Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt

Sarah Piatt, also known as Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt, was a 19th-century American poet. Her career included hundreds of poems that were included in newspapers and magazines. She published 18 volumes of poetry, two of which she wrote along with her husband. During her lifetime, her poetry was widely read. But, today, her readership has significantly dwindled. Read more of Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt’s Biography.

After Wings

‘After Wings’ by Sarah Piatt is a short poem that centers on the wings of a butterfly. This poem highlights the importance of accepting change as it is the essence of life.

Hearing the Battle.—July 21, 1861

‘Hearing the Battle.—July 21, 1861’ by Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt describes one speaker’s curiosity regarding the happenings of a distant battle. 

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