‘The Unlucky Vicar’ by Hugh is Write Out Loud’s Poem of the Week

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As April draws to a close, the new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘The Unlucky Vicar’ by Hugh. A light-hearted piece which shows that men of the cloth are as prey to human frailties as the rest of us. As you’ll see in his answers to the questions we sent him, Hugh is a man of few words who prefers to let his poems speak for him!

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