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

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True knowledge…

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Con Brio

Each raindrop A kiss From atop Earthly gift   Mind inspired Heart inflamed Love desired Life your name   Source of me Made alive Queen of we Pride mine   … Continue reading

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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