Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

I the Ant

A dream am I Bound by reality Superhuman guy Hiding in conformity   Inside a king Outside a pauper Angels sing As I hover   This we believe Ourselves over … Continue reading

September 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Failure Leads to Truth

The only way to truly understand life is to fail at it. – Augustine Tagaste  

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Catechesis In Vita

I thought myself The handsomest Above all else The smartest   Swimming in arrogance Bathing in vanity With greatness blessed Genius insanity   My lesson to fall Fail and crumble … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

Bantam

Bottom looking up All above me Under the dust Particle unseen   By His breath Gently propelled Rising instead Above earthly hell   His absence Damnation defined Soul in transit … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · Leave a 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

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

Lion in Grey

Sometimes down Never out Holding ground Without doubt   Mind is sharp Will is firm In my heart Passions burn   Fool to some Hero of others Haters I shun … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment