Short story: Billenium by J. G. Ballard (1962), read in the Oxford Book of SF Stories (1992). Highly Recommended.
Poem: O Captain My Captain by Walt Whitman, listened to on the Intro to Poetry podcast.
Essay: Olduvai Handaxe, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects podcast, from January 2010. Highly Recommended.
Short story 6/52 written.