Merging TextView Above ImageView in a <merge> xml file android

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http://stackoverflow.com – In my application, i want the text to appear above the image view with padding 2 dp. But when i run the program the textview overlay the image. How can i make the image appear 2dp below textview using < merge > <ImageView android:id="@+id/item_image" android:layout_width="253dp" android:layout_height="240dp" android:layout_gravity="center" android:scaleType="fitXY" android:src="@drawable/one_louisrossi" /> <TextView android:id="@+id/title" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="wrap_content" (HowTos)