Short story: The Girl Who Tasted the Sea by Sarah L. Edwards (2010), listened to on the Beneath Ceaseless Skies podcast. Recommended.
Poem: To M. E. W. by G. K. Chesterton, listened to through Librivox. Recommended.
Essay: Ain Sakri Lovers Figurine, listened to on the History of the World in 100 Objects, from January 2010. Highly Recommended.