St. Nicholas Poems

St Nicholas in woods with animals
Artist: Elsa Schnell-Dittmann
St. Nicholas Center Collection

Origin of Species
Phyllis McGinley’s story of St. Nicholas
Find Us Quickly If You Can
Traditional Dutch
St. Nicholas Verse
Traditional German
The Baker 
A poem for bakers by Tom Williams
Will The Real St. Nicholas Please Stand Up?—And Indeed He Did
A poem by Ogden Nash
A Song for St. Nicholas
by Mary Mapes Dodge, from Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates
Nine Poems from Germany 
Traditional poems adapted for English
Nicholas 
Poem-prayer by Charlie Goring
Saint Nicholas
A poem from France by Paul Claudel
Piccola
A 19th century poem by Celia Thaxter

Poems in other sections

St. Nicholas Day Poem
The story of St. Nicholas
Saint Nicholas
A poem from Belgium by Ade Bethune
A Rhyme for Nicholas
Saint of Children, Saint of Sailors by Eleanor Farjeon

St. Nicholas Stories—Basic, Series, Folk Tales, Comics & More
Stories for Classroom Use
Traditional Stories & Legends
Classic Primary Sources
Life of St. Nicholas shown in images
Modern Miracles

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