How To Tie a Bow Tie (NaPoWriMo 4)

How To Tie a Bow Tie

If you have never tied a bow tie you will struggle
  Watching video after video on Youtube trying
     To learn the mesmerizing sleight of hand
       Of the magicians who wear bow ties
         Hands flying like a loom’s shuttle
          Back and forth and over under
            Until a bow tie touches down
                Perfect and ridiculous
                  Perched mid-flight
                    Upon his neck
                     Quixotic and 
                      Or Butterfly
                 Elusive as the loop
               You can not find behind
             Until one moment your finger  
            Is pushing the final bow inside 
         And I am crying in frustration with
       My father in the passenger’s seat trying
    To help me feel the clutch give way underfoot
  And I will always struggle and he is no magician
But now I drive standard and wear so many bow ties 

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