Hanging scroll; ink on paper
31.5 x 54.1 cm (12 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
An abundance of magnolia blossoms enwrap the tree; / lumps of fruits like phoenix’s eggs hang on the branches. / Crisp curds and dripping stalactites turn into crystals; / frost and snow are her substance, while ice makes her pure bone. / Her spoken words sound exquisitely marvelous. / The fairy of Mount Luofu greets her with joy all the time.
In my former life, I was the horse judge Fang Jiu-Gao; Ka; Shō; A Clerk Tending the Jade Emperor’s Incense Table