Short story: The Curious Case of Alpha-7 DE-11 by Dan Stout, listened to on the Centropic Oracle podcast, from December 2017. Recommended.
Poem: The Blue Bowl by Jane Kenyon, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from December 2017. Recommended.
Essay: Borobudur Buddha Head, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects, from June 2010. Highly Recommended.