Lus na Tùise
Lus na Tuise (Lavender), the second volume of poetry by Marcas is titled after the ‘lavender generation’ of interwar gay rights activists.
The poems portray a multitude of relationships, with the sense of an emotional life laid bare.
The bilingual collection features 56 Scottish Gaelic poems with facing English translations by the poet.
"Cha do dh'aithnich mi riomball mum làitheachd;
fainne-solais a' deàrrsadh
air m' itean òir is corcair."