“My relationship to the word is anything but scientific; it is a matter of faith on my part, that the word endows material substance, by setting the thing named apart from all else.”

C.D. Wright

Find My Work

Online Publications

Five Poems, Still: The Journal

“The Faith of Withered Seeds” & “Creation Myth”, Appalachian Review

“Feeling Synesthetic”, Bridge Eight: The Dark Heart of Messier 87

“Suicide Attempt: How Can You Love Another If You Do Not First Love Yourself” & “It Can Be So Hard To Close My Heart Sometimes Especially”, Killjoy: The #Access Issue

“Soup du Jour” the museum of americana, issue 16

In Print & For Purchase

“Four Poems”, Woodwasp no. 7 by Painted Door Press

“Five Poems”, Woodwasp no. 6 by Painted Door Press

“The Faith of Withered Seeds” & “Creation Myth”, Appalachian Review

“Others Wait To Ripen”, The Canopy Review

“To Pennsylvania I Believe From Ohio” & “To A Desert Forwarded To The Midwest From A Telephone Booth”, Woodwasp no. 4 by Painted Door Press

About Me

Clayton Spencer is an Appalachian poet from Southeastern Kentucky. He holds a BA in English from the University of Kentucky.


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