Amelia, by Gill Robb Wilson, is from Leaves From An Old Log, American Aviation Associates, 1938.
Eagle Youth, by Karle Wilson Baker, was originally published in Yale Review, 1918.
Losses, by Randall Jarrell, is from The Complete Poems, Farrar, Straux and Giroux, 1945, 1969.
The Boy's First Flight, by Gary Soto,was written for the NASA Art Program in 1997.
Flying Crooked, by Robert Graves, is from Robert Graves Collected Poems, Carcanet Press, 2000.
An Airman's Hymn, by Francis M. Miller, is from the June 20, 1940,18th Pursuit Group Songbook.