“The election left me feeling drained, and really stupid.”
Caught in a wave of self-doubt.
College rejections and scenes from screenwriting class.
Patrick Swayze’s smooth moves and other fragments of last week.
Very over February, and seeking escapes.
Romanticized and screen-mediated love.
Offering resources and solidarity rather than opinions.
Discipline, boundaries, and love to the moon and back.
Looking out for love.
Getting sick, being the designated driver, and raising a plant.
February’s theme is INTUITION. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!