Poetry by Rookie readers.
I convinced myself I had to give up enchantment in order to grow up.
Growing up is surreal.
January 2017: Possibility
“I’ve always completely ignored what the media told me a woman should be, and I found my place in the world.”
Growing up almost by accident.
My illness brought out the worst and the best in me.
Looking back and realizing that everything has changed.
A collection of poetry by Rookie readers.
Mixing and matching images until they feel like me.
February’s theme is INTUITION. 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!