- I'm OK, I'm OK...aren't I? Doyle, Brian // Commonweal;9/10/93, Vol. 120 Issue 15, p9
Presents the author's thoughts on his personal life and the contentment that accompanies it. Reflections on his physical state; Professional and emotional relationships; Intellectual and spiritual life.
- What Would Jesus Drink? Doyle, Brian // Commonweal;4/7/2006, Vol. 133 Issue 7, p31
An excerpt from the book "The Grail," by Brian Doyle is presented.
- Untitled. Doyle, Brian // U.S. Catholic;Jun2008, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p51
The article presents an untitled poem from Brian Doyle. First Line: In reply to the question, "Is a soul like an"; Last Line: Heart, says, that's like way eloquent, will that be on the test?
- Shudder. Doyle, Brian // Eureka Street;9/21/2012, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p45
The poem "Shudder" by Brian Doyle is presented. First Line: Just before the first plane hit the north face of the north tower; Last Line: That could be. I know it's his turn but o what the hey why not?
- THE CROSS. Doyle, Brian // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb2012, Issue 220, p52
The poem "The Cross," by Brian Doyle, is presented. First Line: Probably an olive or acacia, as far as scholars can determine. Last Line: But celebrated quietly this morning, as another young life lost.
- Culpa. Doyle, Brian // Christian Century;12/10/2014, Vol. 131 Issue 25, p13
The poem "Culpa" by Brian Doyle is presented. First Line: You can snarl and rage and roar and snipe at hugs and liars, Last Line: We can surely be excused if we didn't see it, right? Right?
- 1945. Doyle, Brian // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb2014, Issue 240, p18
The poem "1945" by Brian Doyle is presented. First Line: Here is my dad in Manila. He is twenty-three years old. Last Line: Over the fact that he made it home. So many others didn't.
- Arise! Doyle, Brian // Christian Century;12/27/2011, Vol. 128 Issue 26, p28
The poem "Arise!" by Brian Doyle, is presented. First Line: A tiny thing that isn't tiny at all; Last Line: But look at the orange life! Arise!
- A Poem Lauding Rhombi for My Brother the Mathematician. Doyle, Brian // U.S. Catholic;Feb2013, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p33
An untitled poem by Brian Doyle praising rhombi for his brother the mathematician is presented. First Line: You have to love the fact that they are not anything else except what they are. Last Line: I am pretty sure he doesn't remember this but I do-and maybe that is a prayer.