The Soul Spot: She Works Just Fine Broken

Credit: Jilbert Ebrahimi

The Soul Spot: She Works Just Fine Broken

by Samantha Davis

She works just fine broken.

The feeling is


Life seems almost


Summoning strength to move

appears more wish filled

and less perspicuous.

Yet, the sun rises,

I start on a new.

“Today will be different”

I affirm with a tone of despair.

As I sift through the wreckage

I notice more pieces than before.

When did things get this bad?

Maybe they always were.

The ship is now patched.

I made sure of it—

not one spot missed.

She’s ready to sail

a little shaky,

but floating.

Withstanding the force

of mother nature isn’t concerning.

After all, the repair

was an endeavor.

‘Stronger’ than before,

I brave out on to the water.

The waves are treacherous.

She can’t be damaged by

the sea, fore it means

the end.

No one ever thought

to reveal the importance

of life boats.

The make shift life

-jacket has holes.

Many believe she’s not sea worthy.

Could what they exclaim be true?

Words crash in like waves,

causing havoc. Internal

chaos erupts. What was

already difficult seemed

impossible. Could she do it?

But she makes it back to port,

docks for the day.

She works just fine broken

The reminder needed to

start another day.

About the Author

My name is Samantha. I live in North West, Ohio with my son. I am an Autism mom, blogger, writer, and entrepreneur. Hobbies of mine include cooking, listening to music, walking outdoors, and working out.

My blog/ business, Soulful Success, was created to inspire others to achieve their best versions of themselves. I believe that everyone has what it takes to become successful, no matter what that definition may be for them. Furthermore, I want to inform and aid others in understanding self-wellness, and its importance when discussing success.

Connect with Samantha at her blog, on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

You can read Samantha’s “The Soul Spot” column on 3rd Thursday each month here at Mustard Seed Sentinel.

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