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

I Progenitor

My dear child Beloved creation Born inside Love’s destination   By time refined Learning and growing Free to decide Feeling and knowing   Teachers provided You ignore lessons Rebellion incited … Continue reading

September 5, 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

Life Confession

Each breath felt Heavy my chest Weak I knelt Seeking to rest   This tired imp Soul wore out Spirit went limp Life in doubt   Face on the floor … Continue reading

June 26, 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

Faith Not Illusion

Bless the Lord Oh my soul Thy holy word From long ago   My heart’s wings Raise my spirit Your grace brings Our every gift   Sinner I am Less … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Persistence of Age

Fire burned out Old men say Cast in doubt Quiet they lay   Ignited once more My embers not cold Seeing death’s door Flames burn bold   Nearer the grave … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cursed to Unconformity

Thoughts churn Storm my mind Each word Its own time   Dissecting confusion Reason my scalpel Removing illusion Angst I quell   Continuous search Life’s proof Heaven and earth Eternal … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment