Christmas Poetry: “Santa” by Gary R. Hess – From ‘X-Mas in Shorts’

“Santa” is a short contemporary Christmas poem written by Gary R. Hess in celebration of its namesakes fantastic and lovable mythical character. The poem describes Santa Claus’s clothes, hair, eyes, glasses, and other characteristics using imagery, similes and other poetic elements. The writing is suitable for children of all ages and is an incredible way to start the holidays or read on Christmas eve along with Twas the Night Before Christmas.

“Santa” was originally published in X-Mas in Shorts: Poetry for Christmas Cheer (Bright Dreams Journal Book 8) along with various other Christmas holiday poems.

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