Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

Triste Borincano

Lamentando mí pena Pobre victima Tocando plena Mi encíclica   Tengo para beber No para vivir Deje de leer Deje de sentir   Vida multicolor Esclavo dormido Ignorando dolor Olvidando … Continue reading

July 27, 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

Once A Dream

Once a dream Sweet equality Never been This reality   White and black Yellow and brown Red came back Colors abound   Men and women Gay and straight Recognition given … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dear Country Mine

More than black Beyond white Rainbow blast All colors bright   Wide human range Of every variety None deemed strange Loving mixed society   Our global promise All welcome here … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conspicuous Dissent

Revolution is here Chosen a side Overcoming all fear Our people rise   Impeach the clown Order of the day Tear fascism down A democratic way   By force a … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · 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

Mutual Respect

I was in a well-known coffee shop the other day, and as I observed customers interacting with the staff it became apparent that the latter were being absolutely dehumanized. The … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment