“as happy as a supernatural being.”

The below got me….”as happy as a supernatural being.” That is the joy of making art.

“As this Chen Shih-yin was of a contented and unambitious frame of mind, and entertained no hankering after any official distinction, but day after day of his life took delight in gazing at flowers, planting bamboos, sipping his wine and conning poetical works, he was in fact, in the indulgence of these pursuits, as happy as a supernatural being.”
― from “The Dream of the Red Chamber (Centaur Classics) [The 100 greatest novels of all time – #56]”

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