I exist, I rebel, I prosper.
Chris was larger than life, and I struggled in his shadow.
There are moments when I feel absolutely, irrevocably free.
How do I know my kind of adventure is the “right” kind?
I work tirelessly, every day, to see myself.
Being in the minority is hard, but you’re not alone.
Against compulsory happiness.
Sometimes the only person you can save is yourself.
Responsibility hurtled toward me like a high-speed train.
I thought I needed everyone to like me.
September's theme is INFINITY.
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!