When they look for me, the evidence is buried deep

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© Mariah Green
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You won't find me here, the place that you expected me to be,
in my bed on the second floor.
I'm outside your house,
I'm closing in on you.

And all the times you smiled,
you said hello and thought I was ok,
I was planning your final struggle.

{Chorus}
When you wake up I'll be there.
When you see me you'll be on your back again.
When you, when you, when you, when you know you're already dead, you'll love me too.

You will find me here,
the place you least expected me to be.
Breaking through your basement window,
I'm outside your room, I can hear you breathe.
And all the times you laughed,
you shook my hand and thought I was your friend.
I was planning your tragic ending.

When you wake up I'll be there.
When you see me you'll be on your back again.
When you, when you, when you, when you know you're already dead, you'll love me too.

You'll look down on me,
with eyes of endless tragedy.
Try and stop the pain,
but there's never closure.
Find your solace in what you could have been.

When they look for me,
the evidence is buried deep.
Try to guide the way into the darkness.

When you wake up I'll be there.
When you see me you'll be on your back again.
When you, when you, when you, when you know you're already dead (you're already dead), you'll love me too.

Looking down on me through eyes that never stop crying.
Looking down on me, will you ever look away?

47 responses

  • Lindsay

    Lindsay gave props (22 Apr 2009):

    this is a great capture! awesome work Mariah.

  • Marcus Way

    Marcus Way said (22 Apr 2009):

    Love your lighting, this is a fantastic portrait. Beautiful key lights in the eyes and great colour.

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (22 Apr 2009):

    great shot

  • Mariah Green

    Mariah Green said (22 Apr 2009):

    And if anyone's curious, the shadows on my face were created by a blanket my mom knit. the cool part is that the different colors of yarn actually changed the color of my photographs. getting a cool, different shot was not difficult at all. try it! the idea was inspired by another jpg member, so i can't take credit. i unfortunately don't have the picture bookmarked, or i would show you. they did a much better job than i did. :P

  • Devon Carnesciali

    Devon Carnesciali gave props (22 Apr 2009):

    Wow. Just wow :)

  • sebastien querec

    sebastien querec (Deleted) said (23 Apr 2009):

    what more can u say..Wow!

  • Jamie Alexander

    Jamie Alexander (Deleted) gave props (24 Apr 2009):

    Beautiful.

  • Mauricio Herrera

    Mauricio Herrera gave props (7 May 2009):

    Very nice picture

  • Meghan Bullis

    Meghan Bullis gave props (8 May 2009):

    This is beautiful!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (9 May 2009):

    Rockin' the theme.

  • Aireekah Laudert

    Aireekah Laudert gave props (18 May 2009):

    Fantastic portrait!

  • Lindsay Biamonte

    Lindsay Biamonte gave props (18 May 2009):

    Great lighting,

  • Kim Lubstorf

    Kim Lubstorf said (18 May 2009):

    All I can say is wow.....and even if you got the idea from someone else's shot. You still executed it very nicely. You've got some serious talent young lady! I hope you're going to stick with it. Would be nice to see your work in Photo Pro one day.

  • Ken McElroy

    Ken McElroy gave props (22 May 2009):

    Dual talent displayed - great poetry/lyric and a compeling photo. I agree with Kim - keep plumbing those depths - think you have a lot to offer the world.

  • Rey mos

    Rey mos gave props (22 May 2009):

    I love the poem as complimented by your self portrait. Well done.

  • JOE FAILK

    JOE FAILK gave props (22 May 2009):

    Very well composed well done!

  • Sara Silver

    Sara Silver said (22 May 2009):

    Excellent!

  • Mariah Green

    Mariah Green said (22 May 2009):

    thanks so much guys, but i can't take credit for the caption, it's a song by a band by the name is silverstein. with that said, the song is awesome, check em out sometime. thanks again for all the support!

  • Antoni Benavente

    Antoni Benavente gave props (23 May 2009):

    great shot!

  • G. Downie

    G. Downie gave props (25 May 2009):

    Splendid light. Nice.

  • Robert Carey

    Robert Carey gave props (26 May 2009):

    I LOVE THIS. Absolutely beautiful.

  • molly .

    molly . gave props (27 May 2009):

    this is totally fantastic! so creative!

  • Yi

    Yi (Deleted) said (27 May 2009):

    I like this picture!

  • Alejandro González

    Alejandro González gave props (27 May 2009):

    what can i say!!!!!!!!!!! mmmmm exelent!!!!!

  • Kimm

    Kimm (Deleted) said (1 Jun 2009):

    fabulistic!

  • Sylvie Setiady

    Sylvie Setiady gave props (2 Jun 2009):

    wonderfull idea, very creative, excellent Mariah!!!

  • Alberto Palacio

    Alberto Palacio gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    Fantastik.

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    Excellent entry!

  • Belinda Johnson

    Belinda Johnson said (26 Jun 2009):

    I love this...It is Awesome...I love all your work..Beautiful

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (30 Jun 2009):

    Beautiful!

  • Stephanie Smith!

    Stephanie Smith!   gave props (15 Jul 2009):

    This is so beautiful.

  • Ingz

    Ingz (Deleted) gave props (15 Jul 2009):

    Excellent work, you are very talented Mariah.

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (16 Jul 2009):

    Awesome work!!

  • Dennis Villafuerte

    Dennis Villafuerte gave props (9 Aug 2009):

    Cool! Nice lighting effect.

  • G Richard Anderson

    G Richard Anderson gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    fantastic!

  • Chetan Raghuram

    Chetan Raghuram (Deleted) said (3 Sep 2009):

    very very very well done.. you look really gorgeous.

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (4 Sep 2009):

    Awesome!

  • ! ٭ ĶîŘîàŊ ©

    ! ٭ ĶîŘîàŊ © said (4 Oct 2009):

    Really like the light effect on your face. What's the name of the song in the description?

  • Lill-Veronica Skoglund

    Lill-Veronica Skoglund (Deleted) said (11 Nov 2009):

    Lovely feel to this.

  • Dave Hillyer

    Dave Hillyer   gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    Oh wow! I love this!

  • Karen Menyhart

    Karen Menyhart gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    beautiful ! great image

  • Robin Smith

    Robin Smith gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    Amazing!!

  • Michael Persch

    Michael Persch said (17 Jan 2010):

    AMAZING!

  • Adam Heath

    Adam Heath gave props (28 Jan 2010):

    Great, just Great!!!!!

  • Roberto Marin

    Roberto Marin (Deleted) gave props (9 Feb 2010):

    Very cool image. 2 thumbs up!

  • Russ Wills

    Russ Wills gave props (21 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful!

  • Hunaid H

    Hunaid H gave props (26 Dec 2010):

    Beautiful visual poetrty

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