Things and places seen sniffed, encountered, smelled, drawn, placed, twirled, pulled, stretched. Works for now and later.
What could it mean 'various shades'? In terms of colour it is the degree to which black is present, that is, the absence of light and colour. There is a Greek reference too, to the Shades, I think of three women, perhaps I'm wrong. In any case, before the law, the hades (sic) shades are the ghosts in the underworld, or the place where the unapparent become …. And the three shades, corporate art lust lost to the twin towers.