There’s no one in sight.
Unsent texts, unlearned lessons, and final exams.
Staying afloat takes power.
Making it up as I go.
Tips for making solo visits to the cafeteria less lonesome.
Longing to be with yourself.
It’s a beautiful, lonely season.
A comic that questions whether two people can really be “made for each other.”
Even in a group, I’m afraid of missing out.
Victories—team-assisted and solo.
December’s theme is OMENS. 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!