Monday, December 30, 2013

You Make Me Wanna Be Lonely

© 2013 Mark Cote

How are you
how are we
this is all that's left to be
half-hearted smiles
'cause we know where we've been
the bridge is burned
to not cross again
no no
I may be lonely
but I'd rather be lonely again

(chorus) You make me wanna be
                 you make me wanna be
                 you make me wanna be lonely
                 you make me wanna be lonely again

city girl
country boy
was I just your house boy
I learned in time
you're nice when you want
when you don't
you poke and taunt
no no
I'm not the only
you've made want to be lonely again


Crescent moon
smile on me
you knew this was meant to be
without a word
for we walk alone
taxi for one
on our way home
oh no
if love will be stony
I'd rather be lonely again


Monday, December 23, 2013

Hold The Hand Of Love

© 2012 Mark Cote

When you're down
and dreams aren't coming true
and the stars
no the stars don't shine for you
just remember
I am always there

when it's grey
and when you're feeling blue
you don't do
the things you used to do
think of me
 and the fun we would share

(chorus)  when you need
                  someone to see
                  when you need a friend
                  look to me
                  when you need
                  or want a hug
                  just hold the hand of love
                  when this world
                  has shaken you
                  I will comfort you
                  when your heart
                  needs a tug
                  just hold the hand of love

the weak hearts
are ones who will attack
this is it
the life you can't get back
 don't live it in despair


Monday, December 16, 2013

My Christmas Wish

© 2012 Mark Cote

I know the depth of Silent Night
I know how Christmas can be blue
'cause while I sit 'neath the mistletoe
I think of you

We used to sing Jingle Bells
and laugh the whole night through
so with snowman's tears I will wish
Merry Christmas to you

(chorus)  So Mr. Claus here is my wish for you
                  take these broken dreams I have
                  to the pole with you
                  maybe an elf or two can mend then right one day
                  and until that day
                  I will make it through some how
                  yes, until that day I will make it through some how


undelivered greeting card
un-shipped presents for you
Oh Holy Night I see the light
as angels they flew


Monday, December 9, 2013

A World Upside Down

© 2012 Mark Cote

diamonds and fries
seen through dreamer's eyes
in a world upside down

designer shirts
lay in sweaty dirt
never to be found

(bridge)  uncover tomorrow
                  see what it brings
                  butterfly girl
                  stretch your wings

(chorus)  world upside down
                  see the moon shining round
                  through the dark you'll find the sun
                  in a world upside down

sipping champagne
in glasses beer-stained
in a world upside down

is it worthwhile
behind a mimicked smile
solace of a frown


sparkled twilight
contrasting day and night
in a world upside down


Monday, December 2, 2013

Mystic In The Corner

© 2012 Mark Cote

No one sees the light 'til the darkness
'til the sadness
until all the love in their world comes falling down
But the mystic in the corner sees it all
sees the rise
sees the fall

reaching for love that pulls away
or runs astray
the doubt in your heart wears a thorny crown
from the mystic in the corner gives a clue
an objective view
knows love is true

(chorus)  Let your mind drift away
                  to bigger days
                  and bigger dreams
                  for the mystic in the corner
                  could be you
                  could be me

believe what you want to pull you through
to start anew
if it will give you piece of mind in trying times
from the mystic in the corner his virtue
beliefs come true
when you believe in you