Jessica Barrog


Opened your hands to our

People when their backs ached from

Prejudice. We

Resisted when you promised to

Emancipate our

Serfs. You laid

Shackles upon our children’s

Imaginations. Yet it is

Obvious we are

Not the weak ones.

Jessica Barrog is a sophomore in the Creative Writing Department at the San Francisco School of the Arts. Although she has never been published, she is an active writer and hopes to make a career from writing some day.

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