Popular Poem Creates Jolly Santa Claus

Popular Poem Creates Jolly Santa Claus

Clement Moore’s popular American poem, A Visit From St. Nicholas, also known as Twas The Night Before Christmas, is credited with creating the jolly image of Santa Claus recognized throughout the world. Moore wrote this poem Christmas Eve, 1822, as a gift for his family. He did not plan on it being published. There was […]