Articles by Negin Yassini

Diaries of a Persian Mamacita I moved to Los Angeles in August of 1983, at 10, sporting a unibrow, a big nose and a Frida Kahlo mustache. And let me tell you, such aesthetically displeasing features were only exasperated by the fact that I didn't speak a word of English! Flash forward 31 years, with years of trials, joys and turbulences, some good tweezers, wax and a great plastic surgeon, I have now been married for 17 years with two boys 13 and 10, trying to survive and thrive in my dual cultures, as I relish life's moments of bliss and piss!
Silver

Silver

  I sit atop this ornate stand my shine and luster polluted by cloth and intrusive hand As the layer thickens each time a reminder whispers, you’re that shiny silver … It’s time to be buffed or you’ll be banned I want…

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