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In 2022 Jazz Marie aka Vevna Forrow while in constant excruciating physical pain attributed from 2019 trauma started sharing Instagram poetry and doing group read events from her bedroom on her mobile phone plus interviews on the Hummingbird Blink: Nectar Poetry podcast. Shortly after this, she tried submitting to places herself and thought back to her childhood hobby of collecting magazines everything from WIRED to Chess Life, National Geographic, etc. VFORROW also thought about ways to showcase the poetry community and beauty of visual poetry further besides the podcast; this magazine was born on September 2nd as Jazz Marie came into contact with the word "serendipity" again in January earlier recalling memories of dino trips to Half Price Bookstore and the local SAVERS used books sections back in her hometown.   Aside from one of Jazz Marie Kaur aka VFORROW's favorite songs being, Deep Down by Eiffel 65 which sounds like "dip down." The name derives primarily from the “dipity” as in "serendipity" is defined as unexpected jolly good beautiful fortune cookies dropping from the sky according to Jazz Marie. Peanut butter moments that happen by chance. Jazz Marie is a huge fan of JURASSIC PARK 3 (2001) quest movies such as The Mummy (1999) plus discovery miniseries flicks like The Lost World (2001) and The 10th Kingdom (2000). 

“1754: coined by Horace Walpole, suggested by The Three Princes of Serendip, the title of a fairy tale in which the heroes ‘were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of." Read more here:

According to Wikipedia, also, Serendipity the Pink Dragon (or Dinosaur) is an anime television series produced by ZUIYO Enterprise that aired on NTV on 1 July 1983, ending on 23 December. The series was based on the Serendipity books by Stephen Cosgrove and character designs for the animation version were done by Yōichi Kotabe. “

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