Short story: The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe, listened to through Librivox. Recommended.
Poem: The Hour in Which I Consider Hydrangea by Simone White, listened to on the Poetry Now podcast, from May 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Ceremonial Ballgame Belt, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects, from May 2010. Highly Recommended.