The poems of Raj Arumugam enjoy immense popularity and admiration at the more significant poetry websites. His poetry encompasses a wide range of subjects and there is always a sense of the oneness of the world in his poems. There is humor as in his ha ha poems and serious inquiry into the nature of truth as in the poem 'of spiritual matters'. His poems are also ted for their deliberate links with our world art as in the title poem in this collection Rembrandt laughing and the Dutch master's work of the same title. Also in this book are poems closely linked with art masterpieces from Japan, India, Russia and China. This is a collection that sets news standards in poetry for its diversity, range and depth.