Douglas John Basmajian was born in Troy, N.Y. in 1957. He has a B.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State University, and works in Supply Chain Management in the electronics industry. Doug's true love and passion is for The Arts. He is a jazz and classical flutist, bibliophile, photographer, painter and poet. His photography has been published in national periodicals, and he occasionally performs jazz in the Phoenix , Arizona area. This is his first book of poetry.