Musical Lobotomy
By Susan Maree Jeavons

If I could purge
that part of my brain
which stores pain,

I would replace it
with a gentle refrain;
Bach, Beethoven

or simply rain…

Susan Maree Jeavons is a 52-year-old child abuse survivor and Editor of Child Abuse and Recovery at After raising 8 children, she and her husband bought a house on a peaceful dirt road in N.E. Ohio. Susan has her own site for survivors; The Sacred Circle, A Healing Place, where she provides support, articles, poetry, links and a weekly chat for survivors. In her spare time, Susan enjoys poetry, music and 15 grandchildren.


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