Short story: The Adventure of the Final Problem by Arthur Conan Doyle, from the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Record No Oiled Tongue, Diary by Dan Beachy-Quick, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from March 2018.
Essay: Kids Who See Blindfolded, listened to on the Skeptoid podcast, from March 2018. Recommended.