Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

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

Us Almost People

Your only concern Us Latin people Is trying to learn If we are illegal   Always second class Permanent exclusion Neglect and harass Stirring confusion   Less than human Seen … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Lesson Learned

Sisters hear Need you near Brothers hear Challenge fear   I am you You are me Together true Ourselves free   Us they force Pushing apart Lies they resort Stabbing … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Mindful Resistance

Ignorance chosen Better the lies Thoughts frozen The truth denied   Dying democracy Society implodes New autocracy Leaders condone   Education stifled Progress in delay Thought a trifle Servants obey … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Our Promise Unfulfilled

Each their story Together make one Outside category Fading colors run   Segregated past Moving forward No more caste Progress a reward   Struggle not over Success yet achieved A … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

True Love’s Warning

My noble queen Your servant I am A majesty seen By humble man   One of many All bow to you Firm and steady You we choose   Tyrants will … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conspicuous Dissent

Revolution is here Chosen a side Overcoming all fear Our people rise   Impeach the clown Order of the day Tear fascism down A democratic way   By force a … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Crown the Fool

Enter the Carnival A fool is crowned Our kingdom now cruel From princes no sound   From grace we stray Follow a wolf as sheep Our colors turned gray A … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nonviolent Rebellion: Resistance is Not Futile

A violent revolution gave birth to the United States of America, and today nonviolent rebellion can save it. Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi lead great changes in their societies … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment