Mistakes Were Made: A Poetry Collection

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Publication Date: 3 July 2017
Paperback and eBook; 30 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1548565077

Genre: Poetry

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Mistakes Were Made is the debut poetry collection of Juliette Sebock. Written over years of watching the world around her, the poems compiled here examine love, loss, mistakes made, and lessons learned. This chapbook brings together poems about trauma, about love, and about the moments in between. It takes a look at the mistakes we make throughout life, how we react to them, and how they affect us going forward. If you’ve ever loved and lost, regretted your choices or held firm to your decisions, Mistakes Were Made is for you.


“For a short collection, a lot is packed in about the quiet and the loud moments of life – romance and breakups; uncertainty and confusion; home and away; men, music, and the stars. The delicate power of the work makes the sadness of the portrayed events uplifting as well as mournful, making this well worth a read – I promise it won’t be a mistake.”

-Katy Lees, writer and psychotherapist (Review)

“Some of the poems when read out loud, echoed the soundtrack to a coming of age movie or the inner thoughts of a gentle soul that has overcome so much pain. Juliette seems to have a talent for writing striking yet obscure visuals and creating just the perfect rhythm in a poem.”

-Venus Davis, writer (Review, Marías at Sampaguitas)

“[Sebock] takes chaos and transforms it with succinct, beautiful language. She takes her readers through this narrative as it happened, honestly, and it’s all the better for it.”

-Keana Labra, writer (Review, Rose Quartz Magazine)

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