Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

Oudeis

Nothing is me Soul not mine Everything is thee Love being kind   Pushing myself out Draining this corpse Never in doubt My chosen course   Follow compassion Mindful of … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

True knowledge…

True knowledge is knowing you are nothing and your neighbor is everything. – Augustine Tagaste  

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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

Stoicheia

Holy is the wind Breath that blows A feeling from Him Carries all He knows   Holy is the rain The world it bathes Soothing our pain Passions it tames … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beyond Conditioning

Born in Prison Unable to feel Constricted reason Reality unreal   Soul denied Mind chained Passion they bind Heart pained   Love forgot Let me breathe Stifled thought Set me … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Those Who Follow

Truth these days Elusive and distant Our spirit prays Despite resistance   Human is divine Kind God’s plan Him seek to find More than man   Follow the mother Perfect … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dear Country Mine

More than black Beyond white Rainbow blast All colors bright   Wide human range Of every variety None deemed strange Loving mixed society   Our global promise All welcome here … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · 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