Tuesday, July 3, 2012

"Blue Unattainable"

Quite a few comments on my last post asked me to share some of my poetry here on Jupe, and I am happy to oblige (although also somewhat terrified!)...I popped a poem in at the bottom of this post if you'd like to read it!

On your way to the bottom of the post, however, don't forget to admire these totally rad pants that cost $1.49 and feel like snuggling in pajamas 24/7.  Yes, they are official 80s vintage.   Yes, I love them and want to wear them every day.  Yes, they are total grandma pants.  But I've been convincing myself they don't look too terrible--after all, they inspired pants styles that are really trendy now--I'm just rocking the originals.

Falling Outwards

You looking at me with adoration
is thin to burst by bite
like an apple skin--
the beneath white flesh
my tongue runs against
is bitter, unripe,
with the peeling taint of arsenic.

Stroking a butterfly’s wing,
small, bright-coloured scales
stick to your fingertips;

which is like you touching me.

And in yours like the sky,
my eyes find
the blue unattainable.

Listen to water rushing away,
not at all the sound of water rushing inward,

and you will hear yourself speaking
happiness to me.

<3 Cambria


  1. First of all - those pants are awesome. They look wonderful on you and not "grandma like" at all!

    Secondly, your poem is beautiful! You're very talented! Thank you for sharing that!

  2. Love the outfit!You look stunnig dear!Love love love the polka dots pants, its amazing!The belt is so cool, love it too!


  3. Those pants are far from grannies! Your pants are much more fitted than some I've seen, so they totally work :) Thanks for sharing some of your poetry with us!

    The Tiny Heart

  4. Adorable pants and they are stylish and comfy looking to! I need myself a pair. Aww thanks for sharing your beautiful poetry, its written with grand emotion and such care! Well done hun!

  5. i totally saw pants very similar to these the other day, and i almost bought them -- how ironic! seeing this post makes me want to go back and get them, ha ha.
    you look really lovely, as well!!


  6. Shoot those pants are amazing! I can't believe they were under two dollars. Seriously, what a great find.

  7. First off, you did those pants no justice with your words! I was expecting hideous 80's pants. Nope, these fit you like a dream. Your poetry is amazing! I miss my poetry class and should probably write more of it.

  8. Those pants look so cute on you Cambria! And such a beautifully written poem.

    The Other Side of Gray

  9. I love grandma pants. For realz. I have a couple of pairs that I would LOVE to wear everyday, because they are so comfy and I am convinced that I also look good in them. You look awesome!

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  10. Cambria, I absolutely LOVE those pants! they look gorgeous on you!!! And that poem is so lovely!!
    A's Fashion Files

  11. Your pants are totally awesome. I can't believe they were less than $2. That's less than the amount I spent on my coffee this morning. My coffee is now gone, but you still have these cool pants. Such a win!

    You are also a beautiful writer. :)

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  12. cute trousers and you certainly cant beat that price. Props to you for sharing your poetry! You are one talented lady.

  13. you're a talented lady for sure! and I honestly think there's nothing wrong with the pants. especially because you've added that trendy belt. yeah, those pants totally suit you and I don't think they're granny pants, haha.

    Maikeni blogi - part of me

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  15. That is a beautiful poem, so glad you shared it, thank you.

    And the pants are really cute! :)

  16. I love those pants on you! I am your newest follower and I cannot wait to read more of your posts and hope that maybe you can return the favor and follow my preppy blog. I always comment back and would love to start a friendly relationship with your wonderful blog!

  17. I think your pants are just amazing. And you should share your poetry more often :)

  18. I love polka dots


  19. You're kidding me Cambria- your poetry is unbelievable- are you published? If not, you should be! LOVE these pants and the price can't be beat! I think they are super sexy, very on trend!

  20. Your poetry is beautiful, it gave me such a calm and lovely feeling when I read it (i don't know, it's kind of hard to explain :/) But anyways, I really liked it!

    Your pants are definitely rad, is it a sprinkle print? It is adorable, I love how you kept it simple with a white tee :)

  21. Beautiful printed trousers. I really like the way you've styled it with brown accessories!

  22. I like the pants, I think they look good on you. I like your poem too.

  23. Beautiful poem, thanks for sharing that with us :)

    And I don't think those are grandma pants at all! I actually think they're really cute and flattering on your figure :)

    Happy 4th!

  24. those pants are so cute! and they look sooo comfy! :D


  25. Absolutely love your pants and everything else about this outfit Cambria! You truly look gorgeous<3

    Dearest Lou

  26. i'll said it again: you are one beautiful, sensitive and stylish girl. thanks for sharing all this with us :)
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  27. This is SO cute! I loved that poem, it was so pretty!

  28. $1.49? $1.49?!?! That's awesome! I really like those pants!

    Lovely poem, as well!


  29. You look great, I cannot believe what a bargain those trousers were! That was such a lovely poem too xxx

  30. You are so sweet, but I can't imagine why you'd wish for my figure when yours is already so darling! You're tiny! Gosh, I love those pants on you! They do look 80s, but you styled them so that you look very chic and modern, not like you should be carrying around a foot-long cell phone on your way to get a perm.

    That poem. Oh my goodness. It's breathtaking, it really is. You have a talent that I long for.

    May the force be with you.

  31. Killer pants...and, yes, totally on trend right now! Love the pairing with brown and white.

  32. Great pants and I love the belt Cambria! I enjoyed reading your poem. It's so beautiful! Keep it up!

  33. oh I really like your pants and the way you styled them, fabulous!! :)

    Drawing Dreaming

  34. This is amazing, I love-love-love these pants, really great!

  35. I adore this outfit! Your pants are so cute & comfy looking.

    Hudson East

  36. I really like your pants! Everything comes back into style at some point :)



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