He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work,
And fill’d all the stockings; then turn’d with a jerk,
And laying his finger aside of his nose,
And giving a nod, up the chimney he rose.
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 pic of my Christmas tree from 2015. No special lighting or effects, just a snap from my Kodak Share digital camera.