Short story: Executable by Hugh Howey, from Machine Learning: New And Collected Stories. Recommended.
Poem: For You: Anthophilous, Lover of Flowers? by Reginald Dwayne Betts, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from November 2017.
Essay: TV Dinner, listened to on the BBC’s 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy, from April 2017. Highly Recommended.