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Red's Poetry is a recurring side segment on The Red Green Show in which Red reads a short poem that he's either written himself or based on a writing by a more famous author. Red is always pictured by himself outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions: Hot sun, pouring rain, heavy snow. It doesn't matter.

This segment ran from the 1991 to 1996 seasons.

Poems Themed To SeasonsEdit

Spring Hopes EternalEdit

Episode Subject
Gun Powder Shakes Tadpoles
The Four-Man Raft Plucking flower petals

Endless SummerEdit

Episode Subject
Wind-Powered Boat The beach
Eating salad
Relaxation
The Bad Check-Up Two men arm-wrestling
The Tanks We Get Expansion from heat
Green Green Guarding a pool

The Harder the FallEdit

Episode Subject
The Sing Along Machine One last time
The Broken Water Pump The opening of hunting season

The Winter of Our Discount TentEdit

Episode Subject
He-Man Contest A snowball with a puppy in it
A dog accidentally put in a fireplace in place of a log
Gun Powder Shakes Sleigh riding for $100 an hour
Maple Syrup Cousin Jerry who makes snow angels
Car Pool A frozen willow tree
The Spawning Grounds Hibernating animals
Magnetic Lake Fights in hockey
Underground Parking Sledding
The Tanks We Get Freezing during a sleigh ride
Fire Brigade Santa Claus getting electrocuted
Biosphere Three Red coming home from a Christmas party with garlic on him

Poems WrittenEdit

1994 SeasonEdit

Episode Subject Author
The Owl Project Figure skating Red Green
The Beer Project Tiny shoots Red Green
The Badger Project Potholes Red Green
The Ski & Golf Project Putting in the dock Red Green

1996 SeasonEdit

Episode Subject Author
Sedgwick the Tenant Red Green version of "The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower" Dylan Thomas Green
The Petting Zoo Red Green version of "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" T.S. Eliot and R.S. Green

1998 SeasonEdit

Episode Subject Author
It's A Wonderful Red Green Christmas Red Green version of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" N/A

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