Short story: After the Storm by Ernest Hemingway, from Collected Short Stories. Recommended.
Poem: Mona Betty Addresses the Nature of Proportion by Eileen Tabios, listened to on the Poetry Now podcast, from August 2017. Recommended.
Essay: Pottering Towards the New Socialist State by Roger Scruton, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View podcast, from August 2017. Recommended.