Is something you only find in books?
|The conversation was contentious|
and difficult at times ...
I thought the same thing until ...
Participating in the Summit in the Swamp.
That's not its "official name,"
But as far as I was concerned, I was witnessing history in the making.
|But by the end, common ground|
and a possible path forward was found
By the end of the multi-stakeholder gathering ...
We might have even succeeded in getting a major water project back on track.
Not that there still isn't plenty of work ahead.