Growing up almost by accident.
I tried to bypass sloppy firsts and skip straight to emotional maturity.
“I might be a nobody to everyone else, but I know that I’m just me.”
Even in a group, I’m afraid of missing out.
Victories—team-assisted and solo.
You can find your way through the crowd.
“My songs of captivity are always the prettiest.”
Into the unknown.
I’m a dating rookie, but a veteran witness of others’ relationships.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. 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!