I dig a little deeper,

For the signs of a nest and broken feathers.
I slam my fingers into the ground
Twisting and clawing into the dirt
Dry and spent, parched of any saving
No sign of life
Burying nothing but
an empty treasure chest.

I sigh and stop.
I give up,
on the search for my soul.

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