By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University)
Stuck for a bit of festive-themed poetry this Christmas? Let us help. Here are our 10 quick holiday recommendations for the Christmas season. These are, we reckon, 10 of the greatest poems for the Christmas holidays, spanning over 600 years of poetry in the English language (yes, the earliest poem on this list dates from around 1400!).
They’re all quite short and make for ideal festive reading, so we’ve provided links to each of the poems, too.