Short story: A Mother by James Joyce, listened to on the Morning Short podcast. Recommended.
Poem: Beulah Peel Me a Grape by Patricia Spears Jones, listened to on the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Now podcast, from November 2016. Recommended.
Essay: Philosopher Megan Hobbs on Beauty and Morality, listened to on the BBC’s A History of Ideas podcast, from November 2014. Highly Recommended.