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POETRY by Kathe L. Palka

Clover Hill Reformed Church (Hillsborough, NJ) The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it. John 1:5 It stands as it always has, constant even in the wake of December's celebrations. Along the Old Amwell Road, a white clapboard sentinel whose vigil spans three centuries. Circa 1834. Built in a wave of revival that swept the East then rose up in a hundred wooden steeples, its church spire rises still, visible by day on all approaches…
Kathe L. Palka
February 15, 2003