PORTOBELLO SONNETS
Harry Clifton

Designed and composed for Wake Forest University Press
by Nathan W. Moehlmann, Goosepen Studio & Press

Softcover with gloss and matte finishes | 48 pages | 5.75" by 8.75"
ISBN 978-1-930630-79-6

Available through Wake Forest University Press

Harry Clifton, who divides his life between Ireland and elsewhere, is widely considered a bridge between younger and older Irish poets. This new volume provides further evidence of his pivotal position. Portobello, the district in Dublin where he lives, is a microcosm of a changing, cosmopolitan Ireland. These sonnets, written on his return from sixteen years in continental Europe, are at once a celebration of place, a coming to terms with age, and a rediscovering of the universal in the local.