aquarianmelo's Letters

Jamell Crouthers

Being Chosen

The majority of my life, I haven’t been chosen,
Well, I’ll delve into it from a dating standpoint.
There are other elements of me not being chosen,
But for now, I’ll write this from a relationship aspect.
I’ve watched women I like chase the bad guy,
Or the one that wasn’t right for them.
Nah, don’t feel bad for me or feel empathy yet,
See, I…read more

Jamell Crouthers

The Big Shift That Changed My Life

The year 2020 was one to remember and it’s one that I’ll never forget. The year 2001 was also one of those years between graduating high school, starting college two and a half hours away from the towers that collapsed on my TV screen within the first week of school. But, let’s get back to 2020 and how my mental health wasn’t the greates…read more

Jamell Crouthers

Gone Physically But Still With Me Spiritually

June 12, 1991 was the day my life officially started. It was the day you passed away grandma and I’ll always remember that day like it was yesterday. My mom told me you were sick and I watched your boy deteriorate from lung cancer at the tender age of 8 years old.

I remember my mother picking me up from daycare early. She was preparing to tell m…read more

Jamell Crouthers


The man understands life is a long road,
Driving down the highway to different paths.
Coming across forks in the road and having to make decisions,
Which road is the right one to take on our journey.
The journey is getting to where we want to be,
And sometimes we have to go a different route than others.
The roads will be full of bumps and…read more