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Poetry Society (Poetry_Society on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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The Shorty Interview
with Poetry Society
What's your best tweet?
"and may you in your innocence / sail through this to that." - blessing the boats, Lucille Clifton. http://tr.im/Kj1v #Haiti
What are six things you could never do without?
Collected poems of Wallace Stevens, coffee, library card, our members, tote bags, Daisy (the office dog)
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To connect to fans of the written form from right here in NYC to across the globe!
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Openbeak
Twitter or Facebook?
Both!
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
JonasMemories
What feature should Twitter add?
Chat.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
The Dalai Lama (the real one.)
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
onomatopoeia.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
@StephenColbert for integrating poetry on his show, @YokoOno because reading her twitter is like reading her book 'Grapefruit,' and @Shaq.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
No.
Why should we vote for you?
For over 100 years we have been committed to the language of the epic, the lyric, the sonnet, the haiku, etc, and now twitter.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Poetry Society Turns 100
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
One of our tote-bag winners, who turned out to be an amazingly kind person, and even wrote us a thank you note for holding the raffle!
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#MillionDollarPoetryPrize
How do you make your tweets unique?
With sass and intelligence.
What inspires you to tweet?
Poetry events, poems we find stirring, and anything we want to share with our followers.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Not yet!
140 characters of advice for a new user?
if you have to wait for it to roar out of /you, /then wait patiently. / if it never does roar out of you, / do something else.- Bukowski
How long can you go without a tweet?
half a day,
What question are we not asking here that we should?
"Why does your organization use twitter?"
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
The average citizen putting twitter to use by raising money and helping various relief organizations in times of crisis.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To connect to fans of poetry and language across the world.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
It's changed our relationship with members through more open and direct forms of feedback.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Interact with @Poetry_Society. We love to talk poetry!
How will the world change in 2010?
We're going to do what we can to make this a phenomenal year for poetry.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Tweeting publicly what should be sent as a DM.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Awesome. Already designing my NYE 2020 costume.