Short story: A Goblin Story by Theodore Roosevelt, listened to on The Voice Before the Void podcast, from November 2014. Recommended.
Poem: The Hearts by Robert Pinsky, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from December 2016. Recommended.
Essay: Chance by Aleks Krotoski, listened to on the BBC’s Digital Human podcast, from June 2012. Highly Recommended.