Short story: Reunion by John Cheever, listened to on the New Yorker Fiction podcast, from October 2007. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Applesauce by Ted Kooser, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from October 2017.
Essay: Lothair Crystal, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects, from June 2010. Recommended.