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12 Days of Christmas: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas


It cannot be overstated how much we at Abraham Thinkin’ love Christmas. Truly, any superlative to describe a person’s enthusiasm is applicable to our Christmas Spirit, and it probably still falls short of effectively capturing the level of our Holiday Cheer. As we all know by now, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is to sing loud for all to hear. Fortunately for you all, we cannot sing Christmas Carols to you through the computer, so instead, we are going to do what we think is the next best thing. Every day between now and Christmas Day, we will post something related to Christmas, including Christmas Traditions, Stories of Christmas Lore; some of Abe’s Christmas Faves, and much much more.

The Night Before Christmas is truly one of the most magical poems written in the English language. It is a perennial Christmas favorite of ours here at *Abraham Thinkin’*, and we could think of no better way to send our greetings to you than to share it with you on this, the Eleventh Day of Christmas, and of course, Christmas Eve! Originally titled “Account of a Visit From St. Nicholas”, this piece was first published anonymously in the Troy Sentinal. Its authorship is generally attributed to Clement Clark Moore, although Henry Livingston Jr. has also claimed to have written it. And now, without further adieu…

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