The Haven

Across the marsh a tall bird stalks, on three-clawed feet of coral one stuck in the marsh mud (of mussel shells). What is he after? A pretty female bird, one certainly worth stalking, with her plumage of orange pectin shells interspersed with pearly oysters; her alluring beak of sea urchin spikes, and her, literally ,beady eye (from a necklace). She is concentrating, apparently, on a passing butterfly. Quote from Mirabel Cecil who coined the phrase Shabby