Poet and lyricist who is remembered for her T.S. Eliot-inspired song, "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most." Her long-lasting collaboration with composer Simon Wallace resulted in more than three-hundred songs and several music-based plays.
She attended Temple University and worked in the fashion industry for a time.
She began publishing poetry in the 1970s, and she eventually became better known in England and Ireland for her poems than for her song lyrics.
She married playwright and publisher Jay Landesman, with whom she collaborated on several musical productions, including Dearest Dracula and The Nervous Set. Her son, Miles Davis Landesman, had a career as a musician.
She wrote lyrics for "Nothing Like You," a song that was recorded by Miles Davis.