Twitter fingers, solid friends, and feeling germy.
Hospitals, Harry Styles, and the last week of high school.
“No one had ever told me that they loved my disability before.”
A new diagnosis, and people-watching related revelations.
Opting out of the school-stress Olympics.
When my mom got breast cancer, I wanted to do anything I could to make her feel better.
I don’t want to let go of her, but how can I hold on?
I dealt with mortality at the ripe age of 13.
On a different kind of consumption.
The best kinds of buddies make you better.
October’s theme is HUMAN NATURE. 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!