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Are there any metaphors in the poem Young by Anne Sexton? If so, what are the metaphors?

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    Do you see any metaphors?

    "A thousand doors ago
    when I was a lonely kid
    in a big house with four
    garages and it was summer
    as long as I could remember,
    I lay on the lawn at night,
    clover wrinkling over me,
    the wise stars bedding over me,
    my mother's window a funnel
    of yellow heat running out,
    my father's window, half shut,
    an eye where sleepers pass,
    and the boards of the house
    were smooth and white as wax
    and probably a million leaves
    sailed on their strange stalks
    as the crickets ticked together
    and I, in my brand new body,
    which was not a woman's yet,
    told the stars my questions
    and thought God could really see
    the heat and the painted light,
    elbows, knees, dreams, goodnight."

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