Mine myself like coal
A mountain of a soul

from Lady Gaga – Dope Lyrics on Rap Genius


Coal mining has a long and terrible history of being dangerous, as well as harmful on an environmental level. Gaga is saying that she has really been exhausted emotionally, despite having a “mountain[ous]” soul. She had a lot to give, but now her sources are depleted due to her lack of faith.

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