech this week.

Photo Credit: scalespeeder on Flickr

9 Responses to Prompt #259 Word of the Week – Flotsam

  1. Jennifer says:

    I wanted to leave a link to a post/scene I wrote using prompt #259 ~ Flotsam.

    http://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=23817197#editor/target=post;postID=5783341739187070722

  2. Loldri says:

    “3. useless or unimportant items; odds and ends.”

    I would say that, in the case of your image, while the “junk” may be functionally useless it makes that river look all the better for been there!

  3. Jennifer says:

    I think I got the link to the actual post on prompt #259 Flotsam. Let me know if this works.

    Jennifer

    http://jenniflower01.blogspot.com/2012/03/prompt-259-word-of-week-flotsam.html
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