Nailing Skirts

Nailing Skirts

A Poem by Destinyxi

I have never, in my life, been so frustrated with someone.


Nailing Skirts


You pick up your skirts and go

Leave me watching you leave

Hanging onto every word you’ve said

Through the night

Looking after your fading silhouette


If I were a guy

My fingers wouldn’t even be enough

To count how many times

You’ve left me with blue balls

Just when the going gets good

You leave faster than ever


You leave me longing

You leave me confused

I’m a virgin in this situation

I’m inexperienced and lost

Questions ride me hard

They eat at my very bones


My confusion turns to anger

And the next time you come around

I try to be cold and keep up a front

But you wither your way back into position

Back into my head

Back under my skin

And it starts all over again


I can’t get enough

You never stay long enough to satisfy me

I’m always wanting and longing for more

My mouth is always dry

And my body is always throbbing


I’m going to nail your skirts to the ground

Keep you beside me

Have you explain all this to me

My poor virgin ears


I don’t understand

I’m half in denial

What I want and what I need


Society wouldn’t hear of it


Stay here

And lay things out for me

And stop

Just stop

Leaving when it gets good

Escaping me

And leaving me here with tattered sheets

And a room of echoed words 

© 2012 Destinyxi

Author's Note

You get up, brush off your skirt, and take off. Leaving me before I can reach out a hand and grab onto you. Asking you where you're going, when you'll be back, why you're leaving me when I just ripped out a chunk of me and threw it on the bed.



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The frustration is infuriating.
Everybody knows the great moment is
at hand, the players reached a moment of
supreme excitement, then the best part,
the cuddle and sweetness.
----Eagle Cruagh

Posted 9 Years Ago

Nice wording, and a good mixture of emotion.

Posted 9 Years Ago

Interesting poem full of different emotions, from love to hate...from frustration to denial...great the way you described those emotions

Posted 9 Years Ago

Why is the title written twice?

Posted 9 Years Ago

Good write, your emotion of frustration came through deeply with this, I liked how you made it through his eyes.

Posted 9 Years Ago

I can sense the frustration in the moments you describe

Posted 9 Years Ago

This summarizes this feeling very well. I like the clear frustration and almost agony in these lines....

Posted 9 Years Ago

Dig the gender swap, showing this frustration on a deeper level--seeking to see and feel everything through his eyes, trying in any attempt to figure out wtf?! Good writing here.

On a personal note, I mean, come on...

Posted 9 Years Ago


9 Years Ago

I sometimes feel like the genders are swapped. thanks for reviewing!
I really liked how your voice came through in this, and the 'witticisms' you employed, such as the stanza about being a virgin and having questions ride you hard. Merry xmas

Posted 9 Years Ago


9 Years Ago

Thanks for reviewing, merry christmas!
A very nice poem. I like your description of desire and need. When we want someone. They won't leave our thoughts. Thank you for the excellent poetry.

Posted 9 Years Ago


9 Years Ago

Thanks for reviewing coyote

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Added on December 21, 2012
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