The second volume of poetry by Gaelic author Marcas Mac an Tuairneir, Lus na T?ise / Lavender is titled after the 'lavender generation? of interwar gay rights activists.?The collection portrays a gay Gaelic speaker?s life in contemporary Scotland through a multitude of relationships: sexual, romantic, amicable, familial, educational, and professional; the overall sense is of a human emotional life laid bare. The bilingual collection features Scottish Gaelic poems with facing English translations by the poet. Foreword by linguistic anthropologist Dr. Emily McEwan-Fujita.