Though the Christmas holiday has its roots in a Christian celebration of the birth of the Christ child, it has grown into a day celebrated for both its religious and secular appeal. In fact, the image of the rosy-cheeked, white-bearded Santa Claus came to us from a poem. Browse the list below for poems about Christmas and read more on Christmas and other winter holidays on our poems for Christmas page.
|1865||Christmas Bells||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow|
|1823||A Visit from St. Nicholas||Clement Clarke Moore|
|1821||Old Santeclaus||Clement Clarke Moore|
|1645||On the Morning of Christ's Nativity||John Milton|
|1622||A Christmas Carol||George Wither|