Parting with the past and finding fresh starts.
Even when you know someone you love is dying, there is no way to prepare for it at all.
A Twitter friend passes away.
His genuine celebration of all emotion inspires me to be kinder to myself.
“Put it out there”: Michelle Zauner talks about accepting imperfection, and her new The Craft–inspired video.
A little tenderness.
Finals, graduation party invites, and sleeplessness.
Feeling my way through drug dependence and grief.
Snapshots and remembrances.
Wishing hard for an alternative reality.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. 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!