11+ Interesting Poems About Falling: Soft Landings

As humans, we are constantly in motion. We are either moving forward or falling- sometimes both at the same time. These poems capture the many aspects of falling: the fear, the thrill, and the sadness. 

They remind us that sometimes what we need most is to let ourselves fall… and trust that someone will be there to catch us.

What Are The Best Poems About Falling?


Falling is an experience that we all share. Whether it’s tripping on a crack in the sidewalk or tumbling from a great height, falling is something that terrifies us and intrigues us at the same time. 

These poems explore different aspects of the fall, both literal and metaphorical. We hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoyed putting them together. Is there another poem about falling that you think should have been included on this list? Let us know in the poetry community.

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