Ana's Puzzle Poem: Hints

Here are several hints to the answer to the riddle of "Metaphors"

1. How many letters are there in "Metaphors?"

2. How many lines are there in the poem?

3. How many syllables are there in each line?

4. The clincher: to what do the metaphors in the poem refer?

If these aren't enough hints, you only need to add a comment to the blog and the answer will be revealed.

Clever poem, no? Ana thought so!