Looks Like Rain Today

By Ashley Hind


“You’re probably wondering why I’m wearing sun glasses”

My neighbour says me to me

In the way she looks away from my eyes


She knows I am the one who calls the cops

She has too

Who else would?

Who else can hear the thuds of her body against the floor of their apartment?

The tears loudly sobbed

The silent screaming whimpers that travel down the radiator pipes to my bathroom

“I’m getting sick of supporting your pathetic ass, you stupid bitch”


She has to know it’s me


“It is just too bright out today”

I say in the way I hold the door open for her


When we both move our lips

Only an awkward “Hi”comes out