The Last Pope

The Last Pope

Disgraced beyond endurance, the last Pope writes his resignation on virgin vellum, in invisible ink, so that as he writes it, nothing appears.

Smiling at the efficiency of the Holy Spirit that reads all and erases all, ritually, he drops the sheet into a flaming brazier.

These illegible words appear and disappear: Consummatum est…


About Mauro Metallo

A Writer and Photographer equally at home in Italy and in Canada.

One response to “The Last Pope”

  1. kilted1 says :

    Great title given today’s events.

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