I Wash My Hands lyrics

I wash my hands in the muddy water
I wash my hands but they wouldn't come clean
I wash my hands in the muddy water
But I must have washed my hands in a muddy stream

North Carolina, I did wrong
If I'd listen to what daddy told me
I would not be so rude and all alone

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What do you think is the meaning of I Wash My Hands by Grateful Dead?