And so that was how the Skeleton and Roses image became cemented into rock and roll history like very few images before it. It because a symbol of a generation and began our graphic legacy.
O, come with old Khayyam, and leave the Wise To talk;
one thing is certain, that life flies;
One thing is certain, and the Rest is lies;
The Flower that once has blown forever dies.
- Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam