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

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

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

Cause and Effect

We are our own cause, and we are our own effect. We are the sum of every decision we have made and every consequence of those decisions.   From a … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clear Sincerity

I wonder if William Shakespeare ever truly understood the impact his work would have on subsequent generations of writers, artists and thinkers. Heavy pearls of wisdom and an in-depth knowledge … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Our Mythology

As modern people, we have come to accept social illusions that run contrary to our traditional ideals and have turned the American Dream into the American Myth. Fueled by the … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Passion’s True Love

Nelson Mandela once stated that a good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Life’s Journey

A wiser man than I once said that life is not speed, it is resistance. Never mind how fast you get to where you want to be, but focus on … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Habitual Faith

Deepak Chopra once said that religion is belief in someone else’s experience, spirituality is having your own experience and atheism is no experience only measurement. That got me thinking about … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment