If you have not hear about Juan Miguel Severo, you are probably not that updated in social media. Well, for starters, Juan Miguel Severo is a poet from the University of the Philippines who became popular because of his viral video of one of his poems written.
The famous poem he has delivered is entitled “Ang Huling Tula na Isusulat Ko para sa Yo”. In English it means, “The Last Poem that I’ll Write for You.” In contains verses in Tagalog (a Philippine language spoken widely in Central Luzon). Every single line is delivered with intense emotions that whenever Juan Miguel stands on the stage, he captures the attention of his audience from start to finish. Even if you have not watch him live, you will remain silent watching the whole video because of his capability to connect to his literary piece that strikes directly to the audience’s hearts.
He has other videos like “Mga Basang Unan” (Wet Pillows) and “Naniniwala Ako” (I Believe).
Words come to life, right?
Here’s the news. Did you know that he is part of the OTWOL cast? If you have not noticed him, he is the best friend of Leah’s desperate ex-boyfriend, Jigs. Do you remember when Tita Jack intrude a night club just to sneak on Jigs’ activities? He is the one celebrating the birthday. He is Rico who only wishes that his best friend will forget his ex.
Tonight, Rico steps on the limelight by doing what he does best: delivering a poem. His words echo what the characters of the show truly feels.
OTWOL team did a very clever job of hiring a social media celebrity like Juan Miguel Severo. He truly adds more color to the series
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