Texas: A Fiction

Cutter Ulhorn is a Practical English for Success (PES) volunteer serving in a pueblo in La Guajira, Colombia. -   Mirah – Lonestar Texas bleeds in and out. They do not tell you this when you are born. There is no talk when you are growing up, just on the verge of discovering yourself through … Continue reading Texas: A Fiction

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Sway

Cutter Ulhorn is a Practical English for Success (PES) volunteer serving in a pueblo in La Guajira, Colombia. -   I. Life It is night, and along the mountains is a rim of light. It is the spoor of stars melded in cloud cover, the ghostly orange of street lamps flashing in and out of … Continue reading Sway

Questions

Cutter Ulhorn is a Practical English for Success (PES) volunteer serving in a pueblo in Magdalena, Colombia. -   My friends ask me questions. I have answers. “Profe, how old are you?” “Twenty six.” “Profe, how tall are you?” I still don't know how to explain my height in meters. I say six pies and … Continue reading Questions

How to Live Forever

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Cutter Ulhorn is a Practical English for Success Volunteer serving in a pueblo in La Guajira, Colombia. -   Wake up. Pray. Go to school. Greet the portero. Greet the seños. Greet your counterpart. Unlock the classroom door. Start your class. Teach a dynamic activity. In the course of your lessons, you will be asked … Continue reading How to Live Forever