David Mason Poems

David Mason is an American poet who was born in 1954 in Bellingham, Washington. He received his MA and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester, New York. He’s published numerous poetry collections and won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize. His work exports everything from the outdoors, travel, family, to relationships. 

Song of the Powers

by David Mason

Published in 1996, in David Mason’s award-winning collection, The Country I Remember, ‘Song of the Powers’ uses a children’s game, “stone, paper, scissors,” in order to comment on the futility of power.


by David Mason

David Mason’s ‘Spooning’ appears in the 1991 winter issue of The Hudson Review. This poem is about a speaker recapturing his dead grandfather’s life.

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