Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).
March – The Scriblerus Club, an informal group of literary friends, is formed by Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Gay, John Arbuthnot (at whose London house they meet), Thomas Parnell, Henry St. John and Robert Harley.
End – Venetian sea-captain Julije Balović begins compilation of the Perast Chronicle, a collection of epic poetry.
John Danforth (poet), "A Poem, Upon the Much Honoured [...] Mrs. Maria Mather", English, Colonial America
William Diaper, An Imitation of the Seventeenth Epistle of the First Book of Horace
Laurence Eusden, A Letter to Mr. Addison, on the King's Accession to the Throne
Abel Evans, Prae-existence: A poem, in imitation of Milton
The Shepherd's Week (pastoral)
Samuel Jones, Poetical Miscellanies on Several Occasions
Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock: An heroi-comical poem, first edition in an enlarged, five-canto form (see also Miscellaneoous Poems and Translations 1712
Nicholas Rowe, Poems on Several Occasions
Editor, Poetical Miscellanies, including pieces by Alexander Pope, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Tickell, John Gay, Thomas Warton, Edward Young and Richard Steele himself
Editor, "Written by a lady", The Ladies Library, anthology sometimes attributed to Mary Wray, to Steele and to George Berkeley
Jonathan Swift, The First Ode of the Second Book of Horace Paraphras'd, published this year, although the book states "1713"
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, The Works of John Earl of Rochester. Containing Poems, On Several Occasions: His Lordship's Letters To Mr. Savil and Mrs. * * with Valentinian, a Tragedy. Never before Publish'd together, London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, posthumous
Antoine Houdart de La Motte, an "improved" version of Homer's Iliad, with a preface critical of the poet; France
1714 in poetry Wikipedia
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:January 1 – Kristijonas Donelaitis (died 1780), Lithuanian poet
November 13 – William Shenstone (died 1763, English poet)
Date not known:
Rob Donn (died 1778), Scottish Gaelic poet
Georg Luis (died 1792), German poet
Elias Caspar Reichard (died 1791), German poet
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:June 25 (buried) – Walter Pope (born 1627), English astronomer and poet
November 29 – Jerolim Kavanjin (born 1641), Croatian poet
Nozawa Bonchō 野沢 凡兆 (born c. 1640), Japanese haikai poet
Benjamin Tompson (born 1642), English Colonial American poet