Dom Hunt

(17/04/1966 / geelong)

My dad


A man passed away today
A man of great resolve
Who strived to live
A different life
One of love and soul
He didn't care about material things
Only knowledge and truth were his way
A man of ideas and thought
A man from yesterday 
Still relevant today
He was a father and husband
A teacher and a poet
A dreamer and a traveller 
Who loved the earth and the bush
Who made simple things an adventure 
And made things remain 
And gave us all a chance to dream
Of things that made life 
More to us it's seems 
Did he doubt and wonder why
Did he have some regrets
A life lived well always will
It's a life I won't forget 

Submitted: Saturday, May 26, 2012

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