Ananda Gervais has lived in London for every one of her 16 years on earth. Her favorite things are books, Superman, and math, and in her spare time she loves to write, take pictures, and make videos.
“I think maybe life is going to be okay.”
“I have to stop thinking attention is love.”
“I’m just trying to figure out who I am.”
Learning to accept ourselves.
Strange dreams and speaking up.
Job searching and transitions.
In emotional limbo.
Home for the holidays, and resisting control.
Procrastination, a first breakup, and blackout poetry.
Too much and not enough time.
October's theme is SPIRIT. 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!