Cover Design: Hang Le
Photograph: Wander Aguiar
Model: Forest T.
create with one touch has me searching for her, even when there’s also
something dark underneath her bright smile.
giving her all of me while expecting all of her.
mystical lands of Mexico City, Claudia grew up with a childhood that resembled
a caffeine-injected soap opera. Seventeen years ago she ventured to the lands
of her techie husband—a.k.a. the U.S.—with their offspring to start a new
She now lives in Colorado working for a small IT company,
managing her household filled with three confused dogs, said nerd husband, two
daughters wrought with fandoms and a son who thinks he’s the boss of the house.
To survive she works continually to find purpose for the voices flitting
through her head, plus she consumes high quantities of chocolate to keep the
last threads of sanity intact.