Short story: Human Is by Philip K. Dick, from Electric Dreams. Recommended.
Poem: Wife’s Disaster Manual by Deborah Paredez, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from March 2018. Recommended.
Essay: Can I Have Your Brain? The Quest for Truth on Concussion and CTE by Chris Nowinski, listened to on the TED Talks podcast, from March 2018. Highly Recommended.