Friday, 18 May 2018



1. a thin packing strip or washer often used with a number of similar washers or strips to adjust a clearance for gears, etc.
2. (physics) . a thin strip of magnetic material, such as soft iron, used to adjust a magnetic field
3. (mechanical engineering) a small object or piece of material used, for example, to create a little extra height or a little extra space.
4. (trans.) to modify a load, clearance, or magnetic field by the use of shims

In the cracks of
A little shim-induced distortion
New realities awaken
Ready to seep through
Invade our plane

Art by Gomez (from the Guido Reni District 2017 Black Decade exhibition) 

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