I will be myself, bravely.
Notes after therapy.
An ode to Tyler, the Creator. And a pep talk on self-love.
My childhood nickname does not define me.
An ode to carefree, totally unencumbered individuals.
Cue the “pretty on fleek” mantra.
However I look, I’m just as I should be.
Ignore the voices calling you a “selfish millennial.”
It’s time to get super silly and weird.
May's theme is HOMESTRETCH.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!