How could I dare to want something higher?

From a translation of Muso Soseki – Sun at Midnight – by W.S. Merwin and Soiku Shigematsu.  My wife glanced through the book and said this felt like me.

In this small hut
are worlds beyond number
Living here alone
I have endless company
Already I have
attained the essence
How could I dare
to want something higher?

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