Greg M. Schumaker
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Joined 11-01-03, id: 380962
Author has written 81 stories for Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery, Life, Humor, Humor, Love, Sci-Fi, Nature, General, Politics, Religion, and General.

I'm 18. I want to be Graham Greene. I love writing more than cherry Tootsie Pops, which is quite a bit of love. I'm currently majoring in
English at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

E-mail me, we can do lunch.

"The Story of Gene Stoughton" is now available. http://www.cafepress.com/gregmschumaker

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Scratch the Ice reviews
I’d rather just scratch the ice of brilliance...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 73 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 12/1/2005
A Poem for Billy Collins reviews
A tribute to the former poet laureate.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 141 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/26/2005
Looking for Ghosts in Mirrors reviews
I expect some unfamiliar face to show up...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 132 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 11/26/2005
To Divorce
The downfall of two marriages. One in a modern day small town. The other in a fictitious utopia based on Sir Thomas More's "Utopia: Book II."
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,564 - Published: 11/22/2005
Deleting You reviews
I deleted you from my buddy list...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 11/22/2005
It'll Never Stop reviews
Inspired by snow.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 208 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 11/22/2005
Autumn Poem reviews
A smell of spices rises from the puddles...
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 167 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/6/2005
George W Bush reviews
This world is old and golden...
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 31 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 10/6/2005
I'm an Antonio reviews
Inspired by 'The Merchant of Venice'
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 106 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/6/2005
I Don't Need Anybody reviews
I live by a new creed, by a new set of rules...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 79 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 10/6/2005
Forgetful Without Reason reviews
On the bridge, on the phone...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 45 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/6/2005
Sonnet reviews
My one and only sonnet.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/6/2005
On the Sandbar reviews
Remembering the perfect last trip to the beach of the summer...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/28/2005
Gay Messiahs reviews
There's a lot of them here tonight, singing along to Rufus Wainwright...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 166 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/21/2005
Down with Love! reviews
Down with love! Down with pain!
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 51 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 8/19/2005
This Summer reviews
It sometimes feels like a waterslide...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 93 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/13/2005
Wardrobe reviews
I lived once, but now I just breath.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 76 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/13/2005
Concerning Boredom reviews
Time is a hard thing to kill...
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 41 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/13/2005
Rufus reviews
The story of a man with an amputation fetish who hears voices and cannot drink cold liquids.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,531 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/23/2005
Ms Fabulous reviews
My ode to girls with attitude.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 217 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/18/2005
Caution reviews
You hit every yellow instead of green or red...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 65 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/18/2005
Beach Poem reviews
Sometimes I do actually love Michigan.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/18/2005
The Papal Recipe for Redemption reviews
Don't take me seriously.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 227 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/18/2005
My Closet reviews
What's in my closet? What's in yours?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 49 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 7/13/2005
Emily as a God reviews
A woman stumbles upon a mental patient who worships Emily Dickinson.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,692 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/5/2005
Double Negative reviews
Eighteen years in Michigan and you'd write a poem about it too...
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 28 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 6/24/2005
Always Searching reviews
Always searching for something prolific, for something specific - apocalyptic.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 59 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 6/24/2005
Individual Results May Vary reviews
I prayed to God and got the earth...
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 44 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 6/24/2005
Nothing's Impossible reviews
It's hard to hatch a scrambled egg...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 125 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 6/16/2005
Mrs Dalloway reviews
Don't we all want to be Clarissa?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 104 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/29/2005
Driveway Philosophy reviews
I contemplated life once from the driveway on my back looking up...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 273 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/29/2005
The Lost Weekend reviews
Drunken Friday, Saturday stoned, sober Sunday - euphoria dethroned.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 82 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/29/2005
Sitcom Clarity reviews
How great it would be to be handed that sitcom clarity...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/29/2005
The Impromptu Escape Plan reviews
The result of being stuck in a room with a nature writer raving about flannel shirts.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 23 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/29/2005
Paranoid reviews
I think I have an overactive bladder, and sometimes my heart just won't slow...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/29/2005
Candy Cigarettes reviews
Darth Vader dethroned...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 64 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/30/2005
The Backhand reviews
"For to backhand the president gave him reason to descend"
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 95 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 4/21/2005
Morning Wood reviews
As highly inappropriate as it may seem...
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 45 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 4/21/2005
QTips reviews
I hope my earwax didn't remember all those things that I said...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 88 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/21/2005
