Now vote for your favorites!

After receiving a dozen entries in our recent Kansas Tourism Haiku contest, we now turn the power over to you, our TravelKS Blog readers. Tell us which of the original poems listed below (in no particular order) are your favorites; you can vote for one or several.*Please comment and let us know who you think should receive the emergency roadside kit. We’ll collect votes in the comments section until Friday, Dec. 16. The winner will be announced on Mon., Dec. 19. Vote now!(Garden of Eden - Lucas, Kan.)Phenomenal sightAdam, Eve, and Sam DinsmoorLucas art transpires– Rita Sharp The land brings me backThe people make me stay hereKansas holds my heart– Key Zero Flint Hills majestyAlways takes my breath awayKansas at its best– Jacqueline Hibbs Fursman Lost in your tallgrassWarm golden sun holds meNever let me go– Sarah Sally Wright Aholt The snow covered leavesOn a sunny, windy dayIt must be Kansas– Anne Hassler gentle horizonbold blue sky stretches softlylife swells all around– Sally Sage the horse holds steadythe wheat is swaying gentlyescobar steals third– Dana Giant ball of twinea great roadside attractionin charming Kansas– Fally In Kansas it’s saidIf you don’t like the weatherJust wait five minutes!– Jason Simmons legends outlets whoalost in nebraska f. marthave so many darn stores– Steph the wings and wetlandsby the way is a bywayyou should see the beauty– Jerry Segraves (Son Lake)Hear the lake glistenBrisk wind chill leaves the heart bluedFallen November– webbsuza*Not all of the poems above meet the requirements of traditional haiku. However, we loved the  Kansas enthusiasm of the poets so much we wanted to keep them in the mix!