The Amazing Pseudo-Haiku Chain

[Employing Texas accent options (it's a big state) to resolve possible fluctuations in syllables. :) ]

Pants are on fi-yer

No time for shoe removal

Find extinguisher
And then grin with glee

And taste how sweet it can be

With rich black coffee
(Vat's happening, Col. Flow?? Ve vant you vell...:D )

It will require love

To overcome the madness

In all this traffic
flowperson said:
yesterdays forgot (shortened to the required five syllables)
bring the truths of tomorrow
life in the moment

(I thought the only rule was 17 total)