On May 15,1918,
The first U.S. airmail did fly.
Washington, D.C. - take off scene
To land in New York, by and by.
President Wilson shook the hand
Of Lieutenant George Boyle, to be
The pilot of the small plane, and
Then Boyle took off to history.
Unfortunately, Boyle got lost
After an hour flying forth.
Somehow he got directions crossed
And did fly South instead of North.
He crash landed with the airmail.
This first delivery did fail.