Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

Tag Archives: orthodox christianity

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

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

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

Obsequium

Long Story Short The last time I felt human, St. John Chrysostom was refining his liturgy and there was only one Church. We were all just Christians back then, but … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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

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