Poetry by Rookie readers, for Rookie readers.
Fragments from the beginnings and ends of love.
Disappearing into the darkness.
It’s a conversation about so much more than just abortion.
I’m African-American, and my great-grandmother was Chickasaw.
Going home to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
They are perfection.
Be sure to thank us in your acceptance speech, OK?
Thoughts on the shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, and the rest of the world.
May's theme is HOMESTRETCH.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!