This poem 'The miniscule enemy next door!' is by Monika Kaul, an Associate Professor at Hansraj College. Monika says, "Science-writing is my hobby, teaching Botany is my passion, and engaging with young school students is my motivation." She enjoys reading and writing on contemporary science topics, especially environmental issues. She works on understanding the bottlenecks in the reproductive success of species and the impact of environmental contaminants on medicinal plants.