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writer's block. by patronus4000 writer's block. by patronus4000
June 2009.

This concrete poem was created for my Writer's Craft summative assignment. I was working on a "square" concrete poem (which, well, was about being "square"), but I couldn't come up with what to write halfway through. So, the square went 3D, and this was born.

Collaborative effort between Notepad, Adobe InDesign and Acrobat Reader, and the GIMP.

[ EDIT | 15aug2009 ]: Wow, thank you everyone so much for reading this poem and adding it to your collections/favourites. I will try to get to every comment, because I appreciate them all, but it might take a while for me to get to them. I'm not sure if I'm able to get to thank you all individually for +fav-ing this, but please know that you have my deepest gratitude. <3

[ EDIT | 19aug2009 ]: O.O THANK YOU FOR THE DAILY DEVIATION! -faints- icantbelieveigotadailydeviationwhileiwasinactivehere(nowijustfeelbadforbeingawaysolong>.<) Thank you. I still can't believe this piece has touched so many people.
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writer's block. by ~patronus4000 ( Featured by StJoan )
FallenAngelZack Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
That's so clever and cool
TheLunaLily Featured By Owner May 19, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Very cool!
badvogato Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
this is VERY cool... Were you a user of too?  Do you prefer GIMP or ImageMagick? ...
8ther Featured By Owner Edited May 25, 2017
I love the name of this genre. lol They should have cement poetry as well.
COTTCANDY Featured By Owner May 23, 2017  Professional General Artist
very clever u r 👸
Ko5micViXen Featured By Owner May 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
NaoyaYuuki Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can I use this picture on a blog post? Thank You!
melissasnark Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
May I ask about licensing rights to this for use on a blog post?  It's already in use all over the web but I haven't been able to find permissions or fee information anywhere.

Thank you!
Relic-Angel Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Can I punch that writer's block out of frustration? XD
empusae Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
I found an easy answer to our problems. Look at this I already started
Juh0 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I found an easy answer to our problems. Look at this I already started
Nissanthen Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I kept telling myself things would get better then my luck was turned around now I feel whole again just thought id share the wealth
jcraice Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
Have fun loosing pounds the easy way while you earn extra money
J25TheArcKing Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I hate getting this 'writer's block' problem, I know what to write in my mind by getting all of my ideas to put it in, but I just don't know what to say, type or write it down!
nounouisawesome Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
awesome super cool.
Fb-PHE13 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this! :#1:
RenosGirl77 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is me right now. -_- Please, somebody, get me a sledgehammer!! (No offence meant at all to your awesomesauce artwork)
Cladies Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
writer's block: a disease that can only be cured by inspiration. :D
Grandtheftautumn5 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
To think the most arcane evil . . is a square.
Tenskwatawa Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
Very clever, I shall carry this image around in one of my mental pockets and think of it fondly each time I run into lexical wall!
summersun4235 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Writer's block SUCKS!! I'm always so lost when I cannot write anything ._. :iconmiseryplz:
1redgirl1 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Currently, this is me
carriebailey Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012
Let me know if it's alright that I've shown your work on my low traffic blog with credit: [link]
Deikus-is-hellbound Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Student General Artist
hope you dont mind, i used this in a paper. I credited you o:
Nbbren Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I dont get writers block

I just almost gave up on N until I returned to him

Now, Nite episode 1 can be written
Merikuu Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You've been featured:) [link] (Hope you don't mind!)
novelist888 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
Love your work!!!

This is my website [link] Check it out!!!
Bethcritchley Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Student Artist
NEFUR-STUDIOS Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
xD So true.
Nice print! I'm currently building a writer's office for myself. This would be awesome to hang in my room! Great take on "writer's block". Keep up the good work!
AkaiUchuusen Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011
This describes what I'm feeling right now VERY well. Q___Q;
AkaiUchuusen Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011
WHAT. HOW DID THAT COMMENT END UP HERE. @_@; haha I'm sorry, it was meant for that Writer's block thing, it's among your favorites... ODD. ODD. ODD.
AkaiUchuusen Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011
What? Now it's here... I just don't get this. I just don't.
Hey just letting you know that I found this on google. Did you post it somewhere else?
PinkedIn Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
very creative :D
dk206607 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2011
Hi there,

My name is Danni King and I am a senior at Ohio University. My senior project this year is to create a new literary magazine, which I have titled "Shattered Illusions." One of the things this assignment entails is soliciting works from people to publish. I am a huge fan of your work and I would love it if you would let me publish this piece in my magazine. My magazine focuses on different points of view and interesting ways to look at the world. Unfortunately this magazine is an assignment and will be non-profit, so I cannot pay any of the authors or artists who submit work so I understand if you don't want me to include yours. I would need an answer by October 17th at the latest. If you are willing to let me use some of your works please email me a short author bio. If you dont wish to let me uses your works then it is no problem, just let me know as soon as possible. I love your work!

ScylarDlacon Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
okay, this is genius
Kitsune-the-Dragon Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
featured you in my journal
xXgreenplanetXx Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011
lol. i know exactly what writer's block feels like :D super creative! amazing job!
AmazingGlideh Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Story. Of. My. Life.
Dragonwriter98 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Hah, this is my everyday. (:
I'm in the middle of a writer's block right now -_____-
werekiller Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
this is geniality :)
made my day :D
10000playboy Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011
i feel like iam looking on my own mind..........LOL
Lottie-Girl Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011  Student General Artist
This is brilliant.
Lupina24 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
This describes my blocked up literary process so well.
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