Short story: Never Despair by Jack McDevitt, from Watelands, edited by John Joseph Adams (2008). Highly Recommended..
Poem: The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot, listened to through Librivox. Highly Recommended.
Essay: The Exuberance of Roald Dahl’s language, by Michel Rosen, listened to on the BBC’s The Essay podcast from August 2016. Highly Recommended.
Short story 4/52 written.