In a windowed room,
where things had gone astray,
I aimed my uncovered lens.
And captured your stillness,
in a frame.
And you'll never see your face again.

I'll add the caption.
I'll have you say things you would not.
I'll call you captive.
I will put words into your mouth.
Smile, smile, it's a picture.
I don't care if it's awful.
Smile, smile, it's a picture.
It just lasts forever.

In a borrowed book,
I won't keep you in a frame.
‘Til the day when mistake leads you awry.
And some brand new Dan finds your orphaned face,
and it's all he'll ever know you by.

Lyrics submitted by McWatt

Candid Camera song meanings
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