Jon M. Nelson

Rookie - 0 Points [Jon M. Nelson] (August 23,1975 / Milaca, MN)

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Jon M. Nelson was born and raised in Minnesota for the majority of his life until he joined the Army at 20 years old. Since then he has called many places home and has traveled the world on several occasions, and is still proudly serving today. In his spare time, when he's not busy as a soldier, he shares his deepest and personal thoughts in the form of poetry. He has written many poems to honor ... more »

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  • Rookie - 2 Points Harshit Madaan (1/20/2014 10:21:00 AM)

    Nice poem sir...
    Ur literary works are really worth reading

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Fallen Soldier Table

The rose stands for the family with faith and love for those who serve,
They're held with the highest respect for that's what they deserve.

A yellow ribbon is for the loyalty waiting for those serving abroad,
As we pray that they're watched over and kept close to God.

An inverted glass represents that the fallen can no longer toast,
They cannot be an honored guest or such a gracious host.

A lemon wedge represents the bitter loss of the fallen soldier's life,
That causes so much pain like the sharp edge of a knife.

The salt is put in place for all the...

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