It snot very hard.
Tonight we’re going to the mall to fall in love.
The going gets tough.
Boys, smooching, and a lot of talk about masturbation.
Moments from an imaginary movie.
I felt like I was about to have the best night of my life, so I took a deep breath and I jumped.
Do you ever feel like you’re just really bad at being young?
Spring can really hang you up.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!