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Reviewed by John Witcher for Readers' Favorite
Holes in Space by Andrea Barbosa is a soft and colorful flower. The poetry in this book blooms with life and love. The book begins with a shower of emotion. "Poeme" is filled with warm metaphors that entice all of the senses. I found my emotions pouring through me as I read "Devotion." I could feel the heartbeat and the troubling love that has grown in the soul and the devotion that will not be denied. I found the fragile dreams of "Life Dream" to be so true. How years fly by and dreams grow and then vanish. And the one thing that no one can escape ... death. All these things, as humans, we fear. They create and shape our lives. The moments that we can never forget become the moments that live in our hearts and the hearts of those we inspire.
Holes in Space is an incredible poetic work. It is not often that every poem in a collection of work will make you feel such strong emotion. The word choices paint such beautiful pictures. I can feel the love, the pain, and the raw emotion that went into every word. It is even more rare for poetry to create such intoxication of raw emotions. If you love or hurt, you need to experience this book first hand. I was very touched by this work, but my words cannot do justice to the emotion that it brings forth. I highly recommend that you experience this book first hand.