Well, I could relate to this cartoon more than I liked to admit, but it actually came my way after I'd already asked someone to come over and help me with my messy computer cables. Yesterday we got down to it, and the situation is much improved!
See for yourself:
Hmmm, the photos really don't do it justice. You'll just have to trust me when I say I feel much more breathing space around my desk, where I do most of my creative work.
I've written quite a bit about clutter and creativity, and you can take this Clutter and Creativity Quiz for Artists if you suspect that your own article writing creativity might be hiding under a pile of clutter.