The sky is fine and the sun is brilliant. It seems that climbing up the lamp pole will make one closer to them and be able to put in his bag of niceties. But the lamp pole is actually behind the wire mesh, and the sky is far up beyond reach. Sometimes, the anti-climax in life is the same when hopes appearing close by are actually out of reach.
This was the instant feeling of the author when he came across this scene, which dictated the way the shot was composed