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Charlie- aka Rawlus

  1. saddlerider1 profile image68
    saddlerider1posted 7 years ago

    I was shocked to see his hubs are all gone. Has he left on his own accord? anyone know, I will miss him.

    1. saddlerider1 profile image68
      saddlerider1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Correct spelling sorry, Ralwus

    2. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      sad

  2. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    I just checked too. Darn it what happened?

    1. saddlerider1 profile image68
      saddlerider1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I read a heart felt poem he left as his last. He said he was going to get smashed for a few months, so something dramatic is going on for sure in his life or did HP cut him?

      1. rebekahELLE profile image86
        rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I'm sure he did nothing to violate TOS.. sad to see someone so talented take his hubs down. sad sad 
        I wish I could have read his poem.

      2. Flightkeeper profile image71
        Flightkeeperposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        There certainly must be something dramatic going on to take all his hubs out of circulation. I wish he had at least left his last poem.

        1. saddlerider1 profile image68
          saddlerider1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I read his last poem but I just went back to see if I could copy and paste and place here, but it's gone to. WOW..is all I can say, I loved his poetry. Sure it was raunchy and dark at times, buy hey he has a poet's heart :0(

  3. SunSeven profile image59
    SunSevenposted 7 years ago

    May be something to do with this? http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/42950

    1. Ultimate Hubber profile image62
      Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The last post made on that two months old thread is 3 weeks old. I don't see a reason why would someone leave HP for a death in family, especially when after that he has recovered.

      1. saddlerider1 profile image68
        saddlerider1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I agree, he also just a few days accepted me and Wayne Brown and 50 Calibre as freinds on Facebook and today I see he is no longer on Facebook either or at least he has removed himself from being a friend. I sent an email off to Wayne as they were both bantering funny poems back and forth to each other this past week.

    2. saddlerider1 profile image68
      saddlerider1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That was the tragic loss of his sister a few weeks ago. He came back after that and wrote lots of hubs, I don't think this is the reason he's gone. After reading his last poem, it was very upsetting and he was swearing a lot in it and saying like they did him in and wished all us hubbers the best and he was going to go get blasted for a few months, so something else has upset him for sure.

  4. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    I hope he's going to be okay. That doesn't sound too good.

  5. AEvans profile image79
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    That thread was from two months ago when his sister passed away. I e-mailed him he will always be my bud. I will let you know when I hear from him, but it is truly not like Charlie to completely disappear unless something deeper is transpiring.

  6. Freya Cesare profile image79
    Freya Cesareposted 7 years ago

    Where is Charlie? sad

  7. Shalini Kagal profile image60
    Shalini Kagalposted 7 years ago

    You're right saddlerider - he seems to have taken himself off FB too - have mailed him. Hope he's OK!

  8. emievil profile image76
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    sad

  9. TamCor profile image81
    TamCorposted 7 years ago

    Oh, no--I pray he's not ill again... sad

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
      Rochelle Frankposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I  really  appreciate the kind comments he left for me, and I wish him the peace he is looking for.

  10. tonymac04 profile image88
    tonymac04posted 7 years ago

    I'm just hoping for the best - I love that guy, really! Hope to see him back again soon. Actually wanted to go back to his latest posting this morning as I had read it but not commented yet.
    Hope he replies to you, AEvans. Plese let us all know.

  11. Arthur Windermere profile image80
    Arthur Windermereposted 7 years ago

    I just noticed Ralwus gone as I was preparing to add him to my list of favourite HubPages poets. I hope everything's alright and that eventually, when he's worked out his issues, he comes back. Terrible thing about the internet is you care about the people you meet as you care about anyone else, yet they can just vanish on you like they can't in 'real life'.

  12. TamCor profile image81
    TamCorposted 7 years ago

    Just wanted to bump this up--has anyone heard from Charlie yet?


    Tammy

  13. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    Nope, AEvans is trying to reach him but we haven't heard from her either.

  14. myownworld profile image79
    myownworldposted 7 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/profile/ralwus

    he published a hub today...

  15. KCC Big Country profile image88
    KCC Big Countryposted 7 years ago

    There are 3 hubs posted there.  Charlie, your postings sadden me.  I do hope you're doing ok.  Take care of yourself.

    1. myownworld profile image79
      myownworldposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      yes, the last poem is quite unnerving....
      If you read this Ral, know that I've loved your poems, and hope you'll let them live on...
      do take care... always x

      p.s. please if u can, do watch the movie Society... it's for you.

    2. TamCor profile image81
      TamCorposted 7 years agoin reply to this



      Same goes for me, too, Charlie...I hope you'll come on here and let us know how you are...

      ~~hugs~~


      Tammy

  16. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    Charlie, I hope you read this! I've searched for your phone number but can't find it. We're very worried about you! If you still have my number, feel free to call if you wish to talk.

    We all love you!!

  17. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    Ralwus! U r back but it's not really you. Sweetie, I hope you have someone to talk your troubles with. Come back to us when you're ready.

  18. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    I really understand, Charlie.  really.  love is real and we feel it for ya! love, Meg

  19. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    I will miss you Charlie. Good luck! smile

  20. lorlie6 profile image83
    lorlie6posted 7 years ago

    I just checked his profile page, too.  The wonderful madman has done this before, he chooses to take down his previous stuff and reinvent himself.  Now his avatar is a sea creature and he has 3 published hubs.  I am still listed as a fan.
    I'm pretty sure he's okay and definitely still here. smilesmile

  21. lorlie6 profile image83
    lorlie6posted 7 years ago

    I looked again, and it's not a sea creature.  Something neon, I guess. smile

  22. Randy Godwin profile image91
    Randy Godwinposted 7 years ago

    OK, Charlie!  You're starting to piss me off now! Enough with the dreary poems if you can't tell anyone here anything about your problems!  This is making everyone here feel bad!  Spit it out, dammit! 



