"The Polish Custom is for Saint Nicholas (świętego Mikołaja) to bring children presents on December 6th. Here's a short poem for Saint Nicholas that you might enjoy...." -Ed

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Notes

We asked Agnieszka Magnucka if they still celebrate St. Nick's Day in modern day Poland, she wrote: "Yes, it's true. It's not only for children. Also adults can enjoy presents on that day. Usually we do small gifts on St. Nick's day and then bigger at Christmas Eve... Lucky we."

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Thanks to Agnieszka Magnucka for the recording!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Edward M. Gawlinski for contributing and translating this poem.

Image: Illustration of St. Nick, 1886.

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