You and I will meet again
When we're least expecting it
Somewhere in some far off place
I will recognize your face

I won't say goodbye my friend
For you and I will meet again

I heard you singing to no one
I saw you dancing all alone
One day you belonged to me
Next day I just wouldn't know

One day all the rules will bend
And you and I will meet again

I've got a feeling
I've got a feeling so strong
Maybe someday our roads will cross

A red-winged hawk is circling
The blacktop stretches out for days
How could I get so close to you
And still feel so far away?
I hear a voice come on the wind
Sayin' you and I will meet again

I don't know how, I don't know when
But you and I will meet again


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You and I Will Meet Again [2018 Remaster] Lyrics as written by Thomas Earl Petty

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    I just started listening to this album again after about 10 years... wow, this is a great song. For some reason it reminds me of when I was a kid growing up on the farm.

    pk_boomeron June 16, 2005   Link
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    I like this song. It feels like a bittersweet goodbye, to me--knowing things can't work at the moment, but that maybe someday they will. I think it's about the moment you decide to let go and stop trying to control your entire life, and trusting that things will work themselves out.

    abuliaon November 26, 2007   Link
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    [Edit: Changed my mind about my interpretation]
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