1681 in poetry
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Had we but world enough, and time,
This coyness, Lady, were no crime
We would sit down and think which way
To walk and pass our long love's day.
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- Richard Baxter, Poetical Fragments
- Charles Cotton, The Wonders of the Peake
- John Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel, published anonymously; a satire on Anthony Ashley Cooper, earl of Shaftesbury and James Scott, Duke of Monmouth (see also The Second Part of Absalom and Achitophel as well as other poetic responses 1682)
- Thomas D'Urfey, The Progress of Honesty; or, A View of a Court and City (see also The Malcontent 1684)
- Andrew Marvell, Miscellaneous Poems, published posthumously, including "To His Coy Mistress"
- John Oldham, Satyrs upon the Jesuits, published anonymously (the first "Satyr Upon the Jesuits" had been published in 1679 in the form of a broadside under the title Garnets Ghost)
- Thomas Hansen Kingo, Aandelige Siunge-Koor ("Spiritual Song Choir"), second part (first part 1674), Denmark
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- Johann Ernst Hanxleden (died 1732), poet and lexicographer
- Nedîm (died 1730), Ottoman poet
- Edward Young (died 1765), English poet
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
- Charles Cotin (born 1604), French abbé, philosopher and poet
- Nikolaes Heinsius (born 1620), Dutch poet and scholar
- Samarth Ramdas (born 1608), Marathi saint and religious poet
- Sir George Wharton, 1st Baronet (born 1617), English Royalist soldier and astrologer, also known as a poet
- Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6