I am broken-hearted to learn of the loss of one of the metaverse's poetical stars, Serene Bechir. It was Serene who inspired me and encouraged me to start writing again after years away from the craft and it was Serene who showed me how a virtual girl can make a real life from her poems. I am so glad that her voice can be heard still on YouTube and elsewhere. She was well-known for her improve poems. The video above is from 2011. I did not make the video and was not present for the performance. I am so glad it can be seen now, after she is lost.
A few week's ago I was googling myself (as one does) and found there is another Freda's Place and it's not far from me at all. So this Saturday, Mike and I ventured down to Fort Lauderdale, where we dined with our friend, Paul, at Freda's Place. The Caribbean food was magnificently tasty and the owners, Freda and her family, were very welcoming. We will definitely return to see them again and enjoy another fabulous meal when next we brave the wilds of South Florida.
I know June is only one day shorter than most other months but it seems to be flying by and I find myself facing the deadline for writing next month's newsletter. Wow.
There is news to report. Lots of news. Let's start with Babble Journal of Art and Literature. The Journal is being compiled inworld and is available for all to see and read as it grows. It includes works by metaverse authors, poets and artists. You can find copies of the journal in progress at the offices of Babble Publishing and in Babble Café and Books in Kitely. Stop by anytime to read what's new. We add to the journal weekly. grid.kitely.com:8002:Babble Arts Center
The cast for Mothers' Days, which will be the first production offered at The Babble Box Theater in October, has been mostly selected. We still seek one actor, male, for a very minor role and a narrator (male or female). If you are interested or know someone who is, please contact Freda Frostbite.
The theater itself is unde…