    Randy

  23. Ohma profile image75
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    Have you noticed that the comment capsules are all turned off on his new stuff?

    1. saddlerider1 profile image68
      saddlerider1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yes I read his three hubs but could not comment. Something fishy going on in hub city:0) or is Charlie playing with our minds again:0)) Come out come out wherever you are my Charlie friend.

  24. Ohma profile image75
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    I think Charlie is a bit of an eccentric. He is probably sitting back sipping his beer scratching his whatever and wondering what all the fuss is about.

  25. profile image0
    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    i'm so sorry

    some people seem to search for sorrow,
    i have had it thrust upon me.
    some are vengeful with it,
    i simply have accepted it as a way.

    don't people realize there is
    so little time?
    and for them to mutilate it
    all their life
    like that . . .
    there is never a way to
    recover all
    that time
    wasted.

    i am just so tired of pain,
    real pain that feels like
    my spleen will explode;
    like my back is
    is being pounded
    by black demons
    with hot irons
    a rotted heart
    that pinches the throat,
    that alien on my
    back called
    NHL;
    the shaking of my bone,
    the tremor in my
    soul as i try to
    feel my way in darkness;
    the shortness of
    breath that darkens my eye.

    now do you understand
    my friends?
    would you be angry
    with me now?
    may i have your blessings to
    leave?
    i will leave you my pomes.
    leave me my peace.

    1. TamCor profile image81
      TamCorposted 7 years agoin reply to this



      Charlie--You got it...all the best to you, but I know you already know that... ~~hugs~~


      Tammy

    2. Peggy W profile image95
      Peggy Wposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Best of wishes from all of your friends here on hubpages and elsewhere.  Know that your life has touched ours in a special way.  Virtual hugs are being sent your way!

    3. profile image0
      cosetteposted 7 years agoin reply to this



      hello ralwus. we are not friends but anyway, i hope you feel better. you were always kind to me. i have no adequate words so i will just wish you well.

      http://i29.tinypic.com/5bxw61.png

    4. Money Glitch profile image78
      Money Glitchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Charlie, my mind will miss the 'gleeful, creative journey' that your poetic writing always commands;  but, my heart sadly understands...http://i43.tinypic.com/e0lez8.jpg

  26. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    Ralwus, you have Non Hodgkin Lymphoma. I'm so sorry. Of course first things first, take care of yourself. My prayers go with you.

  27. Ohma profile image75
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    Willing friends can be a burden.
    Charlie I hope you find the Peace you are looking for.

  28. AEvans profile image79
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    Hello,

    I heard from Charlie, he is taken a long overdue break seems he would like to accomplish many things right now and would like to get busy living for awhile. smile

    He sends all of the best! smile

    1. tonymac04 profile image88
      tonymac04posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for letting us know, AEvans. I appreciate it. I admit I was rather worried. Good to know he is looking after himself!

  29. manlypoetryman profile image76
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    Yo, CC...Go have a ball...lol!

  30. saddlerider1 profile image68
    saddlerider1posted 7 years ago

    Charlie God speed my friend and I trust you will find yourself and get on with living and doing what you need to do to survive. I give you a virtual hug and tap on the back with best wishes, you know that we will be here praying for you and welcome you back with open arms when your ready. God bless and peace, now go out there and play and have fun with discovery.

  31. Mike Lickteig profile image84
    Mike Lickteigposted 7 years ago

    The poems sound far darker than simply wanting to take a break, but I wish him the peace he is craving.  I know of the desire to rest and be freed from pain.  I wish him the best and hope he stays well and returns to us someday.  I respect him a great deal.

  32. KCC Big Country profile image88
    KCC Big Countryposted 7 years ago

    I understand the need to take a break from it all. 

    Charlie, you know I care about you.  Please do take care of yourself.  We'll all miss you here.  Hurry back.

  33. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    Oh no... I like him too...

  34. Randy Godwin profile image91
    Randy Godwinposted 7 years ago

    That's much better, Charlie!  Thank you for being!

  35. JBeadle profile image84
    JBeadleposted 7 years ago

    just came - searching forums on "ralwus" after reading his last poem that didn't allow comments.  I hope he's just taking a break as is being said here.  The last poem seemed to imply something more dark... hopefully it was just poetic for taking a break.  A truly gifted man.  I do hope he returns soon and is well.

  36. Mighty Mom profile image83
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    One of the all-time greats for sure.

    CC/Ralwus, till our paths cross again,you are in my prayers.
    MM

  37. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    I just got an email from Charlie. Please, HP family, he really needs all our prayers and/or positive thoughts!

    1. lorlie6 profile image83
      lorlie6posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I just sent him an email, Holle, and it's just so hard when you don't really know what's going on.  Thank God he reached out to you.  Love and prayers always to such a rich and beautiful presence here on HP!

  38. Ohma profile image75
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    He has mine Habee!

  39. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    Thanks, Ohma!

  40. Lisa HW profile image70
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    Count me among what I'm sure are the many, many, on here, sending thoughts and prayers in his direction.

  41. Mike Lickteig profile image84
    Mike Lickteigposted 7 years ago

    I hope he can find a perspective that allows him joy and peace and happiness.  I wish only the best for this kind and generous soul.

  42. KCC Big Country profile image88
    KCC Big Countryposted 7 years ago

    Break the links Randy in your post, or you're just helping him out.

  43. emievil profile image76
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    I read his poem - My Great Escape - and right now my heart feels heavy.

    We're going to miss you Charlie! All the best and please take care.

    Always thinking of you.

    Emie

 
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