Skeptics called her hoodoo woman, witch, rootworker, conjurer, but the women knew her.
I didn’t know how much I’d have to learn from her.
It carries stories and souls.
Maybe if we sit here long enough we’ll get a glimpse.
Joy by way of Istanbul and thank-you notes.
Three entries on friendship: wanting it and finding it.
I definitely (don’t) believe in sanpaku.
It calls to me.
Her magic was real.
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!