“It’s a twisted kind of comfort, because I know how to deal with this.”
“Stability seemed to be a dream that I’d never be able to achieve.”
“I’m allowing myself to feel my sadness and anger.”
“I don’t want to waste my breath.”
A travel diary about memories, friendship, and growth.
“I’ve been thinking a lot about my experience of being a teenager.”
“You got this. I know you do.”
“Sometimes being around other people is just too much.”
“Everyone deserves a love like yours.”
“I think maybe life is going to be okay.”
July's theme is POINT OF VIEW. 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!