Wildlings, meet Courtney LeBlanc!

Wildlings, today we bring your our latest Featured Artist, the wonderful Courtney LeBlanc!

Courtney LeBlanc is the author of Beautiful & Full of Monsters (forthcoming from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press), chapbooks All in the Family (Bottlecap Press) and The Violence Within (Flutter Press), and a Pushcart Prize nominee. She has her MBA from University of Baltimore and her MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. She loves nail polish, wine, and tattoos. Read her publications on her blog: www.wordperv.com. Follow her on twitter: @wordperv, and IG: @wordperv79

Today we bring you a beautiful new poem from Courtney - a taster of what's to come!


He pulls it out of his pocket, bright
and eager, extends his hand and drops
it into my open palm. A delicate
necklace with five tiny stars strung across
the chain. My smile outshines the galaxy,
You’ve given me my own constellation,
I say, stringing it around my neck, the gold stars falling
across my collar bones. He reaches out, lightly
fingering the stars. He closes his eyes,
makes a wish.