She says, "you don't want to be like me
Looking for fun, getting high for free"
I'm dying, I'm dying
Carmen reiterates that she doesn’t think that she should be a role model.
As a prostitute she is often gifted or paid in drugs, thus she is being given them for free. Yet this excess of narcotics will ultimately lead to her death — in her own mind she knows she is already dying.
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