Villanelle: Georgia Winter

Anna Muh, Staff Writer

They call it winter, but is it really?

Do the balmy 60 degree days count as chilly winter air?

Are Georgia winters considered “winter,” because they aren’t too chilly.

 

A winter should have snow and cold and ice, ideally.

Georgia does not have any of that weather, so no need to prepare.

They call it winter, but is it really?

 

Up north, the snow falls freely,

But in Georgia the ground remains bare.

Are Georgia winters considered “winter,” because they aren’t too chilly.

 

Cold Georgia air can leave you wanting some warm chili

Because sometimes Georgia winters get cold, but that is rare.

They call it winter, but is it really?

 

When Georgia is covered in snow, the atmosphere is stilly.

When the red clay is blanketed in white powder, it is impossible not to stare.

Are Georgia winters considered “winter,” because they aren’t too chilly.

 

Some say calling warm weather “winter” is silly

Because the ground that should be covered in snow is often left bare.

They call it winter, but is it really?

Are Georgia winters considered “winter,” because they aren’t too chilly.