The Aspiring Writer reviews
I just want to be Graham Greene in Versace...
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/29/2005
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder reviews
Purified water, cool mist humidifier...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 106 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/29/2005
Moments of Loneliness reviews
They mainly come at four AM and last until six...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 147 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/27/2005
Just Once reviews
Let me take too many of these pills just once.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 118 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/27/2005
The Poet reviews
Cursed with the imagination of a poet, getting off to stop signs in the rain...
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 139 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/27/2005
The Angry Athiest & Sorrowful Scientist reviews
Sitting in a coffee shop, sipping her vodka, The Angry Atheist looked across the table and said to her friend...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 490 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/20/2005
Everyday Porn reviews
Everyday Porn in the hallway. People kissing for all too see.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 91 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 3/20/2005
Finger Painting reviews
One state, Two states, Red states, Blue states.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 146 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/20/2005
The Truth about Time reviews
Time is but a Trojan horse assembled by the hands of man...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 164 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/20/2005
Concerning Poetry reviews
I'll write without structure when I please.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 103 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/20/2005
An Ode to Sunday reviews
Sunday wouldn't be the same if it boasted another name.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 144 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/6/2005
Sorry to Myself reviews
I'd like to apologize to someone I've offended, to someone I've wronged...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 110 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/6/2005
My Letter to the World
Kim Jong-Il should pick up dance...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 156 - Published: 3/6/2005
Life According to Greg reviews
The meaning of life may best be found in its own lack of definition.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 111 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/6/2005
Eulogy to a Relationship Undefined reviews
I'm sorry that it's over before it started.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 122 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/6/2005
My Blue Period
If Picasso had picked up a pencil...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Published: 3/6/2005
The Importance of Paper reviews
Imagine a world sans paper or scroll...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 103 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/25/2005
Me
I'd like to apologize to those sitting up front.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 54 - Published: 2/13/2005
Observations of an American Youth reviews
There came a day when I cut the carbs, but all I got was this lousy poem...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 96 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 2/12/2005
Denial reviews
It's a river in Egypt.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/6/2005
If These Teacups Could Talk
They would speak of sleep and desire, Of sadness and of stress.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 294 - Published: 1/30/2005
Concerning Writer's Block Part Two reviews
Whose hand dealt these restraints?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 149 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/13/2005
Something Epic reviews
Winter highlights the negative aspects of being human.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,858 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/11/2005
Death of a Metrosexual reviews
“How could this happen?” she asked painfully. “Who would do this? He was so young and hip.”
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,201 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/17/2004
The Lucky One
So you pulled your Rolex from a box of Cheerios...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 76 - Published: 12/10/2004
The Holiday Poem
Darwin left a square angel in the snow.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 124 - Published: 12/7/2004
Concerning Writer's Block reviews
A eulogy.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 123 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/3/2004
Everyday Alzheimer's reviews
The looming conformity a conditional symptom.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/30/2004
Second Revolution reviews
The Prime Minister sends his regards.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,176 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/22/2004
Concerning the Future reviews
It could happen.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 112 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/21/2004
Second Hand Smoke reviews
Proven deadlier than the source.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Angst/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 63 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/16/2004
The Occasional UFO reviews
The result of trying to sleep.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 93 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/7/2004
See It My Way
The Beatles may not have said it best...
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 98 - Published: 11/4/2004
Monday Morning
They said the fire killed Hope.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Mystery/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 97 - Published: 11/4/2004
Overlooking
Standing over Grand Rapids.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 48 - Published: 11/4/2004
Untitled For Dramatic Purposes reviews
Break free, embrace the freedom.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/4/2004
Senior Confessions reviews
From a student who has seen it all.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,292 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/27/2004
Binding Lyrics
A Poem of Fused Song
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 212 - Published: 10/4/2004
Cause for Therapy
The conception of a boy named Gene Stoughton.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,391 - Published: 10/4/2004
Tuesday
Tuesday Palmer got John Cadogan addicted to Love...
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: K - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,073 - Published: 9/22/2004
A Forest of the Mind's Eye reviews
I stopped and enjoyed the scenery.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 749 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/16/2004
Mercy Hughes reviews
Funny how an assignment based on 'Macbeth' written by a guy who loved 'Kill Bill' can turn out to be so funky. I bring you: the story of Mercy Huges.
Fiction: Thriller - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,617 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/18/2004