What's your best tweet?
Veteran's Day / even the red dogwoods / honor the dead
What are six things you could never do without?
life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, imagination, health, twitter
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I'm retired, so Twitter is my life. LOL. No, I have had a dozen publications of poetry all because of Twitter.
Twitter or Facebook?
What feature should Twitter add?
Maybe calculate tweets as opposed to retweets.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Sorry, can't think of anyone.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
can't think of any, unless it would not make sense shortened
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
I, like many others, follow few. I value followers who appreciate good haiku.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes, I don't remember who, but I really want to see some effort at artistic production, not free-associating, rambling non sequiturs.
Why should we vote for you?
Please vote for me. A lot of people love my haiku tweets, and I do put some work into that. Thank you for your vote.
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
My friend from Vietnam, @vonguyenphong22
I ended up publishing two ebooks of his haiku. He is good.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
I don't create hashtags, except as they relate to the names of poets.
How do you make your tweets unique?
I usually put a dash in front of a tweet
What inspires you to tweet?
Reading the tweets of others, and walking in nature
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Retweet others, &make your own tweets. Nothing is more annoying than one who doesn't tweet.
How long can you go without a tweet?
That's probably measured in minutes, not hours. I even schedule some of my blog posts to publish while I sleep.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
34 questions is quite enough.
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
I just worry about my own preparation, and I guess I'll adapt to any changes.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
Some people may think Twitter is a frivolous medium, but it is far from that. I owe Twitter a lot of thanks for the past 6 months.
Why should people follow you?
Please follow me if you like haiku. I do my best to tweet good haiku.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
Most of my follows tend to be related to haiku, or haiga.
How do you decide what to tweet?
I studied poetry in college and fell in love with haiku, so that was a natural choice for me. I have also published several books of haiku.
Why'd you start tweeting?
That is a mystery to me, but I am SO glad I did, met many great friends, like @bigmax722
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, I have accomplished so much in just 6 months, and I owe most of that to Twitter.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Make an effort to learn how to write better poetry, although I am fairly tolerant of individual
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Misspelling someone's name, leaving off the @ symbol