Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

Elementary

Passion is essential to life. We need to feel passionate about someone or something at some point in our lives, otherwise our time on this earth has been wasted. Can … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

African Dreams

  When  I dream I dream of Africa Cradle of life Heart of the world   Her spirit calls me Sustains my being Her rhythm moves me Liberates my soul … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cause and Effect

We are our own cause, and we are our own effect. We are the sum of every decision we have made and every consequence of those decisions.   From a … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clear Sincerity

I wonder if William Shakespeare ever truly understood the impact his work would have on subsequent generations of writers, artists and thinkers. Heavy pearls of wisdom and an in-depth knowledge … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Our Mythology

As modern people, we have come to accept social illusions that run contrary to our traditional ideals and have turned the American Dream into the American Myth. Fueled by the … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Passion’s True Love

Nelson Mandela once stated that a good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mutual Respect

I was in a well-known coffee shop the other day, and as I observed customers interacting with the staff it became apparent that the latter were being absolutely dehumanized. The … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Life’s Journey

A wiser man than I once said that life is not speed, it is resistance. Never mind how fast you get to where you want to be, but focus on … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Humanly Imperfect

All human beings have imperfections. How we manage and learn from those imperfections is the only significant difference between us; the rest is circumstance.   The real test in life … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment
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