Short story: The Princess and the Queen, Or the Blacks and the Greens by George R. R. Martin, , from Dangerous Women (2013), edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Highly Recommended.
Poem: After Ken Burns by Laura Kasischke, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from November 2017. Recommended.
Essay: How to Transform Apocalypse Fatigue into Action on Global Warming by Per Espen Stoknes, listened to on the TEDTalks podcast, from November 2017. Recommended.