Look away now.
Why do so many people freeze up and quit?
Obsessions come and go, but my commitment never wavers.
Creativity doesn’t always flow, but I keep going anyway.
I haven’t been single in more than a decade.
To me, “rick-rack” and “Mod Podge” sound like names for oatmeal from a fairy tale.
January’s theme is UTOPIA. 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!