In Software Exorcism (published in 2003), there is a mention of Perl 6:
The JVM is not the only virtual machine on the market. The Parrot virtual machine, for example, executes bytecode compiled from Perl 6.
Perl, I like you just the way you are. There's been some interesting features and fancy OO modules in the last ten years, but my code is still 5.6.0...