Image Credit:  From Popular Science "How It Works Issue" of 2014, insight on what's going on in the world of 3-D printing, particlarly selective laser sintering.

The 3-D Printer Blues

 

Song lyrics by Chrome Dome Mike Kimbro

 

Structure:  Common accent points for verses 1, 3 & 5, and for 2, 4, & 6.

 

Read along to my Spoken Verse Performance!

 

 

VERSE 1

 

All I did was shop and spend

 

‘Til my time and money were gone.

 

I knew the madness had to end.

 

But it just went on and on.

 

 

VERSE 2

 

As I stood in line at the grocery store

 

I shuffled through a men’s magazine

 

Right there, in the middle of page 1-3-4

 

Was the coolest thing I had seen.

 

 

CHORUS

 

It was a 3-D Printer

 

Could make a sausage or a gun.

 

It was a 3-D printer.

 

For your profit and your fun.

 

 

VERSE 3

 

There in line I launched a yell.

 

Which attracted plenty of stares.

 

But in those pages, I could tell,

 

Was the answer to my prayers.

 

 

CHORUS

 

It was a 3-D Printer

 

Could make a sausage or a gun.

 

It was a 3-D printer.

 

For your profit and your fun.

 

 

VERSE 4

 

Once it finally came, and I sat it up,

 

I put it through it’s first trial run.

 

Lunch time, so I printed out a foot long pup.

 

But it couldn’t print out the bun.

 

 

CHORUS

 

I got a 3-D Printer

 

Could make a hot dog or a gun.

 

I got a 3-D printer.

 

But it couldn’t print out the bun.

 

 

BRIDGE

 

It was kinda like,

 

The one you see,

 

In the movie “The Fifth Element”.

 

If I could print me a Milla,

 

Then it would be,

 

Worth every penny that I’d spent.

 

 

VERSE 5

 

Valentines and I forget.

 

So I print some candies out first.

 

They look like Hershey’s milk chocolate.

Pic of some delicious Boar's Head Liverwurst Braunschweiger Lite lunch meat which can be found at the deli counter of any grocery store.

 

But they smell of liverwurst.

 

 

CHORUS

 

I used a 3-D Printer 

 

To make some candy for my girl.

 

I used a 3-D printer.

 

Now my baby’s gonna hurl.

 

 

VERSE 6

 

Next I made a gun, just because I could.

 

And yes it smelled of fresh bologna.

 

One shot, a new eye patch and I'm looking good.

 

But my counting stops short of twenty.

 

 

CHORUS

 

I got a 3-D Printer

 

Blew off a finger with that gun.

 

I got a 3-D printer.

 

For a great price you can have one.

 

 

Keywords:  Poems about 3d printers, Songs about 3D Printers, 3-D Printer poetry.