“Things aren’t bad. They just haven’t become great fast enough.”
Learning to accept ourselves.
“There’s no one way to adulthood.”
Mental health and looking towards the future.
“It’s hard to leave my daydreams.”
Strange dreams and speaking up.
“I don’t know what’ll happen but it doesn’t bother me.”
Budding friendships and nostalgia.
New cities and new beginnings.
“Times are hard for dreamers.”
September’s theme is ON THE VERGE. 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!