educator, child advocate and interior decorator, and she had a penchant for progressive politics and charitable activism.
"Cast a net to mesh the dreams, quick before they sink and slide, and settle on the ocean bed, where unknown impulses hide," Kimball wrote in a metaphorical poem about seashells.
Her daughter said she was unaware of Kimball's literary talent for many years but eventually published a small book of her mother's poetry.
"After she died, I found myself sorting through her personal notes, and even in the middle of a shopping list, she'd break out in a haiku," her daughter said. "That's how meaningful poetry was to her."
from Orlando Sentinel: Holly Kimball: Her long life was one of poetry in action