Midway through her new story collection What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, Helen Oyeyemi launches into a tirade against keys:

“A key ring gets left in your care and you reject all responsibility for it yet can’t bring yourself to throw it away. Nor can you give the thing away — to whom can someone of good conscience give such an object such as a key? Always up to something, stitching paths and gateways together even as it sits quite still; its powers of interference can only be guessed at. The wooden devil suspected keys cause more problems than they solve.”

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