Contact Us

Beyonce Shares Tumblr Poem to Explain Blue Ivy Name

Beyonce Blue Ivy
lifeandtimes.com

Since the birth of Beyonce and Jay-Z‘s baby Blue Ivy Carter, many have speculated on their daughter’s unique name. The R&B queen posted a poem today (June 14) by Rebecca Solnit called ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’ that offers a little insight on why her newborn is named Blue Ivy.

Written in blue lettering, 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.”

After reading the poem, we guess that Beyonce is telling her readers that the color blue, like the ocean and the sky, is forever and that her love for Blue Ivy will also be forever. And to that, we say, “Awww.”

Blue, of course, is Jay-Z’s favorite color, while Ivy, reportedly, is in reference to the Roman numeral IV (“4″), which is the couple’s favorite number. The digit is significant for them since Beyonce’s birthday is Sept. 4 and Jay-Z’s birthday is on Dec. 4. They were also married on April 4, 2008, and they celebrated their 4-year anniversary this year.

Since debuting her new picture-themed Tumblr in April (four, again!), Beyonce has been on a blogging tear. She has written elegiac tributes to late pop icons Whitney Houston and Robin Gibb and a heartfelt letter to First Lady Michelle Obama.

Keep on blogging, B!

Check Out the Top 10 Beyonce Videos

More from MIX 108

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix108.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on TODAY'S BEST MIX quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on TODAY'S BEST MIX quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!