Songs about embracing your own other-ness.
Music that makes it feel better to be on the outside.
Let’s go somewhere no one knows.
You could do a lot worse than sharing a teenager’s taste in music.
Everything is going to be all right.
Songs that capture the boredom/beauty of small British towns.
“There Is a Light That Never Goes Out”
A consolation prize.
Black on the outside, dancing on the inside.
September’s theme is ON THE VERGE. 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!