I've got a lack of inspiration
I've got a look of consternation
No need for obfuscation
I've got writer's constipation.

Suddenly, out of thin air
Comes the germ of an idea
And words flow everywhere
Help, I've got verbal diarrhoea.

About the Poem

This is a poem about a particularly severe form of writer's block, a condition which results in authors and poets being unable to think of anything to write about.


Rude and Revolting


Not very rude


Rhyming poem


8 lines

Key Stage

KS2, KS3


Patrick Winstanley

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