Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

When Waters Recede

Not foreign Not divine Us and them Yours and mine   Problem is us Within ourselves Never discussed Someone else   We hate We fear Our disgrace Another’s tear   … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

In Truth A Fool

I am a fool A dreamer worn No thoughts new From illusion torn   None listen They don’t hear Oblivious distance Never near   I shout at walls Scream in … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Human by Numbers

Numbers I resist Refusing to be one Stuck on a list Humanity gone   Cynical category I am not More to my story Essence brought   Neither ethnicity My only … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 4 Comments

Triste Borincano

Lamentando mí pena Pobre victima Tocando plena Mi encíclica   Tengo para beber No para vivir Deje de leer Deje de sentir   Vida multicolor Esclavo dormido Ignorando dolor Olvidando … Continue reading

July 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Each A King

Passions run cold Lost our wonder Arrogant and bold Life we plunder   Thoughts swim shallow Appearance our truth Fields gone fallow In vanity subdued   Life a measurement Prices … Continue reading

July 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Dandelion

Humble brother Sister contrite No better other In my sight   Smallest of these Greatest of us You I seek Held above   Prince in shackles Pauper in silk Devil … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

Our American Comic Tragedy

Throughout our history, the best leaders have always been the ones who lead through service and are clear communicators. Unfortunately, our country today has a President and a Congress that … Continue reading

May 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nurture Heart and Mind

If we define our existence and our reality merely within financial terms then we are not alive and therefore we can never find happiness and love. Life is so much … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Poor Money, Rich Love

Poor to our peers Society cannot accept We shed no tears Happy and blessed   Our cupboard empty Hearts are full Loving earnestly Life our rule   Money source of … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment