Twitter fingers, solid friends, and feeling germy.
Hospitals, Harry Styles, and the last week of high school.
This too shall pass.
Home for the holidays, and resisting control.
The end of harsh self-criticism, first ever prom, and kindness above all.
A new pet and painting woes.
“The moment has no end.”
Gossip, competition, and searching for community.
Procrastination, a first breakup, and blackout poetry.
May’s theme is GRADUATION. 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!