the imaginative conservative logo

Michael Shindler

Michael Shindler
Michael Shindler is a writer living in Washington, D.C. His work has appeared in The American Conservative, The American Spectator, the Washington Examiner, and Townhall. Mr. Shindler is a graduate of Rutgers University, where he studied Economics and Political Science. He is also an alum of the Charles Koch Institute’s Policy Fellowship and America’s Future Foundation’s Writing Fellowship.
1 356

Sing now child in the valley-glade. Fret not over the blind judgment Of hyacinths bright and fragrant Or high pines yielding welcome shade. In strange tones, this wildwood has prayed To hear your...
3 926

A lantern dims within the old belfry; There are not now any bells to be rung; And yet there sleeps a song dreaming nobly In the silence where once three bells had swung. Within the heart of a fair land far-flung, Beneath stars that no...
0 825

Before first-frost enfolds the woodland glade, Compelling fowl and foliage to flight, Anoint the earth with balm of prayers prayed. The bodies of beleaguered brothers laid Have yet to rot and yet to reunite, Before first-frost enfolds the woodland glade.