July 2000: Aunt Saman Boo, a 90-year-old woman born in Badghis Provence, is a well-known folk poetess. She has a daughter and a son, and many grandchildren, all who struggle with the extreme difficulties of living under the Taliban regime. In Saman's poems, she condemned the Russian aggressions, the puppet regimes and even defined the Jehadi and Taliban leaders as ignorant people. Her first work of poetry was published in the Zahir Shah era. As a beggar in Herat, the very old woman carries her published book of poetry with her while roaming the streets in search of a few Afghanis or a piece of food. This is an eternal shame on the Taliban.