Michael Shindler

Michael Shindler

About 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.

“The Morning Sun”

By |2018-10-13T01:33:09-05:00October 13th, 2018|Categories: Poetry|

Endeavour to be like the Morning Sun Now sailing upon the circadian tide Who grants warmth to the world when it’s earned none, Without a sound and without hint of pride, Who lights the land as unversed lovers love, Demanding nothing, save to give yet more, And performs his splendid duty above, Amid times of [...]

“Sing Now”

By |2018-06-23T22:34:00-05:00June 24th, 2018|Categories: Literature, Poetry|

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 gentle song’s ascent. Sing now child in the valley-glade; Fret not over the blind judgment. Your hair’s neither darkened nor grayed [...]

“A Lantern Dims”

By |2018-02-08T12:01:31-05:00February 8th, 2018|Categories: Beauty, Poetry|

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 longer burn brightly, Above groves where once hyacinths had [...]

“Before First-Frost”

By |2017-12-12T13:44:04-05:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Christmas, Poetry|

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. […]