The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,
And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath.
He had a broad face, and a little round belly,
That shook when he laugh’d, like a bowl full of jelly:
Verse for this version of “A Visit from St. Nicholas” found on Wikipedia.
Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a gathering of green ornaments from my holiday stash. No special lighting or effects, just a snap from my smartphone.