John E. Bush holds a BA Degree from Delaware State College (University), Masters of Science in Education from Westminster College (PA) Masters of Art and Ph. D (Sociology) University of Pittsburgh. He taught in the New Castle (PA) public schools, College Misericordia, Westminster College (both PA) and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth from where he retired. He has traveled widely through out the world and many of the writings in this book reflect experiences gained during those travels. His book Changing Circumstances: Poems for Our Times was published by Xlibris in May of 2008. This book is dedicated to the memory of his father, Charles Summer Bush.