Can't You See It Coming? Marge Piercy DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-058-07-2006-11_6 Keywords: Political Economy Abstract Fires crackle in the brittle treesbled dry by drought, the grass,bleached straw on the dusty hillswhere rain no longer fallsin what used to be its seasonThis article can also be found at the Monthly Review website, where most recent articles are published in full.Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website. Requires Subscription or Fee PDF (USD 3) HTML Published 2006-12-06 Issue Vol. 58, No. 7: December 2006 Section Poetry Please see here for reprint requests.