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.
Social anxiety doesn’t have to put a damper on your holiday spirit.
I know that I’m going in the right direction, because it’s one that I chose.
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!