Poetry by Rookie readers.
Illustrated poems about the ways we are constantly changing.
Poems from my mom’s point of view.
Poems about growing up.
Illustrated poems about in-between feelings.
Poems about first love, snow falls, and hesitation.
Selected poems from a new chapbook.
The celebrated poet on living, learning, and her love affair with listening.
Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴
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!