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Timothy Mason : POET


"His lines come like heat-seeking missiles, laced with street smart humor and insight."
~   Boston Globe

"His work is lovingly confrontational, pulsing with populist passion, sharp humor and inviting idealism."
~   Boston Globe

"Tim Mason makes me want to listen to his poetry. He uses such beautiful imagery and solid structure mixed with an intense performance style, he one of my favorites."
~ Dom Flemons, Carolina Chocolate Drops

"His insight is genuinely hip because it is accessible. And sensible. And kind."
~   Barry Crimmins, Social Satirist

"I've been playing your pieces and getting great response... people stop and focus...
the words deserve and grab attention."
~  Richard Fox, DJ   WCUW   91.3 FM   Worcester  MA

"Boston's own intense slam poets Benson Wheeler and Timothy Mason led off the evening of emotional fireworks."
~   Bay State Banner

"... a truly welcome alternative to the aspiring opening folkie act   syndrome... modern works that effectively linked both natural and cosmic images with contemporary issues."
~  Sunday Middlesex News

"I have Tim's poems and have read them for friends, but Tim brings them to life like nobody else can."
~  David Wilcox, A & M Recording Artist

"You reminded of the Russian poet Yvegeny Yevtushenkoin his earliest and best  days."
~   Sam Lardner, Fiesta Siesta Productions

"Few poets know the difference between romance and experience or melt >thick poetry with rich storytelling, truly in the oral tradition, in the style of strong tobacco, black coffee and hard liquor."
~   Chris Chandler, Troubadour

"Do that with a guitar and you'd be legendary"
~   John Stewart, Songwriter, ex Kingston Trio

"an inspiration"
~    Jacob Knight, Painter & Folk Poet

~ About Bloodlines:

- "Honest, Personal poetry performed with emotion and subtle expression - writing with wisdom and a clever sense of irony, Tim speaks stirring stories of contemporary America with Humor, Vision and rare perspective."
   ~ Crosstracks Capsule Review