I’m trying not to retreat.
A visual diary about finding family.
What do you see?
Weathering all kinds of storms.
Green up your home without seeming like a scold.
Close enough for comfort.
My mom let me do basically whatever I wanted, within reason.
He’s always been here with me.
My family’s beliefs are the unbridgeable distance between us.
A non-elegy to a beloved uncle.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. 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!