Short story: Killers by Carol Emshwiller, from the Wastelands anthology, edited by John Joseph Adams (2008). Highly Recommended.
Poem: Some Sort of Truth by Dorothea Lasky, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from January 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: The Meaning of Evil by John Gray, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View podcast, from May 2013. Recommended.