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The Bow-Tie…here we salute its dark origins.

Bound Skarves; small almost useless slivers of fabric left laying on the table’s surface, their shape recalling a memory of one dear friend, nose broken from a particularly raucous gig, with two spots of blood on his trademarked performance bow tie. For on that day holding his nasal fracture together was the most excellent shape of a dedicated nose plaster.

The two shapes in the mind collide, bow tie and broken nose bandage, and reaching for the shelf one hand rests first upon the indigo cotton of the Lan Tan Tribe. Averting gaze from both eyes one remarked: this form is of no good use but for that of the Bow Tie. Post minor surgery, to the machine these residuum were marched.

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