Spires is a student-run and student-curated literary journal at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, MA. 


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June 16, 2020

“I heard that he’s on the run in Connecticut good riddance scum and crackheads like him are a waste of space here, the last thing Vermont needs is another addict.”

“You know I heard that the kid on the news, you know the one, his picture was up on Facebook the other day...

June 16, 2020

         Human beings are supposedly constantly striving to be reunited with the warmth of their very first conscious bed: their mother’s arms. Having been born into thunder and lightning, I have never known such warmth, and cannot comprehend its loss. M...

June 16, 2020

No Way Out

The Indian Hill Fire

Bear Lake, South Dakota

June 5th, 1986

         Bull Dreger, crew superintendent for the Bear Lake Hotshots, looked around, tranquilly and contentedly at the view before him, taking in the glorious sights of the Mount Boaz National forest. H...

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