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Beyonce Knowles Reveals Inspiration For Blue Ivy’s Name

Beyonce Knowles continues to open her heart to her fans. The Queen Bey has released a poem in honor of her and Jay-Z’s precious four-month-old daughter, Blue Ivy Carter – or her love for the ocean.

The poem was posted on Beyonce’s Tumblr page on Wednesday. It’s an excerpt from author Rebecca Solnit’s 2005 novel, A Field Guide to Getting Lost,  — and the recurring message can be interpreted as an homage to Beyonce and Jay-Z’s daughter’s instantly famous moniker.

The passage reads: “The world is blue at its edges and in its depths. This blue is the light that got lost. Light at the end blue end of the spectrum does not travel the whole distance from the sun to us. It disperses among the molecules of the air, it scatters in the water. Water is colorless, shallow water appears to be the color of whatever lies underneath it, but deep water is full of this scattered light, the purer the water the deeper the blue. The sky is blue for the same reason, but the blue at the horizon, the blue of the land that seems to be dissolving into the sky, is a deeper, dreamier, melancholy blue, the blue at the farthest reaches of the places where you see for miles, the blue of distance. This light does not touch us, does not travel the whole distance, the light that gets lost, gives us the beauty of the world, so much of which is in the color blue.”

Over the weekend Beyonce and Jay-Z joined their favorite couple Gwyneth Paltrow as they watch her husband Chris Martin perform with Coldplay. Jay-Z’s Roc Nation artist Rita Ora was also performing as the opening act for the band. In a video clip below you will see Beyonce dancing, flinging her hair back and fourth as she stands between Ty Ty and her husband. It is clear she was having a good time – and why not!